The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion

Maxine Grossman (Editor in Chief) Adele Berlin (Editor in Chief)
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Product Details

Price
$230.25
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Publish Date
March 14, 2011
Pages
934
Dimensions
7.7 X 10.0 X 2.5 inches | 0.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780199730049
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About the Author


Robert H. Smith Professor of Hebrew Bible at the University of Maryland and co-editor of the Jewish Study Bible. Dr. Berlin has published seven books as well as several volumes of Bible commentary and is a fellow of the American Academy of Jewish Research.

Reviews


."..the most accessible and complete reference available on the concepts, beliefs, and practices of historical and contemporary Jewish religious practice."--Shabbat Shalom (on the previous edition)


"This truly remarkable 764-page work overflows with information. It is not just another alphabetical reference book of Jewish knowledge, but a scholarly work devoid of the one-sidedness, padding or inaccuracies that are sometimes found in similar books.... because of its high standard of academic achievement, the breadth of its coverage and its up-to-date information, could immediately become the leading one-volume English-language reference work on the subject. A copy should be found in every library..."--
e'ela (on the previous edition)


"Librarians and patrons alike will find the ODJR to be their best ready-reference access point to the Jewish religion."--Library Journal (starred review) (on the previous edition)


"Public and academic libraries with Judaic collections will find this quick reference source a valuable addition."--Booklist (on the previous edition)


"Essential for all libraries."--Choice


"A handy guide that will be a welcome addition to any reference library."--The Jewish Advocate


"Attractive, well-produced...the most complete one-volume resource available for information on the concepts, beliefs, and practices of Judaism, in the past and today....Authoritative and invaluable, it belongs in every congregational and institutional library."--Canadian Jewish News


" . . . lives up to its claim to be the most accessible and complete one volume resource for information about Jewish religious beliefs, concepts and practices."--Hebrew Studies


" . . . a splendid book . . ."--Journal of Church and State


" . . . buy the book."--Church History


"[The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion] would be a fine addition to any theological collection. It offers a wealth of concise information, reflecting the

..".the most accessible and complete reference available on the concepts, beliefs, and practices of historical and contemporary Jewish religious practice."--Shabbat Shalom (on the previous edition)


"This truly remarkable 764-page work overflows with information. It is not just another alphabetical reference book of Jewish knowledge, but a scholarly work devoid of the one-sidedness, padding or inaccuracies that are sometimes found in similar books.... because of its high standard of academic achievement, the breadth of its coverage and its up-to-date information, could immediately become the leading one-volume English-language reference work on the subject. A copy should be found in every library..."--
e'ela (on the previous edition)


"Librarians and patrons alike will find the ODJR to be their best ready-reference access point to the Jewish religion."--Library Journal (starred review) (on the previous edition)


"Public and academic libraries with Judaic collections will find this quick reference source a valuable addition."--Booklist (on the previous edition)


"Essential for all libraries."--Choice


"A handy guide that will be a welcome addition to any reference library."--The Jewish Advocate


"Attractive, well-produced...the most complete one-volume resource available for information on the concepts, beliefs, and practices of Judaism, in the past and today....Authoritative and invaluable, it belongs in every congregational and institutional library."--Canadian Jewish News


" . . . lives up to its claim to be the most accessible and complete one volume resource for information about Jewish religious beliefs, concepts and practices."--Hebrew Studies


" . . . a splendid book . . ."--Journal of Church and State


" . . . buy the book."--Church History


"[The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion] would be a fine addition to any theological collection. It offers a wealth of concise information, reflecting the intricacies of the Jewish religion."--Theological Librarianship


"The volume achieves a harmonious balance between exact transliteration and conventional English in the addition of an index with alternate spellings of Hebrew terms...Physical characteristics include a sturdy binding, acid-free paper, and an easily read typeface."--CHOICE


"A useful, authoritative, and contemporary resource...Recommended because of its educational value."--Congregational Libraries Today


"The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion is a scholarly, accessible reference to the whole of Jewish religion. --Bible Review Journal




..".the most accessible and complete reference available on the concepts, beliefs, and practices of historical and contemporary Jewish religious practice."--Shabbat Shalom (on the previous edition)


"This truly remarkable 764-page work overflows with information. It is not just another alphabetical reference book of Jewish knowledge, but a scholarly work devoid of the one-sidedness, padding or inaccuracies that are sometimes found in similar books.... because of its high standard of academic achievement, the breadth of its coverage and its up-to-date information, could immediately become the leading one-volume English-language reference work on the subject. A copy should be found in every library..."--
e'ela (on the previous edition)


"Librarians and patrons alike will find the ODJR to be their best ready-reference access point to the Jewish religion."--Library Journal (starred review) (on the previous edition)


"Public and academic libraries with Judaic collections will find this quick reference source a valuable addition."--Booklist (on the previous edition)


"Essential for all libraries."--Choice


"A handy guide that will be a welcome addition to any reference library."--The Jewish Advocate


"Attractive, well-produced...the most complete one-volume resource available for information on the concepts, beliefs, and practices of Judaism, in the past and today....Authoritative and invaluable, it belongs in every congregational and institutional library."--Canadian Jewish News


" . . . lives up to its claim to be the most accessible and complete one volume resource for information about Jewish religious beliefs, concepts and practices."--Hebrew Studies


" . . . a splendid book . . ."--Journal of Church and State


" . . . buy the book."--Church History


"[The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion] would be a fine addition to any theological collection. It offers a wealth of concise information, reflecting the intricacies of the Jewish religion."--Theological Librarianship


"The volume achieves a harmonious balance between exact transliteration and conventional English in the addition of an index with alternate spellings of Hebrew terms...Physical characteristics include a sturdy binding, acid-free paper, and an easily read typeface."--CHOICE


"A useful, authoritative, and contemporary resource...Recommended because of its educational value."--Congregational Libraries Today


"The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion is a scholarly, accessible reference to the whole of Jewish religion. --Bible Review Journal