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JEWISH TIDINGS – See Periodicals.
JEWISH TIMES, LONDON – See Periodicals.
JEWISH TIMES, THE; A Journal of Reform and Progress – A weekly published in New York city. The first number appeared on March 5, 1869, Moritz Ellinger being the publisher, and from Nov. 10, 1871, to Feb. 23, 1872, also the editor. On Oct. 4, 1878, Harry H. Marks became the occupant...
JEWISH TIMES AND OBSERVER – See Periodicals.
JEWISH TRIBUNE – See Periodicals.
JEWISH VOICE – American weekly newspaper; published in St. Louis, Mo., since Jan. 1, 1888. The present editor, M. Spitz, founded on Aug. 29, 1879, the "Jewish Tribune," which title was changed to the "Jewish Free Press," and later to the...
JEWISH WEEKLY REVIEW – See Periodicals.
JEWISH WOMEN – See Periodicals.
JEWISH WORLD, THE (Die Yiddische Welt) – Yiddish daily paper; founded in New York city June 27, 1902, by the Lebanon Printing and Publishing Company (president, H. Masliansky), with the purpose of furthering the Americanization of Russian immigrants. In each issue one...
JEWISH WORLD, THE – The fourth Jewish newspaper published in London, immediately on the passing of the "Jewish Record." Its first number was issued Feb. 14, 1873, the founders being George Lewis Lyon, who remained the proprietor and general editor...
JEWNIN, ABRAHAM JONAH B. ISAIAH – Russian Talmudist; a native of Paritz, government of Minsk; died at Grodno June 12, 1848, while still young. He was the author of novellæ on the works of Maimonides, part of which appeared in the edition of the "Sefer ha-Miẓwot"...
JEWRY – Originally a designation for Judea and sometimes for the entire Holy Land. The term was afterward applied to any special district inhabited by Jews; hence the name of "Old Jewry" in London. The following reference to a Jewry...
JEWS' COLLEGE – Rabbinical seminary in London, England; it owes its existence to the chief rabbi Dr. N. M. Adler; the first stone was laid Jan. 4, 1852, at a public meeting presided over by Sir Moses Montefiore. The original design of the...
JEWS' WALK – Name given to the southeast corner of the colonnade in the Royal Exchange, London, owing to the fact that the Jewish brokers were accustomed to assemble there for business when on 'Change. It was customary at the end of the...
JEZDEGERD – See Persia.
JEZEBEL – Daughter of Ethbaal, King of Sidon, and wife of Ahab, second king of the fourth dynasty of Israel, founded by Omri (I Kings xvi. 31). This marriage was the culmination of the friendly relations existing between Israel and...
JEZELUS – 1. Father of Sechenias, the chief of a family that returned with Ezra from captivity (I Esd. viii. 32). In Ezra viii. 5 he is called "Jahaziel." 2. Father of Obadiah (Abadias), who was also one of the chiefs on the return from...
JEZREEL – 1. See Esdraelon.2. A city of Issachar, mentioned with Chesulloth and Shunem (Josh. xix. 18). Owing to its importance, Jezreel gave its name to the whole district which was subsequently included in the kingdom of Ish-bosheth (II...
JHIRATKAR, SOLOMON BALLAJCE – Beni-Israel soldier; enlisted in the 14th Regiment Bombay N. L. I. in 1818; promoted jemidar Jan. 10, 1839; subahdar Jan. 1, 1843; subahdar-major Jan. 1, 1856; served as a native adjutant for five years and ultimately became...
JID – See Periodicals.
JIDISCHE ILLUSTRIRTE ZEITUNG – See Peridicals.
JIDISCHE VOLKSBIBLIOTHEK – See Periodicals.
JIDISCHER PUCK – See Periodicals.
JITOMIR – Same as Zhitomir.
JOAB – 1. Biblical Data: Son of Zeruiah, David's sister (II Chron. ii. 16), and commander-in-chief of David's army. Joab first appears after David's accession to the throne on the occasion of the engagement at the pool of Gibeon...