Citations with the tag: JUDAISM
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- Russian Jews: The Confessional Situation in the Late Twentieth Century.
Kozlov, Semen Ia. // Anthropology & Archeology of Eurasia; Winter2001/2002, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p31
Focuses on the history of Judaism in Russia. Relocation of Jewish population due to the three partitions in Poland; Closure of synagogues and religious schools; Conferences conducted by Jewish organizations.
- The Judaism born in America.
Kozlov, Semen Ia. // Commentary; Dec86, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p41
The Conservative movement in Judaism, currently celebrating its centennial is the largest Jewish `denomination' in the US. Unlike Orthodoxy and Reform, Conservatism is a native American product, and its history is completely accessible. A look at how it has changed over the century.
- Is Messianism good for the Jews?
Katz-Leavy, J. // Commentary; Apr87, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p31
The main difference between Christian and Jewish Messianism concerns the advent of the Messiah. Discusses what function Messianism has fulfilled in Jewish history and what positive contribution it has made to the maintenance and survival of the Jewish community.
- Writing as a Jew.
Bartov, H. // Commentary; Jun89, Vol. 87 Issue 6, p24
An Israeli novelist discusses the connection between Judaism and writing. American Jewish society; Being an Israeli; The Diaspora.
- A religion of history.
Olitzky, K.M. // Cobblestone; Nov91, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p38
Relates the history surrounding the Jewish religion. Talmud and Torah given to Moses by God; Passover traditions; Chanukah celebration; Jewish holy days and festivals.
- New world seder.
Steingroot, I. // Tikkun; Mar92, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p24
Offers a group of haggadot that will provide much food for thought for your prepared table, whether you use them as primary texts or as supplemental material. `Tikkun Passover Haggadah Supplement'; `The Feast of Freedom'; The Santa Cruz Haggadah'; `Haggadah for a Secular Celebration of Pesach';...
- Tikkun Passover haggadah supplement 1992.
Steingroot, I. // Tikkun; Mar92, Vol. 7 Issue 2, following p32
Provides additions to the haggadah for you to bring to your Seder. Kiddush (before the first blessing over wine); Bless the vegetation of the Earth in times of ecological crisis (for just before saying the blessing `boray pree ha-adamah'); Dropsfrom our cup of joy (before reciting the Ten...
- The aleph-bet of creation: Jewish mysticism for beginners.
Steingroot, I. // Tikkun; Jul92, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p45
Presents an introduction to the Kabbalists' (Jewish mystics) beliefs about the creation of the world. Significance of language and words; God calling each aspect of existence into being by stating its name; God the cosmic Kabbalist and the sacred Hebrew alphabet; Transition of One to many; More.
- Don't split spirit from politics.
Steingroot, I. // Tikkun; Jan/Feb98, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p8
Editorial. Views on the New York Times Magazine, December 7 1997 issue called `God Decentralized' and a article on `Unorthodox Jews' by Rodger Kamenetz while referring to Jewish spirituality.
- Simply Jewish.
Shapiro, Rabbi Rami // Tikkun; Jan/Feb98, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p31
Opinion. Views on the spirit of Judaism for the 21st century. Details on the principles at the heart of Jewish civilization; Definition of the principles.
- The kabbalah of pluralism.
Artson, Bradley Shavit // Tikkun; Jan/Feb98, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p74
Opinion. Comments on the spiritual needs of Judaism while referring to the kabbalah of pluralism.
- You are someone's rebbe.
Artson, Bradley Shavit // Tikkun; May/Jun98, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p31
Opinion. Examines the values and practices of Judaism. Basic structure of Judaism; Jewish theology's anticipation of theories of teaching and mentoring; Analysis of Judaism's assessment of human potential.
- Israel and diaspora: Limbs of a single body.
Siegel, Daniel // Tikkun; May/Jun98, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p64
Opinion. Comments on Judaism, highlighting the author's experience of being a Diaspora Jew. Israel's guidance of Jewish identity; Use of Judaism to balance different polarities; Author's sabbatical in Israel in 1984; Aspects of Jewish life.
- Traditions and transformations.
Plaskow, Judith // Women's Review of Books; Jan98, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p21
Presents information on books which deals with the transformation of religion in relation to Judaism. Information on the contents of `Engendering Judaism: A new Ethics and Theology,' by Rachel Adler; Actions of Jewish feminists; Details on the emphasis placed on immanence; Contents of the other...
- A new day for Jewish-Christian partnership.
Maslin, S.J. // Christian Century; 3/7/90, Vol. 107 Issue 8, p247
Describes the importance of a Jewish-Christian dialogue in a religiously plural society. Eternal covenant between God and Israel; America as a Christian country; Turning inward.
- Women cantors.
Maslin, S.J. // Christian Century; 10/17/90, Vol. 107 Issue 29, p928
Reports that the executive council of Cantors Assembly has voted to allow women to membership. Judaism's Conservative movement vs. the Reform branch.
- The Baal Shem, my inscrutable neighbor and I.
