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A History of the Religion of Judaism 500 to 200 B. C

By: Duff, Archibald, 1845-1934

...seen, then its romance will win everybody. Since JESUS was the Child of the Jewish People, therefore we cannot know Him really until we know the Old T... ...8 CONTENTS CHAPTER PACK PREFACE 7 SECTION I THE BASIS OF JUDAISM I. AMONG FOREIGN PEOPLES 13 Egypt ; Babylon II. TRIBAL HEBRAISM ...... 22 III. MORAL... ....... 22 III. MORAL HEBRAISM ...... 26 SECTION II THE CHILDHOOD OF JUDAISM I. EARLY PEOPLES AND PROPHETS .... 37 II. THE ADOLESCENCE 45 SECTION III THE... ...the pre-exilic Hebraism. Hebraism drew its original sources from those early great peoples who dwelt as far east as Babylon and as far south-west as E... ... the fellowship of IAHWEH. Through all, however, runs the test of obedience to the Torah the doctrine-book which we have in Deuteronomy. Sensuality an... ...c " D " writings. (iv) It is well to observe that this Combined work is called the TORAH ('""HW) ; but it is a serious mistake to translate that word ... ...the New Testament books has arisen from the false translation of the Hebrew word " TORAH " ("n'H r O by our word LAW. Torah was not law : it was Teach... ... " ("n'H r O by our word LAW. Torah was not law : it was Teaching or Doctrine. The Torah that Paul fought against was not " The Law of Moses," but rat... ... over them. 138 Habakkuk versus Alexander Another technical term Habakkuk uses is TORAH , which is found in ch. i. 4 : " On this account (miD) Doctri...

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Torah

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...e Synagogue (reconstruction), Cologne Torah (; Hebrew: תּוֹרָה, "Instruction, Teaching"), or what is often referr... ... the Tanakh; it usually includes the rabbinic commentaries in it; the term Torah means instruction and offers a way of life for those who follow it; i... ...of Jewish teaching, culture and practice.[1] Common to all these meanings, Torah consists of the foundational narrative of the Jewish people: their ca... ...these meanings, Torah consists of the foundational narrative of the Jewish people: their call into being by God, their trials and tribulations, and th... ...civil laws (halakha). In rabbinic literature the word "Torah" denotes both the five books, Torah Shebichtav (תורה שבכתב, "Torah th... ...books, Torah Shebichtav (תורה שבכתב, "Torah that is written"), and an Oral Torah, Torah Shebe'al Peh (תורה שבעל פה, "Torah that is spoken"). The Oral ... ...m the beginning of God's creating the world, through the beginnings of the people of Israel, their descent into Egypt, and the giving of the Torah at ... ...f the Torah at Mt. Sinai. It ends with the death of Moses, just before the people of Israel cross to the promised land of Canaan. Interspersed in the ... ...odus Exodus begins the story of God's revelation to his people Israel through Moses, who leads them out of Egypt (Exodus 1–18) to M...

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Hebrew Religion to the Establishment of Judaism under Ezra

By: Addis, William Edward, 1844-1917

... religion apart from the national history. God did not reveal Himself to the people directly. * He " spoke to the fathers by the prophets." * Hebrew n... ... feeling and sensitive shrinking from strife, with his love and pity for his people, his passionate hatred of wrong, his sense of loneliness which cut... ... spiritual nature. They think of Him as the righteous will who instructs His people by the events of history, warns and exhorts them by the overthrow ... ...IVERSITY OF Hebrew Religion / not of itself prove kinship in blood. English people speak one tongue : yet who can say how much Celtic or pre- Celtic ... ... his work. Even the priests forfeited their former position. The traditional torah or teaching was taken from them and com- mitted to writing, and the... ...o God and man as a matter of legal obligation. The very history of the word "torah" helps us to realise this. Originally it was the technical term for... ...l to the daily conduct of worship and life by the legal codes, and at last " torah " came to mean neither more nor less than the Pen- tateuch, of whic... ...e looked upon as introductions to, or illustrations of, the law. It was this torah or law consisting of the Pentateuch which was first set apart from ... ...hetic 296 The "Priestly Code' 3 literature was placed on a lower plane. The Torah was the Bible in the highest and strictest sense: the prophetic boo...

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Torah Judaism

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... Shas for the Haredi Israeli political parties. Torah Judaism is an English term used by a number of Orthodox Jewish groups... ...o describe their Judaism as being based on an adherence to the laws of the Torah's mitzvot as expounded in Orthodox Halakha. These laws include both t... ... laws include both the Biblical and rabbinic mitzvot. "Torah Judaism" is also an idealogical concept used by some Orthodox thinker... ...faithful to traditional Jewish values.[1] Followers of Torah Judaism also follow the Daat Torah, i.e., the guidelines of rabbis or... ...munities, as opposed to Modern Orthodox Jews, although the latter are also Torah-observant.) The phrase Torah Judaism implies a be... ... People ...

