Jewish Orthodoxy


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Noun1.Jewish Orthodoxy - Jews who strictly observe the Mosaic law as interpreted in the Talmud
Hebraism, Jewish religion, Judaism - Jews collectively who practice a religion based on the Torah and the Talmud
Chasidim, Chassidim, Hasidim, Hasidism, Hassidim - a sect of Orthodox Jews that arose out of a pietistic movement originating in eastern Europe in the second half of the 18th century; a sect that follows the Mosaic law strictly
Haredi - any of several sects of Orthodox Judaism that reject modern secular culture and many of whom do not recognize the spiritual authority of the modern state of Israel
Orthodox Jew - Jew who practices strict observance of Mosaic law
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This journey happens in excruciatingly slow and painful increments as Mirvis punctures loopholes in the intricate fabric of Jewish Orthodoxy. As a Jewish feminist, I was impatient with her fears, her compromising the on-again, off-again ritual wig or hair covering, and her elaborate choreography to avoid being seen by a member of the community while driving a car on Shabbat.
Gurock, "Resisters and Accommodators: Varieties of Orthodox Rabbis in America, 1886-1983," in his American Jewish Orthodoxy in Historical Perspective (Hoboken: KTAV Publishing House, 1996), 1-62.
In that context, she examines the American Jewish newspaper The Jewish Press from its first appearance in 1960 to 2000, one of the most sold papers representing Jewish Orthodoxy. She looks at the extensive influence of the Holocaust and anti-Semitism on the paper and the paper's interpretation of it, and at the paper's relationship with and perception of Israel, which early on became the subject most discussed and the one given the most central column space.
Indeed, it might seem that "yoga, derived from Hinduism and Buddhism, and Mussar, steeped in Eastern European Jewish Orthodoxy, are a strange combination," as Edith Brotman writes in her informed and practical guide to the meeting place between these two unlikely bedfellows.
on Jewish Orthodoxy's stagnation or sometimes even its retreat concerning its attitude towards the status of women.
School of Law) examines representations of Jewish Orthodoxy in American and Israeli women's fiction published between 1980 and the present to show how they reflect different attitudes towards Orthodoxy.
The omissions--the Eastern religious traditions, the discipline of philosophy, cursory attention to Qur'anic sources and Islamic traditions, and the divide in the State of Israel between fundamentalist Jewish Orthodoxy and non-Orthodoxy--detract from what could have been an important contribution to the conversation and worthy of a wide reading audience.
But the give and take between German Jewish Orthodoxy and the poets of German Classicism was richer and subtler than his Schiller sermon might suggest.
In sum, Rabbi Emanuel Rackman was a gentle peacemaker in all human affairs, a progressive religious Jewish humanist, firm in his scholarship, philosophy, and devotion to Modern Jewish Orthodoxy. He truly exemplified the life of "Torah u-Maddah," the union of religious and secular learning that is the motto of Yeshiva University and of the Modern Jewish Orthodox movement that he headed at various rimes in a variety of positions.
Such notions opened Paul to belief in a messiah who was not a national or military hero, as Jewish orthodoxy traditionally interpreted the messianic agent of redemption.
English Heritage's planning and development director for the North-East, Carol Pyrah, said: "It is to be hoped a sympathetic new use can be found for the synagogue in a town which was once a bastion of Jewish Orthodoxy. "The guidebook Jewish Heritage in England plays an important role in showing for the first time the important contribution Jewish architecture has made to the nation's heritage.

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