Simcox, C.E. // Christian Century; 3/12/86, Vol. 103 Issue 9, p269
Discusses the teachings of the Baal Shem, the Jewish saint and sage who founded modern Hasidism, and the applications of these teachings for Christian, as well as Jewish, benefit. Examples of his wisdom; Analysis of the sign of the cross.
- Dear God.
Simcox, C.E. // New Yorker; 2/8/93, Vol. 68 Issue 51, p35
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- `We cannot hide you from Jesus.'
Thorne, E.D. // Commonweal; 3/9/90, Vol. 117 Issue 5, p141
Describes the efforts of Catholics to transcend anti-Semitism and assist Jews in the spirit of Christ's teaching. Vatican document `Nostra aetate' on Judaism; View of the Polish people; Broken covenant with the Jews.
- Waiting for the Messiah.
Hertzberg, A. // Commonweal; 5/8/92, Vol. 119 Issue 9, p11
Explores the historical and ongoing millennial expectations within Judaism. Fundamental tension between those hoping to force appearance of the Messiah and those willing to wait; How Theodor Herzl reinvented Zionism as a messianic movement in the late 19th century; Continuation of his vision...
- Reading with Rabbis: Making the Bible a timeless text.
Visotzky, B.L. // Christian Century; 10/16/91, Vol. 108 Issue 29, p932
Offers a discussion of hermeneutical methods employed by Rabbis as they read the Hebrew scriptures. The role of the community and its definition according to scripture; Reading the Hebrew scriptures as profitable exercise.
- Jewish court cases.
Visotzky, B.L. // Christian Century; 4/29/92, Vol. 109 Issue 15, p449
Reports that in a ruling critical of Orthodox Jewish divorce law, a New York State appeals court has struck down a Jewish couple's divorce settlement. Under Orthodox Jewish law, husbands have the power to grant or withhold a religious divorce. Wives free to obtain civil divorces; Upheld a 1990...
- Adjusting theology in the shadow of Auschwitz.
Myers, K.A. // Christianity Today; 10/8/90, Vol. 34 Issue 14, p41
Explores the evolution of two-covenant theology which views Judaism as a parallel religion to Christianity, rather than one superseded by or fulfilled by the Christian faith. Leading scholars and their works on the issue; Impact on Christian attempts to evangelize Jews; How two-covenant...
Magonet, Jonathan // European Judaism; May2009, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p1
An introduction to the May 2009 issue of "European Judaism" is presented.
- Was the Rabbinic Judaism really `ethnic'?
Neusner, Jacob // Catholic Biblical Quarterly; Apr95, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p281
Focuses on the ethnicity of Rabbinic Judaism. Positive account of Judaism in the initial conflict with Christianity made by James D.G Dunn; Treatment of Israel in various documents of rabbinic Judaism substantiates; Comparison of Israel's history to Adam's history in Eden; Source of an ethnic...
- Rabbi laments divisions within Judaism.
Lefevere, Patricia // National Catholic Reporter; 10/03/97, Vol. 33 Issue 42, p11
Focuses on the divisions within Judaism resulting from the dispute between Orthodox and secular Jews. Comment by Rabbi David Hartman; Description of the feud between the two groups; Implications on the future of Israel; Factors affecting the dispute.
- Just a moment.
Artson, Bradley Shavit // Tikkun; Nov/Dec97, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p56
Discusses spiritual experiences in the Jewish religion in relation to caring for children. What an individual's spiritual life is like before the responsibility of caring for children.
- Cultivating oneness.
Burack, Charles // Tikkun; Nov/Dec97, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p61
Presents information on cultivating oneness in the Jewish religion. Information on the Orthodox practice; Understanding of unity as a permanent reality; Transforming techniques for cultivating oneness.
- The once and future city.
Sigal, L. // UNESCO Courier; Nov90, Vol. 43 Issue 11, p30
Explores the role of the Tabernacle, the Temple, and the synagogue in Judaism. Building of synagogues; Ornamentation.
- Kibbutz with sabor.
Luxner, L. // Americas; Mar1992, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p2
Discusses Hispanic Jewish immigrants' move to Israel and how their culture, lifestyles and dancing have helped to make Tel Aviv's Kibbutz Ga'ash a center of festive attractions. They left Latin America years ago; Ideology to build this country (Israel); 66-year-old Dov Naiman; War of...
- Document angers Jewish community.
Wong, P.P. // Christianity Today; 9/22/89, Vol. 33 Issue 13, p48
States that the Jewish community has responded in anger to `The Willowbank Declaration on the Christian Gospel and the Jewish People,' which states the need for evangelism to the Jews. Fear of spiritual genocide; Belief of some that the Jewish covenant with God still stands; Tempering the...
- For our sins.
Wong, P.P. // Tikkun; Sep92, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p22
Presents a supplement to the traditional confessional prayer `Al Cheyt' recited on Yom Kippur. Ensuring that the spiritually serious nature of the High Holidays does not get lost in a rote recitation of prayers that only express the sensibilities of a historical period; Text of prayer.
- Is the earth a Jewish issue?
