A Popular Dictionary of Judaism

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NTC/Contemporary, 1995 - Religion - 199 pages
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This concise dictionary contains over a thousand entries describing all the key aspects of Jewish religion, culture, and history. Entries range from "Aaron" to "Zugot" via "Abolition", "Cherub", "Documentary Hypothesis", "Euthanasia", and many other interesting and essential topics. This book is not only a reference tool for those who want to know more about the tradition but also a practical guide to the current Jewish interpretation of topics of universal interest. Designed for the student as well as the general reader, it deserves a place in every library and every Jewish home.

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Cohn-Sherbok is a writer and teacher specializing in Judaism and Jewish issues.

Rabbi Dan Cohn-Sherbok has a Ph.D. in philosophy from Cambridge University (UK) and an honorary doctorate in divinity from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He has written numerous books, including The Blackwell Dictionary of Judaica and Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers. He is currently Professor of Judaism at the University of Wales, Lampeter, Wales. Previous books include The Crucified Jew: Twenty Centuries of Christian Anti-Semitism and God and the Holocaust.

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