Judaism

Seeking the Path to Life: Theological Meditations on God and

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The name of the work (from the Latin septuaginta, “70”) derived from the belief that 72 translators, 6 from each of the 12 tribes, worked independently on the entire text and produced identical translations. The requirements for being the baal kriyah are the same as those for the shatz. Such must have been the view of the prophets, whose fallen were the first martyrs to die for the glory of God. Within the traditional Jewish canon are answers to the questions modern Jews might ask when pondering the modern environmental crisis.
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Philo's Flaccus: The First Pogrom (Philo of Alexandria

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And this piece did not appear in some marginal periodical, but rather in what is perhaps the most literate and thoughtful Jewish weekly in America, and certainly one of the most influential. In the whole discussion, the main issue is the excuses that should be made, not the actual healing or the welfare of the patient. This, we believe is an amazing act of God to show Jesus as the fulfillment of Jewish prophesy. They are abandoning belief in a personal Messiah, but still expect a coming messianic age.
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Between Worlds: Dybbuks, Exorcists, and Early Modern Judaism

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In the Diaspora especially, they play a large part in raising Jewish consciousness among youth. Instead, the conversation that hasn’t worked for half a century is trotted out once again. D. dissertation (Binghamton: SUNY 1978) Jonas, Franklin L, THE EARLY LIFE AND CAREER OF B. We must confront the Jewish past and those aspects of the present which are based simultaneously on lying about that past and worshiping it. Ashkenazi Jews - descendants from the medieval Jewish communities of the Rhineland, the land on both sides of the Rhine river in Germany.
Judaism

Responsa in a Moment 2

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We will kill all collaborators, no King but God," and other such slogans emerge from these religious thinkers. The state which is still theological, which still officially professes Christianity as its creed, which still does not dare to proclaim itself as a state, has, in its reality as a state, not yet succeeded in expressing the human basis – of which Christianity is the high-flown expression – in a secular, human form.
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A Restatement of Rabbinic Civil Law: Vol II, Laws of Loans

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Those who care about the future of the Jewish people had better embark now on the search for what it might be. About four-in-ten Israeli Jews say they observe all or most of the Jewish religious tradition (39%). Martin Luther, and teachers after him, continued this "tradition" up until the 20th century.) With satanic joy in his face, the black-haired Jewish youth lurks in wait for the unsuspecting girl whom he defiles with his blood, thus stealing her from her people.
Judaism

The Davidic Dynasty Tradition in Early Judaism: Its History

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We are to give our material gifts to help them (Rom. 15:27). Life is about asking important questions (think the Talmud), and yes, much of contemporary American culture is self-defeating. It describes the deep, complex laws of reincarnation which includes the concept of gilgul being parallelled physically through pregnancy. In the face of sectarian challenges, the geonim intensified their efforts against any deviation from Rabbinite norms. He also moved the autumn ingathering festival one month ahead so as to foreclose celebration of this most popular of all festivals in common with Judah.
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Zohar Harakia (Judaism and Jewish Life)

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Hargrove, 38–52. Athens, Ga.: University of Georgia Press, 1986. ________. “‘Consider the Work of G-d’: Jewish Sources for Conservation Ethics.” In Liturgical Foundations of Social Policy in the Catholic and Jewish Traditions, eds. They now realize how much kids learn through play, hands on activities and just life. Nor did his cult conform with later orthodoxy; Micah's idol in Judges, chapter 17, and Gideon's ephod (priestly or religious garment) were considered apostasies by the editor, in accord with the dogma that other than orthodoxy there is only apostasy--heterodoxy (nonconformity) being unrecognized and simply equated with apostasy.
Judaism

Praise Her Works: Conversations with Biblical Women

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He built a vast new basilica church on the Vatican hill, where reputedly St Peter had been martyred. Jews also took affront at the distinctions that some Protestants drew between the "mythical Jews" that they learned about in church and the "Jews next door" who seemed altogether different. We join the rest of the world in mourning one of its foremost champions of justice and human... And also, the New Testament teaches that only the Messiah has now immortality -- no other man has (I Tim. 6:15, 16).
Judaism

A Jewish Theology

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Our tradition teaches that the festival of Sukkot can only be celebrated when the whole community is gathering the harvest and reaping the bounty of the land not simply a few wealthy individuals, as it says, “when you [plural] have gathered in the yield of your land, you shall observe the festival of YHVH.” For a sukkah to be “kosher” it need only have a minimum of 2 ½ walls. In the mould of youth clubs rather than movements, JLGB has no expressed ideology, other than providing a fun. weekly program of activities and an exciting program of weekend, summer and winter camps, giving members a chance to participate in an enormous range of sports, activities and hobbies, as well as leadership training and service to the community.
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Foundational Thoughts in Judaism

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Savannah, Charleston, Philadelphia, New York, and Newport each had one synagogue that assumed responsibility for the religious and communal needs of all local Jews. Drip irrigation and other "microirrigation techniques" apply water directly to plant roots, along with nutrients, in precisely measured, monitored, and controlled amounts. "Drip systems often achieve efficiencies in the range of 95 percent," and Israel now has "around half its total irrigated land under drip, which has helped its farmers reduce their water use on each irrigated hectare by one third even while increasing crop yields."