Magic Worlds of Bernard Malamud Th (SUNY Series in Modern

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This is done by soliciting funds for their capital reserve and distributing the interest earned each year to worthy community projects. This seminar will approach these classic problems through an intense focus on Gaul during the so-called "Dark Ages," from the fifth to the eighth centuries. This Colonial-Revival style building was once home to Chevra T'helim Synagogue, Its interior represents a rare surviving example of East European Jewish Orthodoxy. In America, as actor Ben Affleck said, the way people speak about Arabs and Muslims would not be tolerated if the same things were said about Jews.

Israeli Mythogynies: Women in Contemporary Hebrew Fiction

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Therefore, recognizing that reality, we join Gush Shalom and other Israeli peace groups in calling for a negotiated, modified right of return with the bulk of Palestinian refugees being settled in a Palestinian state, financed by generous reparations from both Israel and the international community. They are a rite of passage (an obscenely expensive one these days) for many American Jewish kids.

Out of Brownsville: Encounters with Nobel Laureates and

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The rest of this report details the survey’s findings on the size, beliefs, practices and attitudes of the U. On January 11, 2016, a 35-year old Jewish teacher who was wearing a traditional Jewish skullcap, or kippah, was assaulted by a teenager wielding a machete. IT: Software licenses All software is provided. The fifth section looks at attitudes toward and connection with Israel, including views on a two-state solution and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

Feminist Rereadings of Rabbinic Literature (HBI Series on

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This reaction of guilt on the part of the Western allies was understandable, but that doesn’t mean the Palestinians should have to pay for crimes committed by others—a classic example of two wrongs not making a right. Jewish dietary laws are known as kashrut and food that adheres to these standards is called kosher. Beyond historians, the complicity of segments of European societies in perpetrating those atrocities continues to raise thorny questions for postwar European nations about what their responsibilities are toward that past.

Rediscovering Philo of Alexandria, a First Century Torah

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The foundation supports Calgary-based registered charitable arts organizations in the areas of performing arts, literary and visual arts, and festivals. For example, Soffer11 suggests that changes in social relations, such as development of the nuclear family, played a key role in bringing about the transformation. CÁDIZ is situated in southwestern Spain, on a promontory just off the mainland on the Bay of Cádiz. For example, we will explore what it meant to be "Roman" in terms of language, ethnicity and cultural institutions.

The Last Resistance

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Healing ceremonies are commonplace in Native American circles and used to bring the family and community together. In the Austrian Empire, which ruled much of southern and eastern Poland, Jews were ordered to take such names in the 1780s and ’90s; in Germany, in 1797; in tsarist Russia, in 1804. The names of the twelve tribes of Israel are given to the last men standing on earth at its overthrow (Revelation 7: 1-9). OnJune 18, The Iranian Foreign Ministry says it has received assurances thatMoscow will not let the United States share a Russian radar facility inAzerbaijan as part of a missile shield against Iran -- despite an offer byPresident Vladimir Putin to U.

Intertextuality and the Reading of Midrash (Indiana Studies

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People are individuals and we are all unique even within cultural bounds. The social oppression of czarism, to which were added the pogroms (especially in 1905-1907), weighed heavily on the Mountain Jews, and they found themselves particularly impoverished during the years of the civil war and the military intervention in the Caucasus. In the OT, disagreements sprang up over where the Jews should worship God: Jerusalem or at any “high place”?

Biblical Parables and Their Modern Re-Creations: From

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In 2003, Gibraltar residents voted to remain a British colony and demanded greater participation in talks between the United Kingdom and Spain concerning the future of Gibraltar. Lev, “Reconstructed materia medica of the Medieval and Ottoman al-Sham,” Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol. 80, no. 2-3, pp. 167–179, 2002. A kin of the Krakówian obwarzanek (which is also cooked before baking), the bagel was most likely invented in Kraków, although some sources indicate Białystok as its source.

Bone to the Bone: A Novel

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Gradually add water and continue beating to form shapeable dough. In addition to the three permanent exhibitions, the JHM always offers two great temporary exhibitions and a busy events calendar. We need to close all the historical accounts and watch Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained to be enlightened. It must be remembered that even though productivity may increase enormously, high consumption cannot lead either to full employment or the mass eradication of poverty. The definite article, demonstratives, and (in some constructions) adjectives are fully inflected for case, but most nouns bear no case-marking.

Facing the Fires: Conversations with A. B. Yehoshua (Judaic

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The revolutionary changes that took place after 1948 not only made it easier for the Zionist enterprise to bring Jews to Israel, but also made possible rapid, then instantaneous, connection between Jews in all parts of the world, in turn allowing them to undertake common activities insofar as they wished to do so or were not restrained from doing so by the governments of their host countries. There also existed special schools for the specific teaching of grammar and literature.