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Ibn Ezra, Abraham ben Meir

(Encyclopedia) Ibn Ezra, Abraham ben Meir mâr [key], c.1089–1164, Jewish grammarian, commentator, poet, philosopher, and astronomer, b. Tudela, Spain. He traveled widely and wrote a…

Schneerson, Menachem Mendel

(Encyclopedia) Schneerson, Menachem Mendel, 1902–94, American rabbi, b. Nikolayev, Russia (now in Ukraine). The son of a prominent rabbi, he studied at the Univ. of Berlin and the…

Falashas

(Encyclopedia) Falashas fälä´shəs [key] [Amharic,=exiles], Jews of Ethiopia who refer to themselves as Beta Israel (House of Israel). Long isolated from mainstream Judaism, they…

Galicia

(Encyclopedia) Galicia gəlĭ´shə, –shēə, –ə [key], Pol. Galicja, Ukr. Halychyna, Rus. Galitsiya, historic region (32,332 sq mi/83,740 sq km), SE Poland and W…

Judaism (Religion)

(Encyclopedia) Judaism jo͞o´dəĭz˝əm, jo͞o´dē– [key], the religious beliefs and practices and the way of life of the Jews . The term itself was first used by Hellenized Jews to…

Branches of Judaism

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