Religious Resistance to Neoliberalism: Womanist and Black

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This research was supported by the oncofertility consortium NIH 8UL1DE019587, 5RL1HD058296. 1Universally recognized as one of the all-time greatest scholars of Kabbala, who completely penetrated its esoteric (and enormous) breadth, depth, and meaning. Need I say?: Just in time; I am now a survivor, B"H (thank G-d). Later in the story of Abraham God punishes Pharoah for taking Abraham's wife by force (Genesis 12:16, 17) Then when Abraham hesitates to listen to Sarah who tells him to chase Hagar the servant and her child Ishmael out of the house, God tells him to listen to his wife. (Genesis 22:12) I could give you many more examples.

Letters to My Daughter: A Father Writes About Torah and the

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Hank Greenberg (1911-1986) American professional baseball player. An attempt to revitalize the legal system by creating a new Sanhedrin, or central court, was unsuccessful. In short—to the freedom to choose our roles. The Jewish people believe that they must be a light for all the nations. Barr argues that the case for mortality like that of sexuality can be culturally assumed. The only unusual thing about his birth is Yocheved's advanced age: Yocheved was born while Jacob and his family were entering Egypt, so she was 130 when Moses was born.

The Passionate Torah: Sex and Judaism

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The basic answer is that everything that G-d created serves a unique and vital role in fulfilling G-d's goals for this world/universe. Several years ago, through Barnes and Noble bookstores, ADL promoted homosexuality through their "No Place for Hate" program. Three rabbis on the Responsa Committee disagreed with the majority view, arguing that to accept Beth Adam into the would not necessarily imply that the Reform movement accepts its theological views. Cohen, Debra Nussenbaum, “Orthodox feminists-male and female-talk about successes and frustrations.” New York Jewish Week 18 February 2004. (Reprinted in JTA ) Goodstein, Lauren. “Ordained as Rabbis, Women tell Secret.” New York Times 21 Dec. 2000, late ed.: 29A.

Love In A World Of Sorrow: A Teenage Girl's Holocaust

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Bartenders scramble to handle the crowd — the rabbis are thirsty. Nay more, it discloses the principal causes of that hatred, among which the following may be mentioned: The deep and wide racial difference between Jews and Christians which was, moreover, emphasized by the ritual and dietary laws of Talmudic Judaism; the mutual religious antipathy which prompted the Jewish masses to look upon the Christians as idolaters, and the Christians to regard the Jews as the murderers of the Divine Saviour of mankind, and to believe readily the accusation of the use of Christian blood in the celebration of the Jewish Passover, the desecration of the Holy Eucharist, etc.; the trade rivalry which caused Christians to accuse the Jews of sharp practice, and to resent their clipping of the coinage, their usury, etc.; the patriotic susceptibilities of the particular nations in the midst of which the Jews have usually formed a foreign element, and to the respective interests of which their devotion has not always been beyond suspicion.

The Women's Passover Companion: Women's Reflections on the

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The Ten Commandments appear in the Old Testament of the Christian Bible and also in the Jewish scriptures. The "state" could conscript the ummah of Muslims in its services, whether for peace or for war, but not the uminah of Jews. If you are going to be married, it is important you have a conversation with your rabbi about your relationship. Concerning the Essenes’ attitude toward women, it must be said that they followed in the tradition of the misogynism of the Wisdom, apocryphal, and pseudepigraphical literature, and the attitude of the Pharisees.

Jewish Girls Coming of Age in America, 1860-1920

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The person who refrains from pork because it is a mitzvah has more merit than the person who refrains from pork because he doesn't like the taste. Now, therefore, let us pledge ourselves to our God to dismiss all these women and their brood.” (Ez. 10:3) Cf. also Nehemiah’s action: “In those days also I saw that some Jews had married women from Ashdod, Ammon, and Moab.... All religions borrow from their predecessors and adapt old material for their new dispensation, and Judaism is no exception.

Sephardi Family Life in the Early Modern Diaspora (HBI

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In addition to being attached to religious duties in the strict sense of the word, religious merit is attributed to communal good works. To witness their deep engagement with Torah and Talmud is to tap into inexhaustible wellsprings of mental acuity and spiritual power. Rabbinic Judaism claims the Torah as the cornerstone of the textual tradition. And similarly the explanation of the Torah was also received from God and this is what we use today to know the appearance and structure of the sukka and the lulav and the shofar, tzitzis, tefillin and their usage.

Gender in Judaism and Islam: Common Lives, Uncommon Heritage

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Death is seen as a normal part of the cycle of life, even as a necessary part of life. The Law: the 10 Commandments was given to Moses (and 600 000 Jews who left Egyptian slavery) in c, 1300 BCE to return to Israel and follow God's will. It is an avenue to invasion, a buffer and a source of renewed vigor. This animating aspect of humanity does not come from the ground, but instead the vibrant life force of his breath comes from God.

See me: Elul poems

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Give her a share in what her hands have worked for, and let her works tell her praises at the city gates. Since reform Judaism declares that it is adaptive it is not surprising either that its principles change over time. The context here is that a synagogue had a dividing wall (m’chitzah) separating the men from the women. Jewish developments during the 1st century CE: About 24 religious sects had formed by the 1st century CE of which the largest were the Basusim, Essenes, Pharisees, Sadducees and Zealots.

Impurity and Gender in the Hebrew Bible

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In a ruling of importance for Orthodox women's capacity for legal self-protection under Jewish law, Haredi Rabbi Benzion Wosner, writing on behalf of the Shevet Levi Beit Din (Rabbinical court) of Monsey, New York, identified sexual harassment cases as coming under a class of exceptions to the traditional exclusion, under which "even children or women" have not only a right but an obligation to testify, and can be relied upon by a rabbinical court as valid witnesses: The Ramah in Choshen Mishpat (Siman 35, 14) rules that in a case where only women congregate or in a case where only women could possibly testify, (in this case the alleged harassment occurred behind closed doors) they can and should certainly testify. (Terumas Hadeshen Siman 353 and Agudah Perek 10, Yochasin) This is also the ruling of the Maharik, Radvaz, and the Mahar"i of Minz.