Download E-books Women In Islam Vs Women In Judaeo-Christian Tradition PDF

By Sherif Muhammad Abdel Azeem - XKP

A comparision of the location of ladies in Islam, Christianity & Judaism in response to the Qur'an, Bible & Talmud respectively.




Published by means of: international Islamic community H.Abbas (a.s.) road, Mumbai- four hundred 009. (India)


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Download E-books The Ultimate Jewish Trivia Book: 500 Questions to Test Your Oy Q PDF

By Signe Bergstrom

Imagine you recognize every little thing there's to understand approximately being Jewish? Oy vey, enable me inform you, that's loads of "drek" to maintain in one's "Yiddisher kop"! yet why be at midnight? overlaying info on every thing from non secular background to the style international, the "Ultimate Jewish minutiae booklet "delves into the complete "megillah" . . . after which some.

Yes, there are a ton of Jewish vacations and the traditions that flatter them, or even the uber-faithful occasionally get them combined up. "Sukkot"? actual or imaginary? Cholent? a kind of pageant, a stew, or both?
Jews were wonderful the area at huge for hundreds of years. we've got most sensible contenders and avid gamers in precisely approximately each media: heayy hitters like Neil Simon, Steven Spielberg, Sarah Silverman, and Zac Efron are all Jewish! are you able to identify a few others?

Jews in activities isn't really as infrequent because it sounds--ever heard of Hank Greenberg and Sandy Koufax?. during this e-book, we've integrated trivialities on chess, poker, boxing, or even bullfighting. in any case, any activity is incomprehensible with out a little psychological competition...and an offended bull or two.

Plus there also are 1000s of questions about technological know-how, drugs, enterprise, and foodstuff, plus a enjoyable video game of Who stated That?: recognized Quotes.

And don't omit, "the "Ultimate Jewish minutiae publication "" makes an excellent gift and is certain to brighten up any get-together!

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Download E-books The Wanting: A Novel PDF

By Michael Lavigne

From the writer of Not Me, this strong novel approximately an Israeli father and his daughter brings to lifestyles a wealthy canvas of occasions and unforeseen swap within the aftermath of a suicide bombing.
In the galvanizing starting of The Wanting, the distinguished Russian-born postmodern architect Roman Guttman is injured in a bus bombing, inflicting his lifestyles to swerve into instability and his perceptions to turn into heightened and disturbed as he embarks on an ill-advised trip into Palestinian territory. The account of Roman’s wilderness odyssey alternates with the vivacious, bittersweet diary of his thirteen-year-old daughter, Anyusha (who is on her personal perilous course, of which Roman is ignorant), and the startlingly alive witnessings of Amir, the younger Palestinian who driven the button and is now damned to watch the havoc he has wrought from a shaky beyond.
Enriched by way of flashbacks to the alluringly unhappy story of Anyusha’s mom, a recognized Russian refusenik who died for her ideals, The Wanting is a poignant examine of the prices of extremism, however it is such a lot gratifying as a narrative of characters enmeshed of their imperfect love for each other and for the heartbreakingly complicated international within which that love is wrought.

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Download E-books In God's Image: Myth, Theology, and Law in Classical Judaism PDF

By Yair Lorberbaum

The assumption of production within the divine snapshot has a protracted and complicated historical past. whereas its roots it sounds as if lie within the royal myths of Mesopotamia and Egypt, this publication argues that it was once the biblical account of construction awarded within the first chapters of Genesis and its interpretation in early rabbinic literature that created the foundation for the perennial inquiry of the idea that within the Judeo-Christian culture. Yair Lorberbaum reconstructs the belief of the production of guy within the photograph of God (tselem Elohim) attributed within the Midrash and the Talmud. He analyzes meanings attributed to tselem Elohim in early rabbinic proposal, as expressed in Aggadah, and explores its program within the normative, felony, and formality nation-states.

