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Wigoder, Geoffrey 1922-

Works: 142 works in 593 publications in 8 languages and 18,740 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Reference works  Encyclopedias  Concordances  Juvenile works  History  Educational films  Internet videos  Biography‡vDictionaries  Maps 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Director, Other, Publishing director, dir, Creator
Classifications: BM50, 296.03
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Most widely held works about Geoffrey Wigoder
Most widely held works by Geoffrey Wigoder
The Oxford dictionary of the Jewish religion( Book )

13 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comprehensive dictionary of the Jewish religion contains nearly 2,400 alphabetically arranged entries ranging from short definitions to lengthy essays on major topics. It is the most accessible and complete one-volume resource available for information on the concepts, beliefs, and practices of historical and contemporary Jewish religious practice. The combined effort of Israeli, American, and European scholars, this dictionary reflects the great variety of Jewish religious expression, from the traditional approaches to such recent variations as Reform, Conservative, and Reconstructionist Judaism. The work also includes biographical sketches of important personalities associated with the development of the Jewish religion over the centuries, articles on the mystical tradition and folklore, and entities addressing the more recent religious issues posed by the existence of the State of Israel
The New standard Jewish encyclopedia by Cecil Roth( Book )

48 editions published between 1970 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since its original publication in 1958, The New Standard Jewish Encyclopedia has been acknowledged as the authoritative sourcebook of information about all aspects of Jewish life. Its entries cover not only Jewish history and religion, but also current political events, personalities, traditions, archaeological findings and culture. This is the most comprehensive, one-volume Jewish reference book available, spanning all things Jewish from Biblical times to the present era." "Prepared in Jerusalem by a team of 200 scholars and the staff of the Encyclopedia Hebraica, this edition was completed by an editorial board headed by the highly regarded Geoffrey Wigoder, also general editor of the universally acclaimed Encylopaedia Judaica, working in concert with the American Advisory Board headed by I.J. Carmin Karpman, chief editor of Who's Who in World Jewry." "Authoritative, comprehensive and up-to-date, this work belongs on the shelves of everyone who is interested in all things Jewish."--[book jacket]
Illustrated dictionary & concordance of the Bible by Geoffrey Wigoder( Book )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 1,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated Bible concordance and dictionary
The new encyclopedia of Judaism by Geoffrey Wigoder( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new encyclopedia of Judaism is a comprehensive one-volume encyclopedia that presents every aspect of the Jewish religion and represents current thinking among scholars in the Reform, Conservative, and Orthodox movements. This revised and expanded edition updates the original thousand entries and adds nearly 250 new ones. Magnificently illustrated, it also contains a new introduction, a guide for usage, new illustrations, as well as a new annotated bibliography. There are biographical entries on biblical figures, rabbis, and others whose thoughts and actions have influenced the development of Judaism. Also included are dozens of insightful commentaries on specific prayers. Issues of particular contemporary interest are given special attention, as are women's roles, with a separate entry on the feminist movement and new biographical entries on figures ranging from Miriam and Deborah to Blu Greenberg and Suzannah Heschel. Particularly emphasized are the customs and folk traditions of Jewish outposts the world over. Authoritative and accessible, The new encyclopedia of Judaism serves as a standard one-volume Jewish reference work for the new millennium
The Encyclopedia of Judaism( Book )

46 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The encyclopedia of the Jewish religion by R. J. Zwi Werblowsky( Book )

27 editions published between 1965 and 1986 in English and German and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Dictionary of the Jewish-Christian dialogue by Leon Klenicki( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and Russian and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an invaluable aid in helping readers become better acquainted with key issues involved in the relationship between Judaism and Christianity. It brings together significant discussions of major theological and religious topics that are an integral part of the faith dialogue between Jews and Christians. Each topic is treated in two separate essays: one by a Christian scholar; the other by a Jewish scholar, and points of agreement and decisive differences stand out clearly
Jewish art and civilization by Geoffrey Wigoder( Book )

6 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailed review of topics in the study of Jewish art and civilization. Top flight research and great illustrations
Dictionary of Jewish biography by Geoffrey Wigoder( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the synagogue : a Diaspora Museum book by Geoffrey Wigoder( Book )

16 editions published in 1986 in English and French and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Holocaust( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Articles identify and describe individuals and events connected with the persecution of Jews and others across Europe in the 1930s and 1940s
Encyclopedic dictionary of Judaica( Book )

9 editions published between 1974 and 1989 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Almanac of the Bible by Geoffrey Wigoder( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopaedia Judaica. events of 1982-1992 by Encyclopaedia Judaica( Book )

22 editions published between 1972 and 1996 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish-Christian relations since the Second World War by Geoffrey Wigoder( Book )

8 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New encyclopedia of Zionism and Israel by Geoffrey Wigoder( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original edition of the encyclopedia of Zionism and Israel was edited by Raphael patai and published in 1971
The meditation of the sad soul by Abraham bar Hiyya Savasorda( Book )

13 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judaism by Gene Smith( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Judaism: One of the world's oldest surviving religions, Judaism is both a theology and a way of life for over 12 million followers in the world today. The first religion to be founded upon the principle of monotheism, Judaism has survived despite persecution against its people throughout the ages. Trace the history of Jewish culture, from Abraham's covenant with God to the Exile of the Jews from the Holy Land by Roman conquerors. Examine the sacred texts and various holidays while exploring the two centers of Jewish life--the synagogue and the home.' -- provided by publisher
They made history : a biographical dictionary by Geoffrey Wigoder( Book )

4 editions published between 1922 and 1993 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 750 biographies of politicians, poets, artists, and adventurers who shaped world history, including Isabella I, Henry VIII, Thomas Jefferson, Joan of Arc, Abbas the Great, and Zwingli
The encyclopedia of Jewish life before and during the Holocaust by Shmuel Spector( Book )

15 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Oxford dictionary of the Jewish religion
Alternative Names
Geoffrey Wigoder British historian

Geoffrey Wigoder britský historik a judaista

Geoffrey Wigoder historien britannique

Vajgoder, Džefri 1922-1999

Ṿigoder, Gʹefri

Ṿigoder, Gʹefri 1922-

Ṿigoder, Gʹefri 1922-1999

Wigoder, Geoffrey

Wigoder Geoffrey 1922-1999

Wigoder, Geoffrey Bernard 1922-1999

Wiygwder, G'epriy 1922-

Wiygwder G'epriy 1922-1999

Вайгодер, Джефрі 1922-

Вайгодер, Джеффри 1922-

ויגודר, ג׳פרי

ויגודר, ג׳פרי 1922־

ויגודר ג'פרי 1922-1999


The New standard Jewish encyclopediaIllustrated dictionary & concordance of the BibleThe new encyclopedia of JudaismThe Encyclopedia of JudaismA Dictionary of the Jewish-Christian dialogueEncyclopedic dictionary of JudaicaEncyclopaedia Judaica. events of 1982-1992They made history : a biographical dictionaryThe encyclopedia of Jewish life before and during the Holocaust