Aleph Isn't Tough

Author: Linda Motzkin

Publisher: URJ Books and Music

ISBN: 9780807407257

Category: Hebrew language

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A Hebrew aleph-bet poster is available with the purchase of this teacher's guide.

Aleph Isn't Enough

Author: Linda Motzkin

Publisher: URJ Books and Music

ISBN: 9780807407554

Category: Religion

Page: 191

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Role in Jewish tradition, text, and prayer.

Aleph Isn't Enough

Author: Linda Motzkin,Hara Person

Publisher: URJ Books and Music

ISBN: 9780807407486

Category: Religion

Page: 191

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Role in Jewish tradition, text, and prayer.

Tav Is for Torah

Author: Linda Motzkin

Publisher: URJ Books and Music

ISBN: 9780807408476

Category: Hebrew language

Page: 158

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Role in Jewish tradition, text, and prayer.

Aleph Isn't Tough

An Introduction to Hebrew for Adults

Author: Linda Motzkin

Publisher: Urj Press

ISBN: 9780807407264

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 112

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Hebrew alef-bet poster available with the purchase of this teacher's guide

Hineni

Prayerbook Hebrew for Adults

Author: N.A

Publisher: Behrman House, Inc

ISBN: 9780874417890

Category: Hebrew language

Page: 136

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The Complete Messianic Aleph Tav Scriptures Paleo-Hebrew Large Print Edition Study Bible (Updated 2nd Edition)

Author: N.A

Publisher: CCB Publishing

ISBN: 1771433124

Category: Bibles

Page: 936

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The Complete Messianic Aleph Tav Scriptures (C-MATS) is a study bible which focuses on the study of the Aleph/Tav Character Symbol used throughout the old testament (Tanakh) by both Moses and the Prophets and is the most exhaustive and unique rendition of its kind in the world. Over 5 years in the making, this English rendition reveals every place the Hebrew Aleph Tav symbol was used as a "free standing" character symbol believed to express the "strength of the covenant" in its original meaning. The Aleph/Tav was also believed to be the "mark" of the "divine hand" for thousands of years by such famous rabbis as Nahum of Gimzo, Akiva, and R. S. Hirsch as well as the Apostle John who claimed in the book of Revelation that the symbol also incorporated Y'shua haMashiach (Jesus the Messiah) because of His divinity. Also revealed in C-MATS is the use of the Aleph/Tav as it is incorporated into the creation of hundreds of Hebrew words used thousands of times, thus taking our understanding of the scriptures to a whole new level. C-MATS comes in your choice of either Paleo or Modern Hebrew, Large Print 8.5x11 editions and include the New Testament.

Navigating the Journey

The Essential Guide to the Jewish Life Cycle

Author: Rabbi Peter S. Knobel, PhD

Publisher: CCAR Press

ISBN: 0881233021

Category: Religion

Page: 288

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This completely revised and updated classic resource serves as an introduction to the Jewish life cycle. The first part of the book uses a question and answer format to introduce ideas about moments in the Jewish life cycle, including birth, Jewish education, bar/bat mitzvah, the Jewish home, marriage, divorce, conversion, death, and mourning. With new essays on topics such as mitzvah, infertility, the ketubah, b'rit milah, welcoming converts, tzedakah, Jewish voices on sexuality, and more, by rabbis and scholars such as Rabbis Aaron Panken, Rachel Mikva, Amy Schienerman, A. Brian Stoller, Lisa Grushcow, Mary Zamore, and Elyse Goldstein. This is the essential resource you've been waiting for!

A Taste of Hebrew

Prequel to Aleph Isn't Tough, an Introduction to Hebrew for Adults

Author: Aaron Starr

Publisher: URJ Books and Music

ISBN: 9780807409596

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 48

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Curious about Hebrew but not ready to take the plunge? A Taste of Hebrew is the perfect way to learn the letters and vowels without being overwhelmed by exercises and drills. Rabbi Starr includes interesting extras like brief commentaries related to the letters and tidbits on the prayers that you can peruse as you study. A prequel to Aleph Isn't Tough and the rest of the Hebrew for Adults series, this slim volume makes it easy to learn on your own or in a class. Ideal for parents who want to be able to help their children with religious school homework, or anyone wanting to take a first step into Hebrew.

