Tashlich: Tashlich & the Thirteen Attributes; A New

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.99 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Why Do Many Messianic Jews Prefer To Identify As Messianic Jews? As their thought has intrigued him in his struggle with his Jewish heritage, he wrote this slim volume to 'help a reader who is struggling with these difficult authors to understand their difficult and spiritually deep writings.'" —Menorah Review Matt. ch 5 and Ps. 119, specifically verse 152, 44, 89 etc). (For a...
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Pesach-Passover-Its Observance, Laws and Significance

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.49 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Under his rule, the Hebrews became rich, investing in the trade between Phoenicia and Egypt, as well as in sea routes to Arabia and east Africa. Wherever and whenever they are free to choose, Jewish diasporans tend to adopt distinct strategies concerning their existence in their host lands and with their homeland. While the individual believer can pray to God directly without...
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The World of Prayer (Revised) (2 Vol.)

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.03 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Rabbi Harold Schulweis, teaches a helpful midrash: "The angels, having heard that God planned to create the human being in His image, grew jealous. This is considered a great sin, because Hashem expects the Jewish people to glorify and bring respect to his great name. A preferable adjective is haredi, and the plural noun is haredim. A tallit is worn over their clothes by mos...
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Hebraic Aspects of the Renaissance (Brill's Series in Jewish

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.62 MB Downloadable formats: PDF We are encouraged by the growth of Messianic Judaism and by the growth of Congregation Shema Yisrael. Unparalleled in any other Near Eastern religion are Judaism's prohibition of images, observance of the Sabbath, dietary laws, legislation guaranteeing support of the poor as a matter of right, and protection of slaves and animals against cruelty. However that is not the case ...
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Does the Soul Survive?: A Jewish Journey to Belief in

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.07 MB Downloadable formats: PDF In some Orthodox circles, the fringes are allowed to hang freely outside the clothing. The latest version of this page may be found at: http://shamash.org/trb/judaism.html Israel is very well connected to the Internet. Yehuda Sarna (New York: Ktav, 2013), 103–142. Mirsky offers a somewhat different reading of Kook’s conceptualization of tikkun. The second century of our e...
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Today I Am a Woman: Stories of Bat Mitzvah around the World

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 11.31 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Most sects considered Orthodox support the reconstruction of the Jerusalem Temple on the Temple Mount (currently occupied by the Islamic Al-Aqsa mosque); as a result, Orthodox teachings preserve a special role for those identified as Kohanim (priests of the line of Aaron) and Levites (other members of the tribe of Levi). They expected God to send a great prophet and two differ...
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Counting the Omer: A Kabbalistic Meditation Guide

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.61 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Judaism (from the Latin Iudaismus, derived from the Greek Ioudaïsmos, and ultimately from the Hebrew יהודה, Yehudah, " Judah "; [1] [2] in Hebrew: יַהֲדוּת, Yahadut) is a set of beliefs and practices originating in the Hebrew Bible, also known as the Tanakh, and explored and explained in later texts such as the Talmud. The head of the traditionalists was Isaac Leeser (1806–68)...
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From Memory to Transformation: Jewish Women's Voices

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.72 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Italy had a much higher intermarriage rate than other countries. The God of Judaism is no Deistic First Cause which, having caused the world, goes into perpetual retirement. Petersburg and Odessa created the Society for the Promotion of Culture Among the Jews of Russia for the purpose of educating Russian Jewry into “readiness for citizenship.” The goal of all segments of the...
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The Curtain Parted

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.93 MB Downloadable formats: PDF In some Ashkenazi communities it is customary to wear one only after marriage. They might observe the laws at home, but not when eating out, or they might observe them all the time. E., early Christian communities were often persecuted. It is subject to the laws of organic growth as all living things are, and hence its planting and early developments do not attract much atten...
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The Bar/Bat Mitzvah Autograph Book

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.79 MB Downloadable formats: PDF It is a time of great celebration, with noisemakers, costumes, etc. (somewhat equivalent to Western "Carnival" or "Mardi Gras" festivities). "Counting the Omer" (Sefirat Ha'Omer) - based on Lev 23:15-16, which tells the Israelites to "count" the fifty days between Pesach and Shavuot. A small percentage of Jews identify with more or less extremist, rightwing, cult-like movement...
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