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by Alfred J.
Answers hundreds of questions about Jewish life and traditions,
rituals, ceremonial practices and superstitions. Includes the why of
dietary laws, practices of all the holidays, keeping a Jewish home, and
many, many more. A must for any Jewish library. An extensive
bibliography aids further study.
7" x 10" 768 pp. hardcover 2 vols in slipcase $52.95
Avnei Zikaron: Stones of Remembrance
Rosenstein and Dov Weber
Pre-WWI Eastern European epitaphs from 51 communities with 21
genealogical charts. Detailed database of all burials of rabbis,
cantors, community leaders, wives, and other prominent personalities.
Includes CD-ROM containing handwritten Hebrew epitaphs as originally
transcribed by the pre-WWI compiler.
8½" x 11" 232 pp. hardcover $59.95
The Unbroken Chain
One of the best-known published Jewish genealogies. It traces the
descendants of Rabbi Meir Katzenelnbogen of Padua through 16
generations to the present. More than 25,000 people are identified as
descendants. "This is truly a compilation of the elite of Ashkenazic
Jewry, and it is no surprise that one finds among their offspring some
of this century's most important Jews in Europe, Israel, and America. A
very high proportion of genealogies are those of the leading Hassidic
dynasties: Levi Isaac of Berdichev, Halberstam, Rabinowitz, Horowitz,
Rokeach, Shapiro, Spira, Teitelbaum, Twersky, etc."--Rabbi Malcolm H.
6½" x 9½" 1344 pp. (2 vols) hardcover $48.00
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