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The Prophecies of Balaam (Numbers Xxii to XXIV) : Or, The Hebrew and the Heathen

By: Kalisch, Marcus Moritz, 1828-1885

...cies ; and then, standing on an elevation, from where a part of the Hebrew people could be sm-veyed, Balaam, in the pre- a xxii. 14-21. b Vers. 22-35.... ... blessing once bestowed on Israel was irrevocable, since they were a pious people guided by the Lord, victorious by their prowess, and inapproach- abl... ...direction of the Lord, who would not permit an alien to call down upon His people imprecations, however empty and transitory. Micah, living in the eig... ...xiii. 2, UNCERTAIN TRADITIONS. 5 signal favours bestowed bj^ God upon His people, as their deliverance from Egyj)tiau slaveryand their safe guidance ... ...aders like Moses, Aaron, and Miriam, the prophet mentions this also : ' my people, remember now, what Balak, king of Moab, schemed, and what Balaam, t... ...e deed ' {KimcJi i) ; or, 'he fought by counsels and stra- tagems' [Kethcr Torah of Rabbi Aaron) ; ' or, ' not with the sword, but by imprecations' {K...

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Aliyah (Torah)

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...er of a Jewish congregation to the bimah for a segment of reading from the Torah. The person who receives the aliyah goes up to th... ...imah before the reading and recites a blessing thanking God for giving the Torah to the Jewish nation. After the reading, the recipient then recites a... ... Aliyah 3 Simchat Torah 4 References ... ... A synagogue official, called a gabbai, then calls up several people (men in most Orthodox and some Conservative congregations,[1] men an... ...onoree (or, more usually, a designated reader) recites a blessing over the Torah, between each verse. Each reads a section of the day's Torah portion.... ... section of the day's Torah portion. There are always at least three olim (people called to read the Torah) unless a Kohen is present and no Levite is... ...h portion. There are always at least three olim (people called to read the Torah) unless a Kohen is present and no Levite is present, in which case th... ...ecial occasions by the king, a prophet, or a kohen. In time, distinguished people were called to read portions of the Torah. The Torah was on a platfo... ...e yisr'elim — Jews who are neither kohen nor levi. (This assumes that such people are available; there are rules in place for what is done if they are...

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The Jewish Church in Its Relations to the Jewish Nation and to the Gentiles, Or, The People of the Congregation in Their Relations to the People of the Land, And to the Peoples of the Lands.

By: Kerr, Samuel Cunningham, 1828-1904

...CHURCH IN ITS RELATIONS TO THE JEWISH NATION AND TO THE "GEI^TILES:" OR, THE PEOPLE OF THE CONGREGATION IN THEIR RELATIONS TO THE PEOPLE OF THE LAND, ... ...OF THE CONGREGATION IN THEIR RELATIONS TO THE PEOPLE OF THE LAND, AND TO THE PEOPLES OF THE LANDS. ' Art thou a Master of Israel, and knowest not," th... ...f Tradition respecting " the two sorts of proselytes " —the one being of the people of the land^ the other being of the people of the congregation. On... ...ger shall sojourn" (Ex. xii, 48), the "stranger" (proselutos) being of " the people of the land," who, upon being circum- cised, came to be of " the p... ...aehtes in the land of Egypt, in our translation (Ex. v. 5) were called " the people of the land," and in the Septuagint (Ex. xxii, 21, and xxiii, 9) p... ...ECTION LV.—HEBREW—HEBREW OF THE HEBREWS. 69 the ger) in your midst, one law {torah—re- quirenieuf) shall be to jrou (both) in offering for a sin of ig... ...of requirement for the Church (composed of the Hebrew of the He 16. One law {torah —requirement) and one judgment (penalty) shall be for you and for t...

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Torah study

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... Reading of the Torah Torah study is the study of the ... ...he study is ideally done for the purpose of the mitzvah ("commandment") of Torah study itself. This practice is present to an exte... ...of Judaism and is considered of paramount importance among religious Jews. Torah study has evolved over the generations, as lifestyles changed and als... ...tents 1 Traditional view of Torah study 2 Origins ... ... 2 Origins 3 Forms of traditional Jewish Torah study 4 Study cycles ... ... as visiting the sick, honouring one's parents, and bringing peace between people (Shabbat 127a). This paragraph was incorporated in the daily prayer ... ...at the Torah was not written by Moses, but was simply written by different people who lived during different periods of Israelite history. Some Jews a... ... Consequently, biblical study primarily focused on the intentions of these people, and the circumstances in which they lived. This type of study depen... ... People ...

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Balaam; An Exposition and a Study

By: Cox, Samuel, 1826-1893

... of Moab, Balaam betook himself to the camp of Israel, and told the chosen people how he had been constrained to bless them again and again, in the ho... ... is from these outside Scriptures we learn that Balaam wanted to curse the people he was compelled to bless (Deut. xxiii. 5 ; Josh. xxiv. 1 ; Neh. xii... ... that Israel had done unto the Amorites. 3. AndMoab was sore afraid of the people, because they were so many ; and Moab loathed the children of Israel... ...Beor, to Pethor, which is by the river, to the land of the children of his people, to call him, saying : Behold, there is a people come out from Egypt... ...y abide over against us. 6. Come now therefore, I pray thee, curse me this people ; for they are too mighty for me. Peradventure I shall prevail that ...