The Choosing

A Rabbi's Journey from Silent Nights to High Holy Days

Author: Andrea Myers

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

ISBN: 0813550955

Category: Religion

Page: 208

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A young Lutheran girl grows up on Long Island, New York. She aspires to be a doctor, and is on the fast track to marriage and the conventional happily-ever-after. But, as the Yiddish saying goes, "Man plans, and God laughs." Meet Andrea Myers, whose coming-of-age at Brandeis, conversion to Judaism, and awakening sexual identity make for a rich and well-timed life in the rabbinate. In The Choosing, Myers fuses heartwarming anecdotes with rabbinic insights and generous dollops of humor to describe what it means to survive and flourish on your own terms. Portioned around the cycle of the Jewish year, with stories connected to each of the holidays, Myers draws on her unique path to the rabbinate--leaving behind her Christian upbringing, coming out as a lesbian, discovering Judaism in college, moving to Israel, converting, and returning to New York to become a rabbi, partner, and parent. Myers relates tales of new beginnings, of reinventing oneself, and finding oneself. Whether it's a Sicilian grandmother attempting to bake hamantaschen on Purim for her Jewish granddaughter, or an American in Jerusalem saving a chicken from slaughter during a Rosh Hashanah ritual, Myers keeps readers entertained as she reflects that spirituality, goodness, and morality can and do take many forms. Readers will enthusiastically embrace stories of doors closing and windows opening, of family and community, of integration and transformation. These captivating narratives will resonate and, in the author's words, "reach across coasts, continents, and generations."

Disclosing a Portion: the inner mechanics of the Torah

Author: Michael Laitman

Publisher: Laitman Kabbalah Publishers

ISBN: 189744897X

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 624

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The Pentateuch, or The Five Books of Moses, is a fascinating odyssey of a nation in the making. Yet, underneath the tales that reveal human nature at its zenith and at its nadir lies an ocean of wisdom that, if uncovered, can alter reality itself. Dr. Michael Laitman’s Disclosing a Portion: the inner mechanics of the Torah uncovers some of that wisdom in a manner none other has done before. Throughout the year, each week observant Jews read a different portion of the Pentateuch (which they refer to as the “Torah”). Each portion deals with a different topic, and is titled according to the first word, or words, in the portion. As you read through the portions, you will discover that each of the protagonists in the stories we’ve known for so long is not a myth, but a living force within. These forces direct and determine your path in life, and when you come to know them, you come to know your true self. Take your time to delve into the text, and portion by portion you will find new meanings that will enrich and empower you as you become the happy, confident person that you dream of being.

The Angel of Losses

A Novel

Author: Stephanie Feldman

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062228935

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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The Tiger’s Wife meets A History of Love in this inventive, lushly imagined debut novel that explores the intersections of family secrets, Jewish myths, the legacy of war and history, and the bonds between sisters. When Eli Burke dies, he leaves behind a mysterious notebook full of stories about a magical figure named The White Rebbe, a miracle worker in league with the enigmatic Angel of Losses, protector of things gone astray, and guardian of the lost letter of the alphabet, which completes the secret name of God. When his granddaughter, Marjorie, discovers Eli’s notebook, everything she thought she knew about her grandfather—and her family—comes undone. To find the truth about Eli’s origins and unlock the secrets he kept, she embarks on an odyssey that takes her deep into the past, from 18th century Europe to Nazi-occupied Lithuania, and back to the present, to New York City and her estranged sister Holly, whom she must save from the consequences of Eli’s past. Interweaving history, theology, and both real and imagined Jewish folktales, The Angel of Losses is a family story of what lasts, and of what we can—and cannot—escape.

