The Code of Maimonides (Mishneh Torah): Book 5, The Book of

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The custom of substituting the word "God" with G-d in English is based on the traditional practice in Jewish law of giving God's Hebrew name a high degree of respect and reverence. God twice speaks of "us" as if he were referring to himself and some other beings. The faith does not generally accept converts but this is disputed by some members. Thus, recitation may assume various vocal forms, from speech-like, “unmusical” reading or intoned speech, through various forms of “dry,” fast recitation, to simple melodic or complex musical and artistic executions.
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Eleh Ezkera: The Midrash of the Ten Martyrs

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On the one hand, Jesus is said to have respected the authority of Torah; particularly in Matthew's gospel where he said, Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law (Torah) or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. The Tanakh is divided into three main sections, as follows: The first five books of Moses. The Torah consists of five books: It is a foundation of our faith that every word of the Torah was dictated to Moses by God.
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The Modest Way: A guide to the rabbinic sources (Woman & the

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The Talmud has a section known as the ‘Haggadah’ (telling). The next thing I did was, to thin out the trees to single distance, so as that the tops could not touch one another, and to cut away the side-branches, within about three, or three and a half feet of the surface. It is a rather difficult problem to state with certainty, how and when the several books of the Old and the New Testament were received as sacred by the religious community.
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The Hesed Boomerang: How Acts of Kindness Can Enrich Your

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The eastern church was divided by Revelation; the western church, by Hebrews. 8. A famous passage in Vitruvius [see Vitruvius in the BIBLIOGRAPHY ] describes the origin of columns in Greek and Roman architecture (cf. the temples on the Athenian Acropolis ) as derived from tree trunks, a not entirely fanciful explanation given both the tree-like tapering of the classical column (even the flutes may be stylized representations of ribbed tree bark), and the belief that stone temples in ancient Greece were based upon earlier types made of wood.
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"Torah and other essays": A symposium in honour of the 80th

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Over time, different regions evolved different versions, each with its own assemblage of omissions and additions. [85] The three main textual traditions of the Greek New Testament are sometimes called the Alexandrian text-type (generally minimalist), the Byzantine text-type (generally maximalist), and the Western text-type (occasionally wild). It is clear that � from the viewpoint of Judaism � these are matters of great importance for it. Commonalities or sharp contrasts were the focus of this abbreviated overview, and both traditions include volumes of activity not discussed here.
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The Torah's Vision of Worship (Overtures to Biblical

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This is an extremely important development, for it permits the Jewish literature of the Second Temple Period, and the people who produced and cherished these works, to step outside the giant shadows cast by the twin colossi of the Talmud and the New Testament. There are now some interpreters who maintain that there is a similar Hebrew word spelt with exactly the same Hebrew letters hey vav hey, which is pronounced "hovah" (as opposed to 'Hoveh') and which means "covetousness/wickedness".
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Thinking about Creation: Eternal Torah and Modern Physics

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You are to go and confront the Pharaoh and tell him that he is to stop oppressing my people and he is to let them go free! (Exodus 3:7-10) [13] In this passage, we find Abraham sitting at the door of his tent as the day grows hot, when he is visited by God (18:1). To these fundamental traits, it may be added that the Old Testament is not unaware of either the deceptive aspects of human existence (cf. Kirchheimer (New York, NY), Emily Goldberg (Ft.
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Jewish Law Review Vol. 2: The Mishnah on Lost & Found

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World religions have evolved as human populations have grown and new circumstances have come to dictate human lifestyles, but most faiths still have ancient texts that originated thousands of years ago that inform the core belief system of the faith’s followers. A highlight is the Seder meal held in each family's home at the beginning of the festival, when the story of their deliverance is recounted as narrated in the Haggadah (the Telling, the Story).
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Torah Today: A Renewed Encounter with Scripture (Jewish

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This resembles exactly the question now tried before us. There is precedence for this in the original source materials from whence the esoteric science originated, which allows for the writing of the sacred scriptures of the world (see Universal Mathematical Matrix). In other words, what modern man calls Salvation is both a personal and a national experience. Human wretchedness finds its exemplary biblical expression in the story of the first sin and punishment in the garden of Eden.
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