• Download Meam Loez (Les dix paroles) (French Edition) by Rafael HIYA PONTRÉMOLI,Albert Benveniste PDF

    By Rafael HIYA PONTRÉMOLI,Albert Benveniste

    Considéré dans son ensemble comme l’œuvre majeure de l. a. littérature judéo-espagnole, le Meam Loez est un commentaire des Livres bibliques qui a connu dès sa parution un véritable succès populaire.
    Le Meam Loez sur le Livre d’Esther, dont l’auteur est Rafael howdy Pontrémoli, fut publié à Smyrne en 1864.
    Écrit en langue vernaculaire – le ladino – dans un type easy et vivant, agrémenté de proverbes, d’anecdotes et de paraboles, il s’adresse directement à une communauté en exil oublieuse des préceptes fondamentaux et des leçons des grands maîtres de los angeles tradition.
    Section après part, en s’appuyant notamment sur le Talmud et le Midrach ou Le Zohar, il développe l’épisode biblique qui est à l’origine de los angeles fête de Pourim, au cours duquel le peuple juif, qui vivait en diaspora dans l’empire perse, fut sauvé de los angeles destruction. Par l’entremise d’Esther et de Mardochée, los angeles persécution et le deuil se trouvèrent renversés en allégresse et en libération.

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  • Download Impurity and Sin in Ancient Judaism by Jonathan Klawans PDF

    By Jonathan Klawans

    This ebook examines the ways that particular biblical conceptions of impurity-"ritual" and "moral"-were interpreted within the Hebrew Bible, the lifeless Sea Scrolls, rabbinic literature, and the hot testomony. In reading the evolution of historical Jewish attitudes in the direction of sin and defilement, Klawans sheds mild on a desirable yet formerly missed topic.

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  • Download From Washington Avenue to Washington Street by Aaron Rakeffet-Rothkoff PDF

    By Aaron Rakeffet-Rothkoff

    From Rabbi Aaron Rakeffet, revered Torah student, prolific writer, and cherished instructor, comes a fantastically written and engaging scholarly memoir. starting along with his early life on Washington road within the Bronx, he writes candidly of turning out to be up in a post-World struggle II international the place Lithuanian Torah students have been transplanted to the soil of twentieth-century the US, of the ideological clashes among Hasidim, Mitnagdim, and the trendy global, and of his own encounters with dozens of famous Jewish personalities together with his rebbe, Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik. From the realm of Yeshiva college, to aliyah to Israel, to turning into a key participant in educating Torah within the refusenik Russian group, Rabbi Rakeffet writes his well-researched memoirs with candor, large perception, and loads of humor. With the cancellation of the protection clause, he's capable of narrate the interesting inside of tale of the covert emissaries despatched at the back of the Iron Curtain.

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  • Download Revolution of the Jewish Spirit: How to Revive by Rabbi Baruch HaLevi DMin,Ellen Frankel LCSW,Ron Wolfson PDF

    By Rabbi Baruch HaLevi DMin,Ellen Frankel LCSW,Ron Wolfson

    Prepare to restore your Jewish neighborhood with the transformative energy of the Divine spirit.

    "Rabbi Baruch HaLevi and Ellen Frankel have thoroughly pointed out Ruakh as a key lacking element in Jewish institutional lifestyles, specifically within the synagogue. Their name is for a revolution of spirit, a rejuvenation of our objective, our worship, even our sacred areas. it truly is reputation that the yearning for neighborhood can carry humans again to our associations, if we welcome, have interaction and encourage them."
    —from the Foreword via Dr. Ron Wolfson

    In this useful and interesting consultant to reinvigorating Jewish lifestyles, Rabbi Baruch HaLevi and Ellen Frankel establish the adaptation among a residing synagogue and a death one, and supply tools for reviving the Jewish non secular centers—federations, group facilities, associations and synagogues—that function the guts of Jewish culture and your lifestyles. they give sensible suggestions for maintaining and increasing transformation, together with suggestions for delivering impassioned management, encouraged programming and welcoming sacred areas. even if you're clergy, congregant or neighborhood member, this advisor can help you wake up your spirit and brighten up your trip to a Ruakh-filled life.

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  • Download Unusual Bible Interpretations:: Hosea by Israel Drazin PDF

    By Israel Drazin

    The prophet Hosea discusses themes that stand on the middle of Jewish suggestion akin to ethical behavior, the right kind mode of worship, the Jewish people's dating with God, and repentance. The Talmud even credit Hosea with constructing the belief of repentance, an idea that has turn into the critical topic of the excessive vacation trips. but the ebook is stuffed with imprecise phrases and wealthy imagery, which make it relatively obscure. via an in depth research of the phrases of the prophet and his tale, Dr. Drazin unpacks the book's messages for the fashionable reader.

