God & the Big Bang: Discovering Harmony between Science &

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.71 MB Downloadable formats: PDF After four centuries of vigorous activity, the sect declined; today only remnants survive. The political authority of the Christian prince was at no time challenged; it was acknowledged from the outset. In Judaism, a spiritual leader is a rabbi and the place of worship is a synagogue. Some are on their way to becoming congregations. What are you doing with the precious "numb...
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Torah Reading Guides: Yom Kippur Morning

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.13 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The alleged gravestone of Rabbi Yitzhak ha-Sangari (converter of the Khazars to Judaism) in the Karaim cemetery at Balti Tiimez in Chufut-Kale was a forgery. Before the age of rapid communications, a widely dispersed people enjoyed great advantages in trade; they could trust each other across wide distances and maintain long-term contacts. And so it came about that the former...
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Over My Dead Body: Some Grave Questions for God

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.38 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Their opponents, the Sadducees, were drawn largely from the wealthy classes and from the priesthood; conservative in religious matters, the Sadducees interpreted scripture strictly, disregarding the oral tradition and popular customs, and rejecting the doctrine of resurrection. No group has had such an outsized influence per capita,” Biden also said. This power, which gives t...
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Bat Mitzvah: A Jewish Girl's Coming Of Age

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.44 MB Downloadable formats: PDF They drew their school texts and the values that determined their judgments from the Talmud and the Midrash. Following the Second World War at least 180 Nazis were permitted to enter Argentina. Nevertheless, Jewish communities continued to exist in these countries after such return migrations. As a read, Diamant is a good writer with a nice mix of anecdote, information, and ...
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Pardes Rimonim: A Marriage Manual for the Jewish Family

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.19 MB Downloadable formats: PDF As noted however, neither Maimonides nor his contemporaries viewed these principles as encompassing all of Jewish belief, but rather as the core theological underpinnings of the acceptance of Judaism. Kabbalah (literally "receiving" in Hebrew) is an esoteric method, discipline and school of thought. Their work is considered extremely meritorious, because they are performing a...
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The Jewish Lights Spirituality Handbook: A Guide to

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.98 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Lerner was careful not to over-glorify the Left and criticized its tendency to “force Jews into a false universalism,” turn a blind eye to anti-Semitism in its midst, and “apply a double standard towards Israel.” Like Serotta, he also hoped that by embedding a dovish critique of Israeli policies vis-à-vis the Palestinians into the magazine’s larger American Jewish political prog...
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Becoming a Bar Mitzvah: A Treasury of Stories

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.03 MB Downloadable formats: PDF You must drop the religious beliefs taught you by whatever other religion(s) you once followed or read about. For the second time in as many weeks, USCJ has been awarded a grant for innovative programming. What could not have been said even at the end of the 1980s can be said today: American Jews are part of the American mainstream; we are truly victims no more. There are cur...
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The Archaeology and Material Culture of the Babylonian

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.20 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Prayer also creates an awareness of the sacred by taking us out of ourselves and our artificial environments and allowing us to truly encounter natural phenomenon. Semitism 1. the state or quality of being Jewish. 2. anything typical or characteristic of Judaism, as customs, beliefs, influence, etc. They say a person lives on in the accomplishments or in the minds of others. ...
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My Weekly Sidra

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.18 MB Downloadable formats: PDF With this new status came the inviolability of the person of God’s anointed (a characteristically Davidic idea) and a court rhetoric—adapted from pagan models—in which the king was styled “the [firstborn] son of God.” An index of the king’s sanctity was his occasional performance of priestly duties. Whereas Palestinian rabbis had complied with imperial decrees of taxation as le...
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Martini's Atlas of the Human Body

Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.29 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Rabbi Schulweis began his career at Temple Beth Abraham in Oakland, California, where he served from 1952–1970. Jesus did not come to destroy the Law or the Prophets, that is those sacred writings which He, no less than His Jewish contemporaries, distinctly recognized as inspired by the Holy Spirit; His mission, on the contrary, was to secure their fulfilment. The few isolated examp...
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