Volume 7, The Universal Jewish...

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.

SPECIAL CONTRIBUTORS TO VOLUME SEVEN MAX A. LURIA, Brooklyn Professor of Romance Languages, Brooklyn College EDGAR F. MAGNIN, LOS Angeles Rabbi, Congregation Bnai Brith JOSEPH MARCUS, Haverstraw, Ν. Y. Rabbi HARRY S. MARGOLIS, St. Paul, Minn. Rabbi, Mount Zion Hebrew Congrega-tion ADAM MARGOSHES, New York Editorial Assistant ISAAK MARKON, Ramsgate, England Professor and Librarian DAVID F. MARKUS, Constantinople Rabbi HARRY H. MAYER, Kansas City, Mo. Rabbi, Temple Bnai Jehudah JOSEPH MEISL, Jerusalem Former General Secretary, Berlin Jew-ish Community SAUL MEZAN, Sofia, Bulgaria Bulgarian Jewish Leader and Author ELLA MCKENNA, FRIEND MIELZINER, Truro, Mass. Biographer SIMON MILLER, Yonkers, Ν. Y. Research Aide ROBERT A. MILLIKAN, Pasadena, Cal. Physicist ALBERT G. MINDA, Minneapolis, Minn. Rabbi, Temple Israel JACOB S. MINKIN, New York Rabbi and Author HENRY MONTOR, New York Executive Director, United Palestine Appeal LEOPOLD MOSES, Palestine Museum Curator and Author MOSES MOSKOWITZ, New York Secretary, Committee on Peace Studies, American Jewish Committee SIMON MOWSHOWITZ, New York Research Worker LEON NEMOY, New Haven, Conn. Curator, Hebrew and Arabic Literature, Yale University SIEGBERT NEUFELD, Leipzig, Germany Rabbi and Historian ABRAHAM A. NEUMAN, Philadelphia President, Dropsie College NATHAN A. PELCOVITS, New York Instructor, Department of Government, College of the City of New York FRANCIS D. PERKINS, New York Music Editor,  New York Herald Tribune EUGENE PESSEN ( deceased) Former Librarian DAVID PHILIPSON, Cincinnati Rabbi Emeritus, Bene Israel Congrega-tion Continued from preceding page CHRIS PHOSKOS, New York Research Worker DAVID DE SOLA POOL, New York Rabbi, Spanish and Portuguese Syna~ gogue Shearith Israel ARTHUR POSNER, Jerusalem Rabbi and Author BERNARD POSTAL, Washington, D. C. Director, Public Relations, Bnai Brith SAMUEL RABINOWITZ, New York Research Worker SAMUEL RAPPAPORT, Vienna Rabbi and Author JOSEPH RAUCH, Louisville, Ky. Rabbi, Congregation Adath Israel CHARLES RECHT, New York Author and Poet VICTOR E. REICHERT, Cincinnati Rabbi, Bene Israel Congregation NATHAN RICARDO, New York Journalist PAUL RIEGER ( deceased) Former Rabbi Louis ROSENBERG, Winnipeg Agricultural Economist and Author LUDWIG A. ROSENTHAL ( deceased) Former Rabbi NEWMAN H. ROSENTHAL, Melbourne, Australia Communal Leader CHARLES A. RUBENSTEIN, New York Rabbi and Author IRA E. SANDERS, Little Rock, Ark. Rabbi, Congregation Bnai Israel ARON SANDLER, Palestine Physician NICHOLAS SARGOLOGOS, New York Research Worker ISRAEL SCHAPIRO, Washington, D. C. Librarian, Semitics Division, Library of Congress HENRIETTA SCHMERLER ( deceased) Research Worker CHAIM SCHNEID, Palestine Educator KARL SCHWARZ, Palestine Art Historian, Former Custodian of the Art Collection, Berlin Jewish Com-munity SIMON SEGAL, New York Member, Research Institute for Peace Studies of the American Jewish Com-mittee LEO SHPALL, New York Journalist ABRAHAM SHUSTERMAN, Baltimore Rabbi, Har Sinai Congregation MENDEL SILBER, New Orleans, La. Rabbi, Gates of Prayer Congregation Lou H. SILBERMAN, JR., Cincinnati Rabbi, Hebrew Union College LEON JULIUS SILBERSTROM, Palestine Chemist HENRY P. SILVERMAN, Kingston, Ja-maica Rabbi, United Congregation of Israel-ites SOLOMON L. SKOSS, Philadelphia Professor of Arabic, Dropsie College PHILIP SLOMOVITZ, Detroit Editor,  Jewish News JOSHUA STARR, New York Managing Editor,  Jewish Social Studies WILLIAM STEIN, Tarrytown, Ν. Y. Professor and Historian MEIER STEINGLASS, New York Journalist J. W. F. STOPPELMAN, New York Editor,  Netherlands News MARK SULLIVAN, New York Journalist and Commentator ALPHONS SUMMIT, New York Writer SIDNEY S. TEDESCHE, Brooklyn Rabbi, Union Temple FELIX A. THEILHABER, Palestine Physician SCHULIM ABI TODOS ( deceased) Former Librarian and Educator Louis UNTERMEYER, New York Author and Editor BENJAMIN VEIT, New York Former Assistant Superintendent in charge of Junior High Schools AARON WALDEN, Monticello, Ν. Y. Rabbi, Jewish Community Center of Monticello, Inc. BRUNO WALTER, New York Conductor JOSEPH WARREN, Lowell, Mass. Rabbi, Temple Beth El HERBERT WEINSTOCK, New York Musical Historian ROBERT WELTSCH, Jerusalem Editor M. DONALD WHYTE, New York Former Director, Whyte Gallery, Wash-ington, D. C. MAX WIENER, Cincinnati Lecturer in Rabbinics, Hebrew Union College JONAH Β. WISE, New York Rabbi, Central Synagogue SIEGFRIED WOLFF ( deceased) Former Attorney and Author GEORGE B. WRIGHT, New York Research Worker LEAH R. C. YOFFIE, Chapel Hill, N. C. Educator and Folklorist ISRAEL ZOLLER, Trieste Rabbi and Former Professor AAR- AZU | BAA- CAN | CAN- EDU | EDU- GNO | GOD- IZS | JAB- LEX | LEX- MOS | MOS- PRO | PRO- SPE | SPI- ZYL

