Essays Tagged: "Orthodox Judaism"

The Jewish People: their hertitage and faith.

ince the earliest times. Today, these different movements can be grouped under three main headings. Orthodox, Conservative, and Reform. Orthodox Jews believe that the Jewish laws and teachings of the ... ollowed today exactly as they were laid down in the time of Moses and developed in the Tal,nud. Non-Orthodox Jews believe that some of the Torah 'S teachings can be adapted to make them more relevant ...

(10 pages) 300 1 3.4 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Chosen by Chiam Potok (Short Summary with Main Characters)

uven Malter - The narrator of the novel and one of its two main characters. Reuven is a traditional Orthodox Jew who lives with his father. He observes the Ten Commandments and attends a Jewish paroch ... ic yeshiva, but he reads secular books in secret at the public library.David Malter - A traditional Orthodox Jew and a teacher, scholar, writer, and humanitarian. Mr. Malter raises his son, Reuven, to ...

(4 pages) 81 2 3.9 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Labels for Laibel, by Dina Rosenfeild.

to them because of the rhythm.This book is also especially interesting because it is geared towards orthodox Jewish children. Both of the boys are wearing yarmulkes and tzistzis. It is adorable to see ... d towards Jewry. The mother in the book is pictured wearing a shietal or wig, which is common among orthodox married women. It is not very evident that she is wearing one, but people who are familiar ...

(5 pages) 26 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Women and Judaism" is about women's place in Orthodox society, and whether or not they are treated as inferiors

Women In JudaismIn the Orthodox (traditional) Jewish religion women are expected to stay at home and take care of the house ... reasons why women are expected to act this way, and they have nothing to do with inferiority. Many Orthodox women are treated as inferiors. This is because some people misinterpret what the torah (Je ... bbinic scholars say. In the Jewish religion Rabbis opinions are highly respected, especially by the orthodox. By using various texts, this paper will show that the torah and Rabbinic scholars do not l ...

(9 pages) 124 0 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Experiences and Writings J.D. Salinger Biography

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 Scotch-Irish lady. The lady's name was ...

(7 pages) 42 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

"The Chosen" by Chaim Potok

of two pious Jewish boys, and explores the cultural divide between the Hasidic community and modern orthodoxy. The books begins with a baseball game that turns into a holy war as orthodox Jewish boys ...

(1 pages) 42 2 3.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Jewish Holiday Yom Kippur

washing and bathing, anointing one's body (withcosmetics, deodorants, etc.), wearing leather shoes (Orthodox Jews routinely wear canvassneakers under their dress clothes on Yom Kippur), and engaging i ... ult a physician and a rabbi for advice.Most of the holiday is spent in the synagogue, in prayer. In Orthodox synagogues,services begin early in the morning (8 or 9 AM) and continue until about 3 PM. P ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Differences and Similarities, Components of Two Major Religions.

daism are called Jews. There are four different divisions in Judaism. The divisions of Judaism are: Orthodox Judaism, Reformed Judaism, Conservative Judaism, and Secular Judaism. All four of these sec ... ects are unified together in one main belief. The foundation of Judaism is the belief in one God.In Orthodox Judaism, the Jews accept the bible as God intended them to. These Jews do not change their ...

(4 pages) 63 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

'The Chosen' Film Review, include the historical context, religious context, character and theme analysis of the film.

ves question of whether their friendship will survive the major differences between Reuven's Modern Orthodox Judaism and Danny's traditional Orthodoxy. There are many characters involved in The Chosen ... en".The major characters in "The Chosen" are diverse in both personality and life. Reuven Malter an orthodox, secular Jew has a close friendship with his father, is a loyal friend, popular at school, ...

