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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.

XI INDEX TO VOL. IV Dashev, 447 Date- Palm, 447 Dathan, 447 Dathema, 447 Dato, Mordecai  ben Judah,  447 Da’ud Effendi Molko, 448 Daughter in Jewish Law, 448 Right of Sale, 448 Custody and Support,  449 Right of Dowry, 449 Nuptial Settlement by  Father, 450 Dauphiné, 450 Thirteenth Century,  450 Fourteenth Century,  450 The Black Death, 450 Fifteenth  Century, 450 David, 451 David Consoles  Saul, 451 At the Battle of Gilboa,  451 King of All Israel, 452 As a Conqueror, 452 Death of Absalom, 452 Concluding Years, 453 David Anointed as King,  453 David and Goliath, 454 David Fleeing Before Saul,  454 David’s Wars as King,  454 David as Ruler, 455 David’s Piety, 455 The Philistines, 456 David’s Death, 456 David and Goliath,  457 David’s Knowledge,  457 David as Judge, 457 David and the Psalter,  458 His Historic  Importance, 458 David, City of, 458 David ben Aaron ibn Husain,  459 David ben Abraham,  459 The “ Agron”, 459 Karaite Tendencies,  460 David ben Abraham ha- Laban,  460 David b. Abraham Modena, 460 David b. Abraham Provençal ( Provenzale),  460 David ben Abraham Shemariah,  460 David of Arles, Maestro, 460 David ben Aryeh Loeb of Lida,  460 David ( Tevele) b. Benjamin, 461 David, Benjamin Ferdinand,  461 David ben Boaz, 461 David Bonet Bonjorn or Bongoron,  461 David, Christian Georg  Nathan, 461 David ben Elijah,  462 David, Ernest, 462 David, Ferdinand,  462 David of Fez, 463 David Gerson, 463 David ben Hayyim ha-  Kohen, 463 David ibn Hin, 463 David ben Hodaya of  Mosul, 463 David ben Isaac ha- Kohen,  463 David ben Jacob, 463 David, Jacob Julius, 463 David ben Jacob ha- Kohen,  464 David ben Jacob Meïr, 464 David b. Jacob of Szczebrszyn,  464 David ben Joseph ha- Kohen,  464 David ben Judah, 464 David ben Kalonymus of Münzenberg,  465 David Kalonymus of Naples, 465 David ( Abu Sulaiman) al- Kumisi,  465 David Lahni ben Eliezer,  465 David ben Levi, 465 David ha- Levi, 465 David ben Menahem  Cohen, 466 David ( Abu Sulaiman) ibn Merwan  Al- Mukammas ( or Al- Mikmas) Al- Rakki,  466 Polemical Works,  466 Other Works, 466 David, Meyer Michel, 467 David of Milhau, 467 David ( Tevele) ben Moses,  467 David ben Moses of Novogrudok,  467 David Nieto Redivivus,  467 David the Pious, 467 David Raphael ben Abraham  Polido, 467 David Reuben, 467 David De Rocco, 467 David b. Saadia, 467 David, Samuel, 467 David ben Samuel of  Estella ( Kokabi),  468 David, Samuel ben Judah Löb,  468 David b. Samuel ha- Levi,  468 David ben Saul, 469 David ben Solomon ibn  Abi Zimra or Zamiro, 469 David ibn Yahya, 470 David ben Zakkai, 470 David- Gorodok, 470 Davidov ( or Davydov), Julius,  470 Davidovich, Judah Löb, 470 Davids, Arthur Lumley,  471 Davidsohn, Bogumil,  471 Davidsohn, Georg, 471 Davidsohn, Leon, 471 Davidsohn, Robert, 471 Davidson, Andrew B., 471 Davidson, Benjamin,  472 Davidson, Ellis A., 472 Davidson, Thomas, 472 Davila, Diego Arias, 472 Davin, Solomon ben David,  of Rodez, 473 Davis, Alfred, 473 Davis, Frederick,  473 Davis, James ( Owen Hall),  473 Davis, Maurice, 474 Davis, Miriam Isabel,  474 Davis, Myer David,  474 Davis, Nathan, 474 Dawison ( Davidsohn),  Bogumil, 474 Dax, 475 Day, 475 Day of Judgment,  475 Day of the Lord, 476 During the Exile,  476 After the Exile, 476 Days, Lucky and Unlucky,  477 Dayyan, Abraham  ben Isaiah, 477 Dayyena, 477 Dead Body, 477 Dead, Duty to the,  477 Dead Sea, 477 Composition  of the Water, 477 Dashev Dead Sea, Composition of the WaterAac— 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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Palestine in the 18th Century

