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A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

Louis Jacobs

Published in print January 1999 | ISBN: 9780192800886
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191726446 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780192800886.001.0001
A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

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This highly readable guide to Judaism contains a wealth of information on every aspect of Jewish belief and practice, both ancient and modern. From Maimonides to Methuselah, Kabbalah to Kibbutz, Louis Jacobs provides an invaluable source of information for anyone wanting to learn more about the rich and diverse heritage of the Jewish religion. With all Hebrew terms clearly explained, entries range from personalities in the Bible to present-day Jewish thinkers and writers, and other coverage includes customs, traditions, and Jewish ideas on subjects as diverse as dance, vegetarianism, and eternity. This illuminating and authoritative guide contains a wealth of information on every aspect of Jewish belief and practice, both ancient and modern.

Book.  801 pages.  196971 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies

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Aaron in A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

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Abravanel, Isaac in A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

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