Category: Judaism

  • Download A Woman's Kabbalah: Kabbalah for the 21st Century (The by Vivianne Crowley PDF

    By Vivianne Crowley

    A functional guidebook to the Kabbalah, an historic mystical culture that's at the moment having fun with a resurgence of curiosity between strong lady function types akin to Madonna and Roseanne Barr. The resurgence of curiosity within the Kabbalah particularily between ladies is because of the common allure of the lessons which succeed in past the Jewish culture the place it was once born into robust religious truths.
    The Kabbalah hyperlinks the Western and jap spriitual traditions and it affects tarot, astrology, numerology and magic because it embraces the expansion of the soul in the course of the everlasting Tree of Life.
    In this available ebook Vivianne Crowley, who has studied the Kabbalah for a few years, makes the culture to be had to humans from all backgrounds and faiths. The publication combines a theoretical clarification of the method with a realistic process for utilizing the Kabbalah in our daily lives.
    A Woman's Kabbalah is a refreshingly glossy method of a revered historic knowledge. it's a resource publication of principles and a instruction manual that can assist you on your own and non secular development. It tells you not just approximately concept, but in addition approximately perform. every one new point of Kabbalah is followed by way of religious and useful routines that draw in your mind's eye, stimulate your creativity, encourage you to non secular perception, and help you own growth.
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  • Download Organ Donation and the Divine Lien in Talmudic Law: A Pound by Madeline Kochen PDF

    By Madeline Kochen

    This e-book deals a brand new conception of estate and distributive justice derived from Talmudic legislation, illustrated by means of a case learn concerning the sale of organs for transplant. even though organ donation didn't exist in overdue antiquity, this e-book posits a brand new means, drawn from the Talmud, to conceive of this contemporary technique of giving to others. Our universal figuring out of organ transfers as both a present or sale is trapped in a dichotomy that's conceptually and philosophically restricting. Drawing on Maussian present conception, this publication indicates a distinct felony and cultural that means for this estate move. It introduces the idea that of the 'divine lien', a duty to others in desire equipped into the definition of all estate possession. instead of a present or sale, organ move is proven to exemplify an owner's voluntary popularity and fulfilment of this latent estate obligation.
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  • Download The Jews of Britain, 1656 to 2000 (Jewish Communities in the by Todd M. Endelman PDF

    By Todd M. Endelman

    In Todd Endelman's spare and stylish narrative, the background of British Jewry within the smooth interval is characterised by way of a curious mix of prominence and inconspicuousness. British Jews were imperative to the unfolding of key political occasions of the trendy interval, particularly the institution of the nation of Israel, yet inconspicuous in shaping the nature and outlook of contemporary Jewry. Their tale, much less dramatic maybe than that of alternative Jewish groups, isn't any much less deserving of this complete and finely balanced analytical account.

    Even notwithstanding Jews have been by no means thoroughly absent from Britain after the expulsion of 1290, it used to be no longer till the mid- 17th century everlasting neighborhood took root. Endelman devotes chapters to the resettlement; to the mixing and acculturation that happened, extra intensively than in different eu states, through the eighteenth century; to the awesome monetary transformation of Anglo-Jewry among 1800 and 1870; to the tide of immigration from jap Europe among 1870 and 1914 and the emergence of extraordinary hostility to Jews; to the results of worldwide struggle I and the turbulent occasions as much as and together with the Holocaust; and to the contradictory currents propelling Jewish lifestyles in Britain from 1948 to the tip of the 20 th century. we find not just the numerous ways that the Anglo-Jewish adventure was once specified but additionally what it had in universal with these of alternative Western Jewish communities.
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  • Download Éloge de la Loi (French Edition) by Yann Boissière PDF

