Download Thinking about the Holocaust: After Half a Century (Jewish by Alvin H. Rosenfeld PDF

By Alvin H. Rosenfeld

"... stimulating and demanding anthology..." ―Holocaust and Genocide Studies

"... an invaluable and powerfuble quantity that may function an exceptional creation to scholarship at the aftermath of the Holocaust." ―Times Literary Supplement

More than 50 years after the top of global struggle II, how can we glance again upon and comprehend the character and effects of that catastrophic occasion? what sort of old recognition has constructed during the last part century with admire to the Nazi destruction of ecu Jewry? those questions are explored by way of a special foreign staff of students who draw on heritage, literature, reminiscence, memorials, and the illustration of the Holocaust within the tradition to evaluate the influence of the Holocaust on postwar consciousness.

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By Alvin H. Rosenfeld

"... stimulating and demanding anthology..." ―Holocaust and Genocide Studies

"... an invaluable and powerfuble quantity that may function an exceptional creation to scholarship at the aftermath of the Holocaust." ―Times Literary Supplement

More than 50 years after the top of global struggle II, how can we glance again upon and comprehend the character and effects of that catastrophic occasion? what sort of old recognition has constructed during the last part century with admire to the Nazi destruction of ecu Jewry? those questions are explored by way of a special foreign staff of students who draw on heritage, literature, reminiscence, memorials, and the illustration of the Holocaust within the tradition to evaluate the influence of the Holocaust on postwar consciousness.

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Download Insights into the Dead Sea Scrolls...A Beginners Guide by Simon Berg PDF

By Simon Berg

you can be brought into the historical past permitting you to realize a origin that would bring about an appreciation of the importance of the scrolls, the society and faith of the days. All of which motivated the scroll's content material. This advisor will offer a finished historical past to the variances in Jewish spiritual literature and perform in the course of Temple instances, encompassing the improvement of Judaism and its off shoot Christianity.

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By Simon Berg

you can be brought into the historical past permitting you to realize a origin that would bring about an appreciation of the importance of the scrolls, the society and faith of the days. All of which motivated the scroll's content material. This advisor will offer a finished historical past to the variances in Jewish spiritual literature and perform in the course of Temple instances, encompassing the improvement of Judaism and its off shoot Christianity.

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Download The Way Into Jewish Prayer Teacher's Guide by Rabbi Jennifer Ossakow Goldsmith PDF

By Rabbi Jennifer Ossakow Goldsmith

A better half to the best way Into Jewish Prayer, an available advent to the explanations for and the methods of Jewish prayer. This consultant is helping you discover with a bunch the explanations for and the methods of Jewish prayer. It opens the door to 3,000 years of Jewish prayer, making to be had all you want to feel

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By Rabbi Jennifer Ossakow Goldsmith

A better half to the best way Into Jewish Prayer, an available advent to the explanations for and the methods of Jewish prayer. This consultant is helping you discover with a bunch the explanations for and the methods of Jewish prayer. It opens the door to 3,000 years of Jewish prayer, making to be had all you want to feel

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Download The Interpreting Angel Motif in Prophetic and Apocalyptic by David P. Melvin PDF

By David P. Melvin

Melvin lines the emergence and improvement of the motif of angelic interpretation of visions from past due prophetic literature (Ezekiel 40–48; Zechariah 1–6) into early apocalyptic literature (1 Enoch 17–36; 72–82; Daniel 7–8). interpreting how the old and socio-political context of exilic and post-exilic Judaism and the wider spiritual and cultural atmosphere formed Jewish angelology regularly, Melvin concludes that the motif of the reading angel served a selected functionality. development upon the paintings of Susan Niditch, Melvin concludes that the reading angel motif served a polemical functionality in repudiating divination as a way of predicting the long run, whereas even as raising the authority of the visionary revelation. The literary influence is to reimagine God as an imperial monarch who principles and communicates via intermediaries—a reimagination that profoundly inspired next Jewish and Christian tradition.

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By David P. Melvin

Melvin lines the emergence and improvement of the motif of angelic interpretation of visions from past due prophetic literature (Ezekiel 40–48; Zechariah 1–6) into early apocalyptic literature (1 Enoch 17–36; 72–82; Daniel 7–8). interpreting how the old and socio-political context of exilic and post-exilic Judaism and the wider spiritual and cultural atmosphere formed Jewish angelology regularly, Melvin concludes that the motif of the reading angel served a selected functionality. development upon the paintings of Susan Niditch, Melvin concludes that the reading angel motif served a polemical functionality in repudiating divination as a way of predicting the long run, whereas even as raising the authority of the visionary revelation. The literary influence is to reimagine God as an imperial monarch who principles and communicates via intermediaries—a reimagination that profoundly inspired next Jewish and Christian tradition.

