By Harriet L. Schwartz
Inspiration & details should you wish extra from
college than simply a degree.
Who do you need to be? Are you religious? spiritual? nonetheless figuring it out? despite the place you're, collage is an extreme time of decisions, problem, and growth.
Full of possibilities to profit from scholars from round the kingdom and plenty of diverse religion traditions, Spirituality one zero one is the proper spouse for students looking non secular achievement on campus. together with useful, hands-on recommendation and data from skilled college and pupil affairs pros, this can be your crucial consultant to the alternatives and probabilities to be had all through your collage adventure, and past.
Spirituality one zero one also bargains greater than forty own pupil reflections—sometimes humorous, occasionally critical, regularly sincere and wise—that will encourage and energize you to discover your personal questions and commitments.
Your entire advisor to navigating a non secular existence on campus:
- Finding your home: Who do you need to Be?
- Reading, Writing, and faith: Spirituality within the school room and Beyond
- The membership Scene: club and management in Campus Organizations
- Sex, medicines, and Rock’n’ Roll: Spirituality and Your Social Life
- Turning issues: religious Awakening or drawback of Faith?
- Assumptions, Intolerance, Hate, and a wish for whatever Better
- Hey, What Does That suggest? conversing with Others approximately Your Spirituality
- Significant Others: family members, neighbors, and Mentors
- Taking It Off Campus
- A Cap, a costume, and a dedication to Faith
By Shaye J. D. Cohen
Beginning with the fascinating case of Herod the Great's Jewishness, Cohen strikes directly to talk about what made or didn't make Jewish id throughout the interval, the query of conversion, the prohibition of intermarriage, matrilineal descent, and where of the convert within the Jewish and non-Jewish worlds. His awesome learn is exclusive in that it attracts on a variety of assets: Jewish literature written in Greek, classical resources, and rabbinic texts, either historic and medieval. It additionally includes a unique dialogue of the various imperative rabbinic texts facing conversion to Judaism.
By Nils Roemer
Tracing the recollection and invention of neighborhood Jewish old traditions in non secular commemorations, old writings, museums, and ancient monuments, and the transformation from"sites" to "sights" within the type of tourism from the center a while to the current, Roemer's wealthy learn of Worms bargains a blueprint for historians drawn to constructing related experiences of towns over the longue duree.
--This textual content refers back to the Hardcover edition.
Two Faiths, One Covenant?: Jewish and Christian Identity in by Eugene B. Korn,John T., O.S.M. Pawlikowski,Dianne PDF
By Eugene B. Korn,John T., O.S.M. Pawlikowski,Dianne Bergant,Mary C. Boys,Yehuda Gellman,Lenn E. Goodman,Edward Kessler,Steven J. McMichael,David Novak,Michael A. Signer,John T. Pawlikowski
In the twenty-first century, in spite of the fact that, Jews and Christians are challenged to re-examine their theological assumptions by means of inescapable truths: the ethical tragedy of the holocaust calls for that Christian thinkers recognize the violent results of theologically de-legitimizing Jews and Judaism, and the pervasive truth of cultural and spiritual pluralism calls either Christian and Jewish theologians to reconsider the covenant within the presence of the opposite. Two Faiths, One Covenant? Jewish and Christian id within the Presence of the Other is a step forward paintings that embraces this modern problem and charts a direction towards fruitful interfaith discussion. The Christian and Jewish theologians during this e-book discover the ways in which either religions have understood the covenant in biblical, rabbinic, medieval, and sleek non secular writings and contemplate how the covenant can function a reservoir for a good theological courting among Christianity and Judaism—not basically one in all non-belligerent tolerance, yet of recognize and theological pluralism, notwithstanding limited.
By David Reagan
In this booklet, Dr. Reagan offers with these and plenty of different questions in regards to the Jewish humans. within the procedure, he finds the evil of alternative Theology and the tragedy of twin Covenant Theology, and he does so in basic, comprehensible language.
By Insa Meinen
Le 10 mai 1940, les troupes allemandes envahissaient los angeles Belgique ; en septembre 1944, elles quittaient le can pay. Au cours de l'Occupation, 25 000 Juifs sont arrêtés et déportés à Auschwitz.
remark l'occupant allemand a-t-il réussi à s'attaquer à l. a. inhabitants juive en ne rencontrant pratiquement aucun situation ? remark les citoyens juifs ont-ils réagi? remark l. a. Shoah a-t-elle été concrètement organisée ? Insa Meinen s'appuie sur des assets inédites provenant d'archives allemandes, belges et françaises pour analyser les multiples rouages de l’appareil nazi et los angeles responsabilité décisive des autorités militaires allemandes dans los angeles "solution finale". L'auteur learn également los angeles query de l'implication des autorités belges et met en valeur l. a. résistance great des Juifs et leurs stratégies de survie face à l'oppression.
best ouvrage de référence d'un historien allemand consacré à los angeles déportation et à los angeles persécution des Juifs de Belgique, cette monographie contribue par son propos clair et innovant à l. a. compréhension de l. a. tragédie qu'ils vécurent.
