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Jewish Values in our Open Society

A Weekly Torah Commentary

by Meir Tamari

  • 120 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Jason Aronson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biblical concordances & commentaries,
  • Books of the Old Testament,
  • Judaism,
  • Religion,
  • Judaism - Sacred Writings,
  • Old Testament Commentary,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Pentateuch,
  • O.T,
  • Religion / Judaism / General,
  • Bible.,
  • Biblical Studies - General,
  • Judaism - General,
  • Bible,
  • Commentaries,
  • O.T.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8055520M
    ISBN 10076576122X
    ISBN 109780765761224

    Jews in the United States are uniquely American in their connections to Jewish religion and ethnicity. Sylvia Barack Fishman in her groundbreaking book, Jewish Life and American Culture, shows that contemporary Jews have created a hybrid new form of Judaism, merging American values and behaviors with those from historical Jewish by:   Still, as one of the grandes dames of German Jewish society, Granny was admired and much loved by her friends. To her grandchildren she was a round little person smelling of wool and Evening in Paris who greeted them at the door with outstretched arms and peppermint candies clutched in both hands, and gathered them : Syracuse University Press.

      As Jews, we know about the power of narrative. The slavery narrative presented in the Book of Exodus and retold around the Passover table is probably the most powerful because it is the foundation of so many Jewish values: faith, compassion and justice, just to name a few.. At Passover, we do not sit down to the Seder table and simply open the Book of Exodus.   His new book, In Defense of Open Society, published this week, compiles a selection of his (often worrisome) essays in which Soros muses on what he views as modern threats to democratic societies.

      Rabbi Dan Ornstein leads Congregation Ohav Shalom in Albany, New blogs at the Times of Israel and Jewish Values Online, contributes essays at WAMC Northeast Public Radio, and wrote for the Mesorah Matrix book series on Judaism. Condition means everything in a book's value. A book that has significant damage is likely not worth much. A book collector wants an attractive copy. Dust jackets. Most hard cover books published since the early 20th century were sold with a dust jacket. The dust jacket is both the most decorative part of a book, and the most delicate. A.


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A second vindication of the Lord Bishop of Bangor. Wherein Mr. Laws Notions of benediction, absolution and church-communion, are proved to be destructive of the whole Christian religion, ... And a paraphrase is given upon all the chief passages of Scripture relating to these points. With a postscript, containing, ... some remarks on Mr. Laws Manner of answering objections. ... In a second letter to a member of the University of Cambridge. By Thomas Pyle, ...

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In Jewish Values in Our Open Society, each of the first five books of the Torah is introduced by a traditional source that outlines the primary concepts of that particular book.

Author Meir Tamari then explores the relevance of these verses to a modern, open society by examining the events and ideas contained in them. Jewish Values in Our Open Society: A Weekly Torah Commentary takes a look at each of the Torah portions using traditional sources and classical commentaries, as well as the author's own involvement in our ever-changing world.

In this way, the author provides new perspectives on spiritual, religious, and moral issues.5/5(1). Jewish values in our open society: a weekly Torah commentary. [Meir Tamari] Jewish values in our open society. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, © (OCoLC) Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Meir Tamari.

Find more information about: ISBN: X. Every year, the Open Society Foundations give thousands of grants to groups and individuals who promote our values—through a unique network that is guided by local voices and global expertise. Over the past three decades, our giving has focused on supporting people who are trying to make their communities fairer, freer, and more harmonious.

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This was followed by The Challenge of Wealth: A Jewish Perspective on Earning and Spending Money (), Al Chet: Sins in the Marketplace (), and Jewish Values in our Open Society: A Weekly Torah Commentary (). InTamari founded the Center for. "An absolutely superb book: the most practical, most comprehensive guide to Jewish values I know." —Rabbi Harold Kushner, author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People Telushkin speaks to the major ethical issues of our time, issues that have, of course, been around since the beginning.5/5(6).

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& Corrine N. Livingston Foundation Fund and Murray H. and Sharee C. Newman Supporting Foundation. Jewish Values and Social Ethics By Manny Kupper The manner in which we conduct ourselves inside of our society as we relate to our fellow man and to the social structure is in large part determined by the social order in which we grow country has its particular and differing character which is different from the other countries in the world.

View our offices and foundations. Boards. The boards of the Open Society Foundations guide the strategy, budgets, and direction of our work. Comprised of advocates for open society values from around the world, our boards provide expert advice and oversight.

Learn more about our boards. Torah is not viewed as being limited to the actual five books of the scroll of a Torah, but is rather a euphemism for the Jewish way of life and for Jewish values as a whole. We find this confirmed in other rabbinic opinions, notably in the statement derived from Midrash: “decency (derekh eretz) precedes Torah,” (i.e., Tanna D’bei.

Jewish values recognize the importance of this solidarity for all peoples as separate peoples and collectively as human solidarity. Thus the ideal situation from the point of view of Jewish values is a society organized on the basis of an appropriate combination of kinship and consent.

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