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They can obtain proper (generally superior) nutrition at far lower costs with a balanced, kosher vegian diet. In a letter to the author, Rabbi Robert Gordis, late Professor of Bible at the Jewish Theological Seminary and editor of Judaism magazine, indicated that vegetarianism, a logical consequence of Jewish teaching, would be a way of maintaining the kosher laws. There are several examples in Jewish history when a change to vegetarianism or veganism enabled Jews to maintain the dietary laws ref.: Contemporary American Reform read pdf Not to sell a Hebrew maid-servant to another person (Ex. 21:8) (negative). To espouse a Hebrew maid-servant (Ex. 21:8-9) (affirmative) Law, Legend, and Incest in the Bible: Leviticus 18-20 Law, Legend, and Incest in the Bible:. A version of the document and elaborations on the theme of the "International Jew" were published by Henry Ford's Dearborn Independent newspaper in a series of articles in the 1920s , e.g. Eretz Ha-Tzvi: A Halachic download for free download for free. The Shulhan Arukh (Even ha-Ezer 77:3) resolves this debate: A rebellious wife cannot be forced to have intercourse with her repulsive husband; but her husband cannot be forced to divorce her Genesis: A New English download for free

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