Books Ordered 8-28-2015

JEWISH STUDIES
My Dear Daughter: Rabbi Benjamin Slonik And The Education Of Jewish Women In Sixteenth-Century Poland.Fram, Edward Cloth 2007
Origins Of Organized Charity In Rabbinic Judaism. Gardner, Gregg, 1976- Cloth 2015
Religion And Female Body In Ancient Judaism And Its Environments Ebook 2015

Bar Ilan’s Judaic Library

This resource is located in Wilson Reference (first floor). You’ll need the CD and the associated workstation (ask at the first floor service desk). We own version 19.

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Bar Ilan‘s Judaic Library : in a class by itself– : plus Responsa & Encyclopedia Talmudit.
אוניברסיטת בר־אילן. פרוייקט השו״ת; רש״י, 1040־1105; Universiṭat BarIlan. Proyeḳṭ ha-shut.
Monsey, N.Y. : Torah Educational Software 9999
Check holdings at TC Wilson Library Reference (BM495 .B39 )

  • Location / Call Number
  • TC Wilson Library   Reference   BM495 .B39
    version 17, full library (1 CD-ROM)
    version 19+ (1 DVD-ROM)

The Global Jewish Database (The Responsa Project) at Bar-Ilan University is the largest database of its kind. This database includes the full text of the Bible and its principal commentaries, the Babylonian Talmud with Rashi’s commentary and Tosafot, the Jerusalem Talmud, the Mishneh Torah of Maimonides, 300 Rambam Commentaries (Friedberg ed.), Shulchan Aruch with commentaries, Midrashim, hundreds of books of responsa, searchable text of 12,000 articles from various Torah periodicals and collections, and the Talmudic Encyclopedia, representing a period of over three thousand years of Jewish literary creativity. – info from publisher is based on a newer (22) version.

Cambridge Dictionary of Judaism and Jewish Culture

Cambridge Dictionary of Judaism and Jewish Culture is now available online to the University of Minnesota community and visitors to the Libraries:

The Cambridge dictionary of Judaism and Jewish culture
Judith Reesa Baskin 1950-; Cambridge University Press
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press 2011
Description: Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Access policies

Descriptions from the publisher site:

“The Cambridge Dictionary of Jewish History, Religion, and Culture is an authoritative and accessible reference work for a twenty-first-century audience. Its entries, written by eminent scholars, define the spiritual and intellectual concepts and religious movements that distinguish Judaism and the Jewish experience; they discuss central personalities and places, formative events, and enduring literary and cultural contributions, and they illuminate the lives of ordinary Jewish men and women. Essays explore Jewish history from ancient times to the present and consider all aspects of Judaism, including religious practices and rituals, legal teachings and legendary traditions, and rationalism, mysticism, and messianism. This reference work differs from many others in its broad exploration of the Jewish experience beyond Judaism. Entries discuss secular and political movements and achievements and delineate Jewish endeavors in literature, art, music, theater, dance, film, broadcasting, sports, science, medicine, and ecology, among many other topics from the Bible to the Internet.”

Advance Quote: “The Cambridge Dictionary of Judaism and Jewish Culture is a wide-ranging compendium of lucid and readily understandable articles written by a diverse group of outstanding experts.  It will quickly become a “go-to” source for specialists and general readers alike.  Judith Baskin is to be lauded for the range of entries and their accessibility.” –Dr. Anne Lapidus Lerner, Director of Jewish Feminist Research Group and Assistant Professor of Jewish Literature at Jewish Theological Seminary.