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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.

III INDEX TO VOL. XII Temurah, Midrash Theology, The Restoration of IsraelTemurah, Midrash  ( or Midrash Temurot), 102 Ten, 102 Bible,  102 Talmud and Midrash,  103 Haggadah, 103 Ten Commandments,  103 Ten Plagues,  103 Tenant, 103 Tenczer, Paul, 103 Tennessee,  104 Tent, 104 Te’omim, Hezekiah  ( Feiwel) ben  Jonah, 105 Teomim, Jonah ben Isaiah, 105 Te’omim, Jonah ( Hayyim) ben Joshua  Feiwel, 106 Te’omim, Joseph ben Meïr, 106 Te’omim, Joshua Feiwel ben Jonah,  106 Te’omim ( Aryeh Judah), Löb ben Moses,  106 Te’omim, Meïr ben Samuel, 106 Te’omim- Fränkel,  Baruch ben David,  106 Teplitz, 107 Terah, 107 Teraphim,  108 Nature of Cult,  108 Acceptance and Rejection,  108 Function, 108 As Household Gods,  109 Terebinth, 109 Terefah, 109 Symptoms  of Terefah, 109 The Seventy Terefot,  110 Derusah, 110 Terni, Daniel ben Moses  David, 110 Terni, Mattathiah Nissim ben Jacob Israel,  110 Terongi, Raphael Benito,  111 Terquem Olry,  111 Terracino, 111 Territorialists,  111 Teru‘ ah, 111 Teruel, 111 Terumot, 111 Contents,  112 Tosefta Osefta and  Gemara, 112 Testament, 112 Testaments of the Twelve  Patriarchs, 113 Contents, 113 Jewish Documents,  113 Editions, 113 The Hebrew Original  and Its Haggadic Character, 113 Composition, 114 Contents of the Book,  114 Testament of Reuben, 114 Testament of Simeon, 114 Hasidaean Testament of Levi,  115 Maccabean Testament of Levi,  115 Testament of Judah, 115 Testament of Issachar, 116 Testament of Zebulun,  116 Testament of Dan, 116 Testament of Naphtali,  116 Testament of Gad, 117 Testament of Asher, 117 Testament of Joseph, 117 Testament of Benjamin, 118 In the  New Testament, 118 Tet, 118 Tetragrammaton, 118 Statistics of Occurrences,  118 Reason for Disuse, 119 Church Fathers and Magic Papyri,  119 Meaning and Etymology, 119 Assyro- Babylonian Cuneiform Inscriptions,  119 Abbreviated Tetragrammaton,  120 Other Names  of God, 120 Tetrarch, 120 Tetuan, 120 Teweles, Heinrich,  120 Texas, 121 Early Settlement  and Mexican  War, 121 Jacob De Cordova,  121 Synagogues, 121 Texas Jews  in Army  and Navy, 122 Texeira, 122 Thanksgiving,  122 Theben, Koppel ( Jacob  ben Abraham Mandl), 122 Thebes, 122 Theft and Stolen  Goods, 123 Receiver Worse Than Thief,  123 Punishment Double Restitution,  123 Fourfold and Fivefold Restitution, 124 Sale in Market  Overt, 124 Theocracy, 124 Derived from  Josephus, 124 Relation Between Heavenly and  Earthly Ruler, 125 Theodor, Julius ( Judah),  125 Theodora, 125 Theodore of Mopsuestia, 126 Commentary  on the Psalms,  126 Works, 126 Views on Prophecy,  126 Views on Inspiration,  127 Theodosia, 127 Theodotion, 127 Used in Daniel  for Septuagint, 127 Relation to Chigi Manuscript of Septuagint, 127 Variants from  Septuagint, 128 Theology, 128 Judaism a  Revealed Religion, 128 Connection with Natural Theology,  128 Connection with  Jewish National Customs, 129 The Dogmas of Judaism,  129 God as Creator, 129 God in History, 130 God Incorporeal,  130 God Unique, 131 God’s Omniscience,  131 God Immutable,  131 Repentance, 132 Power of Prayer,  132 Divine Revelation,  133 The Torah, 133 Permanence and Sufficiency  of the Torah, 134 Freedom of the Will,  134 God’s Providence, 134 Divine Retribution, 135 Immortality of the Soul,  135 Resurrection of the Dead,  135 The Chosen People,  136 The Messiah, 136 The Restoration of  Israel, 137 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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