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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
bat.
Atlanta: Scholars Pr., 1993. 264 p. Ix. (South Florida studies
in the history o f Judaism, no. 67)
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The Torah in the Talmud: a taxonomy of the uses of Scripture
in the Talmud: Tractate Qiddushin in the Talmud of Babylonia and the
Talmud of the land of Israel.
Atlanta: Scholars Pr., 1993. 2 vols. Bibl.,
ix. (South Florida studies in the history o f Judaism, no. 70)
Recovering the role of women: power and authority in rabbinic Jewish society.
Ed. by Peter J. Haas. Atlanta: Scholars Pr., 1992. 132 p. Bibl.,
ix.
Shabbat.
Tr. by Jacob Neusner. Atlanta: Scholars Pr., 1992. 5 vols. (Tal­
mud o f Babylonia, 2) (Brown Judaic studies, nos. 270-274)
REFERENCE
Anchor Bible dictionary.
Editor-in-chief, David N. Freedman; associate
editors, Gary A. Herion, David F. Graf, John David Pleins; man­
aging editor, Astrid B. Beck. New York: Doubleday, 1992. 6 vols.
An international and interconfessional effort, with more than
1000 contributors.
B
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Bibliography of Eastern European memorial (yizkor)
books.
Ed. by Steven W. Siegel. New York: Jewish Genealogical
Society, 1992. 51 p.
Update o f 1989 version issued as Appendix A o f
Genealogical
resources in the metropolitan area.
B
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, H
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.
Webster’s new world Hebrew dictionary.
New York: Pren­
tice
H a l l ,
1992. 827 p.
The first Hebrew-English/English-Hebrew dictionary to use
transliterated Hebrew.
B
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, H
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Atlas of medieval Jewish history.
Cartography, design,
and production by Carta (Jerusalem); tr. by Moshe Shalvi. New
York: Simon & Schuster, 1992. 144 p. Bibl., ix.
D
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,
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Roget’s thesaurus of the Bible.
San Francisco: Harper-San
Francisco, 1992. 944 p. Ixs.
Very useful in that it sorts by category rather than by specific
words and includes subject and biblical reference indexes. It is
destined to become a standard biblical reference work.
F
r a n k e l
, E
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a n d
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P
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T
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Encyclopedia of Jewish
symbols.
Northvale, N.J.: Aronson, 1992. 234 p. Bibl., ix.
Interpretations from biblical, rabbinic, mystical and folk liter­
ature for 266 symbols.
G
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, L
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The joys of Hebrew.
New York: Oxford Univ. Pr., 1992.
292 p. ix.
More than 600 o f the “best known and most lovable Hebrew