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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. II The Arba‘ Kanfot and the Allit,  75 Origin of the Arba‘ Kanfot,  75 Arbach Hayyim  b. Jacob, 76 Arbattis,  76 Arbel, 76 Arbela, 76 Arbib, Eduardo,  76 Arbib, Isaac, 77 Arbues, Pedro, 77 Arcadius, 77 Archa or Arca, 78 Archagathus,  78 Archelaus, 78 His Harsh Treatment  of the People, 79 Division of the Kingdom by Rome,  79 Insurrectionary Outbreaks,  79 Banishment and Death,  79 Archeology, Biblical, 79 First Meaning of Biblical Archeology,  80 Archeology and History, 80 Archeology and Religion,  80 Monumental Sources,  80 Literary Sources, 81 The Land and Its People,  81 Society and Amusements, 82 Pasture and Agriculture, 82 Commerce and Its Methods,  82 Art in Israel, 83 Postexilian Government,  83 Public Administration  of Justice,  84 Warfare, 84 Sacred Persons,  Places, and Offerings, 84 Archer, Archery,  85 Archevites, 85 Archevolti, Samuel  ben Elhanan Isaac, 85 Archimedes, 85 Archipherecites, 86 Archisynagogue,  86 Archite, 86 Architecture,  Jewish, 86 Archives Israélites, 87 Archives, Jewish, of Old Congregation,  87 Archon ( Archontes  or Archonteia), 87 Arcturus, 87 Ardashar, 87 Ardit or Ardot,  87 Ardotial ( Andrutil)  Shem- Tob ben Isaac, 88 Areka, 88 Arelim, 88 Arendar, 88 Arendt, Otto,  88 Arens, Louis, 88 Arepol, Samuel ben  Isaac ben Yom- Tob, 88 Aretas IV, 89 Argens, Marquis  D’, 89 Argentine Republic,  89 Argob, 89 Aria, Lewis,  89 Arianism, 89 Among the Goths,  90 Theodosius, 90 Arias, Joseph Zemah  ( Sameh), 91 Arias Montanus  ( Benedictus), 91 Ariel, 91 Arimathaea,  Joseph of, 91 Arioch, 91 Aristai ( Aristaeus), 92 Aristeas, the Historian,  92 Aristeas, Letter of, 92 Contents of the Letter,  92 Errors in the Letter, 92 The Question of Date, 93 Its Philosophy Only Commonplace,  93 Influence of Aristeas, 94 Aristides Mareianus  of Athens,  94 Aristo of Pella, 95 Aristobulus I, 95 Palace Intrigues,  95 Aristobulus II, 96 Supports the Sadducees,  96 Appeal to Rome, 96 Aristobulus and Pompey,  96 Aristobulus III,  96 Aristobulus, 97 Aristobulus of Paneas,  97 Quotations Probably Spurious,  98 Aristotle in Jewish Legend,  98 Regarded as a Jew, 99 Aristotle in Jewish Literature,  99 Saadia and Gabirol, 100 Pseudo- Aristotelian Writings,  100 Judah ha- Levi Against Aristotle, 100 Maimonides and Aristotle, 101 Levi ben Gerson, an Aristotelian,  101 Crescas Attacks Aristotle,  101 Aristotle’s “ Ethics”, 102 Appreciation  of Aristotle,  102 Arithmetic, 102 Ark of the Covenant,  103 Dimensions and Construction,  103 Sanctity and Consecration,  103 A Movable Sanctuary, 103 Captured by the Philistines,  103 In the Days of David, 104 In Solomon’s Temple, 104 A Vanguard in the Desert,  105 Its Ultimate Fate, 106 Tabut, Sakinah, and Remnant,  106 Composition of “ Remnant”,  106 History of the Ark, 106 Earlier Form of Legend,  106 Ark of the Law, 107 Ark of Moses, 111 Ark of Noah,  111 Arkansas, 113 Little Rock,  113 Pine Bluff, 114 Fort Smith, 114 Hot Springs, 114 Jonesboro, Texarkana,  Exarkana, Helena,Camden,  114 Arkite( S), 114 Arkovy, Joseph,  115 Arles, 115 Early Settlement,  115 Under the Carlovingians,  115 Rectors, 116 The Fourteenth  and Fifteenth Centuries,  116 Prominent Jews in Arles,  116 Arli ( Arles), Joseph  Judah, 116 Armavir, 116 Armenia, 117 Abba‘ Kanfot, The  Arba‘ Kanfot... ArmeniaAac— 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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INDEX to Vol. 2Front MatterTitle PageCopyright PageLITERARY DIRECTORATEEDITORIAL BOARDAMERICAN BOARD OF CONSULTING EDITORSFOREIGN BOARD OF CONSULTING EDITORSPREFATORY NOTESYSTEMS OF TRANSLITERATION AND OF CITATION OF PROPER NAMESLIST OF ABBREVIATIONSCONTRIBUTORS TO VOLUME IILIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS IN VOLUME II
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History of the Jews, Vol. 6: A Memoir of the Author by Dr. Philipp Bloch, A Chronological Table of Jewish History, An Index to the Whole Work, and Four Maps
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The Shema: Spirituality and Law in Judaism
The Shema has been described as the central watchword of Jewish faith. The book represents an extensive commentary on the words of the Shema, drawing upon the wide range of traditional sources and the author's own reflections.

Jewish Life In The Middle Ages
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Volume 9, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
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Folk-lore in the Old Testament: Studies in Comparative Religion Legend and Law. Vol. II
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A Catalogue of Fragments of Halakhah and Midrash from the Cairo Genizah
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Tanakh: Interactive Hebrew Bible
Cross-platform, interactive, new electronic edition of the Leningrad Codex, the oldest complete manuscript of the Hebrew Bible.

Chapters on Jewish Literature
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Sunset Possibilities and Other Poems
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Sacred Fragments: Recovering Theology for the Modern Jew
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Studies in Jewish Education II: Jewish Educational Research in Diaspora
History, trends and problems with the Jewish education in America.

Historisch-kritisches Lehrgebäude der hebräischen Sprache (in drei Bänden)
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To Do the Right and the Good
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History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Vol. 2: From the Death of Alexander I until the Death of Alexander III. (1825–1894)
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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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The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 2
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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Art in Ancient Palestine
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Commentary on the New Testament from the Talmud and Hebraica Vol.4
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The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 7
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Studies in Bible I (Scripta Hierosolymitana VIII)
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The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 7
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.

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.

JPS Torah Commentary: Genesis
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Commentary on the Torah' forth book by one of the most insteresting modern Jewish thinkers.

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The International Critical Commentary (ICC): NUMBERS
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Literary Studies In The Hebrew Bible Form And Content
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