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The Cambridge dictionary of Judaism and Jewish culture / edited by Judith R. Baskin
Alternate Title Judaism and Jewish culture
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2011
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 3rd Floor  BM50 .C26 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Judaism -- Dictionaries
Judaism -- Customs and practices
Jews -- Social life and customs
Physical Description xlvii, 716 p. : maps, col. ill. ; 29 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary "This book is an authoritative reference work for a twenty-first century audience. Its entries, written by eminent scholars, define the spiritual and intellectual concepts and movements that distinguish Judaism and the Jewish experience. The book discusses central figures and literary works, formative historical events, Jewish rituals and practices, and it illuminates the lives of ordinary Jewish men and women. But what makes this dictionary different is its broad exploration of the Jewish experience beyond Judaism, including literature, art, music, theater, dance, film, broadcasting, sports, and ecology, among many other topics from the Bible to the internet"-- Provided by publisher
Alternate Author Baskin, Judith Reesa, 1950-

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