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Separation of Church and State (Judaic Studies Series)

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Judge rules religious rites trump animal rights, for now LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Just as the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur began Tuesday night, a federal judge lifted a temporary restraining order against a California synagogue performing a ritual where chickens are twirled in the air before they're slaughtered. Lauterbach: "These traditional laws naturally had no indication in the Written Law and no basis in the teachings of the Sopherim, BECAUSE THEY DEVELOPED AFTER THE PERIOD OF THE SOPHERIM" (ibid., p. 206).

Equity in Jewish Law: Beyond Equity : Halakhic Aspirationism

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Chapter 6: The Issue of �Fair Use�: Use of Portions of Protected Works, and Printing with Changes The rule of law is one of the key values in Jewish law and ethics. Those financing irredentism were Jews and the majority of volunteers from Trieste in the Italian army during the war between Italy and Austria were also Jewish.... Some were seemingly insignificant, such as an April 1935 edict banning Jews from flying the German flag; or a February 1942 order prohibiting Jews from owning pets.

The Halakhah: Historical and Religious Perspectives (Brill

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The Jews did not want immediate statehood because of their small number in 1917. Some of the prominent of these societies would also form themselves into schools where any differences of opinion on religious questions among themselves could be discussed and then accepted or rejected by the whole of the school. Judah Barzillai of Barcelona raised the problem of place. Jewish Renewal: A Path to Healing andTransformation. GET Assistance Project of the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) ( http://www.nylag.org ), tel: 212-750-0800 x613.

Women in Chains: A Sourcebook on the Agunah

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A hate crime, a real estate feud and even a twist or two. Most of the changes they advocated were not theologically or ideologically grounded but simply seemed natural and preferable. Lindsey Graham asked Kagan, in relation to a question about the Christmas Day Bomber, “Where were you on Christmas day?” Responded Kagan, to a deserved round of applause: “You know, like all Jews, I was probably at a Chinese restaurant.” In case there was someone out there who didn’t get the joke, Sen.

Medicine and Jewish Law (Medicine & Jewish Law)

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At the time when Deuteronomy was written � as well as the Book of Joshua � the ban was a theoretical postulate, since non-Israelite populations no longer existed in Judah. Although the Oklahoma law is getting much publicity, a number of other states have actually considered similar measures. We will learn in the days ahead of the motivation of the shooter. As the beneficiary of the servitude, divestiture requires the husband’s voluntary surrender of the right that he has acquired. Only the mediation of Christ is efficacious (9:11-14).

Halakhah and Politics: The Jewish Idea of the State (Library

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The process of conversion to Judaism is a lengthy one. The mission of gathering in the exiles, which is the central task of the State of Israel and the Zionist Movement in our days, requires constant efforts by the Jewish people in the Diaspora; the State of Israel, therefore, expects the cooperation of all Jews, as individuals and groups, in building up the State and assisting the immigration to it of the masses of the people, and regards the unity of all sections of Jewry as necessary for this purpose. 6.

Judaism: The Evidence of the Mishnah (Neusner Titles in

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Any man who thinks he can change God's word about this cut-off seedline, is in serious mental trouble. This self-image involved a belief in a covenant which, once contracted between God and the ancestors of the existing Jewish society, rendered the observance of the divine revelation incumbent on the whole society. Because of the religious authority that the Pharisees claimed they had, they in general demanded the first rank in all circumstances. "They loved the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets, and to be called of men, Rabbi, Rabbi" (Matt. 23:6,7).

The Law and the New Testament: The Question of Continuity

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They denied the authority of the oral tradition as interpreted by the Pharisees. Certain types of seafood, such as shellfish, crustaceans, and eels, are therefore considered non-kosher. This is actually something your children can organize for you. The Torah does not warn us that the Gentile woman will turn the Jewish man away from Hashem. It is about a patriarchal bargain in which a woman exchanges her sexual and household services for her husband’s protection and maintenance. The traditional ritual life of the religion was deemphasized, and Jews blended easily into the society around them.

Jewish and Catholic Bioethics: An Ecumenical Dialogue (Moral

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It laid down that until the time of Rabbis Abbaye and Rava, in the fourth century CE, halakhah was to be decided according to the views of the earlier scholars, but from that time onward, the halakhic opinions of post-Talmudic scholars would prevail over the contrary opinions of a previous generation. To imitate His good and upright ways (Deut. 28:9) (CCA6). The waiting period between eating meat and eating dairy varies by the order in which they are consumed and by community, and can extend for up to six hours.

The Pursuit of Justice and Jewish Law: Halakhic Perspectives

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This is one of the main reasons the Pharisees, and the later Jews, had such an abhorrence for Christianity. Therefore, the better solution is to seek for self-purification and the anachronisms in the law will take care of themselves. The reason for this was not to publicly insult the ignorant people by avoiding foods touched by them and thereby hurt their feelings (see Rashi, Babylonian Talmud, Beitzah 11b) (Case 14) An individual is being shaved and in the middle is told that his father died.