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Tractate Rosh Hashana
For those who wish to go beyond superficial, Master A Mesikta Series is a perfect companion for the study of Talmud. The series provides important background information on Talmud and clarifies its content by focusing on controversies that give it such a power. Using outlines, elucidations, pointed comments, explanations of the sequence, topic overviews, and highlighting the interaction between aggadic portions and legal discussions, the author enables a student to rapidly master material

Nazarene Jewish Christianity
A comprehensive study of the immediate heirs of the earliest Jerusalem church.

The Birobidzhan Affair: A Yiddish Writer in Siberia
The Birobidzhan Affair is the autobiography, a chronicle of heart-rending events recounting Emiot's eight years at hard labor in various work camps in Siberia. Poignant, remarkably understated in tone, it provides evidence of his travails as a Jewish victim of the bitter bureaucracy that was Stalinist Russia.

Medieval Ketubot from Sefarad, Hispania Judaica v. 11
A careful examination of legal and historic aspects of 30 ketubots from various medieval Hispanic kingdoms; includes their comparison.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 2
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 House of Nasi: The Duke of Naxos
Joseph Nasi, Duke of Naxos, Lord of Tiberias, was a Marrano or converse, knighted by Charles V of the Holy Roman Empire, a jousting partner of Emperor Maximillian, and a court advisor to Suleiman the Magnificent. During his astonishing life as a statesman, financier, and philanthropist in sixteenth-century Europe, he moved across the continent from Antwerp to Paris, to Naples, to Rome, and from there to Constantinople, where he reembraced Judaism.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Isaiah I-XXVII
In religion, as elsewhere, great personalities count first, and it is the privilege of a student of the Book of Isaiah to come face to face with one, if not two, such personalities...

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Jewish History: An Essay in the Philosophy of History
This essay exhibits in a remarkably striking way the author's art of making all things seem fresh and new, important and attractive. The author attempts, for the first time, a psychologic characterization of Jewish history. He endeavors to demonstrate the inner connection between events, and develop the ideas that underlie them.

A History of the Jews in Christian Spain. Vol. 1
One of the century s great classics of Jewish historiography. This first volume of the two-volume set takes the story down to the middle of the thirteen century in Castile.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 8
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.

