Madame Ambassador: Behind the Scenes with a Candid Israeli

Tova Herzl

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All contents copyright ©1997–2016 • President and Fellows of Harvard College and Diana Eck. As we don't have registered Priests nowadays who can eat the tithe in holiness -- this is burnt repectfully. The kabbalists regarded nature not as observable, measurable mass, but as an information system that has to be decoded. On the contrary, these roles of educators, rabbis, and cantors are restricted to men only in Orthodox Judaism. Philo said: “Then, when each choir has separately done its own part in the feast, having drunk as in Bacchic rites of the strong wine of God’s love they mix and both together become a single choir, a copy of the choir set up of old beside the Red Sea in honor of the wonders there wrought ... the men led by the prophet Moses and the women by the prophetess Miriam.” 36 Thus they prayed, sang and danced, filled with pious enthusiasm., until morning, when they returned to their cells.
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Woman Who Defied Kings: The Life and Times of Dona Gracia

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A few congregations, including Shira Hadasha in Jerusalem, have followed these views. ( JOFA has called such minyanim Partnership Minyanim ) [5] ) This innovation is by no means acceptable in the vast majority of Orthodox Jewish communities. Aisha was "9" when she married our Prophet. Likewise, Jewish women do not experience the pervasive criticism of the headscarf as a sign of women’s subjugation as Muslims do in France and Turkey today, nor do they face legal obstacles for donning a headscarf in these contested locales.
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Our Lives Are But Stories: Narratives of Tunisian-Israeli

Esther Schely-Newman

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One mishnah states: “These are they that are put away without their Ketubah: a wife that transgresses the Law of Moses and Jewish custom.... Jews believe that when a boy turns thirteen and a girl turns twelve, they are old enough to understand and obey the Ten Commandments. In the premodern world it was almost impossible to leave the Jewish community because one had to completely change one’s political and legal status. Haggadah--"narrative," the collection of sayings, folklore, historical knowledge, theological arguments, ritual traditions, and hymns pertaining to the exodus from Egypt, recited in the home service on Passover night.
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The Women of Israel (Classic Reprint)

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Different sects agree and differ with each other. Prior to joining NCJW, Kaufman served as the executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Boston for twenty years and served in the Dukakis administration as Deputy Director of the Governor’s Office of Social Policy, Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Deputy Commissioner of the Welfare Department for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. And he, peace be upon him, rose to the levels of the angels.
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Why Jewish Men Don't Marry Jewish Women Anymore

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But there is significant evidence to contradict him. And yet, one finds a comprehension that goes beyond what would be professed of the eucharist by the reformers of the 16th century. Sexual transgression, particularly with the alien woman, was also warned against here, again in metaphors whose sexual symbolism is hardly veiled: “The mouth of the alien woman is a deep pit, into it falls the man whom Yahweh detests” (22:14). “A harlot is a deep pit, a narrow well, the woman who is a stranger.
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Woman of Jerusalem

Dvora Waysman

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Meanwhile, Judaism’s emphasis on God’s word as being the ultimate path for a righteous life is supported throughout the Jewish adherence to the special laws commanded by God. The earliest Reform rabbis to settle in Israel arrived in the 1930's. This is a by-product not of Madison Avenue but from within the Religious Community. But the Crusades were a counterattack on Islam. Fn. 1 says: "This may have provided a support for the custom of reciting Kol Nidre (a formula for dispensation of vows) prior to the Evening Service of the Day of Atonement (Ran.).
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Generation J

Lisa Schiffman

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Melton, Gordon (Ed.), Encyclopedia of American Religions, Detroit: Gale Research (see most recent edition; see entries on Judaism; good info source on lineages of Hasidism up to the present time). An important passage in Deuteronomy 30:15 shows a Jewish version of ethical dualism: "See, today I set before you life and prosperity, death and disaster. 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.
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Inner Torah: Where Consciousness and Kedushah Meet

Miriam Millhauser

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There were many limitations on fasting. 123 Despite Lowy’s cautions, we can see, however, that there were ample examples of rather excessive forms of fasting in certain rabbinic traditions. The שכינה is the expression of G-d�s holiness in this world, the final manifestation of (Holiness) קדושה. [17] As with all these Midos (Traits), we are not implying that men lack these qualities altogether, or that they cannot develop them to a high degree.
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Jewish Women Pioneering the Frontier Trail: A History in the

Jeanne E. Abrams

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The Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs, probably written in the latter half of the 2nd century BCE, patterned on Jacob's blessings to his sons, are now thought to belong to eschatological literature related to the Dead Sea Scrolls. The staircases leading up to the gallery are always situated outside the basilica proper, leaning against either the outer or inner walls of one of the annexed chambers. A maiden aged 3 years and a day may be acquired in marriage by coition.' Mishnah: A girl of the age of 3 years and a day may be betrothed, subject to her father's approval, by sexual intercourse. ...
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Massekhet Sukkah: Text, Translation, and Commentary (A

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The river is, today, diminished by extraction. He has implanted His own religion into every human at birth. Paul in his Letter to the Galatians forms his statement in verse 28 of chapter 3 on this prayer: “There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” At that time the rabbinic teaching was not yet written down, or at least not in any codified, authoritative fashion; hence there is some variation from each of the later edited forms.
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