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Frankel, Zecharias

(Encyclopedia) Frankel, Zecharias zĕkərī´əs fräng´kəl, 1801–75, Jewish theologian, b. Prague. Frankel believed that only through an appreciation of the historical development of the Jewish tradition…

Hertzberg, Arthur

(Encyclopedia) Hertzberg, Arthur, 1921–2006, American rabbi, scholar, and Jewish community leader, b. Poland. His family emigrated to the United States in 1926. He attended Johns Hopkins, the Jewish…

Schechter, Solomon

(Encyclopedia) Schechter, Solomon shĕkh´tər, 1847–1915, Jewish scholar. Born in Romania, he was educated in Vienna and at the Univ. of Berlin. He went to England in 1882 and in 1890 he was made…

Judaism

Judaism is the oldest of the monotheistic faiths. It affirms the existence of one God, Yahweh, who entered into covenant with the descendants of Abraham, God's chosen people. Judaism's holy…

Branches of Judaism

Jewish traditions from Ashkenazic to Zionist by David Johnson Judaism Links Jewish Holidays Conservative East Asian Ethiopian Hasidic Israeli Holidays…