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Mishneh Torah

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...Mishneh Torah The Mishneh Torah (Hebrew: מִשְׁנֵה תּוֹרָה‎, "Repetition of the Torah"), subtitled Sef... ...nown as RaMBaM or "Rambam"), one of history's foremost rabbis. The Mishneh Torah was compiled between 1170 and 1180 (4930–4940), while Maimonides was ... ...aM", although Maimonides composed other works. Mishneh Torah consists of fourteen books, subdivided into sections, chapters, and p... ...statement of the Oral Law, so that a person who mastered first the Written Torah and then the Mishneh Torah would be in no need of any other book. Con... ...y of the Talmud. Maimonides responded to these criticisms, and the Mishneh Torah endures as an influential work in Jewish religious thought. According... ... what he considered to be more accurate texts of the Talmud than what most people possessed at his time. The latter has been confirmed to a certain ex... ... Chosen people E...

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Balaam : An Exposition and a Study

By: Cox, Samuel, 1826-1893

...ng of Moab, Balaam betook himself to the camp of Israel, and told the chosen people how he had been constrained to bless them again and again, in the ... ...It is from these outside Scriptures we learn that Balaam wanted to curse the people he was compelled to bless (Deut. xxiii. 5; Josh. xxiv. 10; Neh. xi... ...l that Israel had done unto the Amorites. 3. And Moab was sore afraid of the people, because they were so many , and Moab loathed the children of Isra... ...f Beor, to Pethor, which is by the river, to the land of the children of his people, to call him, saying : Behold, there is a people come out from Egy... ...hey abide over against us. 6. Come now therefore, I pray thee, curse me this people ; for they are too mighty for me. Peradventure I shall prevail tha...

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Sefer Torah

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...A Sefer Torah (; plural: Sifrei Torah ; "Book(s) of Torah" or "Torah scroll(s)") is a handwritten copy of t... ...ah ; "Book(s) of Torah" or "Torah scroll(s)") is a handwritten copy of the Torah or Pentateuch, the holiest book within Judaism. It must meet extremel... ...within Judaism. It must meet extremely strict standards of production. The Torah scroll is mainly used in the ritual of Torah reading during Jewish se... ...ly faces Jerusalem, the direction Jews face when praying. The text of the Torah is also commonly printed and bound in book form for non-ritual functi... ...f Moses), and is often accompanied by commentaries or translations. Usage Torah reading from a sefer Torah is traditionally reserved for Monday and T... ...rah pasul (“invalid”). According to the Talmud (the oral law of the Jewish People), all scrolls must also be written on gevil parchment that is treate...

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Balaam; An Exposition and a Study

By: Cox, Samuel, 1826-1893

...ng of Moab, Balaam betook himself to the camp of Israel, and told the chosen people how he had been constrained to bless them again and again, in the ... ...It is from these outside Scriptures we learn that Balaam wanted to curse the people he was compelled to bless (Deut. xxiii. 5 ; Josh. xxiv. 10 ; Neh. ... ...l that Israel had done unto the Amorites. 3. And Moab was sore afraid of the people, because they were so many ; and Moab loathed the children of Isra... ...f Beor, to Pethor, which is by the river, to the land of the children of his people, to call him, saying : Behold, there is a people come out from Egy... ...hey abide over against us. 6. Come now therefore, I pray thee, curse me this people ; for they are too mighty for me. Peradventure I shall prevail tha...

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Simchat Torah

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... Simchat Torah or better Simḥath Torah (also Simkhes Toreh, Hebrew : שִׂמְחַת תּוֹרָה, lit., "Rejoicing... ...th Torah (also Simkhes Toreh, Hebrew : שִׂמְחַת תּוֹרָה, lit., "Rejoicing of/ Torah") is a Jewish holiday that celebrates and marks the conclusion of... ...oliday that celebrates and marks the conclusion of the annual cycle of public Torah reading s, and the beginning of a new cycle. Simhat Torah is a co... ...to early October on the Gregorian calendar ). The main celebration of Simhat Torah takes place in the synagogue during evening and morning service... ...many Conservative congregations, this is the only time of year on which the Torah scrolls are taken out of the ark and read at night. In the mor... ...s an opportunity to recite the blessing. To save time, some congregations call people up in groups. Others hold a series of separate minyanim for the ... ... and Jewish festivals; i.e. the synagogue used this occasion as a fund-raiser. People who made these donations were called up to the Torah and given a...

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The Ten Nequdoth of the Torah;

By: Butin, Romain François, 1871-1937

... H. FURST COMPANY 1906 ^H OF Pfi///^ B98 THE TEN NEQUDOTH OF THE TORAH OR THE MEANING AND PURPOSE OF THE EXTRAORDINARY POINTS OF THE PENTATE... ... seems to have been made by the Jews themselves, between the Points of the Torah and those of the other books. While the four dotted passages of the P... ...or, the presence of numerous Synagogues,^ in which the Law was read to the people, as well as of schools,^ in which the Bible was taught, must of nece... ...euch. 27 study the Bible in all its details, in order to explain it to the people; it would be incredible that with such a continual study of the sacr... ...f Titus, a man is depicted carrying on his back a long roll, undoubtedly a Torah scroll of the Temple. Cp. Joseph., l. c. * As early as the time of Ju... ...hough it cannot be said that Greek was extensively spoken among the common people of Palestine, still its use was current among the educated classes a... ...much more would they have done so, if they had gone to the teaching of the Torah.' All this passage of Midr. Mishle has been substantially incorporate... ...nchath Shai, ad locum. ; thus also Meiri, in Blau, MU, 28, and Lonzano, Or Torah, 19 b. *0n the Text. Criticism of the verse, see Strack, Gen Num., p....

