To be a jewish woman: the discussion of judaism and women [lisa aiken] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers this book contains a wealth of information for the jewish woman. Questions for those exploring judaism rabbi michael l feshbach temple shalom chevy chase, md 301-587-2273 wwwtempleshalomnet instructions the questions in each unit should be answered to the best of your ability. Christianity online questions for class discussion chapter 1 1 from a historical standpoint, are judaism and islam, why is it that christians have had more. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for to be a jewish woman: the discussion of judaism and women at amazoncom read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.
A discussion of judaism a discussion a biography of the life and times of ts eliot thomas on 562 7 after much discussion why the jews fell from grace and the similarities between judaism and an introduction to the issue of sexism in the workplace islam facts a race. Jewish history is the history of the jews, and their religion and culture, as it developed and interacted with other peoples, religions and culturesalthough judaism as a religion first appears in greek records during the hellenistic period (323 bce - 31 bce) and the earliest mention of israel is inscribed on the merneptah stele dated 1213-1203 bce, religious literature tells the story of. Conservative judaism—a group that tries to balance between orthodox judaism and reform judaism there is one more group that is very prominent today that should be added to this section: secular judaism —those who still identify as jews, most often by heritage, but are actually secular humanists (the popular religion of today.
Prepared by the william and lottie daniel department of outreach and synagogue community to the discussion leader: the following materials have been prepared for use in a variety of settings: board meetings, wrj or brotherhood study sessions, membership/outreach committee meetings, oneg shabbat program, adult education classes or shabbatonim. Do you wonder what jews believe perhaps you are a jew who has questions about jesus and whether he is the messiah listed below are questions from jews and/or about judaism that the bible answers. General rule is, anything that can be discussed without reference to jewish sources is not allowed please do not post anything not likely to lead to serious jewish discussion.
In what ways do you see her judaism influencing her legal style throughout her writings and speeches, ginsburg displays a markedly moderate tone, pointing to the importance of collegiality in style, andmoderation in the substance of appellate decisionmaking (p 228. Jewish studies on-line is a volunteer organization of professionals in jewish studies who collectively administer a series of internet-based services in academic jewish studies, including an electronic discussion group [h-judaic], an industry newsletter [jewish studies judaica ejournal], and a web-based library of pre-print articles and. A well-detailed discussion about the founder of judaism judaism is one of the oldest religions that mankind has embraced the story of judaism is told in the old testament, or the hebrew bible, and reading this sheds some light on the founder and the origins of judaism. The question for educators and other jewish leaders then comes down to whether there is a specific core of traditions, rituals, and beliefs that are core to judaism that we cannot give up, or each jewish group can pick and choose from the many. Introduction any discussion of american jewish family life as an institution must view it within the context of contemporary american social, economic, and political life.
The words jews and judaism are english words derived from the hebrew words, respectively of yehudim and yahadut yehudim (jews) practice yahadut (judaism), which refers to the body of jewish religious thought, customs, symbols, rituals, and laws. Discussion questions the jwa book club is designed to inspire conversation both online and off use our discussion questions to help guide your exploration of our exclusive book picks. The division of the commandments themselves is not at all certain there are 13 sentences in the accepted jewish version of the ten commandments (17 in the christian), but it is difficult to ascertain with certainty from the text itself what comprises the first commandment, the second, and so forth. The basic jewish beliefs, including maimonides' 13 principles of faith, the importance of actions over beliefs, and the importance of relationships in judaism the nature of g-d level: intermediate discusses fundamental jewish beliefs about the nature of g-d and his relationship with the universe and with humanity.
Judaism has been described as a religion, a race, a culture, and a nation it is clear from the discussion above that there is a certain amount of truth in the. Judaism is considered by religious jews to be the expression of the covenant that god established with the children of israel judaism encompasses a wide corpus of texts, practices, theological positions, and forms of organization. Reddit gives you the best of the internet in one place get a constantly updating feed of breaking news, fun stories, pics, memes, and videos just for you passionate about something niche. It is a scholarly but readable discussion of the concept of messiah in jewish history internet resources for the study of judaism and christianity a well organized lists of several sites on the internet useful for the study of judaism and christianity.
Questions for huston smith's chapter on judaism: according to smith, what was it that lifted the jews from obscurity to permanent religious greatness with regard to the jewish belief in god, what was the supreme achievement of jewish thought. If you want to talk about something related to judaism that doesn't fit in the above categories, this is the place for you. If all of judaism could be distilled into one statement it would be, hear, o' israel, the lord is our god, the lord is one this is often understood as the proclamation of the jewish belief in monotheism, one god. Leave a comment with your answers to any of these questions or sharing other discussion topics that have spurred interesting conversation at your seder table rabbi mark dov shapiro is the rabbi of sinai temple in springfield, ma.
A jewish marriage is defined by both participants being jewish, and raising their children in the jewish tradition, with jewish ideals, religious values (torah, shabbat, holidays, kashrut, prayer, etc. Soccer dreidel no the jewish national sport isarguing the rules to the sport are pretty slim: within a specific range, almost any opinion can be raised one might read the story of polemo and conclude that in judaism there are a few topics about which you can't ask questions.