Wong, P.P. // Tikkun; Sep92, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p35
Examines the role of the Jewish community in the issues of the environment. Joining ancient spiritual wisdom to our modern scientific knowledge; Working to heal the earth as a powerful lever for moving the American Jewish community in a progressive direction; Encouraging Jewish people to...
- Interest in Shanghai's Jewish Past Grows.
Demick, Barbara // Points East; Nov2012, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p8
An excerpt from an article related to Judaism in Shanghai, China in the September 17, 2012 issue is presented.
- A rekindling of faith.
Sheler, J.L. // U.S. News & World Report; 10/21/91, Vol. 111 Issue 17, p78
Details the signs of religious awakening in American Judaism. Results of a recent study by the Council of Jewish Federations on how many American Jews consider themselves part of a religious group; Skepticism of widespread religious revival; New breed of rabbi; Outcome if a widespread spiritual...
- THE DAO OF BEING JEWISH.
Shaland, Irene // Baltimore Jewish Times; 3/8/2013, Vol. 331 Issue 2, p22
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of visiting China and coming across the unique perception of Chinese culture and value of Judaism.
- The value of sacrifice.
HIRSH, RABBI RICHARD // New Jersey Jewish News; 3/14/2013, Vol. 67 Issue 11, p50
The article focuses on Jewish culture regarding the religious issues concerning ancient system of sacrifices and the responsibilities of the priestly tribes of Israel for its maintenance and execution.
- Audiovisual media: Audio.
Mandel, Ellen // Booklist; 4/15/95, Vol. 91 Issue 16, p1515
Reviews the audiotape `Around Our Shabbat Table,' produced by Sheera Recording.
- The intermarrying kind.
Woodward, K.L.; Joseph, N. // Newsweek; 7/22/1991, Vol. 118 Issue 4, p48
Examines the inevitability of intermarriage in the American melting pot, leading Jews to fear for their future. Looks at the results of a major study sponsored by the Council of Jewish Federations; The shrinking Jewish community; The implications for the future of America's Jewish community;...
- The Place of Jewish Meditation.
Shapiro, Rami // Tikkun; Jul/Aug99, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p54
Discusses Jewish meditation. Importance of meditation to Judaism; Purposes of the creation of Jewish centers for meditation in the United States.
- Reforming Reform Judaism.
Wolf, Arnold Jacob // Judaism; Summer99, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p367
Examines the issue of Reform Judaism. Principles of Reform Judaism; Sin committed by the Reform Judaism.
- Denomination states.
Wolf, Arnold Jacob // New Jersey Jewish News; 2/24/2011, Vol. 65 Issue 8, p14
The author reflects on the growing crisis in liberal Judaism in the U.S. in which the number of families served by its synagogues has declined and Reform rabbis are pressuring their movement to upheaval with Conservative ranks.
Friedlander, Evelyn // European Judaism; Autumn2001, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p1
Introduces several articles included in the September 2001 issue of the 'European Judaism' journal.
- REFORM AND CONSERVATIVE JUDAISM IN ISRAEL TODAY AND TOMORROW Reform and Conservative Judaism in Israel: Aims and Platforms.
Tabory, Ephraim // Judaism; Fall82, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p390
Focuses on the aims and platforms of the Reform and Conservative Judaism in Israel. Differences between Reform and Conservative Judaism; Acceptance in the larger society; Incorporation of religious demands into religious practice.
- Projections for Reform and Conservatism in Israel.
Friedman, Theodore // Judaism; Fall82, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p414
Focuses on the projections for Reform and Conservatism in Israel. Version of Jewish religion; Information on yordim; Indicator of religiosity.
- A Response to Tabory.
Hirsch, Richard G. // Judaism; Fall82, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p425
Comments on the status of Reform and Conservative Judaism in Israel. Development of indigenous base among Israelis; Role of the Israeli government; Possibility on cooperative activity between Conservatism and Reform Judaism.
- Inner Weaknesses in Reform and Conservative Judaism in Israel.
Weiler, Moses Cyrus // Judaism; Fall82, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p447
Focuses on the weaknesses in Reform and Conservative Judaism in Israel. Union of synagogues; Hindrance to the development of the movement; Increase in number of Conservative and Reform immigrants.
- The First Reader.
R.G. // Judaism; Winter84, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p3
Presents a summary on the articles of the January 1984 issue of 'Judaism.' Criticisms on the proposal for ordination of women; Role of women in Orthodox Judaism; Psychological approach for mourning rituals under Halakhic laws.
- Can the demand for change in the status of women be Halakhically legitimated?
Ross, Tamar // Judaism; Fall93, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p478
Discusses ideological issues regarding the attainment of equal status by women in Judaism. Blanket abolition of role stratification between the sexes; Source of the disparity of outlook; General attitude of the agitators for change towards Halakhah; Nature of the Torah; Harav Kook's wirtings on...
Gazek, Aliza // Reform Judaism; Summer2011, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p12
An introduction to the Reforming Judaism section of the "Reform Judaism" magazine is presented.