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    The Role of Woman in Judaism

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    Recently, within the past few decades, the role of women in Judaism has dramatically improved. The rippling effect of the Women’s Rights Movement empowered Jewish women to push for widespread reform of Judaic law. Since Biblical times, women in general were held to an inferior level compared to men, and this was no different for Jewish women. However, big strides have been made within the past century to elevate the status of the Jewish woman in the public sphere as well in the privacy of their

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    Hirsch And The Horeb

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    as an orthodox response to the reform movement. The Reform movement eliminated much of halachic observance from their practice. Furthermore, in certain circles of the time, varying degrees of observance without any clear rhyme or reason became the norm. The influx of secularization and traditional beliefs made serious headway in berlin Jewry. Jews started to look at the non- Jews and compare their Jewish ideals and beliefs. Many Jews who grew up with secular values started to look at Judaism questioningly

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    Evolutionary Theory and Religion: A Comparison

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    naturalism is not a necessary requirement of the theory itself. In this paper, I will explore the positions of the Jewish and Muslim faiths with respect to the question of evolutionary theory, and more explicitly, aim to draw comparisons between Judaism and Christianity to investigate whether popular religion is truly as staunchly opposed to evolutionary theory as Dawkins or Dennett propose. If the work of Keith Ward, John Haught, and John Polkinghorne are to serve as any background, my hypothesis

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    Jewish Studies Essay

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    from people of each movement of Judaism, the Modern Orthodox movement has taken it to the next level. Orthodox Judaism began back when G-d revealed the Torah on Mount Sinai (The American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise, 2011). Orthodox sages believe that both the Oral and Witten Torahs were given to the Jewish nation in 1312 B.C.E. This is when they consider that ‘Orthodox’ Judaism as we know started (Rabbi Lawrence Keleman, 2010). While there are many Modern Orthodox Jews around the world, the 10

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    Essay Numero Cuatro

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    When I first arrived at Yeshiva University, I was told that the new liberal arts ‘core’ system required me to take a First Year Writing class. Coming from Bar Ilan University, where I had taken a class an English Literature for two semesters, I was none too pleased. I thought there was no point in taking another English class when I had already excelled at writing throughout high school and my year in Israel. I really wanted to take a class like calculus or statistics that would bring me a step closer

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    sense of identity by clinging to some group, abandoning his authentic sense of his own ethnicity. I, on the other hand, have much respect for the multi-ethnic groups among our society. I was born and raised as a Jewish Orthodox and am now more of a mix between a Conservative and a Modern Ort... ... middle of paper ... ...sonality traits consist of procrastination, thriving under heavy pressure, companionable and talkative. Knowing how I master in thriving while under stress, I tend to procrastinate

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    Even though By dedicating their lives to the torah hasidic Jews preserve Judaism and practise the highest calling in life studying the torah. By integrating them into our secular society(conscription)we face losing who we are., Yes israel should mandate that hasidic jews must serve in the military. because By not participating in israel in society hasidic Jews cost israel over 1.5 billion dollars a year in welfare. With hasidic Jews set to be make up 25% of the population and one in three school

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    Religious Secular Divide

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    is continuing today. Different groups of Israelis with diverse religious observances often have distinct views of the role that Judaism should have in the running of the Jewish State. This is reflected in the voting patterns of people with differing levels of religiosity, which has an effect on the level of religious impact on Israeli laws and society. The Ultra-orthodox community, or Haredim, are arguably the most religious group within the Jewish community throughout the world. According to the

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    Chaim Potok’s novel, The Chosen, describes a friendship between two Jewish boys raised in two different Jewish sects. Danny Saunders, a Hasidic Jew, slowly develops a true, long-lasting friendship with Rueven Malter, a modern Orthodox Jew. Although, Danny and Rueven experience difficulties early on in their friendship because of their different religious beliefs and practices, they learn to work through their differences and form a friendship that surpasses all of their religious inconsistencies

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    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Religion

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    Rosmarin, D. H., & Pargament, K. I. (2009). Community attitudes towards culture-influenced mental illness: Scrupulosity vs. nonreligious OCD among Orthodox Jews. Journal of Community Psychology, 37(8), 949–958. doi:10.1002/jcop.20341 Rosmarin, D. H., Pirutinsky, S., & Siev, J. (2010). Recognition of scrupulosity and non-religious OCD by Orthodox and non-Orthodox Jews. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 29(8), 930–944. doi:10.1521/jscp.2010.29.8.930 Siev, J., Baer, L., & Minichiello, W. E. (2011)

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