The Encyclopedia of the Sayings of the Jewish People
- Publish Date: 1997-09-01
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Macy Nulman
The Encyclopedia of the Sayings of the Jewish People is a comprehensive one-volume reference work, written in English, and presenting nearly 2,000 Hebrew, Aramaic, and Yiddish expressions. This important new volume is arranged in four sections: Bible, Talmud, Liturgy, and Rabbinic and Folk Sayings. Ranging from the moral and philosophical to the light-hearted, these sayings provide us with the best and most commonly used verbal formulas spoken throughout the ages.
This work has been created to aid those who wish to know the meaning of expressions that are often heard or read. The Encyclopedia of the Sayings of the Jewish People gives a full and precise definition of the expression while at the same time exploring its origin, history, and usage. This monumental volume is a valuable tool with a wide range of applications.