(4 pages) 26 0 5.0 Jun/2006

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

Letter to the editor

"Orthodox Jews in the eastern suburbs want traffic lights in the area reprogrammed so they don't have ... edent. Last year the same community built an imaginary spiritual wall, called an eruv, within which Orthodox Jews can carry parcels, push prams and exercise dogs on the Sabbath and holy days. Without ... and holy days. Without the 26-kilometre boundary, which stretches from Vaucluse to Bondi Junction, Orthodox Jews would be confined to their homes."I would like to know why there is not a fuss about t ...

(2 pages) 22 1 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"Orthodox Jew and Pentecostal Christian: There remarkable Worldviews"

After reading “the search for god at Harvard” by Ari L. Goldman, I have learned that Orthodox Jews believe that the Jewish laws and teachings of the Torah must be followed exactly as th ... st be followed exactly as they were laid down in the time of Moses and developed in the Talmud. Non-Orthodox Jews believe that some of the Torah 'S teachings can be adapted to make them more relevant ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Chosen

ello, my name is Reuven Malter. I am Jewish and I live in a Jewish neighborhood. It is populated by Orthodox Jews, including some hasidic sects, all of whom attend Jewish parochial schools in the area ...

(19 pages) 11 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Judaism: Historical Development, Rituals, and Issues

ianity and Islam. Judaism is divided into three branches: Conservative Judaism, Reform Judaism, and Orthodox Judaism. Reform is a very open-minded interpretation of Judaism, and the most modern Jews w ... very open-minded interpretation of Judaism, and the most modern Jews will normally belong to this. Orthodox Jews have a fundamentalist and strict understanding of their religion. The Conservatives li ...

(4 pages) 120 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

J.D. Salinger

nged her name from Marie, to Miriam to fit better into her new family. Sol Salinger's father was an Orthodox Judaism rabbi, born in Cleveland, Ohio, and abandoned the faith to become a ham importer. H ...

(9 pages) 1430 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


I chose the Orthodox Jews as my subculture because being that I am Jewish, I can easily relate. The Orthodox Jew ... y book. The term ?Torah? actually refers to the ?written law? as interpreted by the ?oral law?. The Orthodox Jews are extremely open and encouraged to discussing what it is that God requires. Orthodox ... to be taken, because meat and dairy have to be carefully separated. An interesting aspect of Orthodox Judaism is their Sabbath, which occurs on Saturday, rather than Sunday. The reasoning behin ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


Russia has set out on a new road to democracy and a market economy.Russia is predominately Russian Orthodox. Judaism is also practiced in Russia. People who are Jewish speak Russian-Yiddish and almos ... peaks Russian. Russian is a Slavic language and much easier to learns then other languages. Russian Orthodox is the largest autocephalous or ecclesiastically independent in the Eastern Orthodox Church ...

(4 pages) 38 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

UOP HUM130 Judiasm

"movements" which have developed in modern times as varying responses to secularism and modernity. Orthodox Judaism is the most conservative group, retaining nearly all traditional rituals and practi ... marked by the youth's first public reading of the Torah in the synagogue (only boys may do this in Orthodox congregations), followed by a large and joyous celebration.Jewish wedding ceremonies incorp ...

(5 pages) 797 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Final Project: UNESCO Paper

t. (Rich 2006)There are several forms of Judaism, the five main forms of Judaism are; Conservative, Orthodox, and Reform Judaism. The oldest of these is Orthodox Judaism. Orthodox Jews follow Judaism ... f it to be. They believe that everything written in the Torah was inspired by God (Robinson, 2007). Orthodox Jewish men always cover their heads by wearing a skullcap known in Hebrew as a kippah or in ...

(8 pages) 48 0 4.3 Sep/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Shaping One's Own Destiny: Chaim Potok's The Chosen

his place as the tzaddik for a group for Hasidic Jews. But Danny then meets Reuven Malter, a young Orthodox Jew, after Danny hits a ball at Reuven during a softball game and damages Reuven's eye. Whe ... bi, he would have effectively bound himself intellectually for the rest of his life. By becoming an Orthodox Jew instead, he shows his father that it is possible to have relations with the outside wor ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors