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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.

XI INDEX TO VOL. VIII Me’asha Meïr B. Samuel of Sczebrszyn Me’asha, 397 Me’assefim, 397 Measures, 398 Meat- Tax, 398 Me’ati, ha-, 398 Meborak ha- Nagid,  398 Mechanic, 398 Mechnikov, 398 Mecia ( Matthew) De  Viladestes, 398 Mecklenburg, 398 Early Settlement,  399 The Sternberg Burning,  399 Their First Emancipation, 400 Spiritual  Activities, 400 Medals, 401 Medeba, 405 Jerusalem  Map, 405 Medes, 406 Media, 406 In Bible, 406 Ctesias’ Account,  406 Mediator, 406 In Apocryphal  and Hellenistic  Literature, 408 In Rabbinical Literature, 408 Moses the Mediator  of the Law,  408 Philo’s Logos,  409 Medicine, 409 Sources of Medical  Knowledge, 409 Anatomy, 410 Osteology, 410 Myology, 410 The Lungs and  Heart, 411 The Generative  Organs, 411 Embryology, 411 Physiology, 412 Pathology,  412 Surgery, 413 Operations,  413 Bagdad, 414 Egypt and Northern  Africa, 414 Maimonides,  415 Spain, 415 Portugal, 415 Italy, 416 France, 416 Montpellier,  416 Recall of the Jews  to France, 416 Germany, 417 Retrospect from  622 to 1492, 417 Italy, 418 France, 418 In the Turkish  Dominions, 418 In the Netherlands  and England,  419 Germany, 419 Medical Education  of German Jews, 419 In Poland,  419 Russia, 420 Review ( 1495–  1800), 420 General Practitioners, 420 Deceased Specialists, 420 Medical History and Journalism,  421 Living Physicians in Europe,  421 In the United  States, 422 Medina, 422 Jewish Tribes  at Medina, 423 Mohammed’s Attitude Toward Jews  of Medina, 423 Mohammed Attacks Jews,  423 Fate of Medina Jews, 423 Medina, Sir Solomon De, 425 Medini, Hayyim Hezekiah,  425 Meged Yerahim,  425 Megiddo, 425 Megillah, 425 Interpolations  and Digressions,  426 Variations in MS, 426 Tosefta and Gemara,  426 Megillah of Cairo, 427 Megillat Anteyokos,  427 Megillat Setarim, 427 Megilla Ta‘ anit, 427 Five Groups of Feasts,  427 Authorship, 427 Interpolations, 428 Hebrew Commentary,  428 The Text and the Scholium,  428 Editions and Commentaries,  428 Megillat Yuhasin, 428 Megellot, the Five, 429 Late Use in Liturgy,  429 The Roll of Esther,  430 Lamentations, 431 Mehlsack, Eliakim, 431 Meier, Moritz Hermann Eduard,  431 Me‘ Ilah, 431 In the Mishnah,  431 In the Tosefta and Gemara,  431 Meinek, Moses Säkel, 432 Meïb ( Meïr Ba‘ al Ha- Nes),  432 Ordained in Youth,  432 At Usha, 432 His Haggadah,  433 Hatred of Ignorance,  434 Maxims and Views, 434 Relations with Aher, 434 Opposes the Patriarch, 434 Meïr ( Maestro Bendig) of Arles,  435 Meïr, ben Baruch  ha- Levi, 435 Meïr Calw, 435 Meïr of Clisson,  435 Meïr B. David, 435 Meïr ben Eleazar, 435 Meïr ben Eliakim, 435 Meïr ben Elijah of Norwich,  436 Meïr ( Moses Meïr) B. Ephraim of  Padua, 436 Meïr B. Gedaliah of Lublin, 436 Meïr ben Isaac of Orleans, 436 Meïr B. Isaac of Trinquetaille,  436 Meïr ibn Jair, 436 Meïr ben Joseph ben  Merwan ha- Levi, 436 Meïr Kadosh ( Meïr ben  Jehiel Broda), 437 Meïr ha- Kohen, 437 Meïr ben Levi, 437 Meïr of Ostrowo, 437 Meïr of Rothenburg ( Meïr B.  Baruch), 437 Official Activity, 437 Supposed Reasons for  Imprisonment, 438 Literary Activity,  438 As Payyetan, 439 His Historical Importance,  439 Tendencies, 439 Meïr ben Samuel ( RaM),  440 Meïr B. Samuel of Sczebrszyn, 440 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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Selected Religious Poems of Solomon Ibn Gabirol
Solomon Ibn Gabirol was not only a great poet, but also a great philosopher. His vision was broad and his penetration keen. This volume of translations from this rare singer of the Ghetto limits itself to such of his poems as have been incorporated in or designed for the liturgy of the Synagogue.

JPS Torah Commentary: Deuteronomy
The fifth and final JPS commentary on the last book of the Torah.

The Conversos of Majorca. Hispania Judaica, v. 5
Life and death in a crypto-Jewish community of Conversos of XVII century Majorca.

History of the Jewish People
... a single volume (containing) the multitude of details of nearly 40 centuries of Jewish history (provided) with conciseness, clarity, and completeness. . . entire work is informed by a broad philosophic grasp of the subject, a rare balance and objectivity of treatment, and a warm love for the Jewish people and its heritage. Robert Gordis Encyclopaedia Judaica

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Commentary on the New Testament from the Talmud and Hebraica Vol.3
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Tosefta Ki-Fshutah v. 10
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The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 2
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.

