features all thirty volumes of this key reference source on the halakhic topics of the Talmud. Users can search entries electronically using Roman or Hebrew letters. with notes and illustrations. Also knows as: Entsiḳlopedyah Talmudit. By Responsa
Provides an exhaustive and organized overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel, from Rabbinic to modern Yiddish literature, from Kabbalah to "Americana" and from Zionism to the contribution of Jews to world cultures.
covers Jewish history, religion, and culture from the seventh century to the present. Regions explored include Andalusia, North Africa, Turkey, the Arabian peninsula, Iran, and parts of Central and South Asia. In addition to alphabetized topical entries, the source features maps, links to relevant internet resources, and a list of current and historical Jewish journals published in the Islamic world (categorized by city of publication).
This encyclopedia seeks to make available to all who are interested in Jewish history and culture the varied accomplishments of Jewish women and their many contributions to the Jewish historical experience over the course of the past three millennia. In general reference works, Jewish women are most often not noted as Jews because their Jewishness is not considered relevant to their accomplishments.
A primarily biographical encyclopedia of American Jewish women. Their book contains 800 entries on women from all fields who lived from 1654 (when the first Jewish woman arrived in America) to the present and 110 topical essays about various organizations and subjects ranging from education to politics to the arts. Each biographical entry includes both an essay and a bibliography. In addition, the book has an alphabetical listing of entries, a classified list of biographical entries by type (activists, lawyers, nurses, etc.), a helpful annotated bibliography of archival resources, and an in-depth index.
This reference explores the extraordinary achievement of Jewish American women novelists, poets, and playwrights who have written in English. Every effort was made to provide a representative selection of writers, and the final list was determined after consultation with specialists and scholars. The volume is composed mainly of entries arranged alphabetically by writer. The profiles provide a biography, bibliography, and survey of criticism for each author. Each also provides an analysis of the writer's work by a scholar in Jewish American literature, women's studies, or a related field.