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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 world—many considered founding “fathers” of their respective disciplines—this 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.

THE Jewish Encyclopedia INDEX TO VOLUME XI Samson, 1 His Strength,  2 Samson and the Samson  School, 2 Samson ben Abraham  of Sens, 2 His Views, 2 Migrates to Palestine,  2 His Writings, 3 Samson ben Eliezer,  3 Samson ben Isaac of Chinon,  3 Samson ben Joseph of Falaise,  3 Samson ben  Samson, 4 Samuda, 4 Samuel, 5 The Call  of Samuel,  5 Samuel as Judge, 5 Samuel and Saul, 6 Samuel and David, 6 Sources of Biography,  7 Probably Shaped Under  Influence of Deuteronomy,  7 Samuel, Books of, 8 Name and Contents,  8 Saul Assumes the Kingship,  8 Saul’s Jealousy of David, 9 Closing Days of Saul’s Reign,  9 David in Hebron, 9 The ark Brought to Jerusalem,  10 David and Uriah, 10 David and Absalom,  11 Complex Documentary Sources,  11 Oldest Literary Strata,  12 Story of the Ark, 12 Supposed Time of Redaction,  12 Samuel, Midrash  to, 13 Samuel, 13 Samuel ( Sanwel) ben Aaron  Benjamin, 13 Samuel ben Abba, 13 Samuel ben Abbahu,  14 Samuel ben Abigdor, 14 Samuel ibn Abun B. Yahya,  14 Samuel ibn ‘ Adiya, 14 More Faithful than  Samuel, 14 Prefers Death of  Son to Loss of Honor,  14 His Poems, 15 Samuel ben Alexander of  Halberstadt, 15 Samuel ben Ammi, 15 Samuel Bar Asher, 15 Samuel De Caceres, 15 Samuel ben David Moses ha- Levi  of Meseritz, 15 Samuel, Baron Denis De, 15 Samuel ( Sanwel) ben Enoch, 16 Samuel of Escaleta ( Escalette),  16 Samuel of Evreux,  16 Samuel, Haeem, 16 Samuel, Harry Simon,  17 Samuel ibn Hayyim, 17 Samuel Hayyim of Salonica,  17 Samuel, Herbert, 17 Samuel B. Hiyya, 17 Samuel ben Hofni, 17 His Responsa,  17 Treatises, 18 As Bible Exegete,  18 Translations of the Bible,  18 Polemical Writings, 18 Theological Views,  19 Samuel, Isaac, 19 Samuel ben Isaac ha-  Sardi, 19 Samuel ben Isaac of Uceda, 19 Samuel ben Jacob of Capua, 19 Samuel ben Jacob ibn Jam’, 20 Samuel ben Jacob of Troyes,  20 Samuel ben Jehiel, 20 Samuel ben Jonah, 20 Samuel ben Jose ben Bun  ( Abun),  20 Samuel ben Joseph Joske, 20 Samuel ben Joseph of Verdun,  20 Samuel ben Judah, 20 Samuel B. Judah ibn Abun,  21 Samuel ben Kalonymus He- Hasid  of Speyer,  21 Samuel ben Kalonymus  ha- Hazzan, 21 Samuel ha- Katon, 21 Samuel ha- Kohen, 22 Samuel ha- Kohen Di Pisa,  22 Samuel Mar, 22 Samuel, Sir Marcus, Bart.,  22 Samuel ben Marta, 22 Samuel B. Meir ( BaSHBaM),  22 Samuel, Moses, 24 Samuel ben Moses,  24 Samuel B. Moses Phinehas,  24 Samuel ha- Nagid ( Samuel Halevi  ben Joseph ibn Nagdela), 24 Appointed Vizier,  24 As Nagid, 25 His Works, 25 Samuel ben Nahman  ( Nahmani), 25 Relations with Diocletian,  25 His Dirges, 26 Samuel ha- Nakdan, 26 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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INDEXFront MatterTitle PageCopyright PageLITERARY DIRECTORATEEDITORIAL BOARDAMERICAN BOARD OF CONSULTING EDITORSFOREIGN BOARD OF CONSULTING EDITORSSYSTEMS OF TRANSLITERATION AND OF CITATION OF PROPER NAMESLIST OF ABBREVIATIONSCONTRIBUTORS TO VOLUME XILIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS IN VOLUME XI
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A Catalogue of Fragments of Halakhah and Midrash from the Cairo Genizah
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Volume 8, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
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Jewish Contributions to Civilization: An Estimate
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The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 11
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the world—many considered founding “fathers” of their respective disciplines—this 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.

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