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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. VIII IV Lisbon, Synagogue Founded 1813 Lobato Synagogue Founded 1813, 106 Distinguished Jews  of Lisbon,  106 Lisbonne, Eugene, 107 Lisker, Abraham ben Hayyim,  107 Lissa, 107 Lissack, Morris,  108 Lissauer, Abraham, 108 Lissauer, Heinrich, 108 Lisser, Eleazar ben Solomon  ( Zalman), 108 Lisser, Joshua Falk, 108 Literaturblatt Des Orients,  108 Literature, Hebrew,  108 The Law, 109 Prophecy and Wisdom Literature,  109 Philosophic Haggadah, 110 Polemical Literature,  110 History, 110 Psalmody, 111 Secular Poetry,  111 Literature, Modern Hebrew,  111 Period of Transition in Italy,  111 First German Maskilim, 112 Influence of the Me’assefim,  112 Poland and Austria, 112 Nachman Krochmal ( 1785–  1840), 113 The Galician School, 113 Decadence of the School,  113 Italy: Luzzatto,  114 Russia, 114 A. Bär Lebensohn,  114 Popular and Literary Romanticism,  114 Official Liberalism and Radicalism,  115 Leon Gordon ( 1830–  92), 115 Utilitarianism,  116 M. Pines, 116 P. Smolenskin ( 1842–  85), 116 “ Ha- Shahar”, 116 Contemporary Literature  ( 1885– 1904), 117 Daily Press,  117 Lithuania, 118 Origin of Lithuanian Jews,  119 The Charter of 1388,  119 The “ Starosta”, 121 Under the Jagellons,  122 Jews as Tax- Farmers, 122 Commercial Relations, 122 Expelled by Alexander, 123 Escheat of Jewish Property,  124 Return to Lithuania,  124 Sigismund I., 124 Prosperity of the Congregations,  125 Rumors of Converts to Judaism,  125 Under Sigismund II., 125 Rise of Opposition, 126 Action of the Nobles,  126 The Act of 1566, 126 After the Union of Lublin,  126 Under Stephen Bathori, 127 Sigismund III. and Ladislaus IV.,  127 Influence of Jesuits, 128 Effect of Cossacks’ Uprising,  128 Judicial Function of the Rabbis, 129 Items from the Responsa,  130 Lithuanian Council, 130 Relation to Council of Four  Lands, 131 Littauer, Lucius Nathan, 131 Litte of Regensburg, 131 Litthauer, Issachar  Bär, 131 Little Russia, 132 Liturgische Zeitschrift,  132 Liturgy, 132 Divisions  of Divine Service, 132 Influence of the Temple  on the Liturgy,  132 Fast- Day Services, 133 The Reading of the “ Shema‘”,  133 “ Shemoneh ‘ Esreh”, 133 Shema‘” and “ Tefillah”, 134 Doxologies During Public Worship,  134 Private Benedictions  the Model, 134 Form, 135 Difference Between Bible  and Talmud, 135 General Doxology, 135 Daily Benedictions, 136 Benedictions of Historical  Interest, 136 Difference Between Christian  and Jewish Benedictions, 137 Origin and Development,  137 Private Prayer, 137 Influence on Early Christian  Liturgy, 138 Jewish Prayers and Early Christian  Art, 138 History of the Ritual, 138 Siddur and Mahzor, 138 Influence of Cabala, 139 Two Main Groups of Rituals,  139 Day of Atonement, 139 Changes in the Prayer- Books,  139 Reforms in the Nineteenth Century, 140 Litwack or  Littwack, Juda, 140 Liver, 140 Liverpool,  141 Early Settlements,  141 New Congregation,  142 Livonia, 142 Livorno, 142 Liwa ben Bezaleel,  142 Lizard, 142 Loans, 142 In the Bible,  142 In the Talmud, 143 Cancelation of Loans,  143 Loans and Loanz, Elijah ben Moses  Ashkenazi, 143 Loans, Jacob ben Jehiel,  143 Loanz, Joseph, 144 Löb Aryeh ben Eliah  of Bolochow,  144 Löb Aryeh ha- Kohen of Styria,  144 Löb Aryeh ben Meïr, 144 Löb Aryeh ben Tobiah, 144 Löb ben Baruch Bendet,  144 Löb, Eliezer, 144 Löb B. Joseph ( Reb  Löb Sarah’s),  144 Löb Judah B. Ephraim,  145 Löb Judah B. Isaac, 145 Löb Judah ben Joshua, 145 Löb ha- Levi of Brody,  145 Löb ben Meïr, 145 Löb Mokiah of Polonnoye,  145 Löb ben Moses ha- Kohen,  145 Löb of Polonnoye, 145 Löb ben Samuel Zebi Hirsch,  145 Löb of Shpola, 146 Löb ( Aryeh) ben Zachariah,  146 Lobato, 146 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 Bunker
The book tells a story of seven Jews who succeeded in escaping the massacre of Jews that followed the Warsaw uprising in 1944. From about September 1944 until January 1945 the author lived with six others in a bunker under inconceivable conditions. Yet they survived. How they managed this is told in The Bunker.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 6
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.

