Category Archives: Jewish Life

W.H.A.T. Can Relieve Stress: Practical and Effective Ways to

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While globalization has created great wealth for millions of people, many millions more have been bypassed by its benefits and it has had in some cases a negative impact upon the environment and human rights. According to Midrash, God created the universe with "Ten utterances" or "Ten qualities." A new Second Temple was constructed, and old religious practices were resumed. The risk for Jews living in Nazi occupied France was evident and the Rebbe invested all his time trying to help as many Jews as possible escape the country.

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We Jews: A Handbook for Gentiles

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Jewish rituals, festivals and observance help support and sustain a healthy, happy, balanced and stable family life within a strong and supportive community. Whether one formally joins the Jewish people or not, the non-Jewish members of our families are fully welcome to participate as members of our communities. I'll call on Monday either way," Senator Warner promised. “On Monday, Warner called excitedly. "Rabbi, I've got both good and bad news.

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Rabbinical Mathematics and Astronomy (Judaic Studies Library

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The present estimate is 12 million, of whom 5.5 million live in the United States, 1.5 million in Israel, some 3 million in Russia and other communist countries, 1 million in western Europe, and 1 million elsewhere. This issue may indeed be settled by the future. Judaism is a relatively late term, mentioned e.g. in the Greek Septuagint, where it is used as an abstract noun for Jewish religious behavior and customs in the second century BCE.

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The Toby Birkon: Land of Israel Edition

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The attitude toward converts is somewhat ambivalent, but the possibility of their joining the faith has never been seriously contested. The word selection in the original Hebrew, holds a serious reprimand for these accusers: the first usage is the word 'curse' indeed - as in persecute; the second usage, though translated "curse" also is totally another word, 'mekalal' meaning: 'revile, speak lightly, despise'.

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Gateway to Teshuvah

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This Web Site offers an entire Library of studies on properly identifying the Messiah from Scripture - refer Library of Oneness Studies It is important to note that the 2 texts which we have quoted a few paragraphs back (Rev 12:17 and 14:12), specify the 2 salient identifying criteria by which the overcoming True worshippers can be recognized, i.e. they keep the Commandments of God and worship the One True God of Israel.

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Daven Chabad

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If you should be blessed with children, do you promise to raise them as Jews? An additional debate about essentials that has not been concluded concerns the centrality of Israel versus the autonomy of diasporic communities. Joshua ben Peraḥyah, see The only reference to Jesus in contemporary Jewish literature is found in Josephus, "Antiquities" xviii. 3, § 3, a passage which has been interpolated by Christian copyists, but appears to have originally contained the following words (see Theodore Reinach, in "Rev.

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Living Judaism: Talks, Poems and Articles

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When she attempted to make a girdle, all the trees refused to have their leaves used except the fig tree. Once the Jews had their own country, but two thousand years ago they were defeated by the Romans and sent into exile. A religious Jew tries to bring holiness into everything they do, by doing it as an act that praises God, and honours everything God has done. They were deeply influenced by the doctrines of the Enlightenment and later by other European intellectual currents.

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Awakening: Articles and Stories about Jews and Yeshua

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Heller, P., and Wood, B. (2000). "The Influence of Religious and Ethnic Differences on Marital Intimacy: Intermarriage versus Intermarriage." Just as the God even of “primitive” Judaism is infinite, so the man even of “advanced” Judaism remains finite. Most Jewish Israelis classify themselves as "secular" (hiloni), "traditional" (masorti), "religious" (dati) or Haredi. In this book it was asserted that modern Ashkenazi don't come from the 'seed of Abraham' but rather are the descendants of the Khazars, who were scattered in Europe after the destruction of the khanate in the 10th century. ...

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The Complete Jewish Wedding Planner

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The ancient Hebrews imagined the universe as a three-tiered cosmos of heaven, Earth, and underworld. Kosher certification labels printed on food packages aid kosher-seeking consumers in navigating the food marketplace. The types of Christians include Catholic, Protestant, Anglican, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Baptist, Episcopalian, Greek Orthodox, Russian Orthodox, Coptic. Though we have still not had a Jew at the top of either party's ticket, it is fair to say that in today's America, a Jew can aspire to any office, any job, and any social status.

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Circumcision as a Malleable Symbol (Wissenschaftliche

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Just as the God even of “primitive” Judaism is infinite, so the man even of “advanced” Judaism remains finite. See also updates on my genetic study of the Karaites. In his explanation of Gen 38:8, he insists that Yehudah and his sons were aware of the secret of reincarnation, and that this was a major factor in their respective attitudes towards Tamar. Tefillin (Hebrew: תְפִלִּין), also called phylacteries, are two boxes containing biblical verses and the leather straps attached to them.

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