A Jewish Ceremony for Newborn Girls: The Torah's Covenant

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Nor has this fearful, negative perspective on Jewish survival been limited to ultra-Orthodox rabbis. Baal (Lord), the aggressive young agricultural deity of Ugarit, is remarkably absent from Genesis. Israel had acquired the Promised Land in fulfillment of God’s covenant with Israel’s founders, Abraham and Sarah, and their descendants. Just as Yahweh took up many traits of El’s; it is perceived as likely that he also took up El’s consort.

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Six Jewish Spiritual Paths: A Rationalist Looks at

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These groups typically combine Christian theology and Christology with Jewish religious practices. D.135-1750) and in the time of Yeshua may have changed over the years. Return movements of Hebrews from Egypt (the Exodus ) and other Middle Eastern countries to the Land of Israel have occurred throughout antiquity and the Middle Ages. Tabernacles, on 15 Tishri, lasting nine days, the first and last two days being observed as feast days.

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Finding Our Way

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According to the Talmud, this verse teaches us the following: "A parent should not accustom his children to eat meat and wine." The establishment of Lebanon as an independent state is announced on the steps of a Maronite church, Lebanon, 1920. [ enlarge ] The Maronite Church was started in the fifth century by followers of a Syrian priest named Maroun. There is a lower level of engagement, involvement and affiliation," he said. "These were significant findings in being Jewish, more Jewish feeling, but less Jewish doing."

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A Jewish Woman's Prayer Book

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The article on Relationships between Jewish religious movements discusses how different Jewish denominations view each other. Revelation 19:2, �For true and righteous are his judgments: for he hath judged the great whore, which did corrupt the earth with her fornication, and hath avenged the blood of his servants at her hand.� The Great Whore corrupted the earth through her wickedness. If I have a bias, it is in favor of an eclectic, tolerant many-branched menorah that is inclusive of all who wish to safeguard and share the future of the Jewish people.

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Rekindling the Flame: How Jews Are Coming Back to Their

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Fundamentally legal in character, this literature regulated every aspect of life; the six divisions of the Mishna—on agriculture, festivals, family life, civil law, sacrificial and dietary laws, and purity—encompass virtually every area of Jewish experience. Celebrate the musical genius of the 20th century with electrifying screen performances by Billie Holiday, Louise Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra and more with Jazz Historian and Film Archivist Mark Cantor.

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The Miriam Tradition: Teaching Embodied Torah

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Indeed, Herod Antipas, upon learning of Jesus' miraculous performances, expressed the belief that John the Baptist had risen from the dead (Matt. xiv. 2, xvi. 14; Mark vi. 14). These stories frame the basis for the Jewish view that the fetus gains full human rights and status only once the baby’s head has emerged from the birth canal [Ohalot 7:6]. The issue of abortion in the Orthodox community is hotly debated, indeed seen by some almost as a litmus test of one’s commitment to Modern Orthodoxy or, alternatively, to a pre-modern, culturally conservative orthodoxy.

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A Concise Code of Jewish Law for Converts

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Churches know it, ministers use it, the media, books, journals, etc. Please take a moment to watch the video above. The first appointed priest was Aaron, the brother of Moses (Exodus 28-29). Motulsky (with articles discussing genetic studies which use now-antiquated methods), as I recall are not that convincing either. In an age in which historical facts were taken to represent theological truths, the historicism of Conservative Judaism gave it compelling weight.

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Tefilin: A Chassidic Discourse by Rabbi Nathan of Breslov

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In accordance with biblical law, men wear a fringed shawl (tallith) during prayer. Pain management (hospice) should not cross the line where the effect of the treatment could hasten the death of a goseis or a tereifah. H., Anno Hegirae, or "year of the Hijra." It is obvious that this view of God could not well inculcate kindly feelings toward Jews and heretics; and the tragic fate of the medieval Jew, the persecutions he suffered, and the hatred he experienced, must be chiefly attributed to this doctrine.

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That's Funny, You Don't Look Buddhist: On Being a Faithful

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My intention was to explain this puzzling concept and to open up the sealed areas in the Torah regarding the verses of “face to face” and other similar references, but its length would be tremendous and it would require numerous proofs from the Torah and other sources and encompass many areas. And we have already explained it And when the person will believe all these fundamentals and his faith will be clear in them he enters into the nation of Israel and it is a mitzva to love him and to have mercy on him and to act to him according to all the ways in which God commanded us regarding loving your neighbor.

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A Pesach Rhyme

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The God of Judaism is no Deistic First Cause which, having caused the world, goes into perpetual retirement. Irrespective of how assimilated a Jew may be, he is nevertheless commonly regarded by Jews and gentiles alike as a Jew until he joins a non-Jewish church, a fact which reflects the original ethnic-religious connotation of the term. Jewish Scripture consists of 24 books, broken down into three sections: Nevi'im —The Prophets: Joshua (Yehoshua), Judges (Shoftim), Samuel (Shmuel), Kings, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel and the 12 minor prophets Ketuvim—The Writings: Psalms, Proverbs, Job, Song of Songs, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, Esther, Daniel, Ezra, Chronicles.

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