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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 II High Reputation of Chinese Jews, 34 Commercial and Social Decline, 35 Attempts to Rehabilitate Colony, 36 The Synagogue at K’ai- Fung- Foo,  36 Peculiar Religious Rites,  36 Holy of Holies, 37 Sabbaths and Festivals,  37 Their Literature,  38 Their Liturgy, 38 Chinnereth, also Chinneroth,  38 Chinon, Samson  of, 39 Chios, 39 Chiquitilla,  39 Chisdai, 39 Chittim ( Kittim),  39 Chiun, 39 Chmielnicki, Bogdan Zinovi,  39 Choba or Chobai,  40 Choir, 40 Levitical  Choir in the Temple,  40 Female Choristers, 40 After Temple Times, 41 Scientific Musical Choir in  Later Times,  41 Among Hasidim and  Reformers, 41 Cholera Asiatica, 41 Immunity of Jews,  41 London Epidemics, 42 In Germany and Russia,  42 Varying Opinions Respecting  Immunity, 42 Chor- Ashan, 43 Chorin ( Choriner), Aaron,  43 His First Work, 43 Opposition by the Orthodox,  43 Sentence Pronounced, 43 Attitude Toward Reform,  43 Consulted by Baden,  44 Chorin, Franz, 44 Chorny, Joseph Judah,  44 Chosameus, 45 Chosen People, 45 Consciousness  of Selection,  45 Conditions of Choice, 45 God’s Witnesses and Their  Inheritance, 45 In the Liturgy, 46 Chosroes ( Khosru) II. Parwiz,  46 Results of the Invasion,  46 Chotzner, Joseph,  46 Chovevei Zion, 46 Choynski, Joseph,  47 Christ, 47 Christian,  48 Christian, Gustav  Christopher, 48 Christiani, Friedrich Albrecht,  48 Christiani, Moritz Wilhelm,  48 Christiani, Pablo, 49 Nahmanides Victorious,  49 Christiani’s Proselytizing Tour  , 49 Christianity in Its Relation to Judaism,  49 The Messianic Movement,  50 John the Baptisi, 50 Jesus as a Man of the  People, 50 The Risen Christ, 51 Jesus’ Teachings, 52 Paul’s Antinomistic and  Gnostic Views,  52 Early Christianity a Jewish Sect,  53 Paganism Predominant, 53 Woman’s Part in the  Early Church, 53 Trinitarianism, 54 Persecution of Unitarians,  54 Medieval Image- Worship,  54 Mediatorship of Christ, 55 The Doctrine of Original Sin,  55 Faith and Reason, 55 Asceticism in the Monasteries,  56 Medieval Jewish Views of Christianity,  56 Christianity Compared with Islam,  57 Christianity’s Historic Mission, 57 Messianic Promises  Not Fulfilled,  58 Christina Augusta,  59 Christology, 59 Chronegk, Ludwig,  59 Chronicles, 59 Chronicles, Books  of, 59 Title, 60 Authorship and  Date, 60 Chronogram, 63 In Epitaphs,  63 In Books, 63 In Poetry, 64 Chronology,  64 Eras, 65 Jeremiah  and Ezekiel,  69 Jeroboam and Asa, 69 The Dates Assigned to Ahaz,  69 From the Exodus to Solomon,  69 The Earliest Period, 69 Babylonian Methods of Numeration,  69 Helpful Cuneiform Records, 70 Application of Assyrian Data,  70 Dates of Jewish Annalists,  71 Chrysostomus, Joannes,  75 Attack on Jews, 75 Arguments Against Judaism,  75 Chudnov, 76 Chuetas or Individuos  de la Calle, 76 Chufut- Kale, 76 Chumaceiro, Aron Mendes,  77 Church Councils, 77 Spanish Synods,  78 Other Synods, 78 Third Lateran Council,  1179, 78 Fourth Lateran Council, 1215, 79 Vienna Ienna Synod of  1267, 79 Council of Basel, 79 Vatican Atican Council,  1869– 70, 79 Church Fathers, 80 Their Importance to  Judaism, 80 Justin Martyr, 80 Clement and Origen,  80 Eusebius, Ephraem Syrus,  Epiphanius, 81 Jerome, 81 Augustine,  81 Chrysostom, Cyril, and Ambrose,  82 Clement and Origen, 82 Origen’s Debt to  the Haggadah,  82 Eusebius, 82 Acceptance by  Church Fathers of Hagga-dot, 83 Jerome’s Wide  Knowledge of Hebrew Tradi-tion,83 Disputations Between  Jews and Chris-tians, 84 China, High Reputation of Chinese Jews Church Fathers, Disputations...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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JPS Torah Commentary: Genesis
The JPS Torah Commentary series guides readers through the words and ideas of the Torah. Each volume is the work of a scholar who stands at the pinnacle of his field.

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.

and Hannah wept: Infertility, Adoption, and the Jewish Couple
The definitive work on Judaism s approach to infertility, pregnancy loss, and adoption.