By Andrew Ramer,Tamara Cohn Eskenazi
This paintings of midrash, interpretive tales, opens with:
Before God started to create something, sooner than there has been heaven or earth, evening or day, sturdy or undesirable, in or out, up or down, God acknowledged, "I needs to create Myself."
and heads towards its end with:
It used to be past due afternoon. Tirzah, the special messiah for our planet, was once sitting in her research, up in 6th heaven.
These are of the ways that this e-book is diversified. Liturgist and midrash author Andrew Ramer not just reinvents Jewish background. He additionally reinvents his circle of relatives, the Talmud, and the Hebrew Bible, including excerpts from texts via a few of our old ladies sages, inviting you to invite your self, "What does it suggest to be a Jew within the twenty-first century? What grounds me and courses me in our culture? And what offers me wish and goals in a stricken international of trembling possibilities?"
"Andrew Ramer has opened doorways of the center to phrases and worlds of Torah which were anticipating our discovery and exploration. This masterful paintings invitations every one people to find, dream, dance, and sing new Torah, new fact, revealing new resources of energy for residing in our significant, complicated, hard, heartbreaking, attractive world."
--Sue Levi Elwell, Rabbi, student in place of dwelling, Washington Hebrew Congregation
"Part memoir, half deep dive into textual content, and half wild invention, Andrew Ramer's tales captivate, coach, and continuously, constantly delight."
--David Wolpe, Rabbi; writer of David: The Divided Heart
"Andrew Ramer has produced a lucid, superbly crafted work of striking mind's eye and studying. interpreting in-between the traces of biblical and post-biblical texts, he opens those up in ways whimsical and earnest, and constantly compelling."
--Steven J. Zipperstein, Daniel E. Koshland Professor in Jewish tradition and background, Stanford University
"In this e-book biblical figures locate themselves clothed in new bold tales. And figures who must have been there to start with now bounce forth to greet and invite us into their existence; due to them and to Andrew, we discover ourselves traversing new worlds. those are trips to not be missed."
--Tamara Cohn Eskenazi, Rabbi, The Effie clever Ochs Professor of Biblical Literature and historical past, Hebrew Union College--Jewish Institute of Religion
Andrew Ramer is the writer of Queering the textual content: Biblical, Medieval, and sleek Jewish Stories, and a co-author of the overseas most sensible vendor Ask Your Angels. The world's first ordained interfaith maggid (sacred storyteller), he teaches within the Swig application in Jewish experiences and Social Justice on the college of San Francisco.
By Rabbi Dr. David Shabtai
By Leibel Estrin
What Readers need to Say:
“Judaism from Above the Clouds presents a complete review of all facets of Judaism. it's notable subject so immense can be coated so completely in any such concise demeanour. now not needs to any Jew be intimidated via Torah-true Judaism. as an alternative, in a brief time period, he should be empowered to delve into larger observance. it is a nice reference publication to start an exploration into all components of Judaism.”
Michael L. Moritz, M.D.
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Medical Director, Pediatric Dialysis
Children's health facility of Pittsburgh of UPMC
“The greatest problem for any introductory textual content to Judaism is answering “why” now not “what.” The countless rituals and legislation of Judaism are regularly occurring to any pupil of faith, yet these observances threaten to turn into inappropriate with out a few rationalization. In Judaism from Above the Clouds, Leibel Estrin grounds almost each ritual observance within the wealth of Chassidic philosophy that explains why each one culture is necessary and the way all of them healthy jointly. consequently, it’s a worthy learn for any Jew who desires to open the door into his or her faith.”
Eric Lidji, author, columnist, Pittsburgh
“Judaism from Above the Clouds is tailored for those who have an interest in Judaism and wish to grasp the lay of the land. it's the perfect stepping stone if you happen to are looking to move further.”
David Sears, ny, writer of Compassion for Humanity within the Jewish culture, The imaginative and prescient of Eden; Animal Welfare and Vegetarianism in Jewish legislation and culture; the trail of the Baal Shem Tov; Breslov Pirke Avot, and others.
Download e-book for iPad: Jewish Community Around North Broad Street, The (Images of by Allen Meyers
By Allen Meyers
The Jewish neighborhood round North huge highway weaves the story of the Jewish group during this a part of Philadelphia via a suite of infrequent and wonderful photographs. the development of the North large highway subway within the Twenties and the row residence Jewish neighborhood often called Logan are components of this tale. the improvement of commercial districts resulted in a extra cohesive north and northwest Jewish group that allowed for satellite tv for pc Jewish enclaves to flourish, entire with their very own synagogues, bakeries, kosher meat markets, and 1000s of different retailers that served the overall inhabitants. within the Nineteen Fifties, new neighborhoods, similar to Mount ethereal and West Oak Lane, alleviated an acute housing scarcity at a time whilst 110,000 Jews lived in north-central and northwest Philadelphia.