5 edition of Understanding Jewish History found in the catalog.
by Ktav Publishing House
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Examining the entire span of Jewish history by focusing on thirty pivotal moments in the Jewish people’s experience from biblical times through the present—essentially the most important events in the life of the Jewish people—Turning Points in Jewish History provides “the big picture”: both a broad and a deep understanding of the Jewish historical experience. Rabbi Telushkin's Jewish Literacy is intended to serve as a general introduction to Judaism and Jewish culture and history. It performs more than admirably as such an introduction. Telushkin's prose is simple and elegant and capable of delivering large amounts of information with little wasted verbiage/5.
The Jew in the modern world: a documentary history / Published: () Extra-biblical sources for Hebrew and Jewish history Published: () Heathen records to the Jewish scripture history containing all the extracts from the Greek and Latin writers, in which the Jews and Christians are named / by: Giles, J. A. The Jewish Revolutionary Spirit is a remarkable look back at the past, but it is even more than that. By understanding history, we understand the world we live in today, and Jones provides an invaluable service in helping us to understand the 'revolutionary spirit' of Jewish power—how it operates, how it evolved, and how it maintains on: Marquette Avenue South Bend, IN, United States.
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The book is organized into 34 chapters, each covering a different aspect of Jewish history, from ancient through modern times. Following Bayme's text in each chapter is a brief related piece by a universally recognized author--Josephus, Maimonides, Gershom Scholem, and Spinoza, for example--or from such works as the Bible, the Talmud, and the 4/5(1).
The book is a straightforward history, beginning in biblical times and ending with the expulsion of the Jews from Spain in the fifteenth century. But Understanding Jewish History book some textbooks, this is handsomely illustrated with photos, maps, and reproductions on almost every page.
Libraries needing an attractive, inclusive, and easily digestible history of the /5(2). History is essential to understanding the Jewish faith, which is embedded in tradition, law and culture.
Judaism is the world’s oldest monotheistic religion, dating back. Therefore, although I have a basic understanding of Judaism, there are many historical and philosophical aspects of the faith that remained a bit hazy in my understanding. Prof.
Lupovitch's book is a clear, engaging primer on the history of Judaism as well as what distinguishes its understanding of God from that of other faiths.
The Jewish Understanding Jewish History book isn’t just a tool for observing the passage of time. Judaism marks and celebrates time in a number of ways — holidays, Shabbat, the weekly readings of specific portions of the Torah, and the rituals of the personal life cycle.
Months and years in the Jewish calendar The Jewish calendar, unlike the [ ]. This book targets both people who haveno jewish history background as well as those who have a strong background. Steve adds a modern twist on the history of the Jewish people. The writing is very clear and exhibits Dr.
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Get this from a library. Understanding Jewish history. [Sol Scharfstein; Dorcas Gelabert] -- The early history of the Jewish people is told through a collection of short essays, beginning with the first Hebrews, Abraham and Sarah, in about B.C.E., through when the Jews were.
A good example is the way Jewish tradition understood one of the most traumatic and consequential events in Jewish history: the Jewish War of C.E., a revolt against Roman imperial rule that. Get this from a library. Understanding Jewish history: texts and commentaries.
[Steven Bayme] -- Organized in 34 units, this volume is aimed at the general reader desiring a core course covering the main contours of Jewish history. Each unit is accompanied by. Isaiah’s book, according to Jewish tradition written some 2, years ago in First-Temple-period Jerusalem, is a singularly rich source of the Jewish understanding of the end times and the Messiah.
Help every pupil to know more, look closer, think deeper and write better as they develop their historical knowledge and skills throughout Key Stage 3 and get 'GCSE-ready'.Exploring the stories of fascinating people, places and events through an enquiry approach, this Student Book familiarises KS3 pupils with the different ways of thinking required 1/5(6).
The Book of Ezekiel has always been a problem book. As early as the second century C.E., in the time of the Mishnah, there were doubts and concern about it. These doubts were strong enough, in those early days, to raise the question of whether Ezekiel should be one of the biblical books.
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Judaism is an online encyclopedia of Judaism, covering Jewish beliefs, people, places, things, language, scripture, holidays, practices and customs. My goal is to make freely available a wide variety of basic, general information about Judaism, written from a traditional perspective in plain English.
This web site has grown continually for. The author of the Book of Job incorporated the folk book into his work in a manner still showing traces of the component parts.
The use of this preexisting material very cleverly placed the problem outside of Palestine, thereby excluding the possible objection of orthodox theology that such a case—a perfectly righteous man persecuted by Yhwh. The book of Revelation is the last book of the Bible in our canon for good reason.
It is the final expression of and complement to the prophecies of the Jewish prophets. Revelation reveals the events of the Day of the LORD (Revelation ; Zephaniah ; Joel ; Acts ), what Jesus called the “Tribulation” (Matthew. Targ. to Gen. xiv. 4). A singular story is told of Melchizedek in the Ethiopian Book of Adam and Eve, which, before it was turned into a Christian work, seems to have presented a strange combination of Jewish and Egyptian elements emanating from a sect afterward known as the Melchizedekites.An understanding of the dynamics of print in the production of the ’arukh tells us something about the intellectual and religious the History of the Jewish Book.
The first task was to consider the “state of the field”—or even more fundamentally, the definition of the “field”—in File Size: 1MB.The Book of Isaiah (Hebrew: ספר ישעיהו, IPA: [sɛ.fɛr ]) is the first of the Latter Prophets in the Hebrew Bible and the first of the Major Prophets in the Christian Old Testament.
It is identified by a superscription as the words of the 8th-century BCE prophet Isaiah ben Amoz, but there is extensive evidence that much of it was composed during the Babylonian.