By Dan Cohn-Sherbok
From Abraham to Saul Bellow, from Moses Maimonides to Woody Allen, from the Baal Shem Tov to Albert Einstein, this accomplished dictionary of Jewish biographies offers a primary element of access into the interesting richness of the Jewish background. Modelled at the hugely acclaimed Dictionary of Christian Biography (Continuum 2001) and with the recommendation of major Jewish students, the Dictionary of Jewish Biography presents a fast connection with these Jewish women and men who've, over the past 4 thousand years, contributed to the lifetime of the Jewish humans and the heritage of the Jewish faith. This dictionary will end up crucial for normal readers drawn to the evolution of Judaism from precedent days to the current day, an ideal research reduction for college students and lecturers. Designed as an obtainable reference device, this quantity is an fundamental consultant for an individual drawn to the heritage of the Jewish humans - the uninitiated becomes initiated; the curious turns into educated; the proficient will now have a convenient reference software.
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1928) Levinsohn, Isaac Ber (1788-1860) Levinthal, Bernard (1865-1952) Levinthal, Israel Herbert (1888-1978) Levinthal, Louis (b. 1892) Levi-Strauss, Claude (b. 1908) Levita, Elijah (1468-1549) I LIST OF ENTRIES Levontin, Zalman David (1856-1940) Levy, Amy (1861-89) Levy, Asser (d. 1681) Levy, Benjamin (c. 1650-1704) Levy, Bernard-Henri (b. 1947) Levy, David see Yulee, David Levy, Emmanuel (1900-85) Levy, Jacob (1819-92) Levy, Louis Edward (1846-1919) Levy, Moritz Abraham (1817-72) Levy, Moses Elias (1782-1854) Levy, Reuben (1891-1966) Levy, Uriah (1792-1862) Levy-Bruhl, Lucien (1857-1939) Lewandowski, Louis (1821-94) Lewin, Benjamin Manasseh (1879-1944) Lewin, Judah Leib (1894-1971) Lewin, Kurt Zadek (1890-1947) Lewinski, Elhanan Lob (1857-1910) Lewis, Bernard (b.
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Dictionary of Jewish Biography by Dan Cohn-Sherbok