Hebraica


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Hebraica

a collection of Hebrew materials, usually literary or historical.
See also: Collections and Collecting
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782: "Ante la mencionada situation, la CIDH (...) solicite) informacion al Estado con relacion a los hechos descritos y los motivos del procedimiento llevado a cabo en la sede de Hebraica (...) [E]l Estado informe a la CIDH que 'el referido allanamiento tenia por finalidad realizar un rastreo minucioso en todos los ambientes del lugar, con el objeto de ubicar evidencias de intereis criminalistico que guardan relation con la presunta comision de uno de los delitos contra el Orden Publico ...' (...) La Comision considera que la informacion aportada por el Estado respecto al procedimiento llevado a cabo en la sede Hebraica resulta insuficiente para aclarar las circunstancias suscitadas en la sede de esa institucion".
Hagit spoke of these digs as acts of "impunity." Her grandfather was the renowned Israeli scientist-philosopher Yeshayahu Leibowitz, an early editor of the Encyclopaedia Hebraica, who frowned on the sanctification of physical sites and once wrote: "Holiness consists only in observance of the Torah and its Mitzvoth: 'and you shall be holy to your God.' "
I salute Robyn and Charles Krauthammer for establishing Pro Musica Hebraica to revive forgotten Jewish classical music from a century ago.
(4.) E.g., Encyclopaedia Judaica (Jerusalem: Keter, 1971) has no separate entry on the topic, nor a subsection under "War and Warfare." The same holds for the Encyclopaedia Hebraica (Jerusalem, 1969), Encyclopedia of the Scriptures (Jerusalem: Bialik,1962), Encyclopedia of the Bible (Tel Aviv: Yediot Aharonot,1987), and the Israeli Encyclopedia of the Bible (Tel Aviv: Masada, 1988).
(2.) For more on this, see my "Varia Hebraica 1," Studia etymologica cracoviensia 10 (2005): 211-13.
Since there were no Jews in England in Selden's time, at least not openly, his extensive Hebraica knowledge must have been derived solely from Christian teachers and from his own self-education, or perhaps resulted from contact with the few Spanish-Portuguese conversos who had managed to enter England.