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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 worldmany considered founding fathers of their respective disciplinesthis 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 XII Description of Vicinity,  478 Names Given to It, 478 References to It in Old Testament,  478 History of Its Formation, 479 Deaf and Dumb in Jewish  Law, 479 As Witnesses,  479 Marriage, 479 Deaf- Mutism, 480 Death, Angel of, 480 Form and Functions,  481 Identical with Antichrist,  481 Scholars and the Angel of Death,  482 Death, Views and Customs  Concerning, 482 Cause of Death, 483 Modes of Death, 484 Communication with the  Living, 484 Continued Consciousness of the Dead,  484 Prayers to and of the Dead,  486 The Soul of the Dying,  486 Superstitions, 486 Omens of  Death, 486 Death, 487 Debarim, 487 Debarim Rabbah,  487 Sections of the Midrash,  487 Analysis of Contents, 487 Resemblance of Yelamdenu,  487 Debarim Rabbah Older  Than Tanhuma,  488 Probable Date, 488 The Munich Codex,  488 Debash, Isaiah ben Samuel,  488 Debe Rabbi  Ishmael, 489 Debir, 489 Debir, the,  489 Deborah, 489 Deborah, the Song  of, 490 Deborah, 490 Debtor and Creditor,  490 Time of Payment,  491 Acceptance, 491 Cancelation, 491 Debts of Decedents, 491 Decalogue, 492 Contents, 493 Relation of the Two  Versions, 494 Original Form, 494 Decalogue of Exodus XXXIV,  495 Division of the Decalogue, 495 Sequence and Numbering, 495 Accentuation of the Commandments,  495 Decalogue, the, in Jewish Theology,  496 The Seventh Commandment,  496 Tables of the Law, 497 The Decalogue Fundamental,  497 Decapitation, 498 Decapolis, the, 498 Deckert, Francis, 498 Deckingen, Judah ben Benjamin,  499 Decsey, Sigmund,  499 Dedanim, 499 Debe Agatch,  499 Dedication, 499 Dedication Feast,  499 Deed, 499 Letters  Patent and Close,  499 Bond of Indebtedness, 500 Indications  of Amount, 500 Deep, 500 Defense, 501 Degrees, Song of,  501 Dehavites, 501 Deiches or Daiches,  501 Deism, 502 Deism in  England, 502 Mendelssohn’s Deism, 502 Talmud  and Midrash, 503 Deity, 503 Del Banco, Miriam,  503 Del Bene, David, 503 Del Bene, Judah Ashael  ben Eliezer David, 503 Delacrut, Delacrot,  or De La Crota, benSolomon,  504 Delaiah, 504 Delaware, 504 Delgado, Gonçalo,  504 Delgado, Joseph, 504 Delgado, Juan ( Moses)  Pinto, 504 Deliatitz, Elijah ben Abraham,  505 Deliatitz, Nissan,  505 Delilah, 505 Delitzsch, Franz,  505 Delmansi, 506 Delmedigo, 506 Delmedigo, Elijah  Cretensis ben Moses  Abba, 506 As Professor of Philosophy,  507 His Works, 507 “ Behinat ha- Dat”,  507 Delmedigo, Elijah ben Eliezer,  508 Delmedigo, Joseph Solomon,  508 His Works, 508 His Insincerity,  509 Delmedigo, Judah b. Elijah,  509 Delugtas, Samuel ben Moses, 509 Delvaille, Albert,  509 Demai, 510 Terumah  and Ma‘ aser,  510 Ma‘ aser Sheni, 510 Demai and Metukkan,  510 Demands, 511 Transferenceof  Demand, 511 On Estate of a Deceased Person,  511 Dembitz, Lewis Naphtali, 511 Dembitzer, Hayyim  Nathan, 512 Dembo, Isaac, 512 Dembowski, Nicolas,  512 Demetrius, 512 Demetrius I. Soter,  513 Demetrius II. Nicator, 513 Demetrius III. Eucerus, 514 Demidov, Pavel Pavlovich, 514 Demoniacs in Bible  and Talmud,  514 Demonology, 514 Demons in the Bible,  515 Other Demons, 516 Time and Place of Appearance,  516 Nature of Demons, 517 King and Queen of Demons,  517 Pretalmudic Demonology,  518 Cosmic Demons, 518 New Testament Demonology,  519 The Law, the Prophylactic Against  De-mons, 519 Dead Sea, Description of Vicinity Demonology, The Law, the Prophylactic ...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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The Mystical Element in Judaism
An alternative to Gershom Scholem's view of Kabbalah by one of the greatest Jewish thinkers; a succinct yet much revealing introduction to Jewish mysticism.

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Jew or Juif?: Jews, French Canadians, and Anglo-Canadians, 1759-1914
Michael Brown s landmark study offers an unusual perspective on the origins of Canadian-Jewish assimilation in Anglo-Canada and the fear and insecurity that Canadian Jews experienced under the French Canadians.

Louis Ginzberg: Keeper of the Law
First published in 1966, Louis Ginzberg: Keeper of the Law is an unusual biography. It was written by a son about his father, by an interpreter of economics about an interpreter of rabbinics. It is done with obvious charm, with deep affection for the subject, and yet with surprising objectivity.

STUDIES IN JEWISH EDUCATION III: Teacher, Teaching, and Community
Deals with concrete issues of the teaching process in schools.

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.

Rabad of Posquieres: A Twelfth-Century Talmudist
This biographical treatise captures the personality of Rabbad of Posquieres or Rabbi Abraham ben David one of the most creative talmudic scholars of the twelfth century, chronicles his role in the intellectual history of the Jews in southern France during the twelfth century, and outlines his influence on subsequent generations.

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Studies in Jewish Education IV: Curriculum and the teaching of Hebrew
The present volume, the fourth in the series Studies in Jewish Education, is dedicated to the subject of curriculum and the teaching of Hebrew.

Judaism as a Civilization: Toward a Reconstruction of American-Jewish Life
Judaism as a Civilization remains one of the most original and thought-provoking contributions toward creating a comprehensive program for creative Jewish life. In this seminal work, Kaplan offers his now famous concept of Judaism as an evolving religious civilization.

Types of Jewish-Palestinian Piety
Original and interesting study of the meaning of piety amoung observant Jews of the late Second Temple 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.

What is Jewish Literature?
What Is Jewish Literature? is a richly thoughtful analysis and comprehensive overview of what defines Jewish literature. It is an international collection, an enduring contribution to the literary resource for the those who strive to appreciate, evaluate, and understand the varied riches of Jewish writing.

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

A Separate Republic
Based on the Libro Grande, which is included in this volume, this authoritative analysis of the Venetian Jewish community of the 17th century gives a snapshot of the political and social structure of the Jews of Venice as they related to the general population of the Venetian Republic of that period and to the ethnic,economic, and religious diversity within their own community.

Jewish Post-Biblical History through Great Personalities: From Jochanan ben Zakkai Through Moses Mendelssohn
In this book the effort has been to select from the pages of post-Biblical Jewish history the outstanding personalities, to present the life and work of each in such a way as to illustrate the spirit of Judaism in his time, and, in doing this, to analyze and systematize the complex and abstract subject matter so that it may offer the fewest difficulties to the pupil's mind.

Literary Studies In The Hebrew Bible Form And Content
This volume focuses on some major issues in biblical research. In the studies collected in this volume, the author aims at highlighting salient literary modes which can be identified the books of the Hebrew Bible.

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Jewish Contributions to Civilization: An Estimate
Joseph Jacobs was a thinker and writer of unusual breadth and versatility. Among the subjects to which he gave his attention was the comparative distribution of Jewish ability, as the result of researches he had undertaken in association with Sir Francis Galton. The present work was the natural outcome of these studies.

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.

