On Jewish law and lore

  • 262 Pages
  • 0.28 MB
  • English
World Pub. Co., Jewish Publication Society of America , Cleveland, Philadelphia
Jewish law., Jewish folk litera
Statementby Louis Ginzberg.
LC ClassificationsBM520.3 .G5 1962
The Physical Object
Pagination262 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5851981M
LC Control Number62012353

Law & Lore. By Eliyahu On Jewish law and lore book. and a "must have" for every Jewish library. The Book of the Heritage follows the annual cycle of the Jewish calendar, devoting a section to each of its twelve months, and the festivals and special days it contains.

It summarizes the laws and customs, On Jewish law and lore book delves into their history, the reasons and meanings.

Chaim Saiman’s lucid and learned new book offers a conceptual introduction to the halakhah, Jewish law. Its “core argument” is this: Halakhah exists on a spectrum or continuum.

At one pole, it functions [as] a system of rules designed to govern human behavior. OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 21 cm: Contents: An introduction to the Palestinian Talmud --Jewish folklore: east and west --The significance of the Halachah for Jewish history --Allegorial interpretation of scripture --The codification of Jewish law.

Genre/Form: Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ginzberg, Louis, On Jewish law and lore.

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A descendant of a scion of rabbis originating in Judea, Rabbi Winkler has devoted much of the past two decades to writing and teaching about the lesser-promulgated wisdoms of Judaism and to Hebraic scriptural interpretation/5(4). On Jewish law and lore [Louis Ginzberg] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Halakha (/ h ɑː ˈ l ɔː x ə /; Hebrew: הֲלָכָה, Sephardic:; also transliterated as halacha, halakhah, halachah, or halocho) (Ashkenazic:) is the collective body of Jewish religious laws derived from the written and Oral a is based on biblical commandments (), subsequent Talmudic and rabbinic law, and the customs and traditions compiled in the many books such as the.

You may be familiar with the custom of dipping an apple into honey on Rosh Hashanah, but where else does honey feature in Jewish tradition?Let’s explore the Torah sources that discuss this sweet treat.

Honey in the Scriptures. Land of Milk and Honey. The Torah describes the Land of Israel as “flowing with milk and [date] honey,”1 and a verse in our Grace after Meals praises Israel’s.

Law, Lore, and Theory. Lawrence Kaplan. In his new book, Chaim Saiman points out that this “exclusive focus on the precise details of religious practice” left the Pharisees, the forebears of rabbinic Judaism, open to Jesus’s critique that they mistook “the legal trees for.

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The Christian scholar Origen credits Jews with a special talent for exorcising demons (Against Celsus, book 4). The first allusion to exorcism appears Author: Rabbi Geoffrey Dennis. Sacred Secrets book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. By returning to primary source material, including the Torah and ancient an /5(4).

The Difference Between Torah Law and Rabbinic Law. As we have seen, Jewish law includes both laws that come directly from the Torah (either expressed, implied or deduced) and laws that were enacted by the rabbis. In a sense, however, even laws enacted by the rabbis can be considered derived from the Torah: the Torah gives certain people the.

Jewish mythology is a major literary element of the body of folklore found in the sacred texts and in traditional narratives that help explain and symbolize Jewish culture and ts of Jewish mythology have had a profound influence on Christian mythology and on Islamic mythology, as well as on world culture in ian mythology directly inherited many of the narratives.

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LIVING JEWISH: LORE AND LAW OF BEING A PRACTICING JEW By Michael Asheri - Hardcover **Mint Condition**. Usually where there is a difference of opinion between R. Huna and R. Ashi the law is according to R. Ashi, who was both a later authority and the major redactor of the The discussions and elaborations by the amora'im of Babylon on the Mishnah between early 3 rd and late 5 th c.

C.E.; it is the foundation of Jewish Law and has halakhic. Talmud (literally, “study”) is the generic term for the documents that comment and expand upon the Mishnah (“repeating”), the first work of rabbinic law, published around the year CE by Rabbi Judah the Patriarch in the land of Israel.

