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William Popper, M.A., Ph.D.

Gustav Gottheil Lecturer in Semitic Languages, Columbia University, New York City.

CONFISCATION OF HEBREW BOOKS – The first known decree directed against Hebrew literature is one of the emperor Justinian (553) forbidding the Jews to use "what is called by them 'The Second Edition'" (Secunda Editio, δευτέρωσις). Apparently this term was used...
DOMINICO IROSOLIMITANO – Talmudist, physician, author, and expurgator of Hebrew books; born in Safed, Palestine, about 1550; died in Italy about 1620. He was educated at the rabbinical college in his native city, studying not only Talmud, but also...
MAGAZIN FÜR DIE WISSENSCHAFT DES JUDENTHUMS – Journal founded by Dr. Abraham Berliner Jan. 1, 1874. It appeared first as a bimonthly, in quarto form, under the title "Magazin für Jüdische Geschichte und Literatur," and contained a series of articles by Berliner on Hebrew...
PERIODICALS – Classification. In the broadest meaning of the term Jewish periodicals include all magazines as well as all newspapers which, either because of the language in which they are published or because of the special nature of their...