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  • Download Wrestling with Yoga: Journey of a Jewish Soul by Shelly Dembe PDF

    By Shelly Dembe

    The gleaming, lightly funny and continually deeply considerate tale of Shelly Dembe's trip as an evolving Jew: a tender mother, unfastened spirit, empty-nester and nurse who finally traded the ICU for a yoga studio-only to discover that the internal peace her soul sought in yoga used to be found in her Jewish religion all alongside. As she learns extra approximately her Jewish religion, she stocks her pride at gaining knowledge of new how one can celebrate and honor the wonderful thing about daily life, and her pain with excesses that problem either yogic and Jewish ideals. She deals sensible, judgement-free feedback that aid these of any religion adopt their very own religious journeys.

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  • Download Emmanuel Levinas and the Limits to Ethics: A Critique and a by Aryeh Botwinick PDF

    By Aryeh Botwinick

    Emanuel Levinas and the boundaries to Ethics highlights how significantly various Jewish ethics is from Christian ethics, and the profound affinities that subsist among Jewish ethics and philosophical and political liberalism.

    The philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas has captured the mind's eye of an international constituency who take his absolutizing of moral calls for and his assigning primacy to ethics over all different branches of inquiry in his mapping of Western philosophy to be indicative of an immense re-ordering of either own and cultural identification. it's this re-ordering, they think, that may restoration larger wholeness and cost to human existence. during this publication, Aryeh Botwinick takes factor with either the theoretical research that Levinas engages in, and the sensible moral import that he attracts from it.

    Arguing that what Levinas has to assert approximately either skepticism and damaging theology can be utilized to re-route his argument clear of the avowed goals of his proposal, this ebook can be of serious curiosity to scholars and students of Jewish reviews, Ethics and Philosophy.

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  • Download (God) After Auschwitz: Tradition and Change in by Zachary Braiterman PDF

    By Zachary Braiterman

    The influence of technology-enhanced mass loss of life within the 20th century, argues Zachary Braiterman, has profoundly affected the long run form of spiritual suggestion. In his provocative ebook, the writer indicates how key Jewish theologians confronted the reminiscence of Auschwitz via rejecting conventional theodicy, leaving behind any try to justify and vindicate the connection among God and catastrophic agony. the writer phrases this rejection "Antitheodicy," the refusal to just accept that dating. It reveals voice within the writings of 3 specific theologians: Richard Rubenstein, Eliezer Berkovits, and Emil Fackenheim.

    This publication is the 1st to convey postmodern philosophical and literary ways into dialog with post-Holocaust Jewish concept. Drawing at the paintings of Mieke Bal, Harold Bloom, Jacques Derrida, Umberto Eco, Michel Foucault, and others, Braiterman assesses how Jewish intellectuals reinterpret Bible and Midrash to re-create spiritual proposal for the age after Auschwitz.

    In this approach, he presents a version for reconstructing Jewish existence and philosophy within the wake of the Holocaust. His paintings contributes to the postmodern flip in modern Jewish experiences and brand new artistic theology.

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  • Download The Matrix of Gog: From the Land of Magog Came the Khazars by Daniel Patrick,Texe Marrs PDF

    By Daniel Patrick,Texe Marrs

    Has Gog, from Magog, already conquered the Land of Israel?

    Ezekiel 38-39 prophesies that during the final days, Gog, demonic ruler of the land of Magog, shall come opposed to Israel, that is introduced forth out of the countries. He shall come like a hurricane and shall overcome this land of unwalled villages, and take them hostage.

    This conquest by way of Gog and his military will ultimately spiral right into a bloody worldwide struggle so catastrophic that God, Himself, will ultimately positioned an finish to it.

    Who is Gog? the place is the land of Magog? Now, with new and impressive archeological and genetic discoveries, we now have awesome facts that, in truth, Magog is located in Southern Russia, within the Caucusus, and Gog is the identify of the nice ruler of the dominion of Khazaria. Khazaria is the land of the non-Semitic, Turkic peoples who falsely declare to be Jews. From Khazaria, within the 8 century, those pagan peoples, having switched over to Judaism, fled to Europe to flee invading Russian warriors.

    In 1948, the Khazarians went directly to Palestine, the place they conquered the peaceable Palestinians and manage a pretentious, new “Kingdom of Israel.” The Khazarians, claiming to be “Jews,” are from Magog. Led by way of Satan’s Gog, within the final days they're destined to plunge the whole global into bloodshed, chaos, and battle. Ezekiel 38-39 is fulfilled in entrance of our eyes!

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