About the Talmud.

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Although Talmud is largely about law, it should not be confused with either codes of law or with a commentary on the legal. Ai, reported burned, is known to Isaiah (as "Aiath"; Isa. 28). Gezer (Josh. xvi. 10), described as being reduced to vassalage, is not rendered tributary until the time of Solomon (I Kings ix.

16). But a comparison with the Book of Judges suffices to discredit the theory that the Book of Joshua is an autobiography of its eponymous hero.

The Status of Non-Jews in Jewish Law and Lore Today Rabbi Reuven Hammer This teshuvah was unanimously approved on Ap (). Voting in Favor: Rabbis Kassel Abelson, Pamela Barmash, Miriam Berkowitz, Noah Bickart, David Booth, Elliot Dorff, Baruch Frydman.

A recent book, Halakhah: The Rabbinic Idea of Law by Chaim N. Saiman, is a great introduction to the complexities, varieties, attitudes, and range. This book captures the richness and vitality of traditional Jewish culture: a web of legend, folklore and superstition that is crucial to understanding Judaism.

Topics include Jewish law, literature and poetry; the festivals of the Jewish year; the languages and sub-groups within the Jewish community; and the many countries that Jews have lived : Thames & Hudson. Similar Items. On Jewish law and lore by: Ginzberg, Louis Published: () ; On Jewish law and lore by: Ginzberg, Louis Published: () ; Jewish lore in Manichaean cosmogony: studies in the Book of Giants traditions by: Reeves, John C.

Published: (). Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for JEWISH LAW BOOK [talmud] We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word talmud will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

The Dictionary of Jewish Lore and Legend provides a systematic, well-illustrated guide to the web of legend, folklore, and superstition that is crucial to understanding Judaism.

The result is a vital and long-needed companion for anyone seeking to understand the Jewish world now and in /5. On Ap the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards of the Rabbinical Assembly unanimously approved a teshuvah entitled The Status of Non-Jews in Jewish Law and Lore Today nullifying any provisions in Jewish civil law that are discriminatory against non-Jews and specifically rejecting the teachings of such books as Baruch HaGever and Torat HaMelech, written by extreme right wing.

Twelve more newly discovered, inspirational, and educational tales - from the incredible collection of Storytime with Uncle Yossi. Drawn from Midrash, Talmud, and Jewish lore, these beloved stories instill a love of Hashem, the Torah, and the Jewish people, planting the seeds for fine character development and personal refinement.

This volume contains the following stories: The Return of. A work entitled the “Book of Giants” figures in every list of the Manichaean “canon” preserved from antiquity. Both the nature of this work and the intellectual baggage of the third-century Persian prophet to whom it is ascribed remained unknown to scholars untilwhen fragments of several Middle Iranian versions of the Book of.

An Excerpt from the Book -- Folk-lore in the Old Testament: Studies in Comparative Religion and Law. Vol. III THE PLACE OF THE LAW IN JEWISH HISTORY Before we pass to an examination of some particular Jewish laws, it may be well briefly to consider the place which the Law as a whole occupies in the history of Israel, so far as that place has 5/5().

אחרון, Aḥaron; lit. "last ones") is a term used in Jewish law and history, to signify the leading rabbis and poskim (Jewish legal decisors) living from roughly the 16th century to the present, and more specifically since the writing of the Shulkhan Arukh (Hebrew: שׁוּלחָן .In Jewish tradition, the golem is most widely known as an artificial creature created by magic, often to serve its creator.

The word "golem" appears only once in the Bible (Psalms). In Hebrew, "golem" stands for "shapeless mass." The Talmud uses the word as "unformed" or "imperfect" and according to Talmudic legend, Adam is called "golem.To obey the one God through teachings given to the patriarchs, Moses, and the Prophets; Holy book of Judaism, "the law" of the Jewish faith; first five books of the Hebrew Bible Tanakh Hebrew Bible.