Webster s New World Hebrew Dictionary

Author: Hayim Baltsan
Publisher: Webster's New World
ISBN: 054494416X
Release Date: 2017-06-27
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Now updated with a fresh new look! With more than 50,000 entries, the Webster's New World� Hebrew Dictionary is a bilingual dictionary requiring no prior knowledge of Hebrew. Hebrew entry words in the Hebrew-English part of the dictionary are presented in Latin alphabetical order familiar to English speakers. This is made possible by presenting each Hebrew word first in a phonetic transliteration using the Latin alphabet, followed by the proper Hebrew spelling. Entries in the English-Hebrew section are translated into Hebrew and then a phonetic Latin translation.

The Oxford English Hebrew Dictionary

Author: N. S. Doniach
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198643225
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Foreign Language Study

The Oxford English-Hebrew Dictionary is a detailed guide to current usage in English and Hebrew. In addition to a full range of idioms and phrases, slang and colloquialisms, the dictionary offers comprehensive coverage of technical, scientific, legal, medical, and academic terminology. Care has also been taken to record British, American, and Australian variants. Both the presentation and content of the dictionary are designed to guide the reader through the pitfalls of varying register and context; clearly labelled senses and numerous example phrases ensure maximum clarity and accessibility. The result is an essential reference tool for English and Hebrew users alike. The Oxford English-Hebrew Dictionary was compiled and edited at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies.

Aunt Chip and the Great Triple Creek Dam Affair

Author: Patricia Polacco
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
ISBN: 0399229434
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Aunt Chip saves the town of Triple Creek, where everyone has forgotten how to read because of the invasion of television.

Reading the OED

Author: Ammon Shea
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440634482
Release Date: 2008-07-02
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

An obsessive word lover's account of reading the entire Oxford English Dictionary, hailed as "the Super Size Me of lexicography." "I'm reading the OED so you don't have to," says Ammon Shea on his slightly masochistic journey to scale the word lover's Mount Everest: the Oxford English Dictionary. In 26 chapters filled with sharp wit, sheer delight, and a documentarian's keen eye, Shea shares his year inside the OED, delivering a hair-pulling, eye-crossing account of reading every word.

People of the Book

Author: Jeffrey Rubin-Dorsky
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 0299150143
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Religion

A Mark Twain scholar. An African American philosopher. A lesbian feminist literary critic. A Cuban-American anthropologist. A German immigrant to the United States. A professor of English at a Jesuit university. All share their reflections on the interconnectedness of identities and ideas in People of the Book, the first collection in which Jewish-American scholars examine how their Jewishness has shaped and influenced their intellectual endeavors, and how their intellectual work has deepened their sense of themselves as Jews. The contributors are highly productive and respected Jewish-American scholars, critics, and teachers from departments of English, history, American studies, Romance literature, Slavic studies, art, women's studies, comparative literature, anthropology, Judaic studies, and philosophy. Nearly an equal mix of men and women, the authors of these analytical and autobiographical essays include white Jews and black Jews; orthodox, conservative, reform, and totally secular Jews; Jews by birth and Jews by conversion; heterosexual Jews and homosexual Jews; past presidents of the Modern Language Association and American Studies Association and young scholars at the start of their careers.

Memories of Two Generations

Author: Alexander Z. Gurwitz
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 9780817319038
Release Date: 2016-05-30
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

"Memories of Two Generations "is the 1935 autobiography of Alexander Ziskind Gurwitz, an Orthodox Jew whose lively recounting of his life in Tsarist Russia and his immigration to San Antonio, Texas, in 1910 captures turbulent changes in early twentieth-century Jewish history.

Reference Sources for Small and Medium sized Libraries

Author: Scott Kennedy
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838934684
Release Date: 1999-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

An annotated bibliography lists reference sources for those academic and public libraries that can't buy everything but want the best for their patrons

Modern Hebrew An Essential Grammar

Author: Lewis Glinert
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317611325
Release Date: 2017-03-16
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This fourth edition of Hebrew: An Essential Grammar includes expanded coverage of some of the key areas of Hebrew grammar including roots, adverbs and nouns. Additional examples have been added throughout to further clarify many of the grammar points with illustrations from current usage. The Grammar serves as a reference source for the learner or user of Hebrew irrespective of level, by setting out the complexities of the language in short, readable sections that are clear and free from jargon. It is ideal both for independent study and for students on taught course.

Graded Reader of Biblical Hebrew

Author: Miles V. Van Pelt
Publisher: Zondervan Publishing Company
ISBN: 0310251575
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Bibles

This graded reader introduces the second-year Hebrew student to various types of biblical Hebrew literature and contains various notations to assist him or her in the further advancement of Hebrew translation and exegesis.

Webster s II New College Dictionary

Author: Webster's New World Dictionary
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0618396012
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Reference

A newly updated edition of the dictionary features more than 200,000 definitions, as well as revised charts and tables, proofreaders' marks, synonym lists, word histories, and context examples.

Judaica Reference Sources

Author: Charles Cutter
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 1591581338
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Reference

A recipient of the Outstanding Reference Award from the Association of Jewish Librarians in its earlier edition, this updated edition of "Judaica Reference Sources" maintains its editorial excellence while revising and expanding coverage for the new century. Virtually every aspect of Jewish life, knowledge, history, culture, religion, and contemporary issues is covered in this annotated, bibliographic guide. A critical collection development tool for college, university, public school, and synagogue libraries, "Judaica Reference Sources" provides entries for over 1,000 reference works, as well as a selective list of related Web sites, in English, French, German, Yiddish, and Hebrew. Works published since 1970 are emphasized. Unique in providing expert guidance to Judaica material for the librarian, the layperson, the student, and the researcher, this reference guide is a versatile tool that will fulfill your every need for Judaica material.