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The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

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Jaarbooken Vor de Israeliten
Jabal Ibn Jawwal
Jabali, Abu al-Ṭayyib al
Jabez, Barzillai ben Baruch
Jabez, Isaac ben Solomon ben Isaac ben Joseph ha-Doresh
Jabez, Joseph ben Ḥayyim
Jablonski, Daniel E.
Jäcklin (Jacob)
Jackson, Harry
Jacob (2)
Jacob (Aberle, Abril) Benedict (Benet)
Jacob (B. Judah) Weil
Jacob B. Aaron of Karlin
Jacob B. Abba
Jacob B. Abba Mari
Jacob B. Eleazar
Jacob B. Eliezer
Jacob B. Gershom ha-Gozer
Jacob B. Immanuel Provençal
Jacob B. Jacob ha-Kohen
Jacob B. Korshai
Jacob B. Moses Mölln
Jacob B. Reuben
Jacob B. Samuel Sirkes
Jacob B. Yaḳar
Jacob bar Abina (Abin; Bun)
Jacob bar Aḥa
Jacob bar Berateh de-Elisha Aḥer
Jacob bar Naṭronai
Jacob ben Abraham Faitusi
Jacob ben Amram
Jacob ben Asher
Jacob ben Benjamin Zeeb Sak
Jacob ben David Provençal
Jacob ben Ephraim
Jacob ben Ephraim of Lublin
Jacob ben Hananeel Sekili
Jacob ben Ḥayyim ben Isaac Ibn Adonijah
Jacob ben Israel ha-Levi
Jacob ben Jacob Moses of Lissa
Jacob ben Jekuthiel
Jacob ben Jeremiah Mattithiah ha-Levi
Jacob ben Joel
Jacob ben Joseph Israel
Jacob ben Judah Ḥazzan of London
Jacob ben Judah Löb
Jacob ben Meïr Tam
Jacob ben Mordecai
Jacob ben Mordecai ha-Kohen
Jacob ben Moses ben Abun
Jacob ben Moses of Bagnols
Jacob ben Naphtali
Jacob ben Naphtali ha-Kohen
Jacob ben Nathanael Ibn al-Fayyumi
Jacob ben Nissim Ibn Shahin
Jacob ben Obadiah Sforno
Jacob ben Reuben Ibn Ẓur
Jacob ben Samson
Jacob ben Sheshet Gerondi
Jacob ben Solomon
Jacob ben Sosa
Jacob ben Wolf Kranz of Dubno (Dubner Maggid)
Jacob ben Zabda
Jacob Berah de-b[ea]t Samuel
Jacob Çadique (Ẓaddiḳ)

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The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia, prepared by more than four hundred scholars and specalists, was a descriptive record of the history, religion, literature and customs of the Jewish people from the earliest times to the present day.

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