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A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the worldmany considered founding fathers of their respective disciplinesthis massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

IX INDEX TO VOL. XI Sidra Simeon ben Yohai, Anti- Roman Feeling Sidra, 328 Siebenberger, Isaac  ben David, 329 Siegel, Henry, 329 Siegfried, Karl, 329 Siesby, Gottlieb,  329 Siesby, Oskar,  330 Sifba, 330 Authorship,  330 Sources, 331 Additions by R. Ishmael’s  School, 331 The Present  Text, 331 Sifre, 332 A Composite  Work, 332 Authorities Quoted,  332 Interpolations, 332 Used in the Talmud,  333 Sifre Zuta, 333 Quoted in the  “ Sefer ha- Mizwot”,  333 From the School of  R. Akiba, 334 Sifroni B. Israel, 334 Sifte Yeshenim, 334 Sigmaringen,  334 Sign, 334 Signature, 334 Edicts and  Letters, 334 Sihin, 335 Sihon, 335 Silas, 335 Silberman,  Eliezer Lipman, 336 Silberstein ( Ötvös), Adolf,  336 Silberstein, Michael, 336 Silberstein, Solomon,  336 Silesia, 337 Early Enactments,  337 The Privilege of 1270, 337 Synagogues of Breslau, 337 Breslau Fires of 1349 and 1360,  338 The Jews’ Oath, 338 In the Sixteenth Century,  338 Concentration in Breslau,  339 Growth of Breslau,  339 Siloam Inscription,  339 Description, 340 The Work Described,  341 Date of the Work, 341 Silva, Antonio José Da, 341 Silva, Francisco Maldonado De,  342 Converted from Catholicism to Judaism,  342 Attempts to Reclaim Him, 342 Converts Fellow  Prisoners, 343 Silva, Hezekiah, 343 Silva, João Mendes Da,  343 Silva, Lucius Flavius,  343 Silva, Samuel  Da, 343 Silver, 344 Silverman, Joseph,  344 Silversmith, 344 Silveyra ( Silveira), Abraham  ( Diego) Gomes, 344 Silveyra, Miguel De,  344 Sima ( Sama), 344 Simchowitz, Samuel,  344 Simeon, 344 His Strength,  345 Why Joseph’s Hostage,  345 Simeon, Tribe  of, 346 Simeon, 347 Simeon I., 347 Simeon II. ( ben Gamaliel I.), 347 Simeon ( ben Gamaliel II.),  347 Wide Knowledge,  347 As Halakist, 347 As Haggadist, 348 Simeon B. Abba, 348 Simeon B. Absalom,  348 Simeon B. ‘ Akashyah, 349 Simeon, Akiba Baer, 349 Simeon B. Boethus, 349 Simeon ha- Darshan, 349 Simeon B. Eleazar, 349 Simeon B. Ezron, 349 Simeon Bar Giora, 349 Simeon B. Halafta,  349 His Career, 350 His Haggadah, 350 Simeon He- Hasid, 350 Simeon B. Isaac B. Abun,  350 Simeon B. Jakim, 351 Simeon B. Jehozadak,  351 Simeon B. Jose B. Lekonya,  351 Simeon ben Joseph of Lunel,  351 Simeon B. Judah, 352 Simeon B. Judah Löb Peiser,  352 Simeon ben Judah ha- Nasi  I., 352 Simeon the Just, 352 Confusion as to Identity,  352 His Position, 353 Length of Tenure,  353 Elegy by ben Sira,  353 Simeon Kahira, 354 Simeon Bar Kappara,  354 Simeon Kara, 354 Simeon of Kitron,  354 Simeon B. Lakish, 354 His Teachers, 354 Relations with R. Johanan,  354 His Independence of Judgment,  354 His Haggadot, 355 Examples of His Exegesis,  355 Simeon B. Menasya, 355 Simeon of Mizpah, 356 Simeon ben Nanos, 356 Simeon B. Nethaneel, 356 Simeon ha- Pakoli, 356 Simeon B. Pazzi, 356 His Haggadah, 356 His Exegesis, 357 Simeon the Pious, 357 Simeon ben Samuel, 357 Simeon ben Samuel of Joinville,  357 Simeon ben ha- Segan,  357 Simeon ben Shetah, 357 Vicissitudes Under Alexander Jannaeus,  358 Activity Under Alexandra, 358 Founded Popular Schools,  358 His Son’s Death,  358 Simeon Shezuri, 358 Simeon of Shikmona,  358 Simeon B. Tarfon, 359 Simeon of Teman, 359 Simeon B. Yannai, 359 Simeon ben Yohai, 359 Pupil of Akiba, 359 Anti- Roman Feeling, 360 Aac— Apo  | Apo— Ben | Ben— Cha | Cha— Dre | Dre— Goa  | God— Ist  | Ita— Leo  | Leo— Mor | Mor— Phi | Phi— Sam | Sam— Tal  | Tal— Zwe   P  a g   V  ie w Search  | F i n d  | H o m e | I n d e x   P  a g   V  ie w

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JPS Bible Commentary: Haftarot
The most recent addition to the JPS Bible Commentary series covers the varied selections from the Nevi'im that comprise the haftarot, chanted on Sabbaths and holy days in synagogues.

