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Encyclopedia of Jewish folklore and traditions

Author: Raphael Patai; Ḥayah Bar-Yitsḥaḳ
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2013.
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This multicultural reference work on Jewish folklore, legends, customs, and other elements of folklife includes over 250 A-Z original, signed articles that cover major themes, beliefs, traditions, and folkways of Jewish groups around the world, both contemporary and historical. The diverse range of articles covers specific artifacts, rituals, ceremonies, biblical figures, and legends-in addition to broad topics such  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raphael Patai; Ḥayah Bar-Yitsḥaḳ
ISBN: 9780765620255 0765620251
OCLC Number: 783150388
Description: 2 v. (xvi, 593, I-44 p.) : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: V. 1. A-L --
v. 2. M-Z.
Responsibility: Raphael Patai, founding editor ; Haya Bar-Itzhak, editor.
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