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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.

THE Jewish Encyclopedia INDEX TO VOLUME V Dreyfus- Brisac,  Louis Lucien, 1 Dribin, 1 Drink- Offering, 1 Drinking- Vessels,  1 Drissa, 2 Driver, Samuel  Rolles, 2 Drohobiczer, Israel Nahman  ben Joseph, 2 Dromedary, 2 Dropsie, Moses  Aaron, 3 Dboshchin, 3 Drucker, Hayyim  B. Jacob,  3 Drucker, Michael,  3 Druisk, 3 Drumont, Edouard Adolphe, 3 Drunkenness  in Law, 4 Drusilla,  4 Dual, 4 Dualism,  5 Duarte, Luis,  5 Duarte De Pinel,  5 Dublin, 5 Dubner Maggid, 6 Dubnicza,  6 Dubno, 6 Rabbis,  6 Dubno, Solomon  ben Joel, 7 Dubnow, Simon ( Semion Markovich),  7 His Journalistic Activity, 7 Dubnow  as Historian, 8 Dubosary, 8 Dubrovna, 8 Duderstadt, 9 Dueren, Isaac ben  Meïr, 9 Dukan, 9 Dukes, Leopold,  9 Dumah, 10 Dumashevski,  Arnold Borisovich, 11 Dumb, 11 Dünaburg,  11 Dunash ben Labrat,  11 Becomes a Pupil of  Saadia, 11 Founder of New Hebrew Meter,  11 Criticizes Menahem ben Saruk, 12 Results of His Quarrel  with Menahem,  12 His Writings, 13 Dunash ibn Tamim, 13 Ibn Tamim as Grammarian,  13 Dunayevtzy, 14 Dünner, Joseph Hirsch,  14 Duns Scotus, John, 14 Influence of Grabirol, 15 Influence of Maimonides, 15 Duport, Adrien,  15 Dura, 15 Duran, Durand,  or Durante, 16 Duress, 18 Durkheim, Emile,  18 Durlacher, Elcan,  19 Dury, John, 19 Duschak, Moritz,  19 Duschenes, Friedrich,  19 Duschinsky, Wilhelm,  19 Düsseldorf, 19 Dutch West Indies,  20 Duty, 20 The Extent  of Duty, 21 Prophetic Hierarchy of Duties,  21 Motive, 21 Dux, Adolf, 21 Dux, Ludwig, 21 Duytsch, Christian Salomon,  21 Dvinsk ( Dünaburg),  22 Dwarf, 22 Bible,  22 Talmud, 22 Dyatlovo, 23 Dybossari, 23 Dyer, Isadore,  23 Dyer, Leon, 23 Dyes and Dyeing,  23 Dyhernfurth, 24 Dyte, D. M.,  25 Dyvin, 25 E Eagle, 26 Earnest- Money,  26 Earnings, 27 Earring,  27 Earth, 27 Earthquake, 27 Easement,  28 East, 28 East Indies,  29 Easter, 29 Eating, 29 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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Volume 6, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
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Volume 3, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
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History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Vol. 2: From the Death of Alexander I until the Death of Alexander III. (1825–1894)
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The Jew in the Literature of England
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A Commentary on the Book of Genesis (Part I): from Adam to Noah
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The Jews Among the Greeks and Romans
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History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Vol. 3: From the Accession of Nicholas II until 1916. Bibliography and Index.
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Renewing the Covenant: A Theology for the Postmodern Jew
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My Brother s Keeper: A History of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1929-1939.
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Collected Writings in Jewish Studies
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Biblical and Oriental Studies (2 volumes)
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A Guide to Jewish Religious Practice
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A Grammar of Samaritan Hebrew
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Hebrew Ethical Wills
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Zionism at the UN: A Diary of the First Days
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Tractate Sanhedrin: Commentary and Study Guide
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The Mystical Element in Judaism
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The House of Nasi: The Duke of Naxos
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Sunset Possibilities and Other Poems
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Studies in Bible II (Scripta Hierosolymitana, XXXI)
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History of the Jews in Aragon. Hispania Judaica, v. 1
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Nazarene Jewish Christianity
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The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Ezra and Nehemiah
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Studies in Jewish Education X: In Search of Jewish Paideia : Directions in the Philosophy of the Jewish Education
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Jerusalem Curiosities
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Jew or Juif?: Jews, French Canadians, and Anglo-Canadians, 1759-1914
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A Treatise on the use of the Tenses in Hebrew
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Hebrew: The Eternal Language
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Don Isaac Abravanel: Statesman and Philosopher
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Biblical and Oriental Studies (2 volumes)
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The Jews of Charleston: A History of an American Jewish Community
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The Sephardi Legacy II


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The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 5
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Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 9
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