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Torah Umadda

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...Torah Umadda (Hebrew: תּוֹרָה וּמַדָּע, "Torah and secular knowledge") is a philosophy of Orthodox Judaism concernin... ...nt mode of Orthodox Judaism is referred to as Centrist Orthodoxy. History Torah Umadda is closely associated with Yeshiva University. The actual phil... ...th Yeshiva University. The actual philosophy underlying the combination of Torah and secular wisdom at Yeshiva University was variously articulated, f... ...ts roots go back to 1886, it was only in 1946 that the University adopted "Torah Umadda" as its slogan. (In 2005, Yeshiva University president Richard... ...-line" to the university's motto.) Today, Yeshiva University publishes the Torah Umadda Journal which "explores the complex relationships between Tora... ...afa) is characterised by "education, moderation, and the centrality of the people of Israel." In general, differences between Centrist Orthodoxy and o... ...osed to the Haredi approach of minimizing such contact. Centrality of the People of Israel All Orthodox ideologies place a high value on ahavat yisra... ... - and residence there as a mitzvah. However, for Centrist Orthodoxy, the "People of Israel", additionally, play a central role. The resulting differe...

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Chosen Peoples : The Hebraic Ideal Versus the Teutonic

By: Zangwill, Israel, 1864-1926

...... ...To MRS. REDCLIFFE N. SALAMAN THIS LITTLE BOOK IN HER FATHER'S MEMORY CHOSEN PEOPLES: THE HEBRAIC IDEAL VERSUS THE TEUTONIC ISRAEL ZANGWILL Author of ... ...use of an ancient language, which has gradually fallen into disuse among the people, is deliberately main- tained for the air of mystery and of awe wh... ...of China conduct their services in Sanscrit, which neither the monks nor the people understand, and the services of the Buddhists in Japan are either ... ...point, en mashgichin be-bathkol " We cannot have regard to the Bath Kol, the Torah is for earth, not heaven " was a sign that, for one school of thoug... ...atists. Mr. Lucien Wolf once urged that " the yoke 30 CHOSEN PEOPLES of the Torah " had fashioned a racial aristo- cracy possessing marked biological... ...a civilization older by thousands of years than that of Europe ; whether the Torah made the greatness of the people, or the people pre- cisely because... ...s of the people, or the people pre- cisely because of its greatness made the Torah ; whether we have a case of natural election or artificial election... ... Talmud defined a non-idolater as a Jew, and ranked a Gentile learned in the Torah as greater than the High Priest ? Such learned proselytes arose in ...

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Da'as Torah

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...Da'as Torah (or Da'at Torah, Da'as Toyreh) (, literally "Knowledge of Torah"), is a concept in Haredi Judaism according to which Jews should seek... ...aw but on all important life matters, on the grounds that knowledge of the Torah aids everything in life. In Contemporary Haredi Judaism Avi Shafr... ...gious scholars of the generation (called Gedolim, "great ones", or gedolei Torah or gedolei Yisrael) not just on matters of Jewish law or matters "of ... ...f analysis, a rabbinic authority has greater latitude when declaring Da'as Torah than when defining a halachic opinion. While a halachic opinion requi... ...opinion requires legal justification from recognized sources, simple Da'as Torah is regarded as being of a more subtle nature and requires no clear le... ...ut simply that they were seen as the best qualified leaders for the Jewish people (Feitman 1995). Some argue (e.g. Kaplan 1980) that with the rise of...

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Midrash Ha-Gadol Al Hamishah Humshe Torah : Sefer Bereshit

By: Schechter, S. (Solomon), 1847-1915
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Oral Torah

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...ion, were transmitted orally from Mount Sinai, and were not written in the Torah. According to Rabbinic Judaism, the oral Torah, oral Law, or oral tr... ...radition was given by God orally to Moses in conjunction with the written Torah , after which it was passed down orally through the ages.The form of ... ...rally through the ages.The form of Judaism that does not recognize an Oral Torah as authoritative, instead relying on the most natural meaning of the ... ... authoritative, instead relying on the most natural meaning of the Written Torah to form the basis of Jewish law, is known as Karaite Judaism. Later t... ... Martin Jaffee, 2007. Rabbis of the Talmudic era conceived of the Oral Torah in two distinct ways. First, Rabbinic tradition conceived of the Ora... ...Indiana University Press, 2006. p 53 Essenes Essenes, a monastic group of people, had a “monastic organization”. Though they had non-biblical rules, ...

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Prophecy : The Ancient Homeland Security and Anti-Terrorism System of Indigenous Peoples

By: Will Anderson

...ECY: The Ancient Homeland Security & Anti-Terrorism System of Indigenous Peoples© PART ONE of "The PROPHECYKEEPERS" TRILOGY ASIAN, AF... ...ders and Nostradamus said this will start slowly, almost unnoticed by the people of the earth, but it will eventually involve us all.” Source: Lee B... ...history of allowing wars, bloodshed, and terrorist acts whenever "chosen" people were not living up to the standards the Creator set for them. Once,... ...isrespect for his laws. THE CREATOR HAS HIGH STANDARDS FOR HIS COVENANT PEOPLES The Creator allows peoples that are truly evil or hypocritical pe... ...PHECIES ESTHER OF SIDON BIRTH OF THE RED HEIFER ANCIENT WRITINGS OF TORAH SAGES PREDICTED CHANGE IN CONSTELLATION KIMAH (THE PLEIADIES, OR THE... ..., and talking seriously about it." back to contents ANCIENT WRITINGS OF TORAH SAGES PREDICTED CHANGE IN CONSTELLATION KIMAH (THE PLEIADIES, OR THE... ...M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z If the sages of Torah are correct and Y'shua the Nazarene's predictions come to pass, the ... ...is sign occurs, will it be of such magnitude to persuade the Orthodox and Torah observant of the House of Judah to welcome the descendants of the non... ...thodox "Joes," such an extra-biblical sign (alluded to in the writings of Torah sages), validates the core message of Y'shua and its continuity with...

