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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Simon Dubnov

Simon Rabinovitch.

in Jewish Studies

P ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 10071 words.

Simon Dubnov (also written Shimon, Shimen, and Semyon, Dubnow and Doubnov) was a journalist, historian, political figure, and public intellectual of wide influence among Jews in the 20th...

Jewish Studies

Edited by Naomi Seidman.

P ublished online August 2012 .

Research Guide. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...

The Contemporary Jewish Food Movement in North America

Andrea Most.

in Jews and Their Foodways

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 7894 words.

This chapter discusses the Jewish food movement in North America. The movement comprises a loosely organized group of food, social justice, agricultural, and environmental organizations,...

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Yiddish

Naomi Seidman and Shaina Hammerman.

in Jewish Studies

P ublished online August 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 14865 words.

Yiddish is a thousand-year-old Jewish language, with origins, according to a broad scholarly consensus, in the German Rhineland. The major component of Yiddish, in both its Western and...

Hebrew

Tsvi Sadan.

in Jewish Studies

P ublished online May 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 12946 words.

Hebrew belongs to the family of Semitic languages, which is part of the larger family of Afroasiatic languages. It spans more than three millennia, paralleling the history of the Jewish...

Jewish Languages

Sarah Bunin Benor.

in Jewish Studies

P ublished online August 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 9282 words.

Wherever Jews have lived, they have tended to speak and write somewhat differently from their non-Jewish neighbors. In some cases these differences have been limited to the addition of a...

Jewish Languages

Sarah Bunin Benor.

in Jewish Studies

P ublished online August 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 9624 words.

Wherever Jews have lived, they have tended to speak and write somewhat differently from their non-Jewish neighbors. In some cases these differences have been limited to the addition of a...

Shmuel Yosef Agnon

Roman Katsman and Benjamin Frankel.

in Jewish Studies

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 10118 words.

On August 8, 1887, Shmuel Yosef was born in Buchach, Galicia (today located in Ukraine) to Shalom Mordechai and Esther Czaczkes, the family being a traditional, religious observant Jewish...

Sample Profile 2: Temple Scroll [Fragment]

Alexander Samely.

in Profiling Jewish Literature in Antiquity

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies; History of Religion. 8912 words.

This section of the book illustrates how the Inventory applies to a specific text in the form of a sample profile of an important work, in this case the Temple Scroll. This profile is drawn...

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Sample Profile 1: Jubilees (Ethiopic Version)

Alexander Samely.

in Profiling Jewish Literature in Antiquity

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies; History of Religion. 8698 words.

This section of the book illustrates how the Inventory applies to a specific text in the form of a sample profile of an important work, in this case Jubilees. This profile is drawn from a...

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Sample Profile 4: Genesis Rabbah (Theodor–Albeck/London MS)

Alexander Samely.

in Profiling Jewish Literature in Antiquity

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies; History of Religion. 8804 words.

This section of the book illustrates how the Inventory applies to a specific text in the form of a sample profile of an important work, in this case Genesis Rabbah. This profile is drawn...

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Sample Profile 3: Mishnah as a Whole

Alexander Samely.

in Profiling Jewish Literature in Antiquity

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies; History of Religion. 9788 words.

This section of the book illustrates how the Inventory applies to a specific text in the form of a sample profile of an important work, in this case Mishnah. This profile is drawn from a...

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