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Download On the Wings of Shekhinah: Rediscovering Judaism's Divine by Rabbi Leah Novick PDF

By Rabbi Leah Novick

One impression of emerging curiosity within the Kabbalah is a renewed concentrate on the Shekhinah, Judaism's divine female precept. Written with heat and readability, On the Wings of Shekhinah interweaves old perspectives of this idea with considerate fees and guided meditations. Rabbi Leah Novick bargains therapeutic concepts for either Jews and non-Jews disaffected through inflexible gender roles. know-how of the Shekhinah’s strength inside and round us is helping convey desire to a planet stricken via battle, violence, and environmental abuse — this booklet exhibits how to define and use that power.

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By Rabbi Leah Novick

One impression of emerging curiosity within the Kabbalah is a renewed concentrate on the Shekhinah, Judaism's divine female precept. Written with heat and readability, On the Wings of Shekhinah interweaves old perspectives of this idea with considerate fees and guided meditations. Rabbi Leah Novick bargains therapeutic concepts for either Jews and non-Jews disaffected through inflexible gender roles. know-how of the Shekhinah’s strength inside and round us is helping convey desire to a planet stricken via battle, violence, and environmental abuse — this booklet exhibits how to define and use that power.

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Download Ritual Innovation in the Hebrew Bible and Early Judaism by Nathan MacDonald PDF

By Nathan MacDonald

Are the rituals within the Hebrew Bible of significant antiquity, practiced unchanged from earliest occasions, or are they the goods of later innovators? The canonical textual content is obvious: ritual innovation is repudiated as whilst Jeroboam I of Israel inaugurate a singular cult at Bethel and Dan. such a lot rituals are traced again to Moses. From Julius Wellhausen to Jacob Milgrom, this factor has divided serious scholarship. With the wealthy documentation from the overdue moment Temple interval, reminiscent of the lifeless Sea Scrolls, it really is obvious that rituals have been replaced. have been such rituals practiced, or have been they different types of textual mind's eye? How do rituals switch and the way are such alterations approved? Do textual innovation and formality innovation relate? What gentle may perhaps ritual adjustments among the Hebrew Bible and past due moment Temple texts shed at the historical past of formality within the Hebrew Bible?

The essays during this quantity interact some of the matters that come up while rituals are regarded as practices that could be invented and topic to alter. a couple of essays study how biblical texts express facts of adjusting ritual practices, a few use textual swap to debate similar alterations in ritual perform, whereas others speak about proof for ritual swap from fabric culture.

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By Nathan MacDonald

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Are the rituals within the Hebrew Bible of significant antiquity, practiced unchanged from earliest occasions, or are they the goods of later innovators? The canonical textual content is obvious: ritual innovation is repudiated as whilst Jeroboam I of Israel inaugurate a singular cult at Bethel and Dan. such a lot rituals are traced again to Moses. From Julius Wellhausen to Jacob Milgrom, this factor has divided serious scholarship. With the wealthy documentation from the overdue moment Temple interval, reminiscent of the lifeless Sea Scrolls, it really is obvious that rituals have been replaced. have been such rituals practiced, or have been they different types of textual mind's eye? How do rituals switch and the way are such alterations approved? Do textual innovation and formality innovation relate? What gentle may perhaps ritual adjustments among the Hebrew Bible and past due moment Temple texts shed at the historical past of formality within the Hebrew Bible?

The essays during this quantity interact some of the matters that come up while rituals are regarded as practices that could be invented and topic to alter. a couple of essays study how biblical texts express facts of adjusting ritual practices, a few use textual swap to debate similar alterations in ritual perform, whereas others speak about proof for ritual swap from fabric culture.

