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Author Jacobs, Louis.

Title A concise companion to the Jewish religion / Louis Jacobs
Edition Abridged and updated edition
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
Online access available from:
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Description 1 online resource (327 pages)
Series Oxford paperback reference
Oxford paperback reference.
Summary "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." "Entries range from personalities in the Bible to present-day Jewish thinkers and writers; and it includes customs, traditions, and Jewish ideas on subjects as diverse as dance, vegetarianism, and eternity."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 324)
Notes Print version record
Subject Judaism -- Dictionaries.
Judaism -- Essence, genius, nature.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0191726443
0192800884 (Online version)
9780192800886 (Online version)
Other Titles Jewish religion