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* Jewish Encyclopedia: Job ; Book of Job
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Jewish and Encyclopedia
According to the Jewish Encyclopedia on David descendant Jehoash of Judah: In Rabbinical Literature: As the extermination of the male descendants of David was a divine retribution for the extermination of the priests because of David ( comp.
According to the Jewish Encyclopedia Abiathar was deposed from office when he was deserted by the Holy Spirit without which the Urim and Thummin could not be consulted.
According to the Jewish Encyclopedia, " a comparison of the Masoretic text with the Septuagint throws some light on the last phase in the history of the origin of the Book of Jeremiah, inasmuch as the translation into Greek was already under way before the work on the Hebrew book had come to an end ...
Scholars agree that the introductory and concluding sections of the book, the framing devices, were composed to set the central poem into a prose " folk-book ", as the compilers of the Jewish Encyclopedia expressed it.
According to the Jewish Encyclopedia, the large number of people claimed to have been killed by the Jews is an improbability ; " Perhaps the most striking point against the historical value of the Book of Esther is the remarkable decree permitting the Jews to massacre their enemies and fellow subjects during a period of two days.
Jewish and Job
In most traditions of Jewish liturgy, the Book of Job is not read publicly in the manner of the Pentateuch, Prophets, or megillot.
Many quotes from the Book of Job are used throughout Jewish liturgy, especially at funerals and times of mourning.
One of the few star groups mentioned in the Bible ( Job 9: 9 ; 38: 32 ; — Orion and the Pleiades being others ), Ursa Major was also pictured as a bear by the Jewish peoples.
Interpreting the verse from Job, " from my flesh I see HaShem ", Shneur Zalman explained the inner meaning, or " soul ", of the Jewish mystical tradition in intellectual form, by means of analogies drawn from the human realm.
Joint musical bands such as Zimrat Yah, Shams Tishrin, Blues Job, and Sahar, appear all over Israel, particularly in the Galilee. The Olive Leaves gave a successful concert tour in Jordan in 1995, with lead singer Shoham Eynav ( Jewish ) singing songs in both Hebrew and Arabic.
Joseph Roth, born Moses Joseph Roth ( September 2, 1894 – May 27, 1939 ), was an Austrian-Jewish journalist and novelist, best known for his family saga Radetzky March ( 1932 ) about the decline and fall of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and for his novel of Jewish life, Job ( 1930 ) as well as the seminal essay ' Juden auf Wanderschaft ' ( 1927 ; translated into English as The Wandering Jews ), a fragmented account about the Jewish migrations from eastern to western Europe in the aftermath of World War I and the Russian Revolution.
In folktale manner in the style of Jewish aggada, it elaborates upon the Book of Job making Job a king in Egypt.
His pupil Menachem Mendel Zaks published Meshech Chochma (" The Price of Wisdom ", Meshech is the acronym of Meir Simcha Kohen, and the words derive from Job 28: 18 ), which contains novellae on the Torah, but very often branches off into questions of Jewish philosophy.
* Israel / Jewish people-Poetic sections of the Tanakh, i. e. the Hebrew Bible ; the Book of Job is particularly cited
Inclined to philosophical speculation, Kalischer studied the systems of medieval and modern Jewish and Christian philosophers, one result being his Sefer Emunah Yesharah an inquiry into Jewish philosophy and theology ( 2 vols., Krotoschin, 1843, 1871 ); an appendix to volume 1 contains a commentary ( incomplete ) on Job and Ecclesiastes.
However, the Hebrew word Mazarot is used twice in the Jewish Bible, and it literally means " constellations " or " zodiac " ( See Book of Job 38: 31-33, & II Kings 23: 5 )
The extant writings of the Jewish sages are contained in the books of Job, Proverbs, Psalms, Ben-Sira, Tobit, Ecclesiastes, Wisdom of Solomon, 4th Maccabees, to which may be added the first chapter of Pirke Aboth ( a Talmudic tract giving, probably, pre-Christian material ).
Jewish and ;
The formal position of Americans who identify themselves with one or more of the several identities of the Jewish symbol is already clear ; ;
Finally, there is the undeniable fact that some of the finest American fiction is being written by Jews, but it is not Jewish fiction ; ;
The most important aims of the Jewish students were as follows: to make the world a better place to live in -- 30 per cent ; ;
To contrast with the more stereotyped descriptions, Christie often characterised the " foreigners " in such a way as to make the reader understand and sympathise with them ; this is particularly true of her Jewish characters, who are seldom actually criminals.
The classic work of Jewish mysticism whose origins date back 2000 years, the Zohar, is quoted liberally in all Jewish learning ; in the Zohar the idea of reincarnation is mentioned repeatedly.
Historians identify several waves of migration to the United States: one from 1815 – 1860, in which some five million English, Irish, Germanic, Scandinavian, and others from northwestern Europe came to the United States ; one from 1865 – 1890, in which some 10 million immigrants, also mainly from northwestern Europe, settled, and a third from 1890 – 1914, in which 15 million immigrants, mainly from central, eastern, and southern Europe ( many Austrian, Hungarian, Turkish, Lithuanian, Russian, Jewish, Greek, Italian, and Romanian ) settled in the United States.
The rationalistic method pursued by the new school of Maimonists ( including Levi ben Abraham ben Chayyim of Villefranche, near the town of Perpignan, and Jacob Anatolio ) especially provoked his indignation ; for the sermons preached and the works published by them seemed to resolve the entire Scriptures into allegory and threatened to undermine the Jewish faith and the observance of the Law and tradition.
Abba Arikka ( 175 – 247 ) ( Talmudic Aramaic: ; born: Abba bar Aybo, Hebrew: רבי אבא בר איבו ) was a Jewish Talmudist who lived in Sassanid Babylonia, known as an amora ( commentator on the Oral Law ) of the 3rd century who established at Sura the systematic study of the rabbinic traditions, which, using the Mishnah as text, led to the compilation of the Talmud.
Samuel, another disciple of Judah I, at the same time brought to the academy at Nehardea a high degree of prosperity ; in fact, it was at the school of Rav that Jewish learning in Babylonia found its permanent home and center.
Demai ii. 23a, R. H. 34a ), one of which — that regulating the sounding of the shofar — has since been universally adopted, and is referred to by medieval Jewish casuists as " Takkanat R. Abbahu " ( the Enactment of R. Abbahu ; compare " Maḥzor Vitry ", Berlin, 1893, p. 355 ).
Saint Apollos ( Ἀπολλώς ; contracted from Apollonius ) is an apostle who is also a 1st century Alexandrian Jewish Christian mentioned several times in the New Testament.
Her father, Robert Lawrence Berenson, was an American career diplomat turned shipping executive ; he was of Lithuanian Jewish descent, and his family's original surname was Valvrojenski.
Ezra is written to fit a schematic pattern in which the God of Israel inspires a king of Persia to commission a leader from the Jewish community to carry out a mission ; three successive leaders carry out three such missions, the first rebuilding the Temple, the second purifying the Jewish community, and the third sealing of the holy city itself behind a wall.
The fragments describe a Babylonian king ( spelled N-b-n-y ) who is afflicted by God with an " evil disease " for a period of seven years ; he is cured and his sins forgiven after the intervention of a Jewish exile who is described as a " diviner "; he issues a written proclamation in praise of the Most High God, and speaks in the first person.
Nehemiah sees that the Jewish nobles are oppressing the poor, and forces the cancellation of all debt and mortgages ; while previous governors have been corrupt and oppressive, he has been righteous and just.