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Download E-books The Seventh Million: The Israelis and the Holocaust PDF

By Tom Segev, Haim Watzman

The 7th Million is the 1st e-book to teach the decisive influence of the Holocaust at the id, ideology, and politics of Israel. Drawing on diaries, interviews, and millions of declassified files, Segev reconsiders the foremost struggles and personalities of Israel's earlier, together with Ben-Gurion, start, and Nahum Goldmann, and argues that the nation's legacy has, at serious moments--the Exodus affair, the Eichmann trial, the case of John Demjanjuk--have been molded and manipulated in response to the ideological specifications of the country. The 7th Million uncovers an unlimited and complicated tale and divulges how the sour occasions of a long time earlier proceed to form the stories not only of people yet of a country. Translated by way of Haim Watzman.

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Download E-books Cannabis Chassidis: The Ancient and Emerging Torah of Drugs (A Memoir) PDF

“In early 2001, I got here to Jerusalem,
just out of excessive school,
looking for an genuine non secular tradition
for easy methods to smoke marijuana
rightly, helpfully, extra effectively
and extra meaningfully.

What i discovered also and instead
was a residing tradition, wrestling with the mystery
of tips to contain the exctatic; and the
mystery of the reasons for it really is repression,
along with alot of terrific counsel and poor truths in regards to the nature of faith, legislation, idealism and drugs.”

Cannabis Chassidis: the traditional and rising Torah of gear (A memoir) information the query and it really is exploration: How may possibly it's that anything as inherent to fashionable existence as Marijuana, whatever with a wealthy historical past of human utilization, has no culture in Torah, a tips approach that i used to be raised to appreciate as encompassing every little thing strong that one may still comprehend? there are solutions for what's there within the culture, wealthy allusions to herbs and smokes utilized in diversified capacitities, and the extra attention-grabbing solutions and questions are approximately what there's not within the culture, and why.

And alongside the way in which, the spectrum of an adventure of residing mystical way of life is explored, and the romantic idealization and redemptive capability of either Psychedelia and faith are touched and felt deeply, within the context of exceptional groups and people who have skilled the glories and the mess ups of both.

Join Yoseph Leib on his travels and reviews all through Jerusalem, ny, and Rainbow nation U.S.A, looking for tips approximately how hashish and psychedelics have and feature now not been utilized in either historic and rising Hassidic traditions, and what the best way we've with regards to our wants for medicinal drugs, gods, and intoxicants can educate us approximately how we relate to ourselves, our group, and our G-d. the wonderful challenge of the way what we will examine can set us loose, in all types of the way.

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Download E-books A History of East European Jews PDF

By Heiko Haumann

The origins and lifetime of East eu Jewry took on new ancient and political significance after the Holocaust. In Poland by myself ninety nine in line with cent of Polish Jews 3 million in all have been killed; Yiddish as a spoken language roughly disappeared. This quantity offers a historical past of East eu Jewry from its beginnings to the interval after the Holocaust. It offers an outline of the demographic, political, socioeconomic, spiritual and cultural stipulations of Jewish groups in Poland, Russia, Bohemia and Moravia.

Interesting topics contain the tale of early settlers, the 'Golden Age', the impression of the Kabbalah and Hasidism. vibrant pics of Jewish relations lifestyles and spiritual customs make the ebook relaxing to read.

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Download E-books The Intrigue of Ethics: A Reading of the Idea of Discourse in the Thought of Emmanuel Levinas (Perspectives in Continental Philosophy) PDF

