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Anti-Semitism Research

Wolfgang Benz.

in The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Studies

December 2004; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religious Studies; Sociology of Religion. 5545 words.

Anti-Semitism refers to all anti-Jewish statements, tendencies, resentments, attitudes, and actions, regardless of whether they are religiously, racially, socially, or otherwise motivated....

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Art, Architecture, and Archaeology

Lee I. Levine.

in The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Studies

December 2004; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religious Subjects in Art; Religious Buildings; Sociology of Religion. 12034 words.

This article addresses three related, though not identical, academic fields of study that crystallized only in the twentieth century. Beforehand, it had generally been assumed, whether for...

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BLUE, Lionel (<i>born</i> 1930), former broadcaster and author; Lecturer, Leo Baeck College, 1967–2013; Convener of the Beth Din (Ecclesiastical Court) of the Reform Synagogues of Great Britain, 1971–88

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Religion; Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Literature. 295 words.

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BRICHTO, Dr Sidney (1936 - 2009), Senior Vice-President, Union of Liberal and Progressive Synagogues, since 1992

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Religion; Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Social and Cultural History; Social Justice and Human Rights; Social Work. 267 words.

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COHN-SHERBOK, Dan (<i>born</i> 1945), Professor of Judaism, University of Wales, Lampeter, 1997–2009, Professor Emeritus, 2010

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Intellectual History; Arts and Humanities; History of Religion; Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 739 words.

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Demography

Sergio Della Pergola.

in The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Studies

December 2004; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Sociology of Religion; Religious Studies. 11729 words.

The scientific study of the Jewish population, also known as demography of the Jews or Jewish demography, does not actually claim the status of a distinct discipline. It is an area of...

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flog

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies — Warfare and Defence.

V. flogged, flogging beat (someone) with a whip or stick to punish or torture them: the stolen horses will be returned and the thieves flogged | (flogging) public floggings.

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Jewish Bioethics

Aaron L. Mackler.

in The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Ethics and Morality

December 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religious Studies; Sociology of Religion; Philosophy of Religion. 2482 words.

This chapter discusses the distribution of health care, an issue that has become particularly urgent and controversial in recent years because the median age of populations in most...

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Jewish Environmental Ethics

Arthur Waskow.

in The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Ethics and Morality

December 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religious Studies; Sociology of Religion; Religion and Science. 8351 words.

This chapter discusses Jewish environmental ethics. It focuses on what two central biblical stories—the Garden of Eden and the Flood—tell us about Jewish ecological ethics as the Torah...

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Jewish Folklore and Ethnography

Galit Hasan-Rokem.

in The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Studies

December 2004; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religious Studies; Sociology of Religion. 9130 words.

This article describes folklore as a unique form of cultural creativity and expression and discusses Jewish folklore through the ages and the scholarship of Jewish folklore. Folklore is a...

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