A Minyan of Women: Family Dynamics, Jewish Identity and

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Such reasoning could lead one to conclude that the essence of Judaism is ethics rather than law. Because it is written, Thou shalt cast them away like a menstruous thing; thou shalt say unto it, Get thee hence. These inscriptions include heads of synagogues (αρχισυναγωγος), leaders (αρχηγισσα), and elders (πρεσβυτερα and other parallels). [5] These inscriptions (in feminine conjugations) bear witness to the very public roles of women.
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Women and Men in Communal Prayer: Halakhic Perspectives

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SHe is not afraid of snow-but despite feminists best efforts women (even the women of valor) are still afraid of rape, sex trafficking and possible spouse abuse for all her household is clothed in scarlet. Deprived of land, temple, and cultic priestly ministrations, Judaism began to adopt a nonsacrificial religion. The Biblical Torah gave rise to many commentaries, interpretations and codes of conduct passed down by word of mouth, and eventually collected in written works, in a process of legal interpretation and commentary described as the “Oral Law”.
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The Fabric of Marian Devotion in Isabel de Villena's Vita

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To a world which said that sensual feelings and physical beauty were life's supreme goods, Judaism said, "You are wrong — ethics and holiness are the supreme goods." Despite Israel’s failure and rejection of their Messiah, however, God is faithful, and He will fulfill His promises at the appointed time. Hartman, Tova, Brandeis University Press, 2007. But the men's Haggadah is one of several recent initiatives designed for men and boys alone.
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TAMAR, First Author of the Bible: Identifies the First

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After Solomon's death, the kingdom was split into the two kingdoms of Israel and Judah. Until any one of them can rectify that by providing proof, they are all equally fictitious. And this is the time for development and rectification. The primary focus of Reform Judaism is the ethical teachings of the Jewish Law. It created a modus vivendi which enabled the non-Muslims to perpetuate themselves -- hence their continuing presence in the Muslim world -- and to achieve felicity as defined by their own faiths.
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Words on Fire

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The books of Exodus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy in the Bible describe Moses and the flight from Egypt. Women were not segregated in Diaspora synagogues and some had economic and religious independence. Reference to the Torah is conspicuously absent.” 63 It should be added that in the recitation of the Shema, Deuteronomy 6:7, is quoted: “You shall repeat them to your sons.” That this very ancient precept, with its sole focus on men, persisted through much later times is seen by the fact that it was listed as the eleventh commandment (of the total of 613) to which Maimonides remarked: “Women are not obliged thereto.” 64 Thus, if no women were obliged to study Torah, and if no one was obliged to teach them., there was not much possibility that they would in fact study Torah.
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On Being a Jewish Feminist

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Acts 19:8,9 Remember, this is recorded from Luke’s point of view and he believed Paul's doctrine was "the Way". Their movement goes back to Eastern Europe in the middle of the eighteenth century, when Jews were living in conditions of difficulty and despair. Style and argumentation of this book are comparable to publications of the Jehovah's Witnesses. [ 29 ] Telushkin 57. Strict observance of Kosher, is considered a sign of faith by most Jews.
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Invisible Princesses: Rights to Passage Part I

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As the threat to the Jews of Europe became increasingly apparent after Adolf Hitler gained power in Germany in 1933, the gates of Palestine under the British Mandate were progressively closed to Jewish immigration. Of the Talmud, Lightfoot has said that the matters it contains "do everywhere abound with trifles in that manner, as though they had no mind to be read; with obscurities and difficulties, as though they had no mind to be understood; so that the reader has need of patience all along to enable him to bear both trifling in sense and roughness in expression."
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The Passionate Torah: Sex and Judaism

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Thou shouldst not supervise (too closely) thy wife in her (own) house, when thou knowest that she is efficient. King Josiah ruled the area from 639 to 609. The differences between the movements are not so much a matter of theology, but more a matter of how literally they take the scriptures, how much they think biblical requirements can be changed, and whether those requirements are mandatory. They upheld strict principles of justice and humanity, criticizing bluntly the most powerful forces in the nation.
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Who by Fire Who by Sword: The Journals of Four Courageous

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In this capacity she also exercises mercy, and again there are strong resonances in her judgments and in what she expects from human beings with those of Wisdom in Proverbs. The military conquest of the land of Canaan by the Hebrews in about 1200 B. During his lifetime the movement was still a local one, but in the following decades, under his disciples, it spread throughout eastern Europe and was checked only where it encountered savage opposition, as in Lithuania, for example.
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Covenant of Blood: Circumcision and Gender in Rabbinic

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For example, a number of female musical artists participated a concert tour called "Lilith Fair" a few years ago, and the name "Lilith" was clearly chosen to represent female empowerment. The weekly holy day of Judaism is the Sabbath which lasts from Friday evening to Saturday evening. Making the world better, one answer at a time. The work of any Orthodox Jew is to prepare himself in the corridor in order to be able to enter the palace.
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