Download PDF by Steven Schwarzman: Shma Koleinu: A Jewish People's Commentary on the Siddur

By Steven Schwarzman

ISBN-10: 1505353920

ISBN-13: 9781505353921


Shma Koleinu: A Jewish People's statement at the Siddur will take you thru deep reflections on prayers within the Jewish prayerbook, supplying you with new insights into the prayers and new braveness to discover your own.
Rabbi Steven Schwarzman and different writers, together with rabbis, cantors, and "ordinary" humans - humans similar to you - delve deeply into the prayers, their texts, their historical past, their melodies - and simply as deeply into themselves.
As the Talmud says, come and listen to. Come and listen to those voices, and use them to reinforce your individual voice in deeper Jewish prayer.

"Shma Koleinu: A Jewish People's observation at the Siddur is simply what the Jewish group wishes: a observation that involves actual and private prayer reviews. this isn't a got rid of, ivory-tower, number of philosophical theories, yet really a set of down-to-earth, engaged, deeply felt responses to the Jewish worship event. this is the reason it's so powerfully inspiring!" - Rabbi Jeff Hoffman, D.H.L., Rabbi-in-Residence and Professor of Liturgy on the Academy for Jewish faith, NY.

"Rabbi Steven Schwarzman has collected a correct selection of inspiring interpretations of a number of the most crucial prayers within the Siddur. analyzing those significant and private readings at the Jewish treasure-house of petitions, supplications, and phrases of compliment, will vastly improve the religious event of any worshiper." - Rabbi Dov Peretz Elkins, writer, within the SPIRIT: INSIGHTS FOR non secular RENEWAL within the twenty first CENTURY

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Download e-book for iPad: Jewish-Christian Debates: God, Kingdom, Messiah by Jacob Neusner,Bruce Chilton

By Jacob Neusner,Bruce Chilton

ISBN-10: 0800631099

ISBN-13: 9780800631093

eminent students, each one professional in his personal culture, take Jewish-Christian discussion to a brand new point. Aiming at neither mere description nor conversion, every one offers the classical parts of his traditions figuring out of 3 basic, universal non secular questions: the place to satisfy God, easy methods to dwell, and what to wish for. the opposite then responds. Neusner and Chilton's analytic comparisons of 2 nice traditions intertwined on the roots serves as a primer at the defining energies of either traditions. The reader is invited to spot the traditions' cohesion of questions and the both robust variations in solutions and thereby illumine one's personal religion commitments approximately trust, piety, and the aim of human life.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Secrets of Hebrew Words by Rabbi Benjamin Blech

By Rabbi Benjamin Blech

ISBN-10: 0876686102

ISBN-13: 9780876686102

ISBN-10: 1568219180

ISBN-13: 9781568219189

Ever because the earliest occasions, Jewish students have seemed to the Hebrew language as a resource of holiness and a wellspring of knowledge. either letters and phrases, it has consistently been assumed, they've got hidden messages and secrets and techniques to be wanted, as though we're beginning a shell to extract the fruit. Rabbi Benjamin Blech has accrued many examples of the meanings hidden inside Hebrew phrases and has defined them to the fashionable reader_even those that don't know any Hebrew. the result's either a very good representation of this job in addition to a e-book wealthy with Jewish perception and teachings.

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Abuse in the Jewish Community: Religious and Communal - download pdf or read online

By Michael Salamon

ISBN-10: 9655240649

ISBN-13: 9789655240641

during this consultant, psychologist Michael Salamon bargains definitions of abuse and describes symptoms that are meant to illustrate to mom and dad, lecturers, and faculty officers that abuse can be taking place. easy information regarding to be had tools of remedy is supplied and the original cultural stipulations within the Orthodox Jewish neighborhood that make prevention and therapy so tricky is discussed.

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Download e-book for kindle: Modern Orthodox Judaism: A Documentary History (JPS by Zev Eleff,Jacob J Schacter

By Zev Eleff,Jacob J Schacter

ISBN-10: 0827612575

ISBN-13: 9780827612570

Modern Orthodox Judaism bargains an intensive choice of fundamental texts documenting the Orthodox come across with American Judaism that ended in the emergence of the trendy Orthodox move. Many texts during this quantity are drawn from episodes of clash that helped shape smooth Orthodox Judaism. those comprise the traditionalists’ reaction to the early expressions of Reform Judaism, in addition to incidents that helped outline the widening changes among Orthodox and Conservative Judaism within the early 20th century. different texts discover the inner struggles to keep up order and stability as soon as Orthodox Judaism had separated itself from different spiritual movements.
Zev Eleff combines released files with seldom-seen archival assets in tracing sleek Orthodoxy because it constructed right into a established stream, demonstrated its personal associations, and encountered severe occasions and issues—some that contributed to shaping the circulate and others that triggered pressure inside of it. A common advent explains the increase of the flow and places the texts in old context. short introductions to every part consultant readers during the files of this new, dynamic Jewish expression.

