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Baseless Hatred

Author : René H. Levy
ISBN : 9652295884
Genre : Religion
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hat is hatred? What is baseless hatred? And how does this basic human emotion affect our relationships, our communities, and our world? In this fascinating study, pharmacological researcher Rene H. Levy looks through a scientific, sociological, and religious lens at the causes and effects of baseless hatred, and offers a prescription for preventing and repairing its damaging consequences. Levy examines the psychological and neurobiological bases of baseless hatred, and shows how it destroys interpersonal relationships. Baseless hatred is understood within Jewish tradition to have been the cause of the longest exile of the Jewish people from the Land of Israel; Levy discusses the impact of baseless hatred – both from without and from within – on the State of Israel, including an analysis of Islamist anti-Zionist hostility and the more recent Western antisemitic opposition as well as the new existential questions posed by the post-Zionist movement. Finally, Levy shows how the cement that has kept the Jewish people united as a nation, known as arevut, “mutual responsibility,” proves to be the remedy for the devastating problem of baseless hatred.

Chofetz Chaim A Lesson A Day

Author : Israel Meir (ha-Kohen)
ISBN : 0899063217
Genre : Gossip
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SRS The concepts and laws of proper speech arranged for daily study. Based on his works, Sefer Chofetz Chaim and sefer Shmiras Haloshon includes Vignettes from the life of the Chofetz Chaim.

To Fix Torah In Their Hearts

Author : Jaqueline S. Du Toit
ISBN : 9780878201655
Genre : Religion
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In this volume, students of beloved teacher B. Barry Levy come together to honor his erudition, superb pedagogy, kindness, and verve, with a collection of essays that reflect Levy's wide range of interest and expertise. Levy, sensitive to the meaning of a text for its original and intended audience, but also to how that meaning changes and develops over the course of years of interpretation, gave his students the broadest education in the evolving context of biblical study. This expansive focus is evident in the essays included in this book. From a study of astronomical observations in the ancient Near East, to an exploration of the excesses of obedience and sacrifice as recounted in the stories of Abraham and Isaac and the Buddhist Vessantara Jataka, from Talmud, to modern Bibles for children, to the evolution of the Dead Sea Scrolls from text and artifact to sacred object, To Fix Torah in Their Hearts is a diverse and engaging collection, of value to scholars and general readers alike.

Disengagement

Author : Daniella Levy
ISBN : 9781948403146
Genre : Fiction
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In other times, they would never have met. They come from different corners of Israeli society, rooted in their own beliefs, busy with their own troubles. Farmers and fishermen, skeptics and believers, immigrants and natives, children and grandparents struggle with faith, loss, jealousy, hope?—?and the turmoil around them only deepens the rifts that divide them. But when the Israeli government orders all Jewish communities in the Gaza Strip destroyed, Neve Adva?—?the settlement some of them call home?—?becomes the unlikely crossroads where all their worlds collide and all their lives are changed forever. Daniella Levy’s magnificent, richly nuanced novel challenges us to step outside our bubbles and question everything we’ve believed about the Other. Disengagement is more than just the story of one fictional settlement. It’s about what it means to disengage?—?from home and surroundings, from friends, neighbors, and family, from opinions and deeply held beliefs. And it’s about how listening to one another and learning from unexpected encounters can help us become connected again.

Conflict Connection

Author : Moshe Aumann
ISBN : 9652292990
Genre : Religion
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Discusses a number of Church documents issued by both the Catholic and Protestant Churches, concluding that there has been a real repentance-based post-Holocaust revision of Christian theology which now rejects anti-Judaism. Stresses that in order for these changes to reach the rank-and-file, further educational efforts are needed. also notes the need for Jewish partners in dialogue to wipe out vestiges of Christian antisemitism. Aumann, from 1987-90 a minister-counselor for relations with Christian churches at the Israeli Embassy in Washington, notes the gradual recognition by Churches of the Jewish state, but expresses disappointment that some institutions, like the World Council of Churches, sympathize with the Palestinians; this is interpreted as anti-Zionist support for terror. Some of the documents appear in the appendixes (pp. 189-274).