    By Yann Boissière

    Alors que notre temps sacralise los angeles liberté, dénie l'autorité et récuse l. a. norme, ne doit-on voir dans l. a. loi qu'un vestige d'un goé révolu où dominaient l'obligation, l. a. coercition et los angeles répression ? Ou faut-il concevoir au contraire que los angeles soumission à l. a. règle peut être synonyme d'émancipation de l'esprit ? Et si oui, à quelles stipulations ? Convoquant los angeles grande culture juive, Yann Boissière récapitule ici l'expérience trois fois millénaire qui courtroom de Moïse à Levinas en passant par Spinoza. Il montre en quoi l. a. Torah est au coeur du monde, de l'histoire, de l'homme motor vehicle elle est inspirante, enseignante, affranchissante. Mais c'est pour mieux appliquer cette leçon aux périls contemporains. Alors que l. a. tentation théologico-politique opère un violent retour au sein de nos sociétés, los angeles loi n'a pas dit son dernier mot. remark se mettre en recherche de vérités qui dépassent l'horizon de los angeles laïcité tout en los angeles respectant ? remark définir un modèle de foi permettant une intégration qui ne réduise pas à l'assimilation ou à l. a. marginalisation ? remark promouvoir les valeurs de l'identité tout en demeurant résolument inscrit dans le cadre de los angeles République ? Face à ces questions brulantes, voici un discours de l. a. méthode spirituelle pour aujourd'hui.
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  • Download Relational Judaism: Using the Power of Relationships to by Dr. Ron Wolfson PDF

    By Dr. Ron Wolfson

    How to rework the version of twentieth-century Jewish associations into twenty-first-century relational groups delivering that means and objective, belonging and blessing.

    "What relatively concerns is that we care concerning the humans we search to interact. after we surely care approximately humans, we can't in simple terms welcome them; we are going to hearken to their tales, we'll percentage ours, and we are going to sign up for jointly to construct a Jewish neighborhood that enriches our lives."
    —from the Introduction

    Membership in Jewish businesses is down. Day tuition enrollment has peaked. Federation campaigns are flat. The quickest growing to be and moment biggest classification of Jews is “Just Jewish.” younger Jewish adults are unengaged and getting older child boomers are disengaging. but, within the period of fb, humans crave face-to-face community.

    “It's all approximately relationships.” With this straightforward, yet profound thought, famous educator and group revitalization pioneer Dr. Ron Wolfson provides functional techniques and case reports to rework the outdated version of Jewish associations into relational groups. He units out twelve rules of relational engagement to steer Jewish lay leaders, pros and group individuals in reworking associations into inspiring groups whose value-proposition is to interact humans and fix them to Judaism and group in significant and lasting ways.

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  • Download Neturei Karta. Der Antizionismus einer ultraorthodoxen Sekte by Johannes Rieble PDF

    By Johannes Rieble

    Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2014 im Fachbereich Judaistik, be aware: 1,3, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Sie tragen lange schwarze Mäntel, Schläfenlocken und schwarze Zylinderhüte. Ihre Kleidung lässt keinerlei Zweifel bestehen, dass sie sich zum Judentum bekennen.
    Ein kleiner, aber feiner Unterschied jedoch unterscheidet die Mitglieder der ultraorthodoxen organization Neturei Karta von der Mehrzahl der religiösen Juden:
    Sie verneint das Existenzrecht des 1948 gegründeten jüdischen Staates Israel und sieht sich in göttlicher venture, diese Botschaft in die Welt zu tragen.

    Wie kam es zur Gründung einer solchen Bewegung innerhalb des Judentums?
    Wo sind die Ursprünge ihrer extremen Ideologie auszumachen und wie begründen sie ihre Weltanschauung?
    Die vorliegende Arbeit beschäftigt sich mit den Anfängen und Vorläufern der wohl radikalsten antizionistischen jüdischen Bewegung und beschreibt die Entwicklung, durch die sie in ihrer über hundertjährigen Geschichte bereits geschritten ist.
    Sie beleuchtet das religiöse Selbstverständnis der Neturei Karta, deren Thoraauslegung ein Schlüssel zum Verständnis für die kontroversen Aktionen der Gruppe ist.
    Schließlich geht die Arbeit der Frage nach, auf welchem Weg die supplier ihren Zielen nacheifert. Dabei wird auch ihr Verhältnis zum Staat Israel beleuchtet.
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  • Download The Chicken Qabalah of Rabbi Lamed Ben Clifford: by Lon Milo DuQuette PDF

