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Kolatch, Alfred J. 1916-

Overview
Works: 63 works in 242 publications in 8 languages and 8,103 library holdings
Genres: Miscellanea  Dictionaries  Quotations  Biography  Introductions  Juvenile works  History  Commentaries  Prayers and devotions  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer
Classifications: BM700, 296.7
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Most widely held works by Alfred J Kolatch
The Jewish book of why by Alfred J Kolatch( Book )

48 editions published between 1005 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the reasons for Jewish customs concerning marriage, mourning, diet, prayer, worship, and the celebration of religious holidays
The Jonathan David dictionary of first names by Alfred J Kolatch( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Origins and meanings of personal names form the Old and New Testaments, calendar and numerical names, hybrid and celebrity names. Divided into masculine and feminine names
The second Jewish book of why by Alfred J Kolatch( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the Torah by Alfred J Kolatch( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What are the origins of the countless laws, customs, and traditions that govern the writing and reading of the Torah? Following the "why" format that he introduced in his Jewish Books of Why, Rabbi Kolatch explores the many Torah rites and rituals that are currently practiced in the synagogue. A concise, straightforward presentation reflecting the practices of Jews of all denominations.--Amazon.com
The name dictionary; modern English and Hebrew names by Alfred J Kolatch( Book )

12 editions published between 1967 and 1988 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who's who in the Talmud by Alfred J Kolatch( Book )

9 editions published between 1964 and 1981 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete dictionary of English and Hebrew first names by Alfred J Kolatch( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Names for pets by Alfred J Kolatch( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today's best baby names by Alfred J Kolatch( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of first names by Alfred J Kolatch( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the meaning of more than 10,000 popular and traditional names forYboys and girls
The new name dictionary : modern English and Hebrew names by Alfred J Kolatch( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great Jewish quotations( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and Swedish and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The expressions of Jews and the statements of non-Jews on matters relating to Judaism. While the entries cover the entire span of Jewish history, special attention has been paid to statements made within the latter half of the twentieth century."--Jacket
The Jewish child's first book of why by Alfred J Kolatch( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in French and English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents thirty-two questions and answers relating to Jewish holidays and customs
The Jewish mourner's book of why by Alfred J Kolatch( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The presidents of the United States & the Jews by David G Dalin( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best baby names for Jewish children by Alfred J Kolatch( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The family Seder; a traditional Passover Haggadah for the modern home( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1991 in English and Hebrew and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Poplar Books" Spine title: Haggadah
What Jews say about God : from biblical to modern times( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jewish home advisor by Alfred J Kolatch( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These are the names by Alfred J Kolatch( Book )

4 editions published between 1948 and 1957 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Jewish book of why
Alternative Names
ألفريد ج. كولاتش، 1916-

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The Jonathan David dictionary of first namesThe second Jewish book of whyThis is the TorahComplete dictionary of English and Hebrew first namesDictionary of first namesThe new name dictionary : modern English and Hebrew namesGreat Jewish quotationsThe Jewish child's first book of why