...aq. Persia is called Iran. These two prophecies coincide. Both the Native elders and Nostradamus said this will start slowly, almost unnoticed by the people of the earth, but it will eventually involve us all.? Source: Lee Brown?...

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United Torah Judaism

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... Ideology Torah, Torah Judaism, Haredi Judaism, Ashk... ...l parties Elections United Torah Judaism (Hebrew: יַהֲדוּת הַתּוֹרָה הַמְאוּחֶדֶת, Yahadut HaTora HaMe... ...d Agudat Israel agreed to revive their alliance under the banner of United Torah Judaism to not waste votes and achieve maximum representation in the ... ...ks Ideology United Torah Judaism (Yahadut Hatorah - UTJ) is a coalition of two ultra-Orthodox ... ...actions: The Degel HaTorah ("Banner [of] the Torah") party that is guided by the rabbinic heads (usually the leading ros... ... People ...

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Arab and Druze at Home; A Record of Travel and Intercourse with the Peoples East of the Jordan

By: Ewing, William

...Co. Ld.) ARAB AND DRUZE AT HOME A RECORD OF TRAVEL AND INTERCOURSE WITH THE PEOPLES EAST OF THE JORDAN BY WILLIAM EWING, M.A. FIVK YEARS RESIDENT AT ... ... before one who can speak the language and is able to mingle freely with the people. This book is an attempt to lift a little way the veil which still... ...rney, it is the outcome of frequent travel and familiar intercourse with the peoples both east and west of Jordan. ARAB AND DRUZE AT HOME During a re... ...derness. What is here related regarding these strange but deeply interesting peoples was either learned from their own lips or verified in converse wi... ...come for him. His presence brought a perpetual stream of afflicted ones. The people are in many respects simple and primitive. Myth and mystery grow a... ... suggests a more convenient source for his knowledge, such as it was, of the Torah ; but for his acquaintance with Christianity he may possibly have b...

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Torah in Islam

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... Tawrat (Tawrah or Taurat) (Arabic: توراة‎) is the Arabic word for the Torah. Muslims believe it was a holy book of Islam given by God to Musa (Mo... ...lam given by God to Musa (Moses). The Hebrew word for their scripture, the Torah (also known as the Five Books of Moses or the Pentateuch) means instr... ... 3 Semantics 4 Importance of the Torah 5 See also ... ...wrat. How come they unto thee for judgment when they have the Torah, wherein Allah hath delivered judgment (for them)? Yet even after tha... ... ...and how I taught thee the Scripture and Wisdom and the Torah and the Gospel; and how thou didst shape of clay as it were the liken... ... People and things in the Quran ... ... Good people (before Islam) ... ... Other people (before Islam) ... ... Mentioned people (after Islam) ...

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Torah, Neviim U-Khetuvim. Twenty-Four Books of the Holy Scriptures Carefully Translated According to the Massoretic Text, On the Basis of the English Version, After the Best Jewish Authorities

...ast king of Israel, 3259-3268, when Shalmenesser conquers Samaria, and carries the people into exile, while the kingdom of Judah yet continues under H... ...o Zedekiah (3402) in which year Nebuchadnezzar conquers Jerusalem, and carries the people mostly to Babylon, while a few fly to I^gypt, taking Jeremia... ...he Holy Scriptures are divided into the following classes : the Law, Pentateuch or Torah, Xebiim Kishonim, the Earlier Prophets, Nebiim Aeharonim, the... ...omy, DcJxirim. Ijcviticus is also called Tora/h Cohcniim, and Deuteronomy, MUltnrh Torah. The whole law is read once every year in the Synagogue and f... ...abridged. " " Sons of the chiefs." — Onkelos. Daughters ofmen, those of the common people. '" My Spirit cannot always rule in man, — in the sti-ife of... ...r, which the children of man were building. 6 And the Lokd said. Behold, it is one people, and they have all one language, and this is the first thing... ...core and ten." May we not discover in this circumstance a wise Providence ? If the people before the flood, trusting in their long stay on earth, forg...

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Columbus Torah Academy

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...- 8.5 Affiliations Isacs, Amods, Torah UMesorah ... ... Website Columbus Torah Academy is the only Orthodox Jewi... ...l: General - Mrs. Eliza Delman. Judaic - Rabbi Zvi Kahn. About Columbus Torah Academy provides a comprehensive ... ...istry lab, biology lab, elementary library, Upper School library, computer lab, gymnasium with seating for 300 people, and administrative offices. ... ...enstein and dedicated in memory of his parents, Ephraim and Anna Schottenstein. The chapel has seating for 200 people and is used daily for morning pr... ...or the lower school is 11:1; in the upper school, 8:1. Classes Columbus Torah Academy runs a double curriculum....

