Bar/Bat Mitzvah Survival Guides: Mahar Hodesh (Shabbat am

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Shavuot ("Pentecost" or "Feast of Weeks") celebrates the revelation of the Torah to the Israelites on Mount Sinai. He does this by considering the conversion of the Khazar people to be merely a "tale". Following this is a paraphrase of Gen. 3:9-19. This web site has grown continually for more than 10 years and continues to be updated periodically. Formerly, they would uncover the face of the rich [corpse] and cover the face of the poor because their face became blackened by famine.

Generation Without Memory: A Jewish Journey in Christian

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Abraham, a Hebrew man, is considered the father of the Jewish faith because he promoted the central idea of the Jewish faith: that there is one God. Tradition has it that the Hebrews came with father Abraham from Ur in Mesopotamia around 2000 bc, along with Abraham's El Shaddai ("god of the mountain"). We believe that God has come in person to rescue his people from their sins as a prerequisite to the final restoration of Israel to the Land, when HaShem Himself will rule over them as King.

Halichos Bas Yisrael: A Woman's Guide to Jewish Observance

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If you are a Christian, we hope the writings here will give you new insights into the Jewish faith of Jesus and help you develop a greater appreciation for Judaism and Jewish Community. Therefore the premise of Koestler's book does not make sense. Their goal was to arrive before the transcendent awe of God rather than entering into the divinity. Jews believe that there is a single God who not only created the universe, but with whom every Jew can have an individual and personal relationship.

Of Tribes and Tribulations

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Jews who take their Jewishness seriously must necessarily search for the uniquely Jewish answers to the dilemmas of life and death which emerge from the Jewish tradition. I haven't seen the film myself, but I understand that the producers took considerable care to respect everyone's religious tradition... Of course it is impossible to present all the relevant details of Kashrut regulations here, but already these excerpts show that the Sages were concerned about ritual cleanliness and not in any way interested in the pain of the animal.

Mornings at the Stanton Street Shul: A Summer on the Lower

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The life and teachings of Jesus were consistent with some of the theological elements found in each of these four sects. Everyone experiences vulnerability at some p... They often overlap, and they cover an extremely wide range in terms of ideology and religious observance. It thus remains the best single introduction to the complex of rabbinic values and practices as they evolved in Roman Palestine.

The Haggadah for the Generations 2016: Helping connect the

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Jews believe they have a special job to show all peoples that God exists, but people do not have to be Jewish to follow God. He also expressed concern for the great "suffering" of parents who had to borrow large sums of money for these affairs. I’m sure Humanistic Judaism would welcome you… When asked, “Who is a Jew?” David Ben Gurion replied, “Anyone who declares himself a Jew.” תחשבו על כובד ההצהרה הזאת אחרי השואה Consider that statement in the context of the Holocaust. We have only just begun to have a discussion about the need to have a discussion about these issues.

We Have Sinned: Sin and Confession in Judaism-Ashamnu and Al

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God will make dead people live again when He chooses to. For the Divine commandment has accepted the individual and therefore any Redemption would remain incomplete—as the Messianic end by itself does—if it did not give completion to the individual. CLAL - The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership was founded in 1974. Browse the Internet Film Database with keywords for Israeli, Yiddish, or Hebrew films. In Egypt the Jews produced a considerable literature (most of it now lost), intended to inculcate in Greek-speaking Jews a pride in their past and to counteract a sense of inferiority that some of them felt about Jewish cultural achievements.

The Secret Art of Talking to God: 30 Day Creative Prayer

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Want to keep in the loop on the latest happenings at Chabad of South Orlando? The prayer begins "May His great Name grow exalted and sanctified in the world that He created as He willed. Hint #2 The Sabbath in the Chassidic World is not some Camp Kol-Ri-Nah Kumbaya session but something far more spiritual, internal and deeper. Maimonides saw the world as created out of nothing, dependent upon the benevolent yet utterly transcendent G-d; in his famous Commentary on the Mishnah, he posited a succinct creed of Judaism, entailing 13 articles: "belief in 1) the existence of the Creator; 2) his unity; 3) his incorporeality; 4) his eternity; 5) the necessity of worshipping him alone; 6) the truth of the words of the prophets; 7) the superiority of Moses to all other prophets; 8) the revelation of the Law [Torah] to Moses at Sinai; 9) the immutability of the Law; 10) the omniscience of G-d; 11) retribution in this world and the next; 12) the coming of the Messiah; and 13) the resurrection of the dead." (Quoted, with adaptations, in Ninian Smart, The Religious Experience of Mankind.) Maimonides, in the tradition of the Neoplatonists and Christian philosopher-theologians like Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite (c500 CE) and John Scottus Eriugena (c800-877), and the ancient Upanishad scriptures of India, utilizes a via negativa "negative way" theology to insure that we worship the true God beyond our anthropomorphizing human projections: "The description of God by means of negation is the correct description—a description that is n ot affected by an indulgence in facile language....

A Family Haggadah II

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The Book of Judges, the main witness for the period, does not speak with one voice on the religious situation. Although less conservative branches of Judaism now have partial recognition, Orthodoxy remains dominant politically and legally. I believe with perfect faith that the Creator, Blessed be His Name, is One, and that there is no unity in any manner like His, and that He alone is our God, who was, and is, and will be. Still, referring to difficulties with belief in a god as described in the Bible, Telushkin writes: "When people tell me that they would find it easier to believe in God were they to see a miracle with their own eyes, I refer them to the thirty-second chapter of Exodus.

CCAR Journal, The Reform Jewish Quarterly Summer 2012:

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The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ) will build on the successful launch of the Ruderman Inclusion Action Community initiative to transform Conservative congregations into truly inclusive communities for people with disabilities, thanks to continuing support from the Ruderman Family Foundation (RFF) in the form of a $375,000 three-year grant. Chippenham: Sheffield Academic Press, 2000. Also, what does it mean to be a secular Jew? Israeli pilot Ron Arad has been held prisoner since 16 October 1986, when his plane went down while flying a patrol over Lebanon.