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The new encyclopedia of Judaism

Author: Geoffrey Wigoder; Fred Skolnik; Shmuel Himelstein
Publisher: New York [N.Y.] : New York University Press, ©2002
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Judaism implies faith and beliefs, complex practices and a whole way of life. These are mirrored in this encyclopedia which includes hundreds of special articles covering subjects in analytical depth, as well as short biographies of the major figures in the story of Judaism. Issues of practical interest today are give special attention, such as the article MEDICAL ETHICS which relates to Abortion, Artificial
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xv, 856 p. : ill. (some col.)
(DLC) 2002016614
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Wigoder; Fred Skolnik; Shmuel Himelstein
ISBN: 9781849723947 184972394X
OCLC Number: 858902333
Notes: Updated ed. of: The encyclopedia of Judaism.
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Description: 1 online resource (1644 entries) : 7 images, digital files
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of Judaism.
Responsibility: editor-in-chief, Geoffrey Wigoder ; coeditors, Fred Skolnik and Shmuel Himelstein.

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Judaism implies faith and beliefs, complex practices and a whole way of life. These are mirrored in this encyclopedia which includes hundreds of special articles covering subjects in analytical depth, as well as short biographies of the major figures in the story of Judaism. Issues of practical interest today are give special attention, such as the article MEDICAL ETHICS which relates to Abortion, Artificial insemination, Autopsies, Birth control, Euthanasia, Surrogate mother ...

The contributors are drawn from leading authorities the world over, and the editors, who are eminent scholars with Orthodox, Conservative and Reform backgrounds have ensured that, where relevant, the viewpoint of each trend is accurately rendered. The book also reflects the attitudes and customs of different communities.

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