Jewish history ethically presented for private or Sunday-school use the Pentateuch. by Jan Michalski

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Excerpt from Jewish History Ethically Presented: For Private or Sunday-School Use; The Pentateuch The text may be studied at home or read in class, with or Without the notes, at the teacher's discretion.

The teacher should use the text, and, if possible, each verse, as the basis for questions to be answered in the class : H. Pereira Mendes. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

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[H Pereira Mendes]. Teaching Jewish History. Whether you are teaching Jewish history as an integrated course with general history or as a separate subject, it can be a challenge to find age-appropriate materials that bring the subject alive to your students.

More and more material has recently been digitized for easy online access, but you need to know where to look. A Short History of Jewish Ethics traces the development of Jewish moral concepts and ethical reflection from its Biblical roots to the present day. Offers an engaging and thoughtful account of Jewish ethics; Brings together and discusses a broad range of historical sources covering two millennia of writings and conversations.

The core ethical teachings of Judaism are the Commandments of the Torah, the Prophetic Vision and the Book of Proverbs. These ethical teachings are all ultimately derived from the Jewish Bible or Tanakh. The importance of these teachings are to provide Jewish. A tour of Jewish history through the millennia, from our biblical fathers to the upheavals of the 20th century Jewish History - The story of the Jewish People over 3, years Login.

Medieval ethical wills are an integral part of medieval Hebrew *Ethical Literature, which, although it undoubtedly has deep roots in the traditional talmudic and midrashic literature, is mainly a product of medieval ideologies – i.e., Jewish philosophy, Ashkenazi Ḥasidism (see *Ḥasidei Ashkenaz), and Kabbalah.

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Each of these worlds has presented the Jewish people with a different challenge [reflected in the ethical wills each produced]. Excerpted with permission from the introduction to Ethical Wills: A Modern Treasury edited by Jack Riemer and Nathaniel Stampfer (Schocken Books).

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Chapters 1 through 10 follow a fairly linear chronological order, starting with the Bible and ending with the Holocaust. Since this book could not give due attention to all players in Jewish ethical theorizing, editorial decisions had to be made to select the elements on which to focus.

This is a sample collection of short history essays on Jewish history and the ways in which Jewish groups have dealt with various aspects of their history. The first essay discusses the ways in which Jewish history can be seen as lachrymose, the second offers an understanding of Jewish history as persistent, and the third focuses on the.

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Basil Herring, “Truth and Deception in the Marketplace”, in: Jewish Ethics and Halakhah For Our Time, Vol. II, Hoboken and New York,pp. This Day in Jewish History / Woman Who Changed Jewish Liturgical Music Because She Was Bored Is Born The Medieval Rabbi Who Put Aristotle Before God Passes On Israel Ben Ze’ev Wolf Lipkin was born on November 3,in the town of Zagare, in present-day Lithuania, where his father, Ze’ev Wolf Lipkin, served as rabbi.

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Books and articles. Rev. Mendes authored books on a wide range of topics: Judaism, history, current affairs, and even fiction -- always with an ethical message.

In addition, he was a prolific contributor to various journals. Together with his brother Frederick de Sola Mendes and others, he was one of the founders of "The American Hebrew" (   Commandments The commandments (Hebrew: תרי"ג מצוות‎‎, taryag mitzvot) are a list of all the commandments given to Jews in the the commandments, are "positive", meaning that they command one to do something, and are "negative," which command one to abstain from doing something.

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The rise in interest in one’s legacy has led to greater awareness in the traditional idea of writing an Ethical Will. This desire to leave something spiritual and ethical behind is at the heart of our own spiritual growth as we age. From the volume A Time to Prepare, here is a brief outline of the ethical will, and a suggested form with which to begin your own spiritual gift to those you.

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This day period begins with the two-day celebration of the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashana. It ends with the one-day observance of Yom Kippur.

“Part 1: History” is divided into four chapter essays devoted to the history of Jewish food in the Biblical, Rabbinical, Medieval and Modern Eras. These sections offer the reader plenty of context with which to interpret the rest of the book, from the origin of.

About the Book. This companion to Elliot Dorff’s three books on Jewish ethics—Matters of Life and Death, To Do the Right and the Good, and Love Your Neighbor and Yourself—is designed for group as well as individual study.

Through suggested readings from Dorff’s books, probing questions, lively discussion topics, and simple writing exercises, readers will be able to analyze and clarify.

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A good example is the way Jewish tradition understood one of the most traumatic and consequential events in Jewish history: the Jewish War of C.E., a .I would recommend 2 books by Rabbi Joseph Telushkin Jewish Literacy: The Most Important Things to Know About the Jewish Religion, Its People and Its History: Joseph Telushkin: : Books Biblical Literacy: The Most Important.

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