Topics In Hebrew and Semitic Linguistics


Volume 8, 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.

The Other War: Israelis, Palestinians and the Struggle for Media Supremacy
Stephanie Gutmann, who covered the second intifada, documents in her book, 'The Other War,' how Israel, in spite of or maybe because of its strength as a democracy nearly always loses the battle for soft and sympathetic minds. The Washington Times

Hasidism and the Jewish Enlightenment: Their Confrontation in Galicia and Poland in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century
Mahler's masterful sociological study is drawn from a variety of sources, including some Polish archival material that was later destroyed by the Nazis. This classic work, originally published in both Yiddish and Hebrew, is a prime example of movements that shaped the spiritual and cultural life of modern Jewry.

Early History of the Alphabet
A most enjoyable and informative book. . . an excellent introduction to epigraphy and paleography of ancient Semitic languages . . . contains a wealth of information compiled into a simple to understand format.

ANCIENT PLACE NAMES IN THE HOLY LAND


The Jewish Community: Its History and Structure to the American Revolution. Vol. III.
This is the third and final 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.

Early History of the Alphabet
A most enjoyable and informative book. . . an excellent introduction to epigraphy and paleography of ancient Semitic languages . . . contains a wealth of information compiled into a simple to understand format.

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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.

Divine Law in Human Hands
A revealing look at the reciprocal relationship between the Halakha as an abstract system and the realities of the Jewish life.

The Other War: Israelis, Palestinians and the Struggle for Media Supremacy
Stephanie Gutmann, who covered the second intifada, documents in her book, 'The Other War,' how Israel, in spite of or maybe because of its strength as a democracy nearly always loses the battle for soft and sympathetic minds. The Washington Times

The Jews of Moslem Spain, Vol. 2/3
The second and third volume of a monumental survey of the Jewish community in Spain under Moslem rule. (See first volume here) It offers the reader access to a difficult subject. The period is recreated in a narrative that flows with life and vitality...unmatched for scholarship and readability.

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.

Lost Love: The Untold Story of Henrietta Szold
The book tells the story of Henrietta Szold s lost love through her correspondence with Louis Ginzberg and a previously unpublished private journal.

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.

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.

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.

Religion and Zionism First Encounters


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 Jews of Charleston: A History of an American Jewish Community
The small group of Jewish inhabitants of Charles Town in South Carolina met in 1750 to organize themselves permanently into a religious community. This book tells that community's story down to the present day. It describes the process of adjustment both of the Jews and their religion.

A History of the Jews in Christian Spain. Vol. 2
One of the century s great classics of Jewish historiography. The second volume of Professor Baer s monumental work tells the tragic story of the dissolution of the great Spanish Jewish community.

Violence and Defense in the Jewish Experience
Violence has always existed, and the Jews have been its victims for thousands of years in all parts of the world and in all periods of history. The book presents the fruits of the colloquium on Violence and Defense in Jewish History held in Tel-Aviv in 1974.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 8
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.

The Battle for Jerusalem: June 5-7,1967
Enhanced by fascinating photographs and an epilogue tracing the subsequent lives and military careers of the key participants, Rabinovich's gripping narrative brings the reader to the scene of this brilliant military victory and emotional reunion of a people with their sacred city.

Jews, Arabs, Turks
Select essays on Middle Eastern history dealing with Israel, Egypt and Turkey with a focus on politics and cultural relations of Jews, Arabs, and Turks.

Studies in Jewish Education I: Theory and Research
The focus of this volume is the state of the Jewish educational research and its impact on practice.

R. Juspa, Shammash of Warmaisa (Worms)


Palestine in the 18th Century


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Chess in Jewish History and Hebrew Literature
This book deals with the origins of chess from before 500 A.D. and its appearance in Jewish sources and literature until the middle of the 19th century.

Studies in Jewish Education XI: Languages and Literatures in Jewish Education
Languages and Literatures in Jewish Education is dedicated to Prof. Michael Rosenak, the founder of the discipline of the Philosophy of Jewish Education.

Jerusalem Curiosities
This volume not only seeks to provide pleasurable reading but also enables the reader to grasp Jerusalem's unique role in the history of mankind. Those who read this book will encounter Jerusalem with eyes that see and hearts that understand.

Studia Biblica et Ecclesiastica Vol. 2
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Dona Gracia of the House of Nasi
The noted historian Cecil Roth presents the first full-length biography of Dona Gracia in the English language. Banker, diplomat, philanthropist, defender of her people and promoter of its culture, she was revered by her sixteenth-century contemporaries and earned the highest esteem among Jewish historians in succeeding generations.

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.

Hellenism
This book is intended for those interested in the conflict of Judaism with the culture of the ancient world and its impact on the Jewish life of today.

JPS Bible Commentary: Jonah
This fine commentary is based closely on the author's original Hebrew commentary (Am Oved, 1992), with some revision and expansion.

Encounter with Emancipation: The German Jews in the United States, 1830-1914
This superbly documented study, enriched by anecdotes and illustrations, portrays the first genuine encounter of Jewish society with emancipation.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Psalms (in 2 volumes)
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Volume 9, 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.

The Conversos of Majorca. Hispania Judaica, v. 5
Life and death in a crypto-Jewish community of Conversos of XVII century Majorca.