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Download Visions of Jewish Education by Seymour Fox,Israel Scheffler,Daniel Marom PDF

By Seymour Fox,Israel Scheffler,Daniel Marom

This ebook appears on the philosophical attention of Jewish life in our time, as mirrored in Jewish schooling, its substitute visions, its reasons and instrumentalities, the values it may serve, and the private and social personality it should foster. established conceptions and practices of Jewish schooling are neither sufficiently reflective nor thoroughgoing adequate to fulfill the a number of demanding situations that the area now poses to Jewish life and continuity. New efforts are had to boost an schooling of the longer term that may honor the riches of the Jewish earlier and snatch the possibilities of fruitful interactions with the final tradition of the current. to advertise such efforts, six best students during this ebook formulate their variation visions of an amazing Jewish schooling for the modern international. This e-book additionally interprets those visions into academic perform and, eventually, articulates a imaginative and prescient abstracted from a case learn of a school's ongoing practice.

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By Seymour Fox,Israel Scheffler,Daniel Marom

This ebook appears on the philosophical attention of Jewish life in our time, as mirrored in Jewish schooling, its substitute visions, its reasons and instrumentalities, the values it may serve, and the private and social personality it should foster. established conceptions and practices of Jewish schooling are neither sufficiently reflective nor thoroughgoing adequate to fulfill the a number of demanding situations that the area now poses to Jewish life and continuity. New efforts are had to boost an schooling of the longer term that may honor the riches of the Jewish earlier and snatch the possibilities of fruitful interactions with the final tradition of the current. to advertise such efforts, six best students during this ebook formulate their variation visions of an amazing Jewish schooling for the modern international. This e-book additionally interprets those visions into academic perform and, eventually, articulates a imaginative and prescient abstracted from a case learn of a school's ongoing practice.

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Download Who's Who in the Talmud by Shulamis Frieman PDF

By Shulamis Frieman

This unheard of paintings, with entries from Rav Abba to Rav Zutra, is an exceptional research of each rabbi within the Talmud. The reader will locate concise entries on each rabbinic character pointed out within the Talmud, significant and minor alike, and may realize such evidence as their dates of delivery, schooling, and career. such a lot entries are followed by means of a short tale concerning the rabbinic character, with assets brought up for simple reference.

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By Shulamis Frieman

This unheard of paintings, with entries from Rav Abba to Rav Zutra, is an exceptional research of each rabbi within the Talmud. The reader will locate concise entries on each rabbinic character pointed out within the Talmud, significant and minor alike, and may realize such evidence as their dates of delivery, schooling, and career. such a lot entries are followed by means of a short tale concerning the rabbinic character, with assets brought up for simple reference.

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Download Ancient Judaism by Max Weber PDF

By Max Weber

Weber’s vintage examine which bargains particularly with: different types of Asceticism and the importance of old Judaism, heritage and Social association of old Palestine, Political association and non secular rules for the duration of the Confederacy and the Early Kings, Political Decline, non secular clash and Biblical Prophecy.

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By Max Weber

Weber’s vintage examine which bargains particularly with: different types of Asceticism and the importance of old Judaism, heritage and Social association of old Palestine, Political association and non secular rules for the duration of the Confederacy and the Early Kings, Political Decline, non secular clash and Biblical Prophecy.

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Download Le Yiddish : Histoire d'une langue errante (Présences du by Jean Baumgarten PDF

By Jean Baumgarten

Le yiddish, langue vernaculaire des Juifs ashkénazes, a été parlé depuis les bords du Rhin jusqu'au Birobidjan du Moyen Âge à nos jours.
« Jargon » pour les uns, langue révolutionnaire à los angeles fin du XIXe siècle ou facteur de transmission de l. a. culture juive pour les autres, le yiddish, composé d'hébreu et d'araméen, de langues romanes, slaves et moyen haut allemand, a su devenir une langue littéraire.
Les locuteurs du yiddish ont été les plus frappés par los angeles Shoa, mais les descendants entretiennent l. a. flamme de los angeles langue vivante et l'université découvre en lui un phénomène linguistique unique.

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By Jean Baumgarten

Le yiddish, langue vernaculaire des Juifs ashkénazes, a été parlé depuis les bords du Rhin jusqu'au Birobidjan du Moyen Âge à nos jours.
« Jargon » pour les uns, langue révolutionnaire à los angeles fin du XIXe siècle ou facteur de transmission de l. a. culture juive pour les autres, le yiddish, composé d'hébreu et d'araméen, de langues romanes, slaves et moyen haut allemand, a su devenir une langue littéraire.
Les locuteurs du yiddish ont été les plus frappés par los angeles Shoa, mais les descendants entretiennent l. a. flamme de los angeles langue vivante et l'université découvre en lui un phénomène linguistique unique.

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