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Yaacov Shavit,Shoshana Sitton,Chaya Naor's Staging and Stagers in Modern Jewish Palestine: The Creation PDF

By Yaacov Shavit,Shoshana Sitton,Chaya Naor

ISBN-10: 0814328458

ISBN-13: 9780814328453

This interesting case research describes the paintings of the folk accountable for growing festive lore and its process of ceremonies and festivities—an inseparable a part of each tradition. with regards to the hot smooth Hebrew tradition of Eretz Israel (modern Jewish Palestine)—a society of immigrants that left at the back of so much in their conventional folkways—the production of competition lore used to be a awake and arranged strategy guided by means of a countrywide ideology and aesthetic values. This inventive attempt in a mundane nationwide society served as a substitute to the conventional spiritual method, tailored the ceremonies and fairs to a brand new old fact, and created a brand new competition cycle that might provide expression and pleasure to the values and emblems of the hot Jewish society.Staging and Stagers in smooth Jewish Palestine claims that the method of ceremonies and gala's, quite often, and every separate rite and pageant have been staged based on the staging directions written by way of an outlined workforce of cultural activists. The ebook examines 3 major stages—the academic community, rural society (particularly the cooperative sector), and concrete society (most significantly Tel Aviv)—and seems on the stagers themselves, who have been schoolteachers, writers, artists, and cultural activists. notwithstanding cultural platforms of fairs and ceremonies are usually researched and defined, scholarly literature hardly identifies their creators or stories intimately the style within which those structures are created. Staging and Stagers in smooth Jewish Palestine sheds very important mild at the stagers of contemporary Jewish Palestine and in addition at the methods and mechanisms that created the performative lore in different cultures, in historic in addition to sleek times.

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Download e-book for kindle: Midrash & Medicine: Healing Body and Soul in the Jewish by Rabbi William Cutter,Michele F. Prince LCSW MAJCS

By Rabbi William Cutter,Michele F. Prince LCSW MAJCS

ISBN-10: 1580234844

ISBN-13: 9781580234849

Midrash offers a progressive advisor throughout the so much tricky passages of our existence stories.

This groundbreaking quantity examines the non secular shortfalls of our present therapeutic setting and explores how midrash can help see past the actual points of therapeutic to music in for your religious source.

Pushing the limits of Jewish wisdom, physicians, rabbis, social employees, psychologists and philosophers examine the position of midrashic pondering in addressing possible intractable social and private concerns. subject matters mentioned include:

  • How metaphors and parables can reduction healing
  • How Jewish culture can tell and enhance wellbeing and fitness, hospice and nursing-home care
  • New methods of analyzing Jewish texts within the dialogue of clinical ethics
  • The position of neighborhood in addressing getting older, loss and suffering.

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Download e-book for kindle: Hebrew Language and Jewish Thought (Routledge Jewish Studies by David Patterson

By David Patterson

ISBN-10: 0415346975

ISBN-13: 9780415346979

ISBN-10: 0415558875

ISBN-13: 9780415558877

Drawing on extra than three hundred Hebrew roots, the writer exhibits that Jewish suggestion employs Hebrew recommendations and different types which are altogether distinctive from those who represent the Western speculative culture. one of the key different types that form Jewish proposal are holiness, divinity, humanity, prayer, accountability, exile, residing, gratitude, and language itself.
While the Hebrew language is vital to the research, the reader needn't have a data of Hebrew which will persist with it. crucial studying for college students and students of Judaism, this ebook can also be of price to a person attracted to the kinds of pondering that shape humanity's final concerns.

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Read e-book online Moses: A Human Life (Jewish Lives) PDF

By Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg

ISBN-10: 0300209622

ISBN-13: 9780300209624

An unparalleled portrait of Moses's internal global and difficult personality, through a wonderful biblical scholar

No determine looms better in Jewish tradition than Moses, and few have tales extra enigmatic. Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg, acclaimed for her many books on Jewish proposal, turns her awareness to Moses during this remarkably wealthy, evocative book.
Drawing on a extensive diversity of sources—literary in addition to psychoanalytic, a wealth of classical Jewish texts along George Eliot, W. G. Sebald, and Werner Herzog—Zornberg bargains a bright and unique portrait of the biblical Moses. Moses's vexing character, his doubtful origins, and his turbulent relatives along with his personal everyone is acutely explored through Zornberg, who sees this tale, informed and retold, as an important not just to the biblical prior but additionally to the way forward for Jewish history.

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