The Jps B Nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary

Author : Jeffrey K. Salkin
ISBN : 9780827612525
Genre : Religion
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For too many Jewish young people, bar/bat mitzvah has been the beginning of the end of their Jewish journeys. When students perceive the Torah as incomprehensible or irrelevant, many form the false impression that Judaism has nothing to say to them. Enter the game-changer: the JPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary shows teens in their own language how Torah addresses the issues in their world. The conversational tone is inviting and dignified, concise and substantial, direct and informative. The narrative summaries, “big” ideas, model divrei Torah, haftarot commentaries, and discussion questions will engage teens in studying the Torah and haftarot, in writing divrei Torah, and in continuing to learn Torah throughout their lives—making it the book every rabbi, cantor, parent, and tutor will also want to have. Jewish learning—for young people and adults—will never be the same.

Creator Are You Listening?

Author : David C. Jacobson
ISBN : UVA:X030113121
Genre : Poetry
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The search for God in the work of six Israeli poets

Itamar Makes Friends

Author : Josh Hasten
ISBN : 9789652295675
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Eight year old Itamar lives on a yishuv, small villiage in Israel. He loves to milk goats, shear sheep, and most of all to play soccer. When he goes to visit his cousins in the big city, he meets boys who are totally different from him- or are they?

Esau S Tears

Author : Albert S. Lindemann
ISBN : 0521795389
Genre : History
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Tracing the development of modern anti-Semitism from the 1870s to the Nazi takeover, the author maintains that it was less sinister and less influential over the lives of Jews and gentiles than some historians have suggested. UP.

I Didn T Know That

Author : Joe Bobker
ISBN : 9652293989
Genre : Religion
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Join Joe Bobker in his humorous adventure through Torah and Talmud, history and halacha, law and lore, and much more. This enjoyable volume on Jewish practice and law serves, in the author s words, as an envelope to be opened from time to time in order to learn something new. Packed with nuggets of information, this pithy tome is a lighthearted introduction to the serious business of being Jewish.

The One Year Orthodox Jewish Bible

Author : Dr. Phillip Goble
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Genre : Bibles
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This is a new format of The Orthodox Jewish Bible in daily readings for reading through the Tanakh and Brit Chadasha in one year. This version uses the Whole Chapter Bible in a Year© format. The dates are generic; if you start in the middle of the year, it just continues to the next numerical day, it does not rely on starting on January first. This daily version covers the Tanakh, Tehillim twice, Mishlei, (one a day), and the Brit Chadasha. The Besuras HaGeulah and Gevurot ARE read through twice, and a one a day chapters of Mishlei are adjusted according to the number of days in each month.

Reflections On Jewish Mysticism

Author : Josef Blaha
ISBN : 9788026039013
Genre : Cabala
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"This book deals with the Kabbalah and also with Hebrew literature and poetry. The book also deals with modern issues of philosophy, Levinas and Heidegger, and the relationship between philosophy and Kabbalah"--back cover.

Abuse In The Jewish Community

Author : Michael Salamon
ISBN : 9789655241372
Genre : Religion
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In this guide, psychologist Michael Salamon offers definitions of abuse and describes signs that should indicate to parents, teachers, and school officials that abuse might be occurring. Basic information about available methods of treatment is provided and the unique cultural conditions in the Orthodox Jewish community that make prevention and treatment so difficult is discussed.

Lord Byron And His Deractors

Author : Sir John Murray IV
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One Special Prayer

Author : Yaʻaḳov Meʼir Shṭraʼus
ISBN : 1583309969
Genre : Cohanim
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Abraham Ibn Ezra The Book Of The World

Author : Avraham ben Meʼir Ibn ʻEzra
ISBN : 9789004179141
Genre : Social Science
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The present volume offers the first critical edition of the Hebrew text of the two versions of Ibn Ezra s Book of the World, accompanied by an English translation and a commentary. These twin treatises represent the first Hebrew work, unique in medieval Jewish science, to discuss the theories and techniques of historical and meteorological astrology that had accumulated from Antiquity to Ibn Ezra s time, on the basis of Greek, Hindu, Persian, and Arabic sources. This volume also incorporates the first critical edition, translated and annotated, of M sh Þall h s Book on Eclipses, a work dealing with mundane astrology whose Hebrew translation was ascribed to Ibn Ezra, as well as a study of three brief texts in which Ibn Ezra conveyed his own opinion about mundane astrology.