Meeting of Cultures and Clash of Cultures


JPS Hebrew-English (Jewish Bible) Tanakh
A true searchable (offline -- English only; in optional online mode -- both English and Hebrew) replica (including Biblical Hebrew vowel and cantillation marks) of the original 2nd printed edition. It is a MUST for any serious student of The Holy Scriptures and perfect a participant in Bible-study groups.

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.

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Hebrew-English Tanakh: the Jewish Bible
Multi-platform, electronic edition of masoretic text of the Holy Scriptures placed next to classic Jewish translation.

Spain, the Jews, and Franco
The role played by Spain during World War II regarding the Jews has long been a matter of controversy. This volume, first published in Hebrew to wide acclaim seeks to set the record straight. It offers a full and objective account of the rescue of Jewish refugees from Nazi-occupied countries by the Franco regime.

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.

Volume 10, 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.

History of the Jews, Vol. 2: From the Reign of Hyrcanus (135 B.C.E.) to the Completion of the Babylonian Talmud (500 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 second volume covers the period from the reign of Hyrcanus to the completion of the Babylonian Talmud.

Luah Hashanah 5774
United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism's official calendar for the Jewish year. It is intended to guide congregations and individuals through the liturgy during the Jewish year 5774.

Sacred Fragments: Recovering Theology for the Modern Jew
Winner of the National Jewish Book Award, this book will be a stimulating and rewarding step to exploring and restoring Jewish theology – and faith – at a time when belief is continually challenged and yet so very needed.

Studia Biblica Vol. 1
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The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Amos and Hosea
The author has taken up in connection with the first two of the immortal Twelve, many questions that concern just as closely the prophetic books. It is especially felt in the Introduction; in fact Harper's introduction to Amos and Hosea is really an introduction to Prophecy as such.

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.

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.

Art in Ancient Palestine
The books deals with various aspects of art in ancient Palestine: conquest of the East by Hellenism, Leda sarcophagus, general problems of reconstruction of the past through archaelogy.

Mishnayoth


The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges: The Book of Deuteronomy
The force and individuality of this Book; its consistency and distinctiveness from the other documents of the Pentateuch as well as its differences from much of the custom and practice both in early and later Israel, make it stand out.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 1
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.

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.

To Do the Right and the Good
A thought-provoking examination of Jewish social ethics in relation to the mores of contemporary society. In this book, Rabbi Dorff focuses on the social aspects of the Jewish tradition, while tackling such timely topics as war and peace, poverty, intrafaith and interfaith relations, and forgiveness.

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

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.

Tales of Sendebar
Translated from original Hebrew version of the SEVEN SAGES, this collection of fascinating stories--based on unpublished manuscripts--makes available the complete English translation of Mishle Sendebar, the Hebrew version of an enormously popular medieval romance which originated in the East and was subsequently transmitted westward.

Don Isaac Abravanel: Statesman and Philosopher
The story of an extraordinary personality in the history of the Jewish people. Abravanel symbolizes a life of a true son of G-d s chosen people.

Studia Biblica et Ecclesiastica Vol. 5
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JPS Bible Commentary: Haftarot
The most recent addition to the JPS Bible Commentary series covers the varied selections from the Nevi'im that comprise the haftarot, chanted on Sabbaths and holy days in synagogues.

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.

BOOKS OF KINGS


Studies in Jewish Education VIII: Teaching Classical Rabbinic Texts
THIS VOLUME FOCUSES ON THE PROBLEMS OF TEACHING CLASSICAL RABBINIC TEXTS.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 7
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.

Topics In Hebrew and Semitic Linguistics


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.

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.

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.

Europe's Century of Discontent: The Legacies of Fascism, Nazism and Communism
With the demise of the Soviet Union and the collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe, a number of questions regarding the conventional understanding of totalitarianism could now be viewed in the new light. The classical studies of totalitarianism were undertaken when Nazism and Fascism had been vanquished, while the Soviet system still existed: this created an asymmetry which could now be overcome. The ideological Cold War edge which sometimes accompanied debates about totalitarianism was similar

History of Jewish Coinage and of Money in the Old and New Testament
Madden's work constitutes . . . a record of many rare or unique examples of Jewish art, preserving spontaneity and directness in our contact with the Jewish past. Michael Avi-Yonah Professor of Archaeology at Hebrew University, Jerusalem

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.

Between East and West: A History of the Jews of North Africa
This book is a valuable contribution to our understanding of “the forgotten million” that once comprised the great Jewish communities of North Africa. It covers a period of more than two thousand years in the history of those communities.

Studies in Jewish Education VI: Teaching Jewish Values
The emphasis of this volume is on teaching of Jewish values and the development of the curriculum.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 7
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.

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History of the Jews, Vol. 2: From the Reign of Hyrcanus (135 B.C.E.) to the Completion of the Babylonian Talmud (500 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 second volume covers the period from the reign of Hyrcanus to the completion of the Babylonian Talmud.

Studia Biblica et Ecclesiastica Vol. 4
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My Brother s Keeper: A History of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1929-1939.
This book deals with the efforts of American Jews - through their overseas aid organization, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee - to come the aid of European Jewry in the crucial prewar decade, 1929-1939.

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

The Jews Among the Greeks and Romans
The book is a study of the contribution of the Jews to the modern civilization. The Romans and Greeks were originators of a great many elements of our civilization, but the Jews' impact was no less real or lasting. There was a time when Greek and Roman and Jew were in free contact. The results of this contact the author skillfully explores.