Beyond Breaking the Glass: A Spiritual Guide to Your Jewish

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.01 MB Downloadable formats: PDF There you will find a partial list of synagogues throughout the world. In modern times, monogamy officially since 1310 AD. The Maimonidean controversy that engulfed world Jewry during the thirteenth century and resurfaced in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries indicated that the cultivation of science remained problematic even in the Middle Ages. He never mastered them; he...
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Bar/Bat Mitzvah Survival Guides: Rosh Hodesh (Weekdays)

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.41 MB Downloadable formats: PDF They arrived around 500 BC during the Neo-Babylonian period, and so "missed out" on several events in Judaism, notably Channuka. Arnold Jacob Wolf, “Repairing Tikkun Olam,” Judaism 50 (Fall 2001): 479–82. Both peoples having subordinated other subjects - the humanities and sciences, for instance - over the centuries, concentration was focused on even on the most minor details...
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Birth Control in Jewish Law: Marital Relations,

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.41 MB Downloadable formats: PDF As the prophet Amos (8th century bce) expressed it: “You alone have I intimately known of all the families of the earth; therefore I will punish you for all your iniquities” (Amos 3:2). She is hardly the English rose that Barbara was — for one thing, she was brought up in India; for another, she is Jewish. This is hardly surprising - after all, most theologians have to make a...
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A Philosophy of Havruta: Understanding and Teaching the Art

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.11 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Receive a Daily Measure of God's Word and guidance straight to your inbox. Thus we see today that in the Mediterranean countries the Protestant approach to religion with its search for consistency between belief and action continues to do poorly. Unfortunately, negative personal inclinations, fear of turning against the majority with their traditional teaching, and the "smear...
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Paths of Faith: The New Jewish Prayer Book for Synagogue and

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.61 MB Downloadable formats: PDF It will not be like the covenant I made with their forefathers … I will put my law in their minds and write it on their hearts. The most one could say is that Perahia's performances show echoes of the classical Sephardic mode and hence he is the better performer of Mozart, while Barenboim, in a reflection of the Ashkenazic romantic mode, is better performing Beethoven. The Je...
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The Resurrection of Jesus: A Jewish Perspective

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 11.15 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The goal of life is personal dignity and self-esteem. The religious bond, preserved by the common cult, enabled the tribes to work together under the leadership of elders or an inspired champion in time of danger or religious scandal. If you want to see just how sick-minded some pastors are spiritually, read about Pastor James Modlish, who said that he wanted to hire a Jewish...
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The Chutzpah Imperative: Empowering Today's Jews for a Life

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.52 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Hitlavahut--a state of spiritual ecstasy, characteristic of the tzaddikim and hasidim. The Jews gave the world the Torah, the Talmud, and the basic concept of ethical monotheism. I suppose that's because they aren't so different looking than other people, so they don't make up any particular interesting story lines. There are 90 synagogues in Argentina, with 35 located outsid...
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A Restatement of Rabbinic Civil Law Volume 7 Discrepancies

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.98 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Accordingly it is stated in I Macc. ii. 15 that "the officers of the king compelled the people to apostatize," that is, to revolt against the God of Israel; and Jason, the faithless high priest, is "pursued by all and hated as a deserter of the law" (τοῦ νόμου ἀποστάτης; II Macc. v. 8). It is this belief that made the Jews unique among other ancient Semitic peoples and that bec...
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Bagels and Grits: A Jew on the Bayou

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.51 MB Downloadable formats: PDF For the modern tendency toward pure theistic and humanitarian views among the various systems of religious thought, see Ethical Culture; Unitarianism. Therefore, I am pro-choice but I strongly object to the implication that I am not pro-life. But the Hebrew source resorted to by these scholars was the Masoretic text - following the School of Jamnia - without the Apocrypha. I...
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To Pray As A Jew: A Guide To The Prayer Book And The

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.51 MB Downloadable formats: PDF At first, all the disciples of Jesus were Jews, but later they were also joined by Gentiles (Acts 11:1-21; 12:24; 14:1; etc.). But Shabbat is not about those prohibitions at all - it's about creating a very special time - a time for not only rest but Spiritual Elevation - Holiness - Connection with G-d and your fellow man (and woman, of course) and spiritual ideals - to come in...
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