Essays Tagged: "Synagogue"

Jews in Russia

To Russian Jews, the synagogue was the center of religion and religion was themost important thing in their lives. The ra ... were no walls surrounding it to keep outthieves and rioters. 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 nic ...

(5 pages) 85 1 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Night by Elie Wiesel

on into ashes.'I believe profoundly. During the day I studied the Talmud, and at night I run to the synagogue to weep over the destruction of the Temple.' (p. 13)Elie Wiesel was a child of such high r ...

(4 pages) 165 2 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


on typically has, are ones that are formed within a religious setting, such as a church, temple, or synagogue. The amount of time spent within this relationship varies depending on how much type an in ...

(5 pages) 169 1 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Impact of Jewish Immigration.

nd, Austria-Hungary, and Romania (Glazer 35). Although most of these immigrants had parted from the synagogue and others were introduced into a new pattern of development of the Jewish life in America ... ty (Hudson254). Due to the accommodation and the conflicts that the Jewish immigrants had faced the synagogue became their primary institution. The difference between the traditions of Judaism is that ...

(4 pages) 111 1 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

This essay describes how "Snow in August", written by Pete Hamill, incorporates the uses of fairy-tale elements in the novel.

friends, are adamant in their belief of a secret treasure, the second element, being hidden in the synagogue. They both insist that Michael look for it when he is teaching the rabbi. This initially s ... severing, is the story ends in a joyful way. When the rabbi and Michael return to the usually empty synagogue, they are amazed and ecstatic to find it full of worshipers. Also the rabbi is finally reu ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

How Christianity and Judaism are Alike and Different!

the Messiah is yet to come. In the world there are about 13 million Jewish followers. Jews go to a synagogue to worship their 'Messiah.' They also read the Torah, which is their Holy Book. Abraham fo ...

(1 pages) 109 1 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"Night" by Elie Wiesel.

the beginning of the book, Elie was 12, a strong believer in God. He read the Talmud daily, visited synagogue nightly and studied the cabbala with Moshe the Beadle. Even after the Nazi started treatin ...

(3 pages) 111 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This essay is about why I am proud to be an american.

go to service or I can be Catholic and go to mass on Sundays, I could even be Jewish and go to the synagogue on Saturday. Every night I am able to thank the god of my choice for being able to go to s ...

(3 pages) 18667 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A look at the prevalence of the Catholic religion in Spain, Catholic Saint Blessed JoseMaria Escriva, and the controversial Catholic 'cult' of Opus Dei. 1400 words.

North Africa, who settle in larger cities like Madrid, Barcelona, Seville and Cordoba. Recently, a synagogue was inaugurated at Mallorca. Spain also has some Anglicans.The Spanish Catholics are relig ...

(5 pages) 71 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

This essay is about Jewish immigration. It is told in a series of diary entries and is very detailed.

ndom people who practice the Jewish religion. I hadn't even considered myself Jewish outside of the synagogue until mother told me not to go outside like I had done before. Why do people dislike our r ...

(8 pages) 49 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Church Architecture of the Early Christian, Byzantine, Carolingian/Ottoman, and Romanesque Periods.

s precedents, such as the Greek temple, the Roman public building, the private Roman house, and the synagogue. The Early Christian period saw the growth of Christianity. It was established as the stat ...

(6 pages) 135 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

"Choose one religion. Describe the main beliefs and practices of the religion and discuss ...."

rong Jewish presence in Manchester; in 1875 there was a population of 10000 Jews, (though the first synagogue opened in 1788) which rose to 35000 by 1914. This was the England's largest Jewish communi ... y they became produced in written form. At least one copy of the Torah, in Hebrew, is kept in every synagogue in the form of a hand-written parchment scroll.The Torah's main purpose is to describe the ...

(20 pages) 285 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

An ordinary day Question: write a creative story to create a sequel to a previous short story you have read. with in you must include similes metaphors and personifications

s's dad said while poking Walter in the ribs. Walter got up and fallowed his dad to the Exit of the Synagogue, walking with a hunched back. The chief rabbi looked at Walter and his father from the top ... The chief rabbi looked at Walter and his father from the top of the 'bimah' on their way out of the synagogue and said "Good Shabbos!" in a degrading way. Mr. Mitty never liked to stay till the end of ...

(6 pages) 46 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Religions in the world

of Judaism call Jews.Priers of Judaism are called kohens. They makeservices in Jew's temple, called Synagogue.In a Synagogue there is always characteristicseven-branch candlestick, called menorah.Ther ... iddeshin.The most famous Jew's praying place is the Wallof Crying. Jews can pray there. Very famous synagogueis the Dome. Jews has got their own calendar. Itincludes 12 months, but 7 times in every 19 ...

(3 pages) 78 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Toronto is a very multicultural city

eople live here together. Each religion has their own sanctuary; such as church, mosque, temple and synagogue. There is a lot of religion discrimination going on in Toronto. For examples, couple days ...

(2 pages) 31 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Comparing Jews and Christians

sets a religion apart is its buildings or shrines for Christians it the church. For Jews it is the synagogueThis essay sets out to establish the difference between Jewish sacred building and the Chri ... before the coinmon Era; before year I, and CE-Common Era; after the year I. (Judaism, CD ROM). The synagogue is sbased symbolically on ten men or ten people in the jewish community the synogoge has t ...

(4 pages) 58 2 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"The Chosen" by Chaim Potok

tion and love the Danny craves. Danny does not want to follow is father's footsteps and inherit his synagogue, instead favoring psychological studies. Reuven encounters problems after his father gives ...

(1 pages) 42 2 3.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Synagogue Through the Eyes of a Roman Catholic

walked in, hospitality was not found wanting. They welcomed us wholeheartedly, showed us in to the synagogue, and helped us with our yarmulkas. Everyone present before the service started promptly in ... tly introduced themselves and was extremely friendly. In addition, they explained the things in the synagogue and gave us a brief summary on what would transpire during the service. Throughout the cou ...

(3 pages) 27 0 4.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

West Nile Virus Protection - A Short Description of Methods Used, Both in the Past and Present.

w they were spreading. The priests and rabbis told people to beg for forgiveness in their church or synagogue.In modern day, they try to teach people about the dangers of the West Nile Virus by holdin ...

(1 pages) 786 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

How I Have Been Impacted By Changing Demographics

For example, I was raised as an Atheist whereas my boyfriend is Jewish. Every Friday, he goes to a synagogue for Shabbat (Sabbath) followed by dinner at his Rabbi's house. Because of this, we don't u ...

(3 pages) 57 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography