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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.

XIII INDEX TO VOL. IV The Philosophers,  519 The Cabalists, 520 Prayers Against Demons,  520 Demons in Islam, 521 Demophon,  521 Den, 521 Denarius,  521 Denis ( Dionis),  Albertus, 521 Denmark, 522 Relations with  Frederick III, 522 Contrast of Portuguese  and German Jews, 523 Jews and Christians,  523 Influence of Mendelssohn Movement, 523 Internal Organization,  524 Denver, 524 Deodatus Episcopus,  524 Deposit, 524 Depping, Georges  Bernard, 524 Derasha, 525 Derazhnya, 525 Derbent, 525 Birth Customs, 525 Preliminaries  to Marriage,  525 Derceto, 526 Derechin, 526 Derek Erez, 526 Derek Erez Rabbah,  526 Summary of Contents,  527 Composition and Component  Parts, 527 Date of Composition,  527 Stories, 528 Derek Erez Zuta,  528 Summary of Contents,  528 Date of Composition, 529 Importance  of the Treatise,  529 Derelicts, 529 Derenburg ( Derenbourg), 530 Dernburg, Heinrich,  532 Derush, 532 Derzhavin, Gavriil  Romanovich, 532 Report on Jewsof White Russia,  533 Derzhavin’s “ Opinion”,  533 Descent, Law of,  533 Desecration, 533 Exchange of Sacred  Objects Forbidden, 534 Worn- Out  Objects to be Buried, 534 Desert, 534 Desertion, 534 Change of Residence, 534 Refusal to  Accompany Husband,  534 Dessau, 535 Moses Wulff,  535 The Franzschule,  535 Dessau, Moses, 536 Dessau, Moses b. Michael,  536 Dessau, Wolf, 536 Dessauer, Ferdinand  ( Dessoir, Ferdinand August), 536 Dessauer, Gabriel L.,  536 Dessauer, Josef, 536 Dessauer, Julius, 537 Dessauer, Leopold ( Dessoir,  Ludwig), 537 Dessauer, Moritz, 537 Dessoff, Felix Otto, 537 Dessoir, Ferdinand, 537 Dessoir, Ludwig, 537 Determinism,  537 Detmold, 537 Detmold, Johann Hermann,  537 Detmold, Samuel,  538 Detroit, 538 Deuteronomist,  538 Deuteronomy, 538 The Laws in Deuteronomy,  539 Relation to Other Codes, 540 Aim and Scope of Deuteronomy,  540 The Love of God, 540 Love of Neighbors, 541 Song and Blessing of Moses,  541 Age and Authorship of Deuteronomy,  542 Influence on Subsequent Writers,  542 Its Composite Character,  542 Style of Deuteronomy, 542 Analysis of Sources, 543 Variations of Analysis, 543 Supposed Sources of xxvii.–  xxx., 544 Date and Tendency, 544 Different Dates Assigned,  545 Sources and Redaction,  545 Deuteronomy Rabbah, 546 Deutsch, Alexander,  546 Deutsch, Anton, 546 Deutsch, Caroline, 546 Deutsch, David, 546 Deutsch ( Aaron), David,  547 Deutsch, David b. Menahem Mandel,  547 Deutsch, Emanuel Oscar  Menahem, 547 Deutsch, Gotthard, 548 Deutsch De Hatvan, Alexander,  548 Deutsch, Heinrich,  548 Deutsch, Israel, 548 Deutsch, Joel, 548 Deutsch, Mordecai ben Enoch Judah,  549 Deutsch, Nieto Redivivus,  549 Deutsch, Simon, 549 Deutsch- Israelitischer Gemeindebund,  549 Deutz, Elijah ben Isaac,  549 Deutz, Emmanuel, 549 Devenishki,  549 Devil, 549 Devotion,  549 Devotional Literature,  550 Midnight Devotion, 550 Yiddish  Tehinnot, 551 Dew, 552 Dew of  the Resurrection,  552 Dew, the Prayer for,  552 Deza, Diego De, 552 Dhu Nuwas, Zur‘ Ah Yusuf  ibn Tuban As‘ ad Abi Karib, 553 Name and  Religion, 553 Attacked  from Abyssinia,  553 Dia, El, 553 Diabetes Mellitus,  553 A Disease of Civilization,  553 Jews Endure  Diabetes Better than  Oth-ers, 555 Not a Racial Disease, 555 Reasons Given, 555 Diadem,  556 Dial, 556 Demonology,  The Philosophers DialAac— 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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