By Jeffrey Dudiak

This paintings explains how people can dwell extra peacefully with each other by way of knowing the stipulations of hazard for discussion. Philosophically, this problem is articulated because the challenge of: how discussion as dia-logos is feasible while the shared emblems is strictly that that is in query. Emmanuel Levinas, in demonstrating that the shared emblems is a functionality of interhuman courting, is helping us to make a few growth in knowing the chances for discussion during this state of affairs. If the phrases of the argument so far are taken principally from Levinas's 1961 Totality and Infinity, Dudiak extra proposes that Levinas's 1974 in a different way than Being will be learn as a deepening of those past analyses, delineating, either the stipulations of threat and impossibility for discourse itself. all through those analyses Dudiak discovers that during Levinas's view discussion is eventually attainable, just for a gracious subjectivity already graced by means of God when it comes to the opposite, yet the place the observe God is inseparable from my subjectivity as graciousness to the opposite. ultimately, for Levinas, the facilitation of debate, the facilitation of peace, comes right down to the subject's potential and willingness to be who she or he is, to take the attractive possibility of a calm gesture provided to the opposite, and that peace, during this gesture itself. As Levinas himself places it: Peace then is less than my accountability. i'm a hostage, for i'm on my own to salary it, operating an exceptional danger, dangerously.Levinas's philosophical discourse is exactly itself to be learn as any such gesture.

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Download E-books Studies in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity (Arbeiten zur Geschichte des antiken Judentums und des Urchristentums, Volume 87) PDF

By Pieter W. van der Horst

During the last forty five years Professor Pieter W. van der Horst contributed largely to the research of historic Judaism and early Christianity. The 24 papers during this quantity, written seeing that his early retirement in 2006, hide quite a lot of themes, them all about the spiritual global of Judaism and Christianity within the Hellenistic, Roman, and early Byzantine period. They mirror his learn pursuits in Jewish epigraphy, Jewish interpretation of the Bible, Jewish prayer tradition, the diaspora in Asia Minor, exegetical difficulties within the writings of Philo and Josephus, Samaritan background, texts from old Christianity that have acquired little consciousness (the poems of Cyrus of Panopolis, the Doctrina Jacobi nuper baptizati, the Letter of Mara bar Sarapion), and miscellanea akin to the pagan fantasy of Jewish cannibalism, the that means of the Greek expression ‘without God,’ the spiritual importance of sneezing in pagan antiquity, and the diversity of reports approximately pious long-sleepers within the historic global (pagan, Jewish, Christian).

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Download E-books The Culture of Critique: An Evolutionary Analysis of Jewish Involvement in Twentieth-Century Intellectual and Political Movements PDF

By Kevin MacDonald

MacDonald offers a theoretical research and evaluate of information at the frequent tendency between hugely influential, Jewish-dominated highbrow events to boost radical reviews of gentile tradition which are suitable with the continuity of Jewish id. those activities are seen because the end result of the truth that Jews and gentiles have assorted pursuits within the development of tradition and in a number of public coverage matters (e.g. immigration coverage, Israel). numerous of those hobbies try to wrestle anti-Semitism through advocating social categorization strategies during which the Jew/gentile contrast is minimized in value. there's additionally an inclination to increase theories of anti-Semitism during which ethnic variations and source festival are of minimum significance. From the point of view of the highbrow buildings constructed through those activities, anti-Semitism is analyzed as a sign of psychopathology between gentiles. often times, those pursuits seem to be makes an attempt to advance a primary restructuring of the highbrow foundation of gentile society in methods conducive to the ongoing lifestyles of Judaism.

Particular recognition is paid to Boasian anthropology, psychoanalysis, leftist political ideology and behaviour, and the Frankfurt tuition of Social study. every one of those activities should be characterised as an authoritarian political circulate situated round a charismatic chief who strongly pointed out as a Jew and who used to be idolized via his disciples who have been additionally predominantly Jewish. relating to immigration coverage, Jewish political and highbrow job used to be prompted much less by way of a wish for larger degrees of Jewish immigration than through competition to the implicit concept that the USA might be ruled via people with northern and western eu ancestry. Jewish coverage was once geared toward constructing an the US charcterized by way of cultural pluralism and populated via teams of individuals from all elements of the realm instead of via a homogeneous Christian tradition and populated principally via humans of ecu descent. this can be a arguable research of specific curiosity to these thinking about evolutionary methods to human habit, with Judaica, and with an evolutionary point of view on background and psychology.

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