Mishnayoth


The Anti-Chomsky Reader
Provocative essays that analyze Noam Chomsky's intellectual and political career: coverage includes Chomsky's contribution to linguistics, his hatred of Israel, gloating reaction to the September 11 attacks, as well as his collaboration with Holocaust revisionists, apologies Pol Pot, and others.

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Studies in Jewish Education V: Teaching Classical Jewish Texts
This volume is dedicated to issues arising in the process of teaching classical Jewish texts.

JPS Bible Commentary: Esther
In this latest addition to the Jewish Publication Society's commentary series, the reader will further be reworded with many productive and original insights: in this particular case on the background of the feast of Purim.

Studies in Jewish Education XIII: Modes of Educational Translation
This volume is concerned with the possibility of translating insights derived from areas of knowledge sometimes thought to be outside the purview of education to issues and problems on the agenda of educational thinkers, researchers and practitioners.

A History of the Marranos
The tradegy and romance of the story of the secret Jews of the Spanish Peninsula is a lesson that every one must learn and always remember.

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A Separate Republic
Based on the Libro Grande, which is included in this volume, this authoritative analysis of the Venetian Jewish community of the 17th century gives a snapshot of the political and social structure of the Jews of Venice as they related to the general population of the Venetian Republic of that period and to the ethnic,economic, and religious diversity within their own community.

The Emergence of Conservative Judaism: The Historical School in 19th Century America
The book begins with description of the early decades of the past century, when American Judaism was still the expression of a religiously united community, and then probes the tensions and new forms of Jewish institutional and personal practice as they resulted from the needs of Jewish experience and from contact with American tradition, ideas and events.

The Guide for the Perplexed
This is the full, unabridged text of one of the greatest philosophic works of all time. Written by a 12th-century thinker who was equally active as an original philosopher and as a Biblical and Talmudic scholar, it is both a classic of great historical importance and a work of living signicance today.

Ezra Studies


The International Critical Commentary (ICC): SAMUEL I & II
Although there have been other contributions on this subject, this volume still is worth having as it contains most of arguments still serving as a basis for modern Christian mainline (and thus also Jewish Reform) liberalism.

The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges: The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah
Few books oner such a variety of interest or embrace material of such deep significance as Ezra and Nehemiah do. The teaching of these books is of especial value in reference to the faithfulness of the divine promise, the discipline of disappointment, the hallowing of common life, and the preparation for the messianic age.

Labor, Crafts and Commerce in Ancient Israel
Extensive collection of anecdotal evidence relating to labor, crafts, and trade as thought of and practiced by Sages of the Second Temple and early exilic period.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 8
The most comprehensive work in its class; includes articles on all religions, ethical systems and movements, religious beliefs and customs, philosophical ideas, moral practices, as well as related subjects in anthropology, mythology, folklore, relevant areas of biology, psychology, economics and sociology.

Jewish Life In The Middle Ages
A sweeping view of Jewish historical and cultural experience. Written in the end of the 19th century by an extremly astute historian and a storyteller, this volume will assist readers in better understanding the position of Jews in today's world as well.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): PROVERBS
... the crown belongs to Crawford H. Toy's voluminous interpretation of the book of Proverbs --Rudolf Smend, from Wisdom in Ancient Israel , Cambridge, 1997.

Origins of the Kabbalah
Gershom Scholem opened up a once esoteric world of Jewish mysticism, the Kabbalah, to concerned students of religion: a tradition of repeated attempts to achieve and portray direct experiences of God. A history of the Kabbalah before the Zohar, this book analyzes the leading ideas of Jewish mysticism up to the period of its classical formulation.

The Jews of Santa Coloma de Queralt. Hispania Judaica, v. 6
A reconstruction of the Jewish life in a small community, on the basis of notary acts found in local archives.

A History of the Marranos
The tradegy and romance of the story of the secret Jews of the Spanish Peninsula is a lesson that every one must learn and always remember.

Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar, 2nd English Edition
Interactive edition of one of the most important Biblical Hebrew grammar ever published in English.

Labor, Crafts and Commerce in Ancient Israel
Extensive collection of anecdotal evidence relating to labor, crafts, and trade as thought of and practiced by Sages of the Second Temple and early exilic period.

