Bar Mitzvah

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Reform Judaism had its beginnings in Germany in the early nineteenth century. The next period was initiated in the Common Era when the second temple was destroyed by the Romans in 70 C. Rabbi Shapiro Katz, an alumni of the CY, is based at the Fuchsberg Jerusalem Center in Israel. According to tradition, the world is judged each New Year and the decree sealed on the Day of Atonement. In the East, people open their doors to you, ask you to lunch on 10 minutes’ acquaintance — that kind of generosity.” For Kendal, who has another son, Charley, from a previous marriage, “Judaism has been a deep and lovely part of my life.

Funeral Service: v. 5

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In the second section the beliefs, practices, and culture of Judaism are discussed. Nevertheless, many American Zionists express their identity with the Jewish people, in part or in whole, through active support of the State of Israel. For this reason, events in a person's life may lead him towards certain places, encounters, etc., in ways that may or may not make sense. It could occur anywhere from the first to the last week of September on the Western calendar. (Sept. 11, in 1999) It ushers in the ten days of repentance leading up to Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.

Seasons of Our Joy: A Modern Guide to the Jewish Holidays

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Rambam (Moses Maimonides, 1135-1204) interpreted these commandments in the following way: “When a person observes God’s works and God’s great and marvelous creatures, and they see from them God wisdom that is without estimate or end, immediately they will love God, praise God and long with a great desire to know God’s Great Name…And when a person thinks about these things they draw back and are afraid and realizes that they are small, lowly and obscure, endowed with slight and slender intelligence, standing in the presence of God who is perfect in knowledge.” (Mishneh Torah,Sepher Madah, Hilkhot Yesodei Ha-Torah 2:1-2) Thus, when we study Creation with all the tools of modern science, we are filled with love and a sense of connection to a greater order of things.

I Say Shehechiyanu (Kar-Ben Favorites)

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The Institute of Southern Jewish Life (ISJL) condemns the recent passage of Mississippi House Bill 1523, the “Religious Liberty Accommodations Act.” The ISJL is committed to respecting the rights of all of our staff, constituents, community partners, and fellow citizens. The High Holidays (Yamim Noraim or "Days of Awe") revolve around judgment and forgiveness. The Temple itself contained immersion baths in various places for the priests to use, even in the vaults beneath the court (Commentary to Tam. 26b; Tam. 1:1).

Making a Successful Jewish Interfaith Marriage: The Jewish

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Sinai (the Ten Commandments.) Classical rabbinic literature offers various ideas on when the entire Torah was revealed. We offer solidarity to the people of France and remind them they are not alone, as an attack on them is an attack on all of us. Jewish doctrine about G-d is core and inviolate. They also have an online dictionary that translates from English to several languages, including Hebrew. Writing in Arabic, Jews emulated Islamic scholars, reinterpreting rabbinic Judaism in rationalist categories derived from Muslim neo-Platonism and Aristotelianism.

Dating the Passion: The Life of Jesus and the Emergence of

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Scribes became the priestly interpreters of the Torah, setting forth their own authoritative teachings. Prince of Egypt - a full length animated feature currently in first run by Dreamworks Studio. When we consume in a wasteful manner, we damage Creation and violate our mandate to use Creation only for our legitimate benefit. The matter of conversion to Judaism remains an individual personal decision. And he added, "All the rest is commentary. You can become a Jew via conversion and the laws governing that have a long history dating at least as far back as the biblical book of Ruth and fleshed out in the talmud like all of Jewish law.

Holy Diner : Feminism

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You’re not alone, and we’re happy to help. Christians assemble for communal worship on Sunday, the day of the resurrection, though other liturgical practices often occur outside this setting. Orthodox Jews wear a small head covering called a kippah or Yarmulke at all times. Among religions, Judaism is somewhat unique in that it makes room for both atheists and agnostics to remain Jewish. Self-reliance, cooperation, generosity, compassion, and rationality are daily exercises.

The Pentateuch: Trumath Tzvi- Translation of the Text and

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During that period, the mourners do not attend parties or celebrations, do not shave or cut their hair, and do not listen to music. Do you pledge your loyalty to Judaism and to the Jewish people under all circumstances? Especially bummed by the fact that the author asks big questions (What do I do about Christmas? To be a Christian, as I converted from Islam into Christianity, this simply meant having a living relationship with God, a personal God, not a detached God like the Allah of Islam but a God who sent forth his Spirit in us crying out Abba Father.

Prenuptial Agreement: Halakhic and Pastoral Considerations

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I do not, and never will, attack the Jewish people. Only God is good and therefore only God is able to save a person. Willful inactivity is a statement of subservience to a power greater than our own.” (To Till and to Tend, page 20) Prayer also helps us to recognize that everything we are, everything we have and everything we use ultimately comes from God (Babylonian Talmud, Brakhot 35a). Travlang has some great translation dictionaries, but not Hebrew, however, they do have tutorial language lessons in Hebrew and Yiddish, among others.

Sacred Parenting: Jewish Wisdom for Your Family's First

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The Converso core of the early stages of the community is real. Many secular and Reform Jews view themselves as part of the tradition of Judaism, without adhering to any sort of afterlife belief. This obligation is commented by Rabbi Chavel: "This Commandment ... will be better understood in the light of the following passage from the 'Mishneh Torah': 'We are not to engage in war with anyone whatever unless we [first] proclaim peace to him; [this is applicable to both] an optional and an obligatory war; for it is said, When thou drawest nigh a city to fight against it, then proclaim peace unto it (Deut XX, ).