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Maimonides
The first of a series of books dealing with Jewish Worthies, this volume presents the biography of, perhaps, the most famous Jewish thinker of the Middle Ages with special regard to the general history of the period at which he lived.

The Mystical Element in Judaism
An alternative to Gershom Scholem's view of Kabbalah by one of the greatest Jewish thinkers; a succinct yet much revealing introduction to Jewish mysticism.

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Volume 2, 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.

Tractate Ta'anis: Commentary and Study Guide
This is hard-core serious commentary on traditional Jewish belief that climatic conditions are entirely dependent upon the deeds of people. Taanis, one of the most interesting Talmudic Tractates, explicates this principle.

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.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 5
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.

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.

A Treatise on the use of the Tenses in Hebrew
If you work with the Hebrew verbal system, this is a book you *must* have read.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 8
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the worldmany considered founding fathers of their respective disciplinesthis 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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A Treatise on the use of the Tenses in Hebrew
If you work with the Hebrew verbal system, this is a book you *must* have read.

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History of the Jews in Aragon. Hispania Judaica, v. 1
More than 3,500 regesta in French, and original documents mostly from the Archivo General de la Corona de Aragon, in Barcelona.

Luah Hashannah 5778
A guide to prayers, readings, laws, and customs for the synagogue and for the home

Aspects of the Dead Sea Scrolls (Scripta Hierosolymitana IV)
Ten contributions from various perspectives on this unique find: from the departments of Bible, Archaeology, Hebrew Philology, Linguistics, and Comparative Religion, by E.Y. Kutscher, Yigael Yudin, N. Avigad, Jacob Light, M. H. Segal, Chaim Rabin, Shemaryahu Talmon, Z. Ben-Hayyim, and David Flusser.

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.

Hebrew: The Eternal Language
The extraordinary story of the Hebrew language is the subject of this book.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Jobs (in 2 volumes)
Electronic edition of the massive commentary on the Book of Job.

Maimonides: Torah and Philosophic Quest
In this original study, noted scholar and theologian David Hartman discusses the relation between Maimonides' halakhic writings and The Guide of the Perplexed. This pioneering work earned Dr. Hartman a National Jewish Book Award for a book on Jewish thought.

Does God Belong in the Bedroom?
In Does God Belong in the Bedroom? Rabbi Michael Gold turns to the Torah, the wisdom of the rabbis of the Talmud, the Midrash, and other classic Jewish sources. More than a study of texts, the book presents readers with a frank and honest approach to sexual ethics.

The Jews of Navarre in the Late Middle Ages. Hispania Judaica, v. 4
Documented depiction of the economic activities of the Jews and their work at the service of the Crown in this Christian kingdom.

Life, Liberty and the Defense of Dignity: The Challenge for Bioethics
Thoughful, often profound writting about the limits of science and the limits of life, about what makes us human and gives us human dignity.

The Anti-Chomsky Reader
Provocative essays that analyze Noam Chomsky's intellectual and political career: coverage includes Chomsky's contribution to linguistics, his hatred of Israel, gloating reaction to the September 11 attacks, as well as his collaboration with Holocaust revisionists, apologies Pol Pot, and others.

The Path of the Upright: Mesillat Yesharim
The Path of the Upright, Rabbi Moshe Hayyim Luzzatto's guide to the perfection of human soul, stands on its own as one of the most influential and inspirational ethical works in Judaism. In this work, the author probes every aspect of the human personality and offers advice on ways to overcome its weaknesses. The Path of the Upright: Messillat Yesharim is a bilingual edition in Hebrew and English.

THE BIBLICAL ACCOUNT OF THE CONQUEST OF CANAAN


Hebrew: The Eternal Language
The extraordinary story of the Hebrew language is the subject of this book.

Talmud Yerushalmi: A Concordance of Amoraic Terms, Expressions and Phrases, in 3 vols.
A concordance of Amoraic terminology in Talmud Yerushalmi designed to assist to come much closer to the original text of the Yerushalmi and to its accurate interpretation.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 9
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.