The Encyclopedia of Jewish Life and Thought, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 9652207454
  • ISBN-13: 9789652207456
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 568 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 1996 | Published/Released September 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 1996

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Provides information on all aspects of Judaism. Covers 4000 years of Jewish history, Jewish communities, literature, art, sociology, significant biographies, the Diaspora, Zionism and Israel.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction.
Abbreviations.
1: Aaron.
2: Aaronsohn Family.
3: Aboab Da Fonseca, Isaac.
4: Abrabanel, Isaac.
5: Abraham.
6: Abraham's Covenant (Heb. Brit Ben Ha–Betarim).
7: Absorption Center.
8: Abudarham, David Ben Joseph.
9: Acquisition (Heb. Rekhesh).
10: Adar.
11: Aden.
12: Adiabene.
13: Admor.
14: Adon Olam.
15: Adret, Solomon Ben Abraham (Rashba).
16: Adultery.
17: Afghanistan.
18: Afikoman.
19: Agency (Heb. Shelihut).
20: Aggadah (Narration).
21: Agnon, Shmuel Yosef.
22: Agranat Commission.
23: Agrippa I.
24: Agudat Israel.
25: Aguilar, Diego D' (Moses Lopez Pereira; Baron D'Aguilar).
26: Aguilar, Ephraim Lopez Pereira D'.
27: Aguilar, Grace.
28: Aguilar, Joseph D'.
29: Agunah.
30: Ahab.
31: Ahad Ha-Am.
32: Aharei-Mot — Kedoshim — Emor.
33: Aharonim.
34: Ahavat Yisrael (Love of the Jewish People).
35: Ahdut Ha-Avodah-Po'alei Zion.
36: Ahimaaz Ben Paltiel.
37: Ahot Ketannah (Little Sister).
38: Akdamut.
39: Akiba.
40: Alef Mem Taf.
41: Aleinu Leshabe'ah (It is our duty to praise the Lord of all things…).
42: Alexander the Great (of Macedon).
43: Alexander Yannai (Jannaeus; Jonathan).
44: Alfasi, Isaac (Rif).
45: Algeria.
46: Al Ha-Mishmar.
47: Al Ha-Nissim (For the Miracles).
48: Alharizi, Judah.
49: Al Het.
50: Alien, Resident (Heb. Ger Toshav).
51: Alignment (Heb. Ma'arakh).
52: Aliyah (Ascent).
53: Aliyah Hadashah (New Aliyah).
54: Aliyah La-Torah (Ascent to the Torah).
55: Allgemeine Zeitung Des Judentums.
56: Alliance Israélite Universelle.
57: Allon, Yigal (Paicovitch).
58: Allon Plan.
59: Al Naharot Bavel (By the Rivers of Babylon).
60: Alphabet, Hebrew.
61: Alphabet of Ben Sira.
62: Altalena.
63: Altar.
64: Alterman, Nathan.
65: Altneuland (Old New Land).
66: Altneuschul.
67: Amalek.
68: Amen.
69: America, Latin.
70: American Jewish Committee.
71: American Jewish Congress.
72: Am Ha-Aretz (People of the Land, Pl. Amei Ha-Aretz).
73: Amidah (Heb. Shemoneh-Esreh).
74: Amidah, Readers Repetition of (Heb. Hazarat Ha-Shatz).
75: Amoraim.
76: Amos.
77: Amud.
78: Ana Be-Koah.
79: Anan Ben David.
80: Angel.
81: Ani Ma'amin (I Believe).
82: Animals, Kindness to (Heb. Tza'ar Ba'alei Hayyim).
83: Annenu (Answer Us).
84: Anthropomorphism.
85: Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith (ADL).
86: Antigonus II (Mattathias).
87: Anti-Semitism.
88: Apikoros; Epikoros (Heretic; Atheist).
89: Apocalypse.
90: Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha (Heb. Sefarim Hitzonim — The External Books).
91: Apologetics.
92: Apostasy.
93: Arab Higher Committee.
94: Arakhin, Tractate.
95: Aramaic.
96: Arbitration.
97: Argentina.
98: Aristobulus I (Judah).
99: Ark of the Covenant (Heb. Aron Ha-B'rit).
