Encyclopedia JudaicaProviding 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, Encyclopaedia Judaica, Second Edition is important to scholars, general readers and students. With more than 22,000 signed entries on Jewish life, culture, history and religion, this second edition incorporates more than three decades of changes and the latest scholarship-such as new archaeological sites, theories and analytical methodologies. Featuring original work by top scholars representing all major universities and centres of research in Jewish studies, this invaluable set expands the scope and relevance of the original with some 2,200 brand-new entries.
Milon ha-lashon ha-ʻivrit ha-yahanah ve-ha-hạdashah = A Complete Dictionary of Ancient and Modern Hebrew edited by Ben-Yehuda, Eliezer. 1960, 1959; Complete international centennial edition. Reference Level 3 - PJ4830 .B38
The Dictionary of Popular Yiddish Words, Phrases, and Proverbs by Fred Kogos"Wish you could say classic Yiddish proverbs, such as A falsheh matba'ieh farliert men nit: A bad penny always turns up; Nit kain entfer iz oich an entfler: No answer is also an answer; Az se brent, iz a fei'er: Where there's smoke, there's fire." "Ever wonder what people mean when the say k'vetsch, meshugeh, nebbish, and shnook? This fascinating, useful, sometimes riotously funny collection of colloquialisms, proverbs, curses, maxims, and ribald expressions will provide you access to the riches of one of the world's most remarkable languages and a means to enjoy it and apply it in everyday life."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved