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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.

INDEX TO VOL. IV IV Marriage Rites, 138 Other  Ceremonies, 138 Cock, 138 The Cock in  Folk- Lore, 139 Cockatrice,  139 Codes, 139 Codicil, 139 Coele- Syria,  140 Coen, 140 Coen, Achille,  140 Coen, Benjamin Vitale,  140 Coen, Giuseppe, 141 Coen, Graziadio Vita Anania,  141 Coen, Jacob, 141 Coen, Jan Pieterszoon,  141 Coen, Josef di Michele,  141 Coen, Moses Vita, 142 Coen, Raffaelo Del Fu Vitale,  142 Coen- Cantarini,  142 Coffee, 142 Coffin, 142 Talmudic  Practise, 143 Method of Burial, 143 Customs,  143 Cohen, 144 Cohen, Abner,  145 Cohen, Abraham, 145 Cohen, Abraham, 145 Cohen, Alfred J., 145 Cohen, Anne-  Jean- Philippe-  Louis, de Vinken-hoef, 145 Cohen, Aristide Felix,  146 Cohen, Arthur, 146 Cohen, Benjamin Louis,  146 Cohen, Benoit, 146 Cohen, David, 146 Cohen, David de Lara,  147 Cohen, Edward,  147 Cohen, Elias, 147 Cohen, Ellen Gertrude,  147 Cohen, Emil Wilhelm,  147 Cohen, Francis, 148 Cohen, Francis Lyon,  148 Cohen, Halifa, 148 Cohen, Hayyim, 148 Cohen, Henri, 148 Cohen, Henry, 148 Cohen, Henry Emanuel,  148 Cohen, Hermann,  149 Cohen, Isaac, 149 Cohen, Jacob Raphael,  149 Cohen, Jacob da Silva Solis,  150 Cohen, Joseph, 150 Cohen, Josiah, 150 Cohen, Judah ben Isaac  ben Moses,  150 Cohen, Jules Emile David,  150 Cohen, J. I. De Lissa, 151 Cohen, Katherine M.,  151 Cohen, Léonce, 151 Cohen, Levi A., 151 Cohen, Levi Ali, 151 Cohen, Levy Barent,  151 Cohen, Lionel Louis, 152 Cohen, Louis Louis,  152 Cohen, Louis S., 152 Cohen, Menahem, 153 Cohen, Michel, 153 Cohen, Moses, 153 Cohen, Moses ben Eliezer,  153 Cohen, Nahum, 153 Cohen, Naphtali, 153 Cohen, Raphael, 154 Cohen, Shabbethai, 154 Cohen, Saul, 154 Cohen, Shalom ben  Jacob, 154 Cohen, Solomon  ben Eliezer Lipmann  of Lissa, 155 Cohen, Solomon  da Silva Solis, 155 Cohen, Uri ( Phoebus,  Feivus) ben Eliezer Liebermann, 155 Cohen- Carlos, David,  155 Cohen- Lipschütz, Ephraim,  155 Cohen- Tanugi, Judah b. Abraham,  155 Cohen- Yizhaki, Abraham,  156 Cohn, Adolphe,  156 Cohn, Albert, 156 Almoner of the Rothschild  Family, 156 In Algeria, 156 In the East, 157 Interview with the  Sultan, 157 Cohn, Bernard,  157 Cohn, Emil, 157 Cohn, Falk, 157 Cohn, Ferdinand Julius,  157 Cohn, Georg Ludwig,  158 Cohn, Gustav, 158 Cohn, Hermann L.,  159 Cohn, Lassar, 159 Cohn, Léon, 159 Cohn, Leopold, 160 Cohn, Ludwig Adolf,  160 Cohn, Martin, 160 Cohn ( Kohn), Meshullam  Solomon, 160 Cohn, Moritz, 160 Cohn, Oskar Justinus,  160 Cohn, Rudolf, 161 Cohn, Samuel, 161 Cohn, Solomon,  161 Cohn, Tobias, 161 Cohn, Toby, 162 Cohnfeld, Adalbert Dorotheus  Solomon, 163 Cohnheim, Julius, 163 Cohnheim, Paul, 163 Cohnstein, Isidor,  163 Coimbra, 164 Coin- Makers,  164 Coins, Coinage, 164 Colchester, 164 Colenso, John William,  164 Collar, 164 Colleges, Rabbinical,  165 Collins, Charlotte,  165 Colmar, 165 Persecutions,  165 Their Banishment of  1512, 166 Recent History, 166 Cologna, Abraham,  166 Cologne, 166 First Beginnings,  166 The First Crusade, 166 The Second Crusade, 167 Bishop Engelbert, 167 Cochin, Marriage Rites Cologne, Bishop EngelbertAac— 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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Dawn Over Baghdad
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History of the Jews, Vol. 3: From the Revolt against the Zendik (511 C.E.) to the Capture of St. Jean d'Acreby by the Mahometans (1291 C.E.)
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Between East and West: A History of the Jews of North Africa
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The Ambivalent American Jew: Politics, Religion, and Family in American Jewish Life
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From Diplomacy to Resistance: A History of Jewish Palestine, 1939-1945
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Studies in Jewish Education VII: The Beginnings of Jewish Educational Institutions
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The Jews Among the Greeks and Romans
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Europe's Century of Discontent: The Legacies of Fascism, Nazism and Communism
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Jewish Contributions to Civilization: An Estimate
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Commentary on the New Testament from the Talmud and Hebraica Vol.4
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Come Under the Wings: A Midrash on Ruth
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JPS Bible Commentary: Esther
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Volume 2, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
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Like a Reed: the Message of the Mezuza
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A Commentary on the Book of Genesis (Part II): from Noah to Abraham
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The Emergence of Conservative Judaism: The Historical School in 19th Century America
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Studies in Jewish Education XII: The Hebrew Language in the Era of Globalization
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Does God Belong in the Bedroom?
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The International Critical Commentary (ICC): DEUTERONOMY
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The Jews of Egypt: From Ramses II to Emperor Hadrian
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The Jewish Community: Its History and Structure to the American Revolution. Vol. I.
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JPS Torah Commentary: Genesis
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