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The Cambridge dictionary of Judaism and Jewish culture

Author: Judith Reesa Baskin
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
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"This book is an authoritative reference work for a twenty-first century audience. Its entries, written by eminent scholars, define the spiritual and intellectual concepts and movements that distinguish Judaism and the Jewish experience. The book discusses central figures and literary works, formative historical events, Jewish rituals and practices, and it illuminates the lives of ordinary Jewish men and women. But  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Reesa Baskin
ISBN: 9780521825979 0521825970 9780521533393 0521533392
OCLC Number: 682920739
Description: xlvii, 716 pages : maps, color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Preface; How to use this book; Abbreviations; Figures; Contributors; List of entries; Entries; Index of names; Index of subjects.
Responsibility: edited by Judith R. Baskin.

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