    By Lon Milo DuQuette

    A specific and funny -- and in addition functional -- method of the more and more well known examine of Qabalah. it is a heavily humorous booklet! conventional Qabalistic (or Cabalistic, or, certainly, Kabbalistic -- learn this booklet to determine what the variation is...we comprehend you could have continuously puzzled) assets are typically a piece, er, dry. DuQuette spices up the Qabalah and makes it come alive, restoring the enjoyment of studying the basics of this admittedly arcane approach through the use of easy, fun anecdotes and metaphors. This account, written psuedepigraphically (fictitiously attributed to a meant authority), permits DuQuette as Rabbi Lamed Ben Clifford to jump to outrageous heights and, whilst worthwhile, stand except the silliness to focus on the golden eggs of Qabalistic knowledge nested therein.

    Sure to be a revelation to people who imagine that studying in regards to the Qabalah should be tedious and critical, DuQuette indicates that groovy truths should be transmitted in the course of the medium of laughter.

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  • Download The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Their Significance For by James VanderKam,Peter Flint PDF

    By James VanderKam,Peter Flint

    The lifeless Sea Scrolls, present in caves close to the useless Sea fifteen miles east of Jerusalem from 1947 to 1956, comprise the oldest present biblical manuscripts and the notable texts of the purist Jewish neighborhood at Qumran. the invention of the scrolls has additional dramatically to our realizing of the sorts of Judaism on the time of Jesus and the increase of Christianity, yet has additionally caused heated debate in regards to the nature of those religions. because the huge activity of transcribing and translating the useless Sea Scrolls is ultimately accomplished, humans all over the world are taking inventory of the importance of those historical records. during this e-book, of the world's major specialists at the scrolls exhibit the total and engaging tale in all its aspect: the fantastic discovery, the serious controversies, and the numerous revelations.

    Drawing jointly all of the proof, this well timed booklet explores:

    • the invention and courting of the scrolls
    • Their dating to the Hebrew Bible, Apocrypha, and New Testament
    • Their messianic and apocalyptic messages
    • The id, nature, and theology of the Qumran community
    • The nonbiblical scrolls
    • Controversies surrounding the scrolls

    This entire, up to date consultant is the definitive creation to all points of the scrolls, together with their teachings, the group that created them, the area of Judaism, the origins of Christianity, our realizing of Jesus and the hot testomony. that includes photographs of the unique texts, the websites, and the students who deciphered them, and together with illustrative passages from the scrolls, The which means of the useless Sea Scrolls provides the main entire and exact scholarship at the useless Sea Scrolls to be had today.

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  • Download Seeing God: Ten Life Changing Lessons of the Kabbalah by David Aaron PDF

    By David Aaron

    during this very important, inspirational, and eminently sensible booklet, Rabbi David Aaron, founding father of the world-renowned Isralight Institute, teaches us the best way to “see” God throughout the knowledge of the Kabbalah. Making those robust old truths obtainable to trendy readers, Seeing God deals counsel for residing a extra significant lifestyles and offers uncomplicated routines to place the rules into perform.

    Profound and provocative, Seeing God empowers us to carry the remarkable into every thing we do and every little thing we're. research to…

    * triumph over early life fears approximately God that stifle our happiness and non secular fulfillment
    * Reclaim God’s love and compassion and infuse lifestyles with better creativity and vitality
    * in achieving new readability and larger understanding – for you to see and luxuriate in the intense within the ordinary
    * faucet into the Divine existence strength, the single precise resource of affection, knowledge, and good fortune

    God is true the following, immediately, ready to be noticeable, eager to be identified. All you should do is open your eyes to determine, open your middle to think, and open your brain to know.
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