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435 Aaron 141, 215, 233, 273, 308, 309, 314, 315, 328, 338, 351, 353, 355, 386 Abel 248, 396 Aberlin, Rachel 104 Abraham 29, 32, 43, 78, 82, 83, 112, 148, 155, 185, 219, 228, 247, 344, 360, 389, 424 Adam 2, 3, 30, 59, 128, 132, 153, 248, 275, 324, 346, 423, 425 Adar II, leap month of 221 Adelman, Penina 141 Agrimus 70 Ahasuerus 133, 173, 200 Akedah (binding of Isaac) 389, 424 Akiva (rabbi) 45, 264 and Lag b’Omer 276 Algeria 127 All Souls’ Day 75 Alpert, Rebeccah 154 Amalek 199 Amichai, Yehuda 341 Amram 393 Angel of Death 197, 234, 238, 296 Angels 26, 74, 109, 124, 172, 218, 222, 245, 268, 270, 320, 333, 368, 422 Animals created on 29 Elul 415 bird 154, 177 bull 46 dog 396 donkey 333 dove 403, 409 frog 387, 405 goat 41, 134 new year of, see Elul, new moon of quail 274 ram 386-389 raven 387, 396, 397 snake 153, 233, 275, 387 songs of 387 Antigone 79 Apple tree, see tree, apple Ararat 304 Ark of Covenant 164, 340 Asher 12, 16, 161, 180, 264 Asherah 176 Asnat 57 Autumn equinox 54, 62, 419–420, 424, 426–427 Balaam 333–334 Balak 333 Banaah, Rabbi 78 Barak 212 Bat-Miriam, Yocheved 246 Bathsheba 401, 402 Behemoth 347, 423 Benjamin 12, 69, 105, 107, 166 Beltane 272 Bethlehem 77, 69 Betzalel 42, 252 Bilhah 33, 35, 139, 348, 395 Boaz 260, 295 Bon Festival 369 Bread offering 160, 240, 292, 293 Bregman, Marc 243 Burning bush 90, 299, 313 Cain 248 Caleb 338, 377 Celts 75, 174, 322, 419 Chanina (rabbi) 335 Cherubim 324 Christmas 126 Clouds of glory 45, 178, 355 Coals 162, 169, 183 Cohen, Tamara 203 Cohen, Norman 139 Cozbi 351 Creation 196, 225, 289, 292, 404–408, 410–415 Curzon, David 34 Dame, Enid 37 index 436 Dan 12, 16, 142, 143, 152, 252, 395 David 79, 177, 258, 295, 296, 302, 401, 402, 405 Day of the Dead 75 Deborah (judge) 212 Deborah (Rebekah’s nurse) 51 Demons 67, 70, 218, 422 Dinah 12, 35, 140, 147, 381 Diwali 126 Eber 62 Ecclesiastes (Kohelet) 47 Eden 2, 36, 157–159, 163, 324, 423 Elazar (son of Aaron) 353 Eldad 307 Eli 264, 286 Eliezer (Abraham’s servant) 78, 185 Eliezer (rabbi) 45, 81, 346 Elijah 235, 239, 363, 397, 412 Elim 182, 262, 265, 268 Elisha 285 Elul, new moon of 382, 386 Emtelai (Abraham’s mother) 32 Enoch 2, 153 Ephraim 12, 53, 54 Esau 116, 199, 343 Esther 133, 173, 184, 195, 201, 203, 204, 210, 422 Esther, fast of 203 Etrog (citron) 43, 49 Eve 2, 3, 30, 59, 128, 132, 158, 248, 275, 324, 396, 423, 425 Exodus 3, 216, 217, 227, 241, 242–245, 274, 343, 374, 422 Ezekiel 323, 327, 391 Ezra 135 Festival of the Daughters (Chag ha-Banot) 127 Floralia 272 Foundation stone (even shtiyah) 108, 407 Four beings 430 Four elements 16–18, 389 Four directions 16–18, 45, 410 Four worlds 175 Four winds (see winds) Gabriel 124, 149, 151, 200 Gad 12, 16, 68, 397 Garments of Israelites 146, 312, 376 Gedaliah 31 Gedaliah, fast of 31 Geshtinanna (sister of Tammuz) 323 Gibeon, sun stood still at 325, 423 Glatstein, Jacob 401 Gold, Shefa 92 Golden Calf 335, 338, 339 Gottlieb, Lynn 51, 232, 387 Grace after meals (Birkat haMazon) 279 Graetz, Naomi 309 Habbakuk 285 Hadassah (see Esther) Hadrian 410 Hai Gaon 162, 169, 183 Hagar 34, 344 Haggai 150 Half-shekel 191, 194, 219 Halloween 75 Haman 133, 173, 191, 195, 199, 201, 202 Hannah 286, 424 Hannukah 11, 13, 15, 17, 20, 76, 93, 95, 104, 113–122, 125–129 Harvest 2, 10, 27, 47, 59, 240, 293–295, 301, 305, 317, 371, 375, 379, 384 Hatam Sofer 276 Hatzlelponit (Samson’s mother) 142 Havdalah (ending the Sabbath) 114, 184, 412 Huppah (wedding canopy) 293, 329 Heshvan, 11th of 20, 23, 28, 69, 77, 166 High priest 38, 354 mother of 354 Hofni (son of Eli) 264 Holender, Barbara Holocaust Memorial Day 251 Holy of Holies 38, 394 Hopi kachinas 370 Hoshanah Rabbah 49 Houses of the Israelites 56, 186, 311, 330, 334 437 Hur 338 Hyman, Naomi 83 Imbolc 174 Inanna 201, 203, 224, 323 Iroquois planting festival 272 Isaac 43, 44, 62, 83, 148, 155, 219, 247, 343, 389 Isaiah 187, 364, 366 Ishmael 34, 344 Ishmael ben Netanya 31 Ishtar 201 Israeli Independence...

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9780827610132
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9780827608313
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OCLC
698163010
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2012-01-01
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English
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