The Life of the People in Biblical Times
When books survive as long as our biblical collection has survived, a certain discrepancy between intention and comprehension is inevitable. But if we wish to read attentively, we must make the effort to reconstruct the concrete shell of the past as well as its essential spiritual factors. This is exactly what this book gives us.

The Goddess Anath
A major contribution to Ugaritic scholarship, The Goddess Anath--Cassuto's work on Canaanite Epics of the Patriarchal Age--is a classic authored by one of the greatest Bible scholars.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 12
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.

Religion and Zionism First Encounters

Between East and West: A History of the Jews of North Africa
This book is a valuable contribution to our understanding of “the forgotten million” that once comprised the great Jewish communities of North Africa. It covers a period of more than two thousand years in the history of those communities.

Blessed is the Match: The Story of Jewish Resistance
This book is a classic account of Jewish tragedy, faith, hope, and triumph. Published originally in 1947, it is one of the first works to deal with the horrors and the heroism of the Holocaust years.

Judaism and Christianity
A signally important work for anyone seriously concerned with Judaism or Christianity. It may prove to be a seminal work, a work that is interesting to both Jews and Christians. No doubt, it has faults, but a lack of nobility is not one of them.

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

The Jews of Yugoslavia: A Quest for Community
This work is a pioneer study of a little-known part of the modern Jewish world that is at once unique and a microcosm of European Jewry as a whole. The story of the Jews of Yugoslavia can be seen as a quest for community, to forge a unity of communal purpose and endeavor.

Volume 7, 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.

JPS Torah Commentary: Leviticus
Levine ably brings modern scholarship as well as rabbinic commentary to bear when discussing the text in this third book in JPS Torah Commentary series.

JPS Torah Commentary: Exodus
Masterly commentary on the second book of the Bible by eminent Jewish scholar.

Chapters on Jewish Literature
The twenty-five short chapters on Jewish Literature open with the fall of Jerusalem in the year 70 of the current era, and end with the death of Moses Mendelssohn in 1786. This book has been compiled with the definite aim of providing an elementary manual of Jewish literature both for home and school use.

Tales of Sendebar
Translated from original Hebrew version of the SEVEN SAGES, this collection of fascinating stories--based on unpublished manuscripts--makes available the complete English translation of Mishle Sendebar, the Hebrew version of an enormously popular medieval romance which originated in the East and was subsequently transmitted westward.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): NUMBERS
A major work of interpretation, which served--according to Baruch Levin's own words--as “anchor and compass” for his Anchor Bible commentary on Numbers.

Commentary on the New Testament from the Talmud and Hebraica Vol.4

Aspects of the Jewish Economic History
A survey of the far-ranging Jewish contribution to economic progress of the Western world.

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.

Tosefta Ki-Fshutah 1

Coat of Many Cultures: The Story of Joseph in Spanish Literature. 1200-1492
The book presents seven works based on the biblical story. All of these works are unmistakably Spanish, though many of them are also undeniably Jewish or Muslim.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 6
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.

Ah, Assyria... (Scripta Hierosolymitana XXXIII)
Thirty outstanding papers on Assyrian history and its connection and impact on Biblical Israel.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics, 12 vls. plus Index
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.


Hebrew Ethical Wills
This volume includes specimens which, either as complete texts or as extracts, are representative of the type of literature known as Ethical Wills. The testaments give an intimate insight into the personal religion of Jews and Jewish experience through many centuries.


