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The Jewish action reader

The Jewish action reader

a selection of stimulating articles of vital interest to every thoughtful contemporary Jew.

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Published by Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, distributed by Mesorah Publications in New York, N.Y, Brooklyn, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orthodox Judaism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesJewish action (New York, N.Y.)
    ContributionsUnion of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM40 .J425 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19944960M
    ISBN 100899065945, 0899065953

    The stories touch on all sorts of Jewish themes and topics: Torah study, synagogue worship, Shabbat, just about every Jewish holiday, life cycle rituals and so on. Forming the backdrop is the saga of Abraham, Lot, and Sodom. For Agnon, only in the Land of Israel may Jewish civilization be revitalized and reborn. A modern, accessible commentary on the Zohar. Chaim Rapoport told me he agrees with. If the basis for such practices are really this loose, practically anything can go, no matter how off the wall and absurd.

    The first installment is The Susan and Roger Hertog Edition of Exodus, and gratitude is due to the Hertogs and to Koren for this project, which clearly reflects years of work and large investments of capital and time. Edgy narrative midrash with unusual legendary material Jewish Law 1. The resolution involves a magical nighttime visit from the medieval poet Solomon Ibn Gabirol and the inauguration of a narrative enterprise: to translate his memories of Buczacz into enduring works of religious art. As a Driven Leaf, Milton Steinberg.

    If this series serves to blur the current chasm between Israeli and American approaches to Tanakh study, it will be an everlasting credit to the project. As readers of this blog know, I am perfectly willing to acknowledge when I have erred and am happy to credit those who called my attention to these errors. If pressed, one gives the reason why that authority said so, and it doesn't matter if the authorities "why" is ludicrous, based upon pagan superstitions, terrible hermenutics or fallacious reasoning. Tim Corbett, whose book on the Jewish cemeteries of Vienna will hopefully soon be published.


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