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Arab and Druze at Home : A Record of Travel and Intercourse with the Peoples East of the Jordan

By: Ewing, William, B. 1857

...Co. Ld.) ARAB AND DRUZE AT HOME A RECORD OF TRAVEL AND INTERCOURSE WITH THE PEOPLES EAST OF THE JORDAN BY , WILLIAM EWING, M.A. FIVK YEARS RESIDENT A... ... before one who can speak the language and is able to mingle freely with the people. This book is an attempt to lift a little way the veil which still... ...rney, it is the outcome of frequent travel and familiar intercourse with the peoples both east and west of Jordan. ARAB AND DRUZE AT HOME During a re... ...derness. What is here related regarding these strange but deeply interesting peoples was either learned from their own lips or verified in converse wi... ...come for him. His presence brought a perpetual stream of afflicted ones. The people are in many respects simple and primitive. Myth and mystery grow a... ... suggests a more convenient source for his knowledge, such as it was, of the Torah ; but for his acquaintance with Christianity he may possibly have b...

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Torah Temimah Primary School

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...orthodox Jewish practice; pre-eminence given to a high standard of Jewish Torah studies; moral, spiritual and personal development of pupils to high... ...rom the United Synagogue in 1995 for £360, 000. Originally called just Torah Temimah Primary School, the school name was changed to Avigdor Hirsc... ...rah Temimah Primary School, the school name was changed to Avigdor Hirsch Torah Temimah Primary School when the new building was dedicated in memory... ...substantial donation to the school for this purpose. It is still known as Torah Temimah for most practical purposes but is sometimes listed as Avig... ...ah for most practical purposes but is sometimes listed as Avigdor Hirsch Torah Temimah in official documents and other sources. "Torah Temimah" mea... ... The new synagogue was consecrated in 1938. Kadish states that it held 640 people — 324 men at ground level and 316 women at gallery level. Brooke sta... ...l and 316 women at gallery level. Brooke states that the synagogue sat 916 people in total: 524 men downstairs and 392 women in the gallery. Undated b...

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The World's Religions; A Comprehensive Popular Account of All the Principal Religions of Civilized and Uncivilized Peoples;

By: Bettany, G. T. (George Thomas), 1850-1891

...prehensive Popular Account of all the Principal Religions of Civilised and Uncivilised Peoples; DESCRIBING THEIR DOCTRINES, RITES, PRIESTHOODS, SACRED... ...AGE Introduction v Preface xi Authorities Quoted xiii BOOK I. RELIGIONS OF UNCIVILISED PEOPLES. CHAPTER I. Races in Australasia, Polynesia, and withou... ... or to an island where their ancestors were, and where they would be turned into white people. So races everywhere look to a world outside their own, ... ... understand her spreading it among the northern countries from India and Africa, whose people, with their gold and diamonds, incense and cassia, trade... ...pifies the point to which some have gone back, and have gone no farther. We are a busy people, and the present gives many of us as much to do as we ca... ...ice falls short of its solemnities. This is regarded as a first sketch of the priestly Torah or law, resting on old priestly usage, and reshaped so as... ...itten in the hearts of the people. We cannot here discuss his possible relation to the Torah (or Book of Deuteronomy?), which Hilkiah, possibly 646 T... ...The daily service is first gone through ; services. next a considerable portion of the Torah or Pentateuch is read, thewhole being so divided as to be... ...ophets ; for the sake of the priests, the masters of the priests ; for the sake of the Torah, most sacred of books ; for the sake of Mount Gerizim, th...

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Torah im Derech Eretz

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... Torah im Derech Eretz ( – Torah with "the way of the land") is a philosophy of Orthodox Judaism... ... resultant mode of Orthodox Judaism as Neo-Orthodoxy. Derech Eretz The phrase Torah im Derech Eretz is first found in the Mishna in Tractate Avoth... ...t found in the Mishna in Tractate Avoth (2:2): "Beautiful is the study of Torah with derech eretz, as involvement with both makes one forget sin... ...ized behavior.. One representative teaching is that "Derech eretz comes before Torah" ( Midrash Vayikra Rabbah 9:3) – one cannot personify Torah unti... ...n the Mishna ad loc and the Mishna is thus read as "Beautiful is the study of Torah combined with 'earning a livelihood'". In consonance, Rabbinic op... ...t in this speech Hirsch "did not even hint, not a single word, that the Jewish people had anything at all to learn from ideas." See, section: יהדות ע... ...cognition of a non-believing body as a legitimate representative of the Jewish people". For this reason, he was "unalterably opposed to the Mizrachi ...

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The Religion of the Hebrews

By: Peters, John Punnett, 1852-1921

...rk V CONTENTS CHAPTER PAGE I. SOURCES AND METHODS OF STUDY i II. LAND AND PEOPLE 36 III. PRIMITIVE RELIGION OF THE HEBREWS ... 61 IV. THE RELIGION OF... ... not a single book, but a collection of books, the literary remains of the people of Israel, constituting a religious library, consisting of histories... ... survived is not the entire literature but the religious literature of the people, the secular literature appearing only in so far as it has been reca... ...ed's direction the effort was made to present history in the tongue of the people. The materials of the 4 THE RELIGION OF THE HEBREWS Bishops' Roll w... ...n of laws and narratives in J and E, and the later reproduction of ancient torah in D." I02 THE RELIGION OF THE HEBREWS commandment in practice. But ... ...n of the priests of Nob, was, further, to consult the oracles, and to give torah, " the decision." This was the especial function of Moses. In the ear... ... an enterprise, etc.^ It was also his function to give the instruction, or torah, of God in cases of larger importance, affecting the people as a whol... ...agicians. But lot-casting was not the only method in which the priest gave torah. The lots, Urim and Thummim, were used to give an answer in cases of ... ...ests. The declaration and explanation of these laws and principles becomes torah, which it is the priest's function to give to the people who come to ...