The Jewish Community: Its History and Structure to the American Revolution. Vol. I.
This is the first volume of the work that is centered on the European Jewish community of the Middle Ages and early modern times. The author offers a comprehensive historical and sociological analysis of the Jewish communal evolution during the Emancipation era.

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.

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.

A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages, in 3 Volumes
Henry Charles Lea s three-volume The History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages (sold as a set only) is widely regarded by scholars in the field as one of the outstanding works of scholarship on the subject.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Micah, Zephaniah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Obadiah, Joel
Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the following Biblical books: Micah, Zephaniah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Obadiah and Joel by John M. P. Smith, William H. Ward, and Julius A. Bewer.

Dawn Over Baghdad
Gripping, up-to-the-minute report on America's most urgent national struggle today, as seen through the eyes of the U.S. servicemen and Iraqis who are trying to make a new country out of the most dangerous place in the world; distinct contrast to the gloomy picture of America's presence in this war zone so often painted by the mainstream media.

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

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 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.


R. Juspa, Shammash of Warmaisa (Worms)

Legends of the Jews
A most remarkable and comprehensive compilation of stories connected to the Hebrew Bible drawn largely on Jewish lore and tradition. It is an indispensable reference on that body of literature known as Midrash, the imaginative retelling and elaboration on Bible stories in which mythological tales about demons and magic co-exist with moralistic stories about the piety of the patriarchs.

Tosefta Ki-Fshutah 3

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.


Mystic Tales from the Zohar
A translation of eight of the most interesting narratives found in the Zohar. In addition, the book contains a comprehensive introduction, a glossary, notes, and a bibliography.

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.

Islam Unveiled
In Islam Unveiled, Robert Spencer dares to face the hard questions about what the Islamic religion actually teaches — and the potentially ominous implications of those teachings for the future of both the Muslim world and the West.

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.)
A condensed reproduction of the first comprehensive attempt to write the history of the Jews as the history of a living people and from a Jewish point of view. The third volume covers the period from the revolt against the Zendik to the capture of St. Jean d'Acreby by the Mahometans.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): PROVERBS
... the crown belongs to Crawford H. Toy's voluminous interpretation of the book of Proverbs --Rudolf Smend, from Wisdom in Ancient Israel , Cambridge, 1997.

The Devil and the Jews: The Medieval Conception of the Jew and Its Relation to Modern Anti-Semitism
The medieval conception of the Jew as devil – literally and figuratively – is the subject of this classic work, first issued in 1943. The full dimension of the diabolization of the Jew is presented through document, analysis, and illustration. It is a chilling study but an exceedingly important one.

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.

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.

Mekhilta de-Rabbi Ishmael (3 vols.)
An electronic edition of JPS's original 3-volume set, based on manuscript and early editions.

Jews, Pagans and Christians In Conflict
A fresh look at the propaganda wars between Jews and Pagans as well as Christians and Pagans during the first centuries of the common era.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): HAGGAI, ZECHARIAH, MALACHI AND JONAH
For all the talk about Bible being a source of Western ethics, Mitchell's is one of the very few books extant that pays more then a lip service to this concept.

Biblical and Oriental Studies (2 volumes)
Two-volume set of U. Cassuto's Biblical and Ancient Oriental Texts essays.

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

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.

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.

A broad survey of economic and political conditions in Judaea after Destruction of the Second Temple.

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.


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.

Reading Guide and Index, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Great introduction to all areas covered by Encyclopedia. All entries are hyperlinked to relevant Encyclopedia articles.

Studies in Jewish Education IX: Understanding the Bible in Our Time
The ninth volume of Studies in Jewish Education examines issues relating to Biblical research and instruction.

Studies in Jewish Education XII: The Hebrew Language in the Era of Globalization
This volume of the Studies in Jewish Education examines the place of the Hebrew language today.

Mekhilta de-Rabbi Ishmael (3 vols.)
An electronic edition of JPS's original 3-volume set, based on manuscript and early editions.

Tosefta Ki-Fshutah v. 11

Esther's Plea
A facinated exploration of the tie-in between hallachic decision making process and politics through the analysis of the disputes of R. Yehoshua and R. Elazar haModi'in in Tractate Megillah.

The Gate Behind the Wall: A Pilgrimage to Jerusalem
When Samuel Heilman took a sabbatical from teaching sociology to spend time in Jerusalem, he did not know that it would become a personal pilgrimage. What had begun by engaging the social scientist in me would end by awakening the Jew, Heilman writes.

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.

Conversos on Trial. Hispania Judaica, v. 3
This story is eloquently related on the basis of Inquisition files which depict the Conversos' deep yearning to their Jewish past and the ultimate sacrifice they were prepared to offer for their continued adherence to their ancestral faith.

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.

Commentary on the New Testament from the Talmud and Hebraica Vol.3

Studia Biblica Vol. 1

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 3
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.