Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Book of Hebrews

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There had been many such messianic claimants over the centuries, but they never achieved more than a local following; Sabbatai's announcement, however, shook world Jewry. Money is the jealous god of Israel, in face of which no other god may exist. As part of his extensive building operations, Solomon built the Temple on a Jebusite threshing floor, located on a hill north of the royal city, which David had purchased to mark the spot where a plague had been halted.

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Partners with God

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Nothing that humanity experiences is capricious; everything ultimately has meaning. If we make an estimate of 1-in-5,000 cases in which the health of the mother or baby are unquestionably or substantially at risk, then Halachah will be 99.98% pro-life. Here's a real source: In 1907, Jews were about ten percent of Bolshevik party members, half as high as in in the Mensheviks. Most of all, in Kovno it had very strong opposition – first and foremost from the Maskilim, who were tipped off by the Maskilim in Vilna.

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Allusion and Meaning in John 6 (Beihefte Zur Zeitschrift Fur

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It can be shown quite plainly that the Messiah did not set the example of using the Septuagint Version. The Jews saw themselves as a unique people, with the one God alone... there's one God of this one special people, one temple, and that's a very powerful idea, reflecting accurately, I think, the historical truth that the temple was a very powerful unifying source, within the Jewish community.... In book after book of reform responsa, these authors tackled such topics in applied ethics as abortion, Jewish medical ethics, smoking, marriage and gender, environmental hazards.

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To Make the Hands Impure: Art, Ethical Adventure, the

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Since their religious practices are functionally extinct, they are not eligible to immigrate to Israel unless they explicitly convert. He is considered the father of monotheism and a role model for his rejection of idol worship. It includes Modern Orthodox Judaism, Ultra-Orthodox Judaism and Hasidic Judaism. There is little or no evidence to support the notion that Akhenaten was a progenitor of the full-blown monotheism that we find in the Bible...(it) had its own separate development. ...

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Innovation in Jewish Law: A Case Study of Chiddush in

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The tragedies that befell the Jews of Spain, culminating in the expulsion of 1492, called for stronger comfort than rational philosophies could offer. To quote him, "the synagogue is not only a brothel and a theater; it is also a den of robbers and a lodging for wild beasts. Attempts to force the Interior Minister to allow Israelis wishing to be officially described as 'Israeli', or even as 'Israeli-Jew' in their ID cards have failed.

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The Guide for the Perplexed (Forgotten Books)

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A list of Bible verses which were deemed anachronistic but later shown to be perfectly accurate would run into the many hundreds. (See: Archaeology and Bible-critics ) 7. But a Gentile during wartime is usually to be presumed so, except when it is quite clear that he has no evil intent. Is the movement wholly continuous with Jewish tradition, a mere variant of earlier forms, or does it constitute a sharp break with the past, a radically new configuration? ... We will be dumbfounded to discover that Yeshua, in reality, re-emphasized the message that Moses brought -- in its true spiritual INTENTION.

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Eros and the Jews: From Biblical Israel to Contemporary

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At first he only singled out Aton, one of the forms of the sun god, for particular worship, but gradually this kind of henotheism developed in the direction of exclusive monotheism and even took on the intolerance peculiar to this religious concept. Gland, Switzerland: World Wide Fund for Nature, World Conservation Union, and United Nations Environment Program, 1991. Guttmann, Julius (1933) 1964 Philosophies of Judaism: The History of Jewish Philosophy From Biblical Times to Franz Rosenzweig.

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Digital Judaism: Jewish Negotiations with Digital Media and

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New Jersey: Jason Aronson, 1994, p. 360.56. In modern times, monogamy officially since 1310 AD. They rejected the traditional prayers that asked for a return to the land of Israel and the restoration of sacrifices. The adoption of Christianity as the religion of the empire had no direct effect on the religious freedom of the Jews. The archaeology of the Holy Land, particularly during the Israelite (post-Joshua) period, became a national obsession, first because of the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls and later because of Yigal Yadin's excavations at Massada (a site of fierce Jewish resistance to the Romans after the fall of Jerusalem in 70 A.

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Beyond the Secular Mind: A Judaic Response to the Problems

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The Messiah can come at any moment, and it all depends on our actions. Mesopotamian religious and cultural conceptions are reflected in biblical cosmogony, primeval history (including the Flood story in Genesis 6:9–8:22), and law collections. The Jews, who entered freely into this covenant with the Prophet, and whose status the new constitution raised from tribal clients on sufferance to citizens de lure of the state, later betrayed it. At one time, Conservative Judaism was the largest movement in the United States, but its popularity has dwindled in recent years.

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The Bible: God's Only Religion

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The New Israel are those who follow Jesus. Rabbis who believed in reincarnation include: (1) the mystical leaders Nahmanides (the Ramban) and Rabbenu Bahya ben Asher; (2) Levi ibn Habib (the Ralbah) from the 16th-century, and from the mystical school of Safed Shelomoh Alkabez, (3) Isaac Luria (the Ari) and his exponent (4) Hayyim Vital; and (5) the founder of Hasidism Yisrael Baal Shem Tov of the 18th-century, later (6) Hasidic Masters, and (7) the Lithuanian Jewish Orthodox leader and Kabbalist the Vilna Gaon.

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