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Yom Tov Torah readings

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...On Yom Tov (except on Simchat Torah), entire parshiot of the Torah are not read in the synagogue. Rather,... ... On all these days, the Maftir is read from a different portion of the Torah. Two Torah scrolls are taken out of the ark.[1] This is because it is... ...e Maftir readings come from the parsha of Pinchas. The Torah is read on Yom Tov during Shacharit services. There is no reading at ... ...lls on Shabbat, when the regular Shabbat reading for the week is read. The Torah is also read at Mincha on all public fast days. ... ...kot 1.4 Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah 1.5 Shabbat Chol Hamoed ... ...onships.[28] The purpose of selecting this reading is to remind the Jewish people, who have just been forgiven for their sins, not to lose control and... ...dering in the desert with a rear attack on the weakest and feeblest of the people. Readings 1-7: Regular Torah Reading Maftir: Deuterono... ...onships.[28] The purpose of selecting this reading is to remind the Jewish people, who have just been forgiven for their sins, not to lose control and... ...dering in the desert with a rear attack on the weakest and feeblest of the people. Readings 1-7: Regular Torah Reading Maftir: Deuterono...

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Hebrew Religion to the Establishment of Judaism under Ezra

By: Addis, William Edward, 1844-1917

...eligion apart from the national history. God did not reveal Himself to the people directly. He " spoke to the fathers by the prophets." Hebrew nationa... ...eeling and sensitive shrinking from strife, with his love and pity for his people, his passionate hatred of wrong, his sense of loneliness which cut s... ...piritual nature. They think of Him as the righteous will who instructs His people by the events of history, warns and exhorts them by the overthrow of... ...age does 15 Hebrew Religion not of itself prove kinship in blood. English people speak one tongue: yet who can say how much Celtic or pre- Celtic blo... ...is work. Even the priests forfeited their former position. The traditional torah or teaching was taken from them and com- mitted to writing, and the f... ...God and man as a matter of legal obligation. The very history of the word "torah" helps us to realise this. Originally it was the technical term for t... ...to the daily conduct of worship and life by the legal codes, and at last " torah " came to mean neither more nor less than the Pen- tateuch, of which ... ...looked upon as introductions to, or illustrations of, the law. It was this torah or law consisting of the Pentateuch which was first set apart from ot... ...hetic 296 The "Priestly Code" literature was placed on a lower plane. The Torah was the Bible in the highest and strictest sense : the prophetic book...

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The Torah instruction of the Kohanim

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...n son Tzaraath (skin disease and mildew) The Torah instruction of the Kohanim Sacrifice · Incense of... ...e rulings and teachings of the priests that are addressed to the Israelite people.[1][2] The term "instructions of the priests" (torat kohanim) is als... ... Manual", Leviticus.[3][4] In the actual verses of the Torah, the Torah instruction and rulings of the Kohen is defined as decisiv... ...על פיהם יהיה כל ריב וכל נגע" -Deuteronomy 21:5 However, in the Mishna, the Torah instruction of the Kohanim is usually quoted as an alternative, or so... ...e authority of the Kohanim to function in Judicial aspects and to instruct Torah directives to the nation of Israel is rooted both in the written Tora... ...s to the nation of Israel is rooted both in the written Torah and the Oral Torah. In Kabbalah it is expounded that the Kohen should function in Torah ... ...ilar to all heavenly blessing which are withheld due to the sinning of the people- is withheld from a generation that is not in-line with, or not capa... ...re required for the priest to wear as a prerequisite to instruction of the people and/or if these garments are the equivalent of the official priestly... ...balistic work Raziel HaMalach describes the Kohen as teaching Torah to the people and due to participation of the masses a divine blessing for materia...

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The Jewish Law of Divorce According to Bible and Talmud : With Some Reference to Its Development in Post-Talmudic Times

By: Amram, David Werner, 1866-1939

...alue of the Study of Biblical and Talmudic Laws The Evolution of the Law The Torah The Chain of Oral Tradition The Mishnah The Dis- putes of the Phari... ...alue of the Study of Biblical and Talmudic Laws The Evolution of the Law The Torah The Chain of Oral Tradition The Mishnah The Disputes of the Phari- ... ...cline generalizing from them, as forming part of the traditions of a Semitic people." 2 If this is true of the Hebrew Scriptures, which have become th... ...ourse of their wanderings affected by the laws and customs of many different peoples, yet the present state of our knowledge of the laws and the insti... ...ent state of our knowledge of the laws and the institutions of those ancient peoples pre- cludes an attempt to trace their influence on the laws and c... ...e might call it, statutory and case law. The written law was the Pentateuch (Torah) and it was transmitted from generation to generation without chang... ...radition, also began with Moses, and was a contemporaneous commentary on the Torah. In the introduction to his monumental code of the Jewish Law, (iiS... ...mmentary, for it is written, And I will give thee tables of stone and a law (Torah) and commandments (Mi^voth). 1 The Torah is the written law and the... ...hnah or oral law, as expounded by the TannaYm, was generally accepted by the people, but met with strong opposition from the ruling classes, the princ...

