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Who"s who in Jewish history

Joan Comay

Who"s who in Jewish history

after the period of the Old Testament.

by Joan Comay

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Published by D. McKay Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- Biography.,
  • Jews -- Encyclopedias.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS115 .C6 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination448 p.
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5443437M
    ISBN 100679504559
    LC Control Number73093915

    Although we are cautioned not to judge a book by its cover, more than one reader of Esther Amini’s memoir will fall in love, as Obituaries Jewish Journal, Ma One of the Offenbach books ended up at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York. Printed in St. Petersburg in , it is a cultural, social, and political history of the Jewish people.

    Jew, Hebrew Yĕhūdhī or Yehudi, any person whose religion is the broader sense of the term, a Jew is any person belonging to the worldwide group that constitutes, through descent or conversion, a continuation of the ancient Jewish people, who were themselves descendants of the Hebrews of the Bible (Old Testament).In ancient times, a Yĕhūdhī was originally a member of Judah—i. Our People, originally published in , was the first Jewish history book for the English speaking reader. Read today, it still provides a comprehensive outline of Jewish history, and also a view of the telling of history as it evolved over the last : Jacob Isaacs.

      Simon Schama, the prolific and protean British historian whose topics have included the French Revolution and the history of art, arrives now with a history of the Jewish people, and it’s a.   Throughout the book, Eisen weaves in his experiences and family history. His mother, Frieda, came from a deeply devout Jewish family who lived in Author: Alice Crites.


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Joan Comay's Who's Who in the Old Testament followed the history of Jewish people up to the end of the First Book of Maccabees in B.C. In Who's Who in Jewish History she continues this fascinating story from that point up to the present day, a period of over twenty centuries.

Offering entries on the lives of nearly one thousand men and women, this guide provides and in-depth look at Jews 5/5(1). From Karl Marx to the Marx brothers, the Routledge Who's Who in Jewish History presents a complete reference guide to over a thousand prominent men and women who have shaped Jewish culture.

Covering twenty centuries of Jewish history it provides: * detailed biographical information on Author: New edition revised by Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok, Joan Comay. Editor’s Note: On the occasion of The Who’s first new album in 13 years, we look back at the band’s secret Jewish history, which we first explored in Author: Seth Rogovoy.

This review is dedicated to the Jewish Nation, reborn as a sovereign people, in the Land of Israel. In this work Johnson undertakes a comprehensive study of the Jewish people (from the route word Yehudi, meaning people of Yehudah (Judea), popularly referred to today as the West Bank, the ancient cradle of the Jewish people/5.

From Karl Marx to the Marx brothers, the Routledge Who's Who in Jewish History presents a complete reference guide to over a thousand prominent men and women who have shaped Jewish culture.

Covering twenty centuries of Jewish history it provides:* detailed biographical information on each leading fi. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: From Karl Marx to the Marx Brothers Who's Whos who in Jewish history book in Jewish History presents a complete reference guide to over a thousand prominent men and women who have shaped Jewish culture.

The Everything Jewish History and Heritage Book: From Prepare yourself for an extraordinary adventure. In the following pages, you’ll traverse a time continuum spanning more than 4, years as you learn about the history of the Jewish people.

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Who's Who in the Jewish Bible is the most thorough and comprehensive book of its kind and an invaluable reference for students, teachers, rabbis, and anyone interested in knowing more about the people of the Hebrew Bible.

Those who search for a name in the Bible, whether well–known or obscure, will be rewarded with well-organized information. The Book of Leviticus comes to life here, with its injunctions to leave part of the harvest for the needy, and with all of its concern and compassion for the underprivileged within the society.

The text contains complexities; yet these fade away against the simple message of a Divine plan fulfilling itself among decent people: Ruth, Naomi and Boaz all occupy the stage in turn, and God‘s. Born into one of Jerusalem's elite families, Josephus introduces himself in Greek as Iōsēpos (Ιώσηπος), son of Matthias, an ethnic Jewish was the second-born son of Matthias.

His older full-blooded brother was also called Matthias. Their mother was an aristocratic woman who descended from the royal and formerly ruling Hasmonean en: Flavius Hyrcanus, Flavius Simonides Agrippa. Jerusalem features prominently in the Hebrew Bible. In the Jewish tradition, it is the place where Abraham, the first Patriarch of Judaism, nearly sacrificed his son Isaac to God thousands of.

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According to Jewish folklore, Lilith was Adam’s first wife. Though she is not mentioned in the Torah, over the centuries she has become associated with Adam in order to reconcile contradictory versions of Creation in the book of : Ariela Pelaia.

Jewish History Judaism The term itself was first used by Hellenized Jews to describe their religious practice, but it is of predominantly modern usage; it is not used in the Bible or in Rabbinic literature and only rarely in the literature of the medieval period.

By the end of the war, van Hulst had helped spirit an estimated Jewish children out of harm’s way. Now, his heroism is being remembered with Author: Erin Blakemore. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Camera Sony Alpha-A (Control) Collection_set china Foldoutcount 0 IdentifierPages:   World's 50 most influential Jews In Michael H.

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