Your People, My People

Finding Acceptance and Fulfillment As a Jew by Choice

Author: Lena Romanoff

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781893382008

Category: Social Science

Page: 280

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Engaging Torah

A Jewish Guide to Biblical Study

Author: Walter Homolka,Aaron Panken

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780822945147

Category: Religion

Page: 96

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In this volume of essays, eminent Jewish scholars from around the world present introductions to the different parts of the Bible for the wider public. The essays encompass a general introduction to the Torah in Jewish life, and include specific essays on each of the Five Books of Moses, as well as on the Haftarot, Neviim, and Ketuvim. The contributions provide an overview of the core content of each book as well as highlight central themes and the reception and relevance of these themes in Jewish life and culture past and present. These essays, informed by and based on the profound academic research of their authors, together provide an invaluable bridge between high-level academic insight and the study of the Bible both in synagogues and in homes.

Shalom ʻIvrit

Welcome to Modern Hebrew

Author: Nili Ziv

Publisher: Behrman House, Inc

ISBN: 9780874411669

Category: Hebrew language

Page: 3

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Essential Judaism: Updated Edition

A Complete Guide to Beliefs, Customs & Rituals

Author: George Robinson

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501117750

Category: Religion

Page: 704

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You’ll find everything you need to know about being Jewish in this indispensable, revised and updated guide to the religious traditions, everyday practices, philosophical beliefs, and historical foundations of Judaism. What happens at a synagogue service? What are the rules for keeping kosher? How do I light the Hanukah candles? What is in the Hebrew Bible? What do the Jewish holidays signify? What should I be teaching my children about being Jewish? With the first edition of Essential Judaism, George Robinson offered the world the accessible compendium that he sought when he rediscovered his Jewish identity as an adult. In his “ambitious and all-inclusive” (New York Times Book Review) guide, Robinson illuminates the Jewish life cycle at every stage and lays out many fascinating aspects of the religion—the Kabbalah and Jewish mysticism, the evolution of Hasidism, and much more—while keeping a firm focus on the different paths to living a good Jewish life in today’s world. Now, a decade and a half later, Robinson has updated this valuable introductory text with information on topics including denominational shifts, same-sex marriage, the intermarriage debate, transgender Jews, the growth of anti-Semitism, and the changing role of women in worship, along with many other hotly debated topics in the contemporary Jewish world and beyond. The perfect gift for a Bar/Bat Mitzvah or anyone thinking about conversion—this is the ultimate companion for anyone interested in learning more about Judaism, the kind of book its readers will revisit over and over for years to come.

דרך בינה

Author: Ruby G. Strauss,Ahuva Schuller,Lillian W. Adler

Publisher: Behrman House, Inc

ISBN: 9780874413922

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

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Mastering Hebrew Calligraphy

Author: Izzy Pludwinski,Yitsḥaḳ Pludvinsḳi

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781592643417

Category: Art

Page: 194

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Mastering Hebrew Calligraphy is a comprehensive and beautiful guide to the art of Hebrew letter-making. Developed and designed by the leading Jerusalem calligrapher, Izzy Pludwinski, it teaches the how-to's of writing Hebrew scripts and principles of design and layout to enable you to create your own, beautiful Hebrew texts. Mastering Hebrew Calligraphy is the essential guidebook that addresses every nuance of the art of Hebrew calligraphic writing, from needed tools pens to computers to correct posture and effective letter spacing. It is also a celebration of the Hebrew letter, with dozens of images of calligraphic works of art that will inspire you to develop your artistic imagination through the Aleph Bet. A magnificent and informative book to own whether you plan on becoming a professional calligrapher or simply find joy in Hebrew letters. With 200 illustrations.

Jewish Meditation

A Practical Guide

Author: Aryeh Kaplan

Publisher: Schocken

ISBN: 0307761118

Category: Religion

Page: 176

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Students of mediation are usually surprised to discover that a Jewish mediation tradition exists and that it was an authentic and integral part of mainstream Judaism until the eighteenth century. Jewish Meditation is a step-by-step introduction to meditation and the Jewish practice of meditation in particular. This practical guide covers such topics as mantra meditation, contemplation, and visualization within a Jewish context. It shows us how to use meditative techniques to enhance prayer using the traditional liturgy—the Amidah and the Shema. Through simple exercises and clear explanations of theory, Rabbi Kaplan gives us the tools to develop our spiritual potential through an authentically Jewish meditative practice.