100: Arlosoroff, Chaim.
101: Articles of Faith, The Thirteen (Heb. Sheloshah-Asar Ikarim).
102: Arukh.
103: Arvit (Evening Service).
104: Asaf Ha-Rofe, Sefer (Book of Asaph the Physician).
105: Asarah Be-Tevet (Tenth of Tevet).
106: Aseh.
107: Ashamnu (We Have Trespassed).
108: Asher Ben Jehiel (Rosh).
109: Asher Yazar (Who Hast Formed Man in Wisdom).
110: Ashi, Rav.
111: Ashkenazim.
112: Ashrei (Happy are they).
113: Assembly, The Great (Heb. Knesset Ha-Gedoiah).
114: Assembly of Deputies (Heb. Asefat Ha-Nivharim).
115: Assimilation.
116: Ata Behartanu (Thou Hast Chosen Us).
117: Ata Horeita Lada'at.
118: At-Bash.
119: Athalta D'Ge'ulah (The Beginning of the Redemption).
120: Attar, Hayyim Ben Moses.
121: Attributes, Thirteen Divine (Heb. Middot, Thirteen).
122: Auschwitz.
123: Austerity (Heb. Tzena).
124: Australia.
125: Austria.
126: Autoemancipation.
127: Autonomy, Jewish.
128: Av.
129: Avadim Hayyinu (We Were Slaves to Pharaoh in Egypt).
130: Av Bet Din.
131: Av Ha-Rahamim (Father of Mercy).
132: Avinu Malkenu (Our Father, Our King).
133: Avodah.
134: Avodah Zarah, Tractate.
135: Avot (Pirkel Avot).
136: Avot of Rabbi Nathan.
137: Azharot.
138: Azulai, Hayyim Joseph David (Hida).
139: Ba'al Keri'ah.
140: Ba'al Shem (Master of the Divine Name).
141: Ba'al Shem Tov, Israel Ben Eliezer (The “Besht”).
142: Babel, Isaac Emmanuilovich.
143: Babi Yar.
144: Babylon.
145: Badge of Shame.
146: Badhan (Merrymaker).
147: Baeck, Leo.
148: Bahya Ibn Pakuda.
149: Bak Family.
150: Balfour Declaration.
151: Bal Year'eh U-Val Yimatzeh ([Leaven] Not to be Seen or Found).
152: Ba-Meh Madlikin (With What May One Kindle?).
153: Baraita.
154: Barekhu (Let us Bless the Lord &).
155: Bar Giora, Simeon.
156: Bar-Ilan (Berlin), Meir.
157: Bar-Ilan University.
158: Barkhi Nafshi (Bless the Lord, O my Soul).
159: Bar Kokhba, Simeon.
160: Bar Mitzvah.
161: Baron, Salo Wittmayer.
162: Baruch, Bernard Mannes.
163: Barukh Dayyan Ha-Emet (Blessed be the Judge of Truth).
164: Barukh Hu U-Varukh Shemo (Blessed be He and blessed be His Name).
165: Barukh She-Petarani (Blessed be He who has Relieved me).
166: Basle Program.
167: Batel Be-Shishim (Annulled in Sixty).
168: Bat Mitzvah.
169: Bava Kamma; Bava Metzia; Bava Batra.
170: Begin, Menahem.
171: “Behab” Fast Days.
172: Bekhorot, Tractate.
173: Belgium.
174: Beliefs and Opinions, The Book of (Heb. Emunot V'deot).
175: Belz (Hasidic Dynasty).
176: Ben-Asher, Aaron.
177: Benei Akiva.
178: Ben-Gurion, David.
179: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
180: Benjamin of Tudela.
181: Ben Keseh Le-Asor (Between the New Moon and the Tenth of the Month).
182: Ben-Naphtali.
183: Ben Sira, Wisdom of.
184: Ben-Yehuda, Eliezer.
185: Ben-Zvi, Izhak.
186: Berakhot, Tractate.
187: Berdyczewski (Bin-Gorion), Micha Josef.
188: Bergen-Belsen.
189: Berihah.
190: Betar.
191: Bet Din.
192: Bet Jacob.
193: Bet Midrash.