Stevie Wonder S Songs In The Key Of Life

Author : Zeth Lundy
ISBN : 9781441170125
Genre : Music
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Like all double albums, Songs in the Key of Life is imperfect but audacious. If its titular concern - life - doesn't exactly allow for rigid focus, it's still a fiercely inspired collection of songs and one of the definitive soul records of the 1970s. Stevie Wonder was unable to control the springs of his creativity during that decade. Upon turning 21 in 1971, he freed himself from the Motown contract he'd been saddled with as a child performer, renegotiated the terms, and unleashed hundreds of songs to tape. Over the next five years, Wonder would amass countless recordings and release his five greatest albums - as prolific a golden period as there has ever been in contemporary music. But Songs in the Key of Life is different from the four albums that preceded it; it's an overstuffed, overjoyed, maddeningly ambitious encapsulation of all the progress Stevie Wonder had made in that short space of time. Zeth Lundy's book, in keeping with the album's themes, is structured as a life cycle. It's divided into the following sections: Birth; Innocence/Adolescence; Experience/Adulthood; Death; Rebirth. Within this framework, Zeth Lundy covers Stevie Wonder's excessive work habits and recording methodology, his reliance on synthesizers, the album's place in the gospel-inspired progression of 1970s R'n'B, and many other subjects.

Two Minutes Of Torah

Author : Ephraim Sobol
ISBN : 9781475979923
Genre : Religion
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"Ashrei Mi SheBa L'Chan V'Talmudo B'Yado" ("Fortunate is he who comes here, and his learning is in his hand.") Though he has no formal rabbinical training, Ephraim Sobol began teaching a weekly "parsha" class in his community. In two years time, the class grew as his students shared their excitement. He began writing "Two Minutes of Torah" a weekly Dvar Torah e-mail based on his class. These emails took on lives of their own, and soon they were a much-sought-after read. Appealing to audiences with a broad spectrum of knowledge, "Two Minutes of Torah" offers original and concise insights into the "parsha." To help students connect with the lessons, he has woven many of his real-world experiences into his essays. Using a folksy and inviting manner, Sobol provides a fresh, deep insights into an ancient text.

Sephardi Lives

Author : Julia Philips Cohen
ISBN : 9780804791915
Genre : History
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This ground-breaking documentary history contains over 150 primary sources originally written in 15 languages by or about Sephardi Jews—descendants of Jews who fled medieval Spain and Portugal settling in the western portions of the Ottoman Empire, including the Balkans, Anatolia, and Palestine. Reflecting Sephardi history in all its diversity, from the courtyard to the courthouse, spheres intimate, political, commercial, familial, and religious, these documents show life within these distinctive Jewish communities as well as between Jews, Muslims, and Christians. Sephardi Lives offer readers an intimate view of how Sephardim experienced the major regional and world events of the modern era—natural disasters, violence and wars, the transition from empire to nation-states, and the Holocaust. This collection also provides a vivid exploration of the day-to-day lives of Sephardi women, men, boys, and girls in the Judeo-Spanish heartland of the Ottoman Balkans and Middle East, as well as the émigré centers Sephardim settled throughout the twentieth century, including North and South America, Africa, Asia, and Europe. The selections are of a vast range, including private letters from family collections, rabbinical writings, documents of state, memoirs and diaries, court records, selections from the popular press, and scholarship. In a single volume, Sephardi Lives preserves the cultural richness and historical complexity of a Sephardi world that is no more.

Seventy Faces

Author : Norman Lamm
ISBN : 0881257680
Genre : Religion
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Over the past twenty-five years, the presidency of Yeshiva University has been a mighty pulpit from which Dr. Norman Lamm has addressed many of the critical issues that have faced world Jewry and confronted Modern Orthodoxy. As spokesman for the institution that he leads, the movement he champions, and the Jewish people he loves, Dr. Lamm has fearlessly addressed such issues as the possibilities for faith and real religious commitment in the modern world: unity within a fragmented and contentious Jewish community, morality within a libertine contemporary society, and the prospect for Zionism and Israel within the world of nations. He has defined the parameters and structured the vision of Modern Orthodoxy as a vibrant and attractive religious phenomenon that combines fidelity to Jewish tradition while embracing the modern world of knowledge and culture, with tolerance for all Jews and civility toward all humankind. This is the definitive work on modern orthodoxy.

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