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Alan Avery-Peck “Routledge Dictionary of Judaism"
Routledge | 2003-12-18 | ISBN: 0415302641 | 288 pages | PDF | 1,3 MB
Compiled by two internationally renowned experts, and with over 600 wide-ranging and informative entries, this dictionary provides the reader with an invaluable reference aid to all areas of Judaism.
* Different forms of the religion, such as Orthodox, Reform, Conservative and New Age Judaism, and its history from the formative age to the present day
* Its institutions, religious practices and life-cycle rites such as Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah, Berit Milah
* Key texts and people, including the oral and written Torah, Moses, the Prophets, Abraham Joshua Heschel, Martin Buber
* Holy days and festivals including Sabbath, Passover, Hanukkah, Sukkot and holy objects such as the Shofar, Lulab, Teffillin
* Theological terms, doctrine and philosophy including entries on Purity and Pollution, Kavvanah and the Judaism of Holocaust and Redemption
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