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1) crucifixion. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Middle East but not by the Greeks. The Romans, who may have borrowed it from Carthage, reserved it for slaves and despised malefactors. They used it frequently, as...

2) Gersonides. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Jewish philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician, called also Ralbag, from the initials of his Hebrew name, b. Languedoc. He wrote scientific works and commentaries...

3) Rothenstein, Sir William. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English painter and writer. He was well known for his portraits of famous people and for his pictures of Jewish subjects, including Jews Mourning in the Synagogue...

4) Silva, Antonio Jose da. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He belonged to a family of "New Christians" (Jews forced to convert), suspected of remaining secretly loyal to Judaism. Silva practiced law...

5) Prague. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Czech Republic and former capital of Czechoslovakia, on both banks of the Vltava (Ger. Moldau) River. A road, rail, and air transportation hub, the city also has...

6) Arab-Israeli Wars. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Israeli Wars, conflicts in 1948-49, 1956, 1967, 1973-74, and 1982 between Israel and the Arab states. Tensions between Israel and the Arabs have been complicated...

7) Jews. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The degree to which national and religious elements of Jewish culture interact has varied throughout history and has been a matter of considerable debate. There were...

8) Rothschild. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The first important member was Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1743-1812), son of a money changer in the Jewish ghetto of Frankfurt, Germany. His first names are also spelled...

9) Iasi. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Iasi is the administrative and commercial center of a fertile agricultural region. Chemicals, pharmaceuticals, plastics, and textiles are produced. In 1565, Iasi...

10) Frankfurt. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The city is an industrial, media, commercial, and financial center and a transportation hub. It is headquarters of the leading German stock exchange, numerous commercial...

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