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Torah Umesorah – National Society for Hebrew Day Schools

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... Jewish peoplehood Jewish identity... ... (Torah ... ...argum Mishneh Torah Tur ... ... Torah Umesorah – National Society for Hebrew Day Schools (or Torah Umesorah... ...ional Society for Hebrew Day Schools (or Torah Umesorah תורה ומסורה) is an Torah-based Jewish religious education in North America by supporting and d... ...a significant population of Jews. The previous executive vice-president of Torah Umesorah was Rabbi Joshua Fishman, a disciple of Rabbi Yitzchok Hutne... ... People ...

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Lectures on the Origin and Growth of Religion as Illustrated by the Religion of the Ancient Hebrews

By: Montefiore, C. G. (Claude Goldsmid), 1858-1938

.... The early or Biblical history of the Je-«^ish religion, as of the Jewish people, is still in many important respects shrouded with obscurity. Some f... ...the ephods ... ... ... ... ... 43 Yahveh the God of justice : the priestly Torah ... ... ... 44 Inference as to the Mosaic conception of Yahveh and hi... ...lace, the evidence won from the religions of other kindred or neighbouring peoples—the evidence, in other words, of comparative religion, and more par... ...ne god; monotheism, of the one and only God. Now the history of the Hebrew people and of its religion up to the era of the eighth-century prophets may... ...ot to that of rigorous history. It must be unreservedly allowed that of no people on earth are its actual ancestors historically trace- 1 It is imposs... ...d probably gave guidance and advice in questions of social difficulty. The Torah—or teaching—of the priests, half-judicial, half-pedagogic, was a deep... ... with the national God. There is good reason to suppose that this priestly Torah is the one religious institution which can be correctly attributed to... ...says Wellhausen, " he cer- tainly founded the Sanctuary of Kadesh, and the Torah there, which the priests of the Ark carried on after him." ^ "We may,... ...e written law, he was unquestionably the founder of that oral teaching, or Torah, which preceded, and became the basis of, the codes of the Pentateuch...

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People of the Book

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...ut the theological concept in Islam. For the novel by Geraldine Brooks see People of the Book (novel). People of the Book (... ...ure.[1] The three types of adherents to faiths that the Qur'an mentions as people of the book are the Jews, Sabians and Christians. ... ...ze them as God's true, final, and eternal message to humanity. Because the People of the Book recognize the God of Abraham as the one and only god, as... ...d by sharia (Islamic divine law). In Judaism the term "People of the Book" (Hebrew: עם הספר, Am HaSefer) was used to refer specifi... ...ר, Am HaSefer) was used to refer specifically to the Jewish people and the Torah, and to the Jewish people and the wider canon of written Jewish law (... ...accepted by Jews as a reference to an identity rooted fundamentally in the Torah.[3] In [5][6] as well as Puritans and Shakers, ha... ...mate reference to a culture and religious identity rooted fundamentally in Torah, the original book of the Law.  ... ... the New Testament was added to the whole Jewish "Tanakh" (an acronym from Torah, the Law, Nebi'im, the prophets, and Kethubim, the other canonical wr... ... Tawrat/Torah, Suhuf-i-Musa (Scrolls of Moses) & Tablets of Stone ...

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The Religion of Israel under the Kingdom. Kerr Lectures, Delivered in the United Free Church College, Glasgow, During Session 1911-12

By: Welch, Adam Cleghorn, 1864-1943

...secular necessity of making head against the Philistines, nevertheless the people found their rallying point and their strongest support in their reli... ...land they had won. The first effect of the new unity which had come to the people and of the success which attended their assertion of it, was a confi... ...etween the quickened national life and the quickened rehgious sense of the people makes its appearance in a still more significant, because more intim... ...le to write their secular history as a part of the religious record of the people. In this period also they began to tell the story of how they came t... ...d the people with' having despised knowledge and with having forgotten the torah of their God (iv. 6). Because their ignorance was voluntary, it was b... ...e from being priests unto Him. It was their business to declare the divine torah or law ; and how greatly Hosea construed that torah, both in itself a... ...Jahveh. That a prophet could not have spoken in such terms of the priestly torah, if he had believed it to be primarily concerned with mere regulation... ...of the offerings, he would not have thought of Jahveh as their source. The torah of the priests was one great means by which the divine will expressed... ... to a lower type of religion, blinded them to their duty of upholding that torah of Jahveh which really expressed His nature, and which it was their d...

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Chosen people

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...Throughout history, various groups of people have considered themselves to be chosen people by a deity for a purp... ... religions, references to God are used in constructs such as "God's Chosen People". Anthropologists commonly regard these claims as a form of ethnocen... ...ief that the Jews, via descent from the ancient Israelites, are the chosen people, i.e. chosen to be in a covenant with God. The idea of the Israelite... ...s alluded to elsewhere in the Hebrew Bible using other terms such as "holy people".[5] Much is written about these topics in rabbinic literature. The ... ...by God for a purpose. Sometimes this choice is seen as charging the Jewish people with a specific mission — to be a light unto the nations, and to exe... ...to the nations, and to exemplify the covenant with God as described in the Torah. Christianity Seventh-da...

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