The Status of Women in Jewish Law: Responsa

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.43 MB Downloadable formats: PDF On 30 June 1999, prior to his visit to the Holy Land, the Pope publicly stated his positive views regarding Judaism. More traditional Jewish educators, however, maintained that its open-ended approach promoted relativism and undermined cultural and religious continuity.63 By the 1980s, the journey of tikkun olam into the Jewish educational mainstream was complete when it was p...
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Haggadah and History

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.47 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Some of these stories, like the account of Creation, the Garden of Eden, and Noah and the Flood, actually come down from more ancient Sumerian/Mesopotamian sources, and are somewhat distorted versions of the Sumerian stories. This is an all the more obvious approach, since in Judaism the "central stress has always been on performing [God's] commandments, unlike in Christianity...
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The Social Scientific Study of Jewry: Sources, Approaches,

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.85 MB Downloadable formats: PDF E. by the Turkic Khazars, who had settled on the steppes of southern Russia." - Neal Karlen, in The Story of Yiddish: How a Mish-mosh of Languages Saved the Jews (New York: William Morrow, 2008), page 62. This Halachic Oral Torah confirming Jewish Messiah has been high-jacked by Christianity which presented Him as a Torah rejecting Christian. Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah...
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Sound and Scripture: Reflections of a Torah Reader

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.62 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The monotheism of Judaic theology as set forth in Scripture and oral tradition contrasts strongly with the polytheism prevalent at the time of Judaism’s foundation. On the three regalim, it was customary for the Israelites to make pilgrimages to Jerusalem to offer sacrifices in the Temple. As the number of shuls on the web has grown, a complete list of them is too large to inc...
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A Tree of Life: Diversity, Flexibility, and Creativity in

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.10 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Marriage – Marriage is carried in the traditional way, where the proposal for marriage has to be brought about by a third party, the professional matchmaker called Shadchan. Such contradictory statements do NOT disqualify the overall agreement of the NT with the Torah. Abortion was justified, even though the fetus was of high value, because the fetus was characterized an activ...
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How to Keep Kosher: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.43 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Unfortunately, Rabbi Yosef and his colleagues had themselves become so Ashkenazified through their education in Ashkenazi or Ashkenazified yeshivot that, while they in fact regained some power, they did not offer very much of an alternative. For more details on religious intermarriage, see Chapter 2. ↩ Comparisons with the findings of the 2000-2001 National Jewish Population S...
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The Eternal Journey

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.87 MB Downloadable formats: PDF If she is taking BC because she is not emotionally, physically, or financially able to commit to 18 years of caring for another (and of course most women are not stupid enough to risk their lives and health to birth for another), those reasons don’t change when her BC fails. And the great reward is the life of the world to come and the punishment is the cutting off of the so...
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The Schocken Book of Jewish Mystical Testimonies: A unique

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.84 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Ezra, in 458 bc, had this Law read outloud. IRIS: Information Regarding Israeli Security is an organization concerned with Israel's security needs. The ethical discipline of avoiding certain foods or limiting one's appetite because of the growing scarcity of food in parts of the world. 3. It was compiled sometime during the fourth century in Israel. Judaism has several more ...
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The Big Jewish Book for Jews: Everything You Need to Know to

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.35 MB Downloadable formats: PDF In Chapter 3 of Ocherki vremen i sobytii: iz istorii rossiiskikh evreev, do vtoroi poloviny vosemnadtsatogo veka by Feliks S. There are an increased number at certain times of year, such as during the Purim holiday." MyFonts is a font catalog run by Bitstream. However, there were some absolutely invaluable sections, and the final "short history of conversion" was worth the wh...
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Partners with God

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.65 MB Downloadable formats: PDF And one can even find rulings of respected Orthodox rabbis permitting abortions in cases of substantial emotional difficulty such as when the expectant mother becomes suicidal or when pregnancy is the result of adultery. The Hebrews would continue to move southwest, occupying the land of Goshen on the east side of the Nile Delta. Some are on their way to becoming congregation...
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