Trujillo: A Jewish Community in Extremadura on the Eve of the Expulsion from Spain. Hispania Judaica, v. 2
Based on documents published for the first time, this book reveals the life and surroundings of a community lulled into a false sense of security and endeavouring to build its life in peace while the war against Granada continues.

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.

Notes on the Hebrew Text and the Topography of the Book of Samuel
Electronic edition of one of the most influential books ever written about the Bible; S.R. Driver's meticulously detailed reconstruction and analysis of Samuel has remained vital for over a century.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Chronicles
The author of this interesting work, has little sympathy with that subjective criticism which prescribes beforehand an author's scheme of composition and then regards all contrary to this scheme as interpolations or supplements.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): DEUTERONOMY
Electronic edition of one of the author's finest achievements.

Zionism at the UN: A Diary of the First Days
This book records in diary form the events the author was involved in as an emissary of the Political Department of the Jewish Agency for Palestine to the United Nations Conference, meeting in San Francisco in the late spring and early summer of 1945. The demand for a Jewish state on the official level was first made clear at this conference.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Isaiah I-XXVII
In religion, as elsewhere, great personalities count first, and it is the privilege of a student of the Book of Isaiah to come face to face with one, if not two, such personalities...

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Amos and Hosea
The author has taken up in connection with the first two of the immortal Twelve, many questions that concern just as closely the prophetic books. It is especially felt in the Introduction; in fact Harper's introduction to Amos and Hosea is really an introduction to Prophecy as such.

Bernard Revel: Builder of American Jewish Orthodoxy
A biography of and assesment of ideas of one of the major personalities of American Jewish Orthodoxy.


The Ambivalent American Jew: Politics, Religion, and Family in American Jewish Life
This book depicts the evolution of American Judaism from its European roots illustrating this theme by focusing on special segments of the community and on Jewish political liberalism, the great effort of American Jews to reshape their political environment to minimize the survival-integration tension.

Tosefta Ki-Fshutah v. 11

Hebrew-English Torah: The Five Books of Moses
This is a Study Edition of the traditional Masoretic text placed next to the classic word-for-word Jewish translation by JPS; it features the most authoritative Hebrew text - based on the Leningrad Codex - complete with cantillation marks, vocalization and verse numbers.

Hanukkah: The Feast of Lights
There is a glamour and mystery about the Feast of Lights. Miss Solis-Cohen takes up the challenge of Hanukkah to the modern Jew and tries to explain it. The book will appeal to adults and to children, to those who seek knowledge on the holiday's origin and history.

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.

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.

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.

Consolation for the Tribulations of Israel
Many centuries ago a thoughtful and scholarly Jew asked the question: Why do the righteous suffer? Anxious to help us reach out for an answer, a brilliant young scholar, Martin A. Cohen, has prepared a translation of Consolaçam as tribulaçoens de Israel, a history of the Jews written by a Portuguese Marrano who had witnessed the tragic events that befell his people in Portugal in the first half of the sixteenth century.

The End of Time
A stunning departure from the polemics and social criticism that have made Horowitz one of our most controversial public intellectuals, The End of Time is a wide ranging, unflinching and lyrical meditation on subjects ranging from what parents inadvertently teach us in their deaths, to the forbidding reality of the cancer ward and the way in which figures like Mohammed Atta use death to become gods of their own mad creation.

To Dwell in Unity: The Jewish Federation Movement in America Since 1960
The 1960s and 1970s were years of turbulent events and historic changes for the Jewish federations of North America. The book▓s title was chosen because unity is the hallmark of the federations. It is this unity that has pervaded the many federation developments in the historic and dramatic years of the 1960s, 1970s, and early 1980s.

Jewish Pioneers and Patriots
In Jewish Pioneers and Patriots, Lee M. Friedman has unearthed an amazing store of fresh information about the connections of the Jews with America from the times even before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth down to the first World War.

Medieval Ketubot from Sefarad, Hispania Judaica v. 11
A careful examination of legal and historic aspects of 30 ketubots from various medieval Hispanic kingdoms; includes their comparison.

Studia Biblica et Ecclesiastica Vol. 2