R. Juspa, Shammash of Warmaisa (Worms)


From Diplomacy to Resistance: A History of Jewish Palestine, 1939-1945
The Second World War was a crucial period in the history of Jewish Palestine. Between 1939 and 1945, the Zionist movement and Jewish Palestine underwent considerable transformation. This carefully documented work recounts the events of that period of time.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 3
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the worldmany considered founding fathers of their respective disciplinesthis massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

Studies in History (Scripta Hierosolymitana XXIII)
This anthology contains such articles as The Holy Congregation in Jerusalem by S. Safrai, Persecutions and Maryrdom in Hadrian's Days by M. D. Herr, The Imperial Court-Jew Wolf Werthheimer as Dimlomatic Mediator by B. Mevorah, To whom did Mendelssohn Reply in his Jerusalem , by Jacob Katz, Caesar: An Economic Biography and its Political Significance by I. Shatzman and others.

Rabbinic Fantasies: Imaginative Narratives from Classical Hebrew Literature
This extraordinary volume is framed by two major original essays by the editors. Through sixteen unusual selections from ancient and medieval Hebrew texts, sensitively rendered into English prose, it reveals facets of the Jewish experience and tradition that would otherwise remain unknown.

The Torah: The Five Books of Moses
This acclaimed new translation of the Torah--the Holy Scriptures of the Jewish people,--was prepared according to the Masoretic Text by the Jewish Publication Society (Philadelphia), world s oldest Jewish book publisher. Electronic version of it, which is a searchable replica of the printed version was prepared by Varda Books in 2002, with all the latest corrections and revisions having been incorporated.

A Commentary on the Book of Genesis (Part I): from Adam to Noah
One of the greatest masterpieces of Jewish Biblical scholarship directed against the Documentary Hypothesis or so-called Higher Critisism.

History of the Jews, Vol. 5: From the Chmielnicki Persecution of the Jews in Poland (1648 C.E.) to the Present Time (1870 C.E.)
A condensed reproduction of the first comprehensive attempt to write the history of the Jews as the history of a living people and from a Jewish point of view. The fifth volume covers the period from the Chmielnicki Persecution of the Jews in Poland to the Present Time.

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The Book of Delight and Other Papers
The book contains eight chapters of an absorbing text, including The Book of Delight, A Visit to Hebron, Medieval Mayfaring, and Marriages Are Made in Heaven.

The Jewish Community: Its History and Structure to the American Revolution. Vol. I.
This is the first volume of the work that is centered on the European Jewish community of the Middle Ages and early modern times. The author offers a comprehensive historical and sociological analysis of the Jewish communal evolution during the Emancipation era.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 2
The most comprehensive work in its class; includes articles on all religions, ethical systems and movements, religious beliefs and customs, philosophical ideas, moral practices, as well as related subjects in anthropology, mythology, folklore, relevant areas of biology, psychology, economics and sociology.

Ideology and Settlement
The first deep and detailed research conducted on the subject of carrying out of the policies and enterprises of the JNF in the years prior to World War I.

The Jews of Egypt: From Ramses II to Emperor Hadrian
This is the story of the adventures and misadventures of the Jewish people in the land of Egypt shrouded in the mists of biblical history under the Pharaohs; the strange intermezzo of the Jewish mercenary detachment on the island of Elephantine on the upper Nile; the apogee of Jewish culture under the Ptolemies; and, finally, the Jewish community's rapid decline and catastrophic disappearance under Roman rule.

Biblical and Oriental Studies (2 volumes)
Two-volume set of U. Cassuto's Biblical and Ancient Oriental Texts essays.

Education in Israel
Education in Israel gives a full account of the present school system in Israel and should be of interest to educationists of the modern world. For Israel is a microcosm of the modern world.

Volume 3, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

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Maimonides: Torah and Philosophic Quest
In this original study, noted scholar and theologian David Hartman discusses the relation between Maimonides' halakhic writings and The Guide of the Perplexed. This pioneering work earned Dr. Hartman a National Jewish Book Award for a book on Jewish thought.

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Kiddush Ha-Shem: An Epic of 1648
One of the earliest historical novels in modern Yiddish literature, Kiddush ha-Shem is a story of Jewish martyrdom during the Chmelnitsky uprising in mid-17th century Ukraine and Poland.

Tractate Bava Basra I: Commentary and Study Guide
The third of the three Talmudic tractates of the order Neziḳin, dealing with man's responsibilities and rights as the owner of property, of a house or field. The tractate is divided into ten chapters, the contents of which may be described as follows: (1) Regulations relating to property held by more than one owner (ch. i.); (2) responsibilities of an owner of property with regard to that of his neighbor (ch. ii.); (3) established rights of ownership and rights connected with property

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): ESTHER
Extraodinary book which retained its freshness and technical insight after almost a century of existance.