Essays Tagged: "Rabbi"

The Symbolism of Religion and Comparison

on of the Jews' Ozzie, who was the main character, had a problem with getting along with the priest Rabbi Binder at Hebrew School. Rabbi Binder didn't really like Ozzie because he was always asking a ... w School. Rabbi Binder didn't really like Ozzie because he was always asking a lot of questions and Rabbi Binder was always getting angry at him. In 'First Confession' Jackie, the main character, also ...

(4 pages) 95 0 4.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Women and Jewish Law

understanding of the Halakhah?The following is an interpretation of the Torah and the Oral Torah by Rabbi Azaroff to a married woman:The first issue that has to be addressed is, 'Do you have any right ... a guideline for sexual relations between the husband and the wife. This law was established by the rabbis to require a man to satisfy his wife's sexual needs. Onah was derived from a passage in Halak ...

(7 pages) 60 0 4.1 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Jews in Russia

e synagogue was the center of religion and religion was themost important thing in their lives. The rabbi was their leader, they came to him withevery problem they had. Jews were poor, but they all ga ... In the center of the shtetl stood the synagogue, and at the center oflife of the synagogue, was the rabbi. Jews thought being rich was nice but being a goodstudent was better. Each shtetl contained a ...

(5 pages) 85 1 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

An essay on jewish superstitions and how they negatively effect the jewish community as compared to Teyve the dairyman

he Jewish religion. Jewish people such as Isaac Bashevis Singer's father Pinchos Menachem Singer, a rabbi, believed more strongly in the superstitions that are filled into his head than what the Torah ... instill beliefs in such matters that go against the word of God. Knowing that Itchele's father is a rabbi, he of all people should know not to believe or teach superstitions to his child especially at ...

(8 pages) 64 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Keeping Kosher in the 21st Century

and some Jewish people believe that food that is certified kosher has some how been "blessed" by a rabbi or given some higher spiritual plane. Some believe if there is no pork then it is ok. Some bel ... e of laws that are contained as one section in the Shulchan Arauch (code of Jewish Law), written by Rabbi Yosef Caro, one of the chief Rabbis in Israel in the fifteenth century. From then through till ...

(9 pages) 63 0 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"The Magic Barrel" by Bernard Mallamud

educational degree and a wife that he would get sooner or later, the drama of Leo Finkle, a will-be rabbi, was that he had no love for both God and fellow men. Thanks to Lily's probing question, Leo f ... meaned that what he had now was nothing of the spirit of the law but of formalism. Therefore he, a rabbi who was responsible for teaching the community the law by which they could get closer to God, ...

(2 pages) 80 0 3.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Biography of Saint Paul

ut his thoughts reflect a formal training in the Jewish Law as he was in preparation for becoming a rabbi, perhaps taught in Jerusalem from the famous teacher Gamalie the Elder. Paul was very smart an ...

(2 pages) 65 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Rabbinical Judaism.

d, or have enjoyed a large measure of communal autonomy in foreign lands' (Alexander, 1984, p. 11). Rabbinical Judaism is the form of Judaism as we know it today. Within this form of Judaism we have a ... m is the form of Judaism as we know it today. Within this form of Judaism we have a central role, a Rabbi. The Rabbi is the personification of the Torah and the authority the Rabbi has, comes from the ...

(4 pages) 107 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Comparing life story of myself and Ruth being a pastor's kid.

Water" by James McBride, talks about his mother Ruth, who was a daughter of a Jewish preacher and a rabbi, struggles with her strict, religious, and self-dominant father who was as hard as a rock. I, ... piers. In the book "The color of Water", Ruth also went through the similar experiences. Her dad, a rabbi didn't want Ruth to go to gentile school, but she ended up going there. She was not allowed to ...

(4 pages) 39 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Cultural diversity in america.

is about a black man learning about his white mother for the first time. Ruth McBride-Jordan was a rabbi's daughter who was born in Poland and raised in the South; she fled to Harlem and married a bl ...

(4 pages) 216 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


llower." Discipleship is common among the ancient Jews, a style of teaching and learning in which a Rabbi would attract disciples who would then study his teachings through lengthy discussion, memoriz ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Should Hasidism Be Considered Revolutionary?

s normally .Hassidism introduced a radical and fundamental change in the Jewish belief system . The Rabbi became reinvented by the Hasidim with powers that were not acknowledged before . According to ... vented by the Hasidim with powers that were not acknowledged before . According to the Hasidim this Rabbi, known as a Tzaddik was considered very holy . He was considered holy because he was seen as h ...

(3 pages) 37 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Chosen Critique

the secular world in which he longs to be set free to. Because Danny's father, Reb Saunders, is the rabbi for a great Hasidic dynasty, Danny has grown up all his life with a future already chosen for ... n for him by the customs of his Jewish family's religion. However, Danny's dream is not to become a rabbi and for him to accomplish his dreams he had to step out of the religious world and rebel again ...

(2 pages) 47 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"keeping the faith" movie review character growth

must go through, how far are you willing to go for another person? She begins a relationship with a rabbi who can only and has so far only dated Jewish women. He never asked her to be Jewish however, ...

(1 pages) 24 2 2.3 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

A Reading of Malamud's "The Magic Barrel"

ry, the story starts by presenting the supposed dilemma of the main character. He is Leon Finkle, a rabbinical student on his sixth year at the Yeshivah University, set to be ordained 4 months hence. ... ents to Finkle several cards from his "barrel", each representing a woman he deemed "good for a new rabbi". At first, none of the girls please him - he always finds some fault in them - and he dismiss ...

(8 pages) 65 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Title: The Chosen Author:chaim potok essay question: who is the chosen one in this book?

ece of evidence that lead Danny to be a psychologist because Reb Saunders wanted him to be the next rabbi but Danny could not feel the pain of others, and a rabbi was all about feeling and understandi ... outside of the Hasidic neighborhood and not inherit his father's place of being a Tzaddik because a rabbi had to feel the pain of his followers, but according to this quote Danny was not able to feel ...

(3 pages) 44 1 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Experiences and Writings J.D. Salinger Biography

inger. His father, Sol Salinger, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and is said to have been the son of a rabbi. However, Sol drifted far from orthodox Judaism to become an importer of hams. Sol married a S ...

(7 pages) 42 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Paul's Missionary Journeys

He was born with the name Saul, and was a very religious Jew. He was sent to Jerusalem to become a rabbi, where later he heard of Christianity. He regarded the new religion as being a heretic form of ...

(1 pages) 125 1 4.1 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

"Rage, rage against the dying of the light" is a line from Dylan Thomas's poem "Do Not Go Gentle Into The Night". Discussing that quote

m. Both helped each other because of the amazing father and son bond they had.The rage to live that Rabbi Eliahou's son had with his father kept them going until separating. Both had the bond Elie and ... th his father kept them going until separating. Both had the bond Elie and his father had until the Rabbi's son felt his father was just holding him back and left him. The Rabbi still searched for his ...

(2 pages) 39 2 4.1 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Synagogue Through the Eyes of a Roman Catholic

brief summary on what would transpire during the service. Throughout the course of the service, the Rabbi and the President of the Congregation gave us numerous mentions and really made me feel welcom ... e beginnings of the Congregation and how the community has changed over the years. In addition, the Rabbi was extremely helpful in answering whatever questions we may have had. In fact, he took out so ...

(3 pages) 27 0 4.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity