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Jewish law and Jewish life

Jewish law and Jewish life

selected Rabbinical responsa

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Published by Union of American Hebrew Congregations in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Responsa -- 1040-1600.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled, annotated, and arr. by Jacob Bazak ; translated, annotated, and edited by Stephen M. Passamaneck.
    ContributionsPassamaneck, Stephen M., Bazak, Jacob,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM522.A1 B3813
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 v. in 4. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14103804M

    Taking one's life is officially a violation of Jewish law, but many contemporary rabbis recognize that most suicides result from struggles with mental illness. The suicide of a loved one is among the most challenging tragedies a person can face. In addition to the sudden loss, mourners often grapple. Jewish Mourners and Wearing Shoes. Greetings and Gifts for a Jewish Mourner. Personal Hygiene and Grooming for a Jewish Mourner. Laundering and New Garments for a Jewish Mourner. Marital Relations During Shiva. Study of Torah During Shiva. How Jews Comfort the Bereaved. Psychological Symptoms of Grief During Shiva. Shloshim Observances.

    Jewish existentialism is a category of work by Jewish authors dealing with existentialist themes and concepts (e.g. debate about the existence of God and the meaning of human existence), and intended to answer theological questions that are important in existential angst of Job is an example from the Hebrew Bible of the existentialist theme. Explore our list of Jewish Life Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help.

      While everyone knows about the Bible, many don't realize the many books that followed after it in Jewish tradition. These books and the bible weave together to . Pages in category "Jewish law" The following 51 pages are in this category, out of 51 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().


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Jewish Law and Jewish Life: Selected Rabbinical Responsa: Books 7, 8: Criminal and Domestic Relations (Jewish Law and Jewish Life, Book 1) [Bazak, Jacob, Passamaneck, Steven M.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Paperback. Jewish Law and Jewish Life: Contracts, Real Estate, Sales and Usury (Jewish Law and Jewish Life, Books 2, 3, and 4 in 1 Volume) [Bazak, Jacob, Passamaneck, Steven M.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Jewish Law and Jewish Life: Contracts, Real Estate, Sales and Usury (Jewish Law and Jewish Life, Books 2, 3Author: Jacob Bazak. The title is soooooooo misleading. This book is not really so much a companion to the laws of Jewish family life and more about JUST Niddah. Wouldn't really recommend it for anyone other than those on this side of the divide.

If you're in Kallah classes, this is a solid book. It's an easy read, you can do it /5(7). Deducing Jewish law from these original sources is a daunting task, one to which many Rabbis and Jewish scholars have dedicated their lives.

Because of the dense and complicated nature of the Bible and Talmud, many explanatory texts have been produced throughout the centuries to clarify the practical application of Halacha.

Explore our list of Jewish Law Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. The foundation of Judaism is the Torah (the first five books of the Hebrew Bible, sometimes referred to as “the Five Books of Moses”).

“Torah” means “instruction” or “teaching,” and like all teaching it requires interpretation and application. Jewish tradition teaches that Moses received the Torah from God at Mount Sinai.

The Torah is replete with instructions, directives, statutes, laws, and rules. The word "halakhah" is usually translated as "Jewish Law," although a more literal (and more appropriate) translation might be "the path that one walks." The word is derived from the Hebrew root Hei-Lamed-Kaf, meaning to go, to walk or to travel.

The Torah is written in Hebrew, the oldest of Jewish languages. It is also known as Torat Moshe, the Law of Moses. The Torah is the first section or first five books of the Jewish bible.

The modern Jew, progressive or traditional, will benefit from the information on how and why Reform Judaism takes the positions it does today in regard to Jewish religious practice. This book may not convince any Jew, non-Jew, or soon to be Jew to adopt a Reform/progressive Jewish way of life, but it will undoubtedly add a depth of perspective to any person who seeks to better /5(28).

There are a total of different commands given to the Israelite people, the most famous of which being the Ten Commandments, in the first five books of the Bible alone. These first five books are collectively called "The Torah" which in English means "The Law." That name is a little misleading, though.

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 nearly 4, years. Basic Judaism, Milton Steinberg, Harvest Books A concise discussion of Jewish belief, presenting and contrasting the traditional and modern perspectives.

It discusses Torah, G-d, life, the Jewish people and our relation to the other nations, Jewish practice, Jewish law, and the World to Come. One of the things I like most about this book is.

Jewish Law: Jewish Publication Society: Maaser Kesafim: Giving a Tenth to Charity: Domb, Cyril (editor) Halacha: Feldheim: Out of the Whirlwind: Rabbi Joseph B.

Soloveitchik: Mourning and Suffering: Ktav: The Jewish Ethicist: Everyday Ethics In Business And Life: Asher Meir: Ethics: Ktav: The Jewish Law Annual Volume He was the author of The Jewish Religion: A Companion () and of many other distinguished books, several of them published by the Littman Library, including Beyond Reasonable Doubt (), Hasidic Prayer (paperback ), and Theology in the Responsa (paperback ), as Cited by: Spanning the spectrum of liberal Jewish thought " Conservative, Reconstructionist and Reform, unaffiliated, new age and secular" this book provides a sensitive and practical introduction to making Judaism a meaningful part of your life/5.

The Jewish Book: Views & Questions 4 lawrence h. schiffman The Dead Sea Scrolls & The History of the Jewish Book 12 yaacob dweck What Is a Jewish Book. 24 jeffrey shandler The Jewish Book & Beyond in Modern Times 36 Reprinted by permission of Cambridge University Press from AJS Review The Journal of the Association of Jewish StudiesFile Size: 1MB.

Halakha is based on biblical commandments (mitzvot), subsequent Talmudic and rabbinic law, and the customs and traditions compiled in the many books such as the Shulchan Aruch. Halakha is often translated as "Jewish Law", although a more literal translation might be.

Defining Israel: The Jewish State, Democracy, and the Law (HUC Press) is a dense, essential volume for anyone who wants to unpack the maze of documentation and thought at the heart of the foundation of the State of Israel. Since its founding inthe state has not had a formal constitution.

Rather, it relies on two different documents that have recently become contradictory to one another. Persico’s book is less about Jewish meditative practices as such, than about a range of Jewish thinkers who addressed the subject and the way it has been integrated into the religion.

Understanding the essence of Jewish meditation and the search for the Jewish self entails thorough immersion in the text. Women and water: menstruation in Jewish life and law User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Part of the publisher's new series on "Jewish Women," this interesting book traces Jewish law on the purifying effects of water on women.

Addressing a basic tenet of religious Jewish family life, the Reviews: 1. James seems to have been a law-keeping Jew throughout his life.

The book of Acts describes James as the leader of a robust church in Jerusalem with many priests and Pharisees, all of whom were “zealous for the law” (Acts ).There have been many books written about the life and accomplishments of the Zionist icon and founder of modern Israel, but this new biography by eminent Israeli historian Anita Shapira strives to get to the core of the complex man who would become the face of the new Jewish nation.A get or gett (/ ɡ ɛ t /; Hebrew: גט ‎, plural gittin גיטין) is a document in Jewish religious law which effectuates a divorce between a Jewish couple.

The requirements for a get include that the document be presented by a husband to his wife. The essential part of the get is a very short declaration: "You are hereby permitted to all men". The effect of the get is to free the woman.