Renewing Your Soul: A Guided Retreat for the Sabbath and

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Jewish-Christian relations in the 19th century were strained at best and often broke down during periods of open conflict. Hillel's descendants included Gamaliel ha-Zaken ("the elder"), teacher of Saul/St. The Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Music Archive is housed at the University of Pennsylvania. Where did you go and what did you do? (If married) How did you meet your spouse? Of course one becomes enamored of the trappings, the knishes and so on, but what really matters is the Yiddishe Kupf; the passion for ideas and debate.
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UNDER THE CHUPPAH: A Jewish Couple's Guide to Weddings and

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Feldman, longtime spiritual leader of Congregation Beth Israel in West Hartford, was asked to deliver the Saturday morning sermon at the Sixth International Conference of the World Union for Progressive Judaism. Sometimes a person needs to go in Gehinom to clean his soul from sins before he can enter Gan Eden. Following the Balfour Declaration, the Reform movement began to support Jewish settlements in Palestine, as well as institutions such as Hadassah Hospital and the Hebrew University.
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The Art of Amazement

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Another interesting take on joining the tribe. Zeus became known as Xenios, 'protector of strangers.' This imperative is expressed in Homer's Odyssey: 'Receive strangers regardless of who they may be'; 'That man is sacred who welcomes a wayfaring stranger.' Whether for the sake of honor or other motives, much charity was practised in the Roman empire, especially in the alimenta, measures introduced to assist orphans and poor children. Following last year’s sold out performance, Annie returns to our stage with a sequel: More Tales from the Mouth.
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The Passing Game: Queering Jewish American Culture (Judaic

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Stille writes, “It seemed that the whole of Rome-eager to express its disgust with the German occupation-had risen up in defense of the Jews. The Jesus is Jewish theme is enjoying more visibility even in non-religious venues. In reform Judaism the role of women in religious life and leadership is expanded (another concern that is reflected in the teachings and life of Jesus). By the way, it's interesting that Oppenheim contradicts his other statement about Karaites "clear"ly being Khazarian by writing on page 308: "Although the nineteenth-century Karaite historian A.
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Holy Diner : Shabbat

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NewsHour conducts a discussion on Pope John Paul II's journey of reconciliation to Greece, Syria, and Malta. The sacred ordinances of the Law were no burden to them, and gladly did they even increase the weight by additional interpretations of its text. Judaism recognizes Jesus as a moral teacher, but rejects His claims to deity as a creation of the early church. And he added, "All the rest is commentary. By contrast, Joseph Solomon Delmedigo (1591–1655), who had contacts with Galileo Galilei and who was the first Jewish scholar to use the recently invented logarithmic tables, parted company with the followers of Ptolemy to espouse the Copernican system.
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Bringing the Psalms to Life: How to Understand and Use the

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For example the most well known of the Ten Commandments, usually quoted as Thou shalt not kill, which apparently even condemns killing in self-defense, to Jews always had meant Thou shalt not murder. [ 3 ] Since major parts of the Talmud, the second most important holy book of Judaism, consist of recorded discussions of ancient Rabbis - the Sages - on all sorts of things, which were written down including differing opinions of individual Sages, the idea that differing opinions have a place in the Jewish Faith - within certain limits, of course - has had a long tradition in most of the various streams of Judaism.
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Putting God on the Guest List: How to Reclaim the Spiritual

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A review of the actual Hebrew original will show how this Divine admonition has been watered down, in that way becoming almost a 'license' to 'bad mouth Jews - "as long as a curse is not pronounced"! The religions' adherents have interacted with each other since the 7th century, when Islam originated and spread in the Arabian peninsula. Relatives and friends visit, and daily worship services are recited in the home.
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Beyond the Synagogue Gallery: Finding a Place for Women in

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Conservative Judaism emerged in 19th century Germany as a reaction to the extreme assimilationist tendencies of reform Judaism. In the revival of Hebrew poetry, liturgical as well as secular, that translated the new preoccupation with language and beauty into art, Andalusian Jewry saw its greatest achievements. Schar, A History of the Jews in America (New York: Knopf, 1992). The most obvious distinguishing feature of Rosh Hashanah is the blowing of the shofar, or ram's horn. Micah 6:8 Bioethics deal with the ethical questions surrounding the taking, giving or altering of human life.
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Jewish Answers

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So if building with PVC, I advise you to take precautions to make sure the PVC is properly reinforced, or attached to a building. They were often exempted from taxation and given certain minor business concessions: where they were concentrated in academies, as in Babylonia during Talmudic times, for example, these institutions were supported by voluntary contributions, and in the early Middle Ages a tax was levied on the Jews within their districts.
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Essential Torah: A Complete Guide to the Five Books of Moses

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Renee Primack's Jewish Feminist Resources site has pointers to resources and discussion areas. In 1375, in a public debate with Moses Cohen of Tordesillas, held at the church of Avila in the presence of the entire Jewish community and many Christians and Mohammedans, he endeavored to prove the truth of the Christian dogma from the Old Testament; but he was no match for his learned antagonist, nor did his successor in the debate, a pupil of Abner of Burgos, fare any better in his attacks on the Talmud.
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