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The New Encyclopedia of Judaism

by Geoffrey Wigoder

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Published by NYU Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism,
  • Reference works,
  • Judaism - General,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Religion,
  • Reference,
  • General,
  • Dictionaries,
  • Encyclopedias

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages856
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8046130M
    ISBN 100814793886
    ISBN 109780814793886

      Read E-Books with SimplyE. With your library card, it's easier than ever to choose from more than , e-books on SimplyE, The New York Public Library's free e-reader app. Gain access to digital resources for all ages, including e-books, audiobooks, databases, and more. Judaism (originally from Hebrew יהודה, Yehudah, "Judah"; via Latin and Greek) is an ethnic religion comprising the collective religious, cultural and legal tradition and civilization of the Jewish people. Judaism is considered by religious Jews to be the expression of the covenant that God established with the Children of Israel. It encompasses a wide body of texts, practices, theological.

    “Encyclopedia of Judaism” explores a tradition that has a 2,year recorded history and has been a part of the culture of almost every country and society around the globe. Encapsulating all things Jewish – language, laws, literature, arts, theology, ritual, land, culture, and personalities – this authoritative volume offers readers. Get this from a library! The New Jewish encyclopedia. [David Bridger; Samuel Wolk;] -- This is more than a book of facts. To turn its pages is to explore the wonder and excitement and awesome adventure of what it means to be a Jew to stride through the grandeur of your inheritance.

    Complete contents the Jewish Encyclopedia. The unedited full-text of the Jewish Encyclopedia and especially in the solemn New-Year liturgy (see Liturgy). The Theological Aspect of Reform Judaism, in Year Book of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, , pp. ;.   Judaism - Judaism - Basic beliefs and doctrines: Judaism is more than an abstract intellectual system, though there have been many efforts to view it systematically. It affirms divine sovereignty disclosed in creation (nature) and in history, without necessarily insisting upon—but at the same time not rejecting—metaphysical speculation about the divine.


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A nice feature of this new work is the highlighted sidebars of rabbinic and folkloric sayings, such as "Small Format: Hardcover.

Supplement II of the The Encyclopedia of Judaism represents the fifth volume of this highly acclaimed reference work. Published inthe three-volume Encyclopedia was a huge critical success and selected by the American Library Association as "an outstanding reference source" and by CHOICE as an "Outstanding Academic Title."/5(3).

His book with Llewellyn, The Encyclopedia of Myth, Magic, and Mysticism, has been selected as a runner up in the National Jewish Book Award, and received Honorable Mention in the Jewish Library Association Book Awards.

He is married and has two sons.5/5(11). The New Encyclopedia of Judaism is balanced, fluent, and laconic. Both old and young, the scholar and the novice, can dip into it. Any library be it home, school, or organization will benefit from this sumptuously illustrated volume."-The Jewish Press "I am delighted to.

Description: The Encyclopedia of Judaism provides a full and reliable account of Judaism, the religion, its diverse history, literature, beliefs, practices, observances, and its place in the context of society and culture from ancient Israelite times to our own day.

By reason of its antiquity, influence on other world religions, power to persuade the faithful of its truth, and contemporary vitality, Judaism demands. InThe Encyclopedia of Judaism set a high standard for Jewish reference works and was selected as an Outstanding Reference Book by the American Library Association.

But in The New. The new encyclopedia of Judaism is a comprehensive one-volume encyclopedia that presents every aspect of the Jewish religion and represents current thinking among scholars in the Reform, Conservative, and Orthodox movements.

This revised and expanded edition updates the original thousand entries and adds nearly new ones. The Encyclopedia of Judaism provides a full and reliable account of Judaism, the religion, its diverse history, literature, beliefs, practices, observances, and its place in the context of society and culture from ancient Israelite times to our own day.

By reason of its antiquity, influence on other world religions, power to persuade the faithful of its truth, and contemporary vitality. Title and Divisions. One of the Ketubim, or Hagiographa, belonging to the group of "Ḥokmah," or "Wisdom" books.

The Masoretic superscription to the first and twenty-fifth chapters is "Proverbs of Solomon" ("Mishle Shelomoh"; and so in the subscription to the book in the Alexandrian and Sinaitic Greek MSS.); but in the Greek and in later Jewish usage (and in the A.

and R. V.) the book is. The New Encyclopedia of Judaism The New Encyclopedia of Judaism. Editors: Wigoder, Geoffrey, Skolnik, Fred and Himelstein, Shmuel Publication Year: Publisher: New York University Press.

Price: Core Collection Only ISBN: Category: Religion & Theology - Judaism Image Count: 7 Book Status: Available. The New Jewish Encyclopedia. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the The New Jewish Encyclopedia, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of ore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book.

If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and user fully subscribe will. The Encyclopaedia of Judaism provides a full and reliable account of Judaism, beginning in ancient Israelite times and extending to our own day.

The Encyclopaedia of Judaism provides a definitive account of contemporary Judaism and a reliable picture of a tradition of nearly four thousand years.

The Encyclopaedia Judaica is a volume English-language encyclopedia of the Jewish people and of covers diverse areas of the Jewish world and civilization, including Jewish history of all eras, culture, holidays, language, scripture, and religious ofit had been published in two editions accompanied by a few revisions.

The Combined Jewish Encyclopedia (in 24 vols., incl. Reading Guide and new Index) by JPS / Varda Books / Varda Books Cross-searchable amalgam of two largest Jewish encyclopedias ever publ.

The Book of Daniel was written during the persecutions of Israel by the Syrian king Antiochus Epiphanes. This assertion is supported by the following data: The kingdom which is symbolized by the he goat (viii.

5 et seq.) is expressly named as the "kingdom of Yawan"—that is, the Grecian kingdom (viii. Winner, Best Reference Book,Association of Jewish Libraries. New York University Press announces with pride the publication of a remarkable project, The Encyclopedia of Jewish Life before and during the Holocaust.5/5(3).—Historical Books: The name of "New Testament" was given by the Christian Church, at the close of the second century, to the gospels and to other apostolic writings, inasmuch as they were composed with the purpose of showing that by the advent of Jesus of Nazareth the Messianic prophecies had been fulfilled and a new covenant (LXX., διαϑέκη; Vulgate, "testamentum") or dispensation had.It provides an exhaustive overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the origins of Judaism to the contemporary State of Israel, from rabbinic law codes to modern Yiddish literature, from mystical Kabbalah to Zionism.

The new edition of the Encyclopaedia Judaica includes more t signed entries on Jewish life, culture, history and religion.