BOOKS OF KINGS


Volume 7, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Torah: The Five Books of Moses
This acclaimed new translation of the Torah--the Holy Scriptures of the Jewish people,--was prepared according to the Masoretic Text by the Jewish Publication Society (Philadelphia), world s oldest Jewish book publisher. Electronic version of it, which is a searchable replica of the printed version was prepared by Varda Books in 2002, with all the latest corrections and revisions having been incorporated.

Ideology and Settlement
The first deep and detailed research conducted on the subject of carrying out of the policies and enterprises of the JNF in the years prior to World War I.

Jews in the Hungarian Economy 1760-1945
In the sixteen essays in this volume, scholars from three continents explore dispassionately various facets of the Jewish presence in the Hungarian economy over a span of two centuries. (Two of the articles deal with Vienna which had quite a sizeable contingent of Hungarian Jews.) The topics range from pure economic history dealing with entrepreneurship and occupational structure, to related fields such as demography, urbanization and nutrition. Several studies discuss the interaction of both

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.

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.

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JPS Torah Commentary: Exodus
Masterly commentary on the second book of the Bible by eminent Jewish scholar.

The Commentary of R. Samuel Ben Meir Rashbam on Qoheleth


Studies in Hebrew Narrative Art (Scripta Hierosolymitana XXVII)
Each of the twelve articles in this volumes illustrates some state of the development of Hebrew narrative prose: from biblical literature though talmudic-midrashic and medieval eras till modern times.

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Studies in Jewish Education X: In Search of Jewish Paideia : Directions in the Philosophy of the Jewish Education
The 10th volume of Studies in Jewish Education reflects the commitment of the Hebrew University in general, and of the Melton Centre in particular, to reflection and research on issues pertaining to Jewish education. The essays and articles appearing in this volume represent the summary of a conference held in honor of Prof. Michael Rosenak on the occasion of his retirement after 33 years of research and teaching at the Melton Centre.

ADULT EDUCATION IN CRISIS SITUATIONS


Volume 1, 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.

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.

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.

A Grammar of Samaritan Hebrew
The importance of the Samaritan pronunciation of Hebrew has gained wide acceptance as essential for reaching a correct understanding of the processes that affected the development of the Hebrew language in the late second temple period.

Tractate Ta'anis: Commentary and Study Guide
This is hard-core serious commentary on traditional Jewish belief that climatic conditions are entirely dependent upon the deeds of people. Taanis, one of the most interesting Talmudic Tractates, explicates this principle.

The Pharisees: The Sociological Background of Their Faith (2 volume-set)
The Pharisees constituted a religious Order of singular influence in the history of civilization. Judaism, Christianity, and Mohammedanism all derive from this ancient Palestinian Society. This book uncovers the origins and fundamental aspects of Pharisees' faith from sociological point of view.

Candles in the Night: Jewish Tales by Gentile Authors
To keep aglow the candles of human sympathy, the editor has compiled nearly a thousand items of significant non-Jewish literary and historical expression about the Jews. This volume includes twenty-three short stories and episodes from fourteen different national literatures.

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Israel and the Nations
Israel and the Nations is a handbook of Jewish apologetics. The author's primary goal was to put together all the arguments of Jew-baiting and to explain their nature and origin. This work is a source of information and reference for all those who are in quest of enlightenment.

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Introduction to the Talmud and Midrash
The classic work on the field. Not for beginners; for those interested in a more historical and critical study of Talmud and Midrash.

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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.

Rabad of Posquieres: A Twelfth-Century Talmudist
This biographical treatise captures the personality of Rabbad of Posquieres or Rabbi Abraham ben David one of the most creative talmudic scholars of the twelfth century, chronicles his role in the intellectual history of the Jews in southern France during the twelfth century, and outlines his influence on subsequent generations.

Succeeding at Jewish Education: How One Synagogue Made It Work
Joseph Reimer uses his experience and talent as an ethnographer to bring to life the drama of one synagogue's struggle to make Jewish education work. As a result of his classroom observations Reimer comes away with important insights into what makes Jewish education succeed.

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

The Commentary of R. Samuel Ben Meir Rashbam on Qoheleth


The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Ecclesiastes
A straightforward, engaging commentary on the Book of Kohelet.

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 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.

Introduction to the Talmud and Midrash
The classic work on the field. Not for beginners; for those interested in a more historical and critical study of Talmud and Midrash.