Essays Tagged: "Talmud"

Night by Elie Wiesel

furnaces that turn the Jewish nation 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 ... elve, before even Bar-Mitzvah, wanted to delve into Jewish mysticism. As he states, he was studying Talmud during the day , and praying during the night. You would think that a man like this would nev ...

(4 pages) 165 2 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

e hospital, Danny comes to visit him. Danny reveals that he has a photographic memory, and that the Talmud doesn't challenge him. Danny states that he goes to the public library to read books (his fat ... euven start to spend most of their time in the library in the afternoon, and Saturdays studying the Talmud with Reb Saunders. Reuven finds out that Reb Saunders believes in raising his son in silence. ...

(4 pages) 81 2 3.9 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jewish Outlook on Abortion.

ority gives is a denial of all in Judaism that we claim to teach and value. Situations in which the Talmud permits abortions are exceedingly rare today. We Jews should be at the forefront of the pro-l ... s are offensive to God, and therefore sinful. They are totally against the high ideals of Torah and Talmud. With few exceptions, abortion is not Jewish, no matter how early, quick, physically painless ...

(15 pages) 136 4 1.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"Night" by Elie Wiesel.

the beliefs in God.At 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 th ...

(3 pages) 111 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This essay is about Elie Wiesel and his life until just after world war II.

n he was only three years old, Elie went to a Jewish school where he learned Hebrew, Bible, and the Talmud. He spent a lot of time talking with Moche the Beadle, who told him about the Messiah and mys ...

(2 pages) 42 1 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

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

he was widely condemned because he claimed that the Mishnah Torah was a substitute for studying the Talmud. Rambam's thirteen principles of faith, which he thought were the minimum requirements of Jew ... hets8.The Written Torah (first 5 books of the Bible) and Oral Torah (teachings now contained in the Talmud and other writings) were given to Moses9.There will be no other Torah10.God knows the thought ...

(20 pages) 285 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

This isn't really a true essay but rather many helpful terms acquired from my world religion class. These terms apply to many religions around the world wether they be current or of the past.

n the synagogue. The Torah is the cornerstone of Jewish religion and law.Mishnah, first part of the Talmud, a codification of the oral law of the Old Testament and of the political and civil laws of t ... asi (Hebrew, "the Prince" or "the Patriarch"), but generally known to devout Jews simply as "Rabbi."Talmud, body of Jewish civil and religious law, including commentaries on the Torah, or Pentateuch. ...

(5 pages) 88 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A Simple yet deep report on Matrimony in judaism

ish Matrimony is not really covered to a vast extent in the Torah, however if you would look at the Talmud on the other-hand you would find a greater and more vast amount of information, before a Jew ...

(3 pages) 80 1 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Christianity & Judaism's Impact On Genetic Engineering

a different way due to its different ethics, beliefs and values. Sources of this include the Torah, Talmud, Midrash and the Bible.The Talmud and Midrash express God's opinions as the creation of the n ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.4 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Comparision of Islam, Christianity, and Judiasim

m and having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Hebrew Scriptures and the Talmud. Christianity as we know it is founded on the life and teachings of Jesus. Islam is a monothe ... s. Its presence has been dated back since 1230 BCE. The holy text of the Jews is the Bible (Torah), Talmud, Midrash, and the Reponsa. Judaism believes in the worship of the lord in synagogues on Satur ...

(6 pages) 151 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Game Theory

re is: a move by one player will result in moves by others. The idea historically dates back to the Talmud and Sun Tzu's writings. However, the contemporary codification is attributed to John von Neum ...

(2 pages) 107 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Emile Durkheim - An Autobiography with APA sources

dfather were all rabbis. Our family lived very modestly.I studied Hebrew, the Old Testament and the Talmud in my early years as I had decided early on that I too would become a rabbi (Coser, 2003). I ...

(6 pages) 110 1 4.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Explain the origins and development of Jewish sacred texts and writing.

ral, spiritual and practice guide to everyday life. These sacred text being Torah, Tanakh, Mishnah, Talmud, Nevi'im and Ketuvim help convey the message of Judaism that was sent to Abraham.The Torah or ... ple rite and lay customs of the time are referred to the Mishnah which makes it an important source.Talmud is the 'most authoritative work of the Oral Torah. Written in the period c. 200-500 CE, the T ...

(6 pages) 80 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"Orthodox Jew and Pentecostal Christian: There remarkable Worldviews"

the Torah must 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 mo ... trigued by his writing it was real page turner for me. We looked at how an Orthodox Jew follows the Talmudic the authoritative body of Jewish religion. His perspective was very traditional Jewish law, ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Aaron David Gordon

(better known as A.D.) was born in 1857 to a wealthy Jewish family in Russia. He studied Bible and Talmud as a child, never worked a day, got married to a nice Jewish girl, and settled down to spend ...

(1 pages) 634 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"The Chosen".

f Judaism, a much stricter Jewish world. Danny also learns Reuven how to analyze and understand the Talmud much better. This while Reuven shows Danny his world, full of freedom and own perspective of ... is Reb Saunders raising a pupil instead of a son, by not talking to him except when it's about the Talmud. And giving Danny no choice than to be a tzaddik in the future and marry the girl who has bee ...

(5 pages) 19 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Holocaust 7

trying to convert the Jews to Christianity, took strong measures against the Jews. They burned the Talmud, a book of civil and religious laws, and torched other holy writings. Jews have always been c ...

(6 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

We Shall Overcome

olocaust. Before the Holocaust, Ellie was a prominent believer in Judaism. He practiced Torah, read Talmud, and practiced Kabala with his Rabbi Moshe the Beadle. Of course, this was all occurring befo ...

(5 pages) 17 2 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Emile Durkheim

father were all rabbis.His family lived very modestly. He studied Hebrew, the Old Testament and the Talmud in his early years as he had decided early on that he too would become a rabbi (Coser, 2003). ...

(11 pages) 107 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


the Jewish people went through to get to the point they are at today. The other sacred text is the Talmud. The Talmud has two parts, oral law, and the interpretation of the oral law. The Talmud was w ... nted a divorce. But the husband had to bring his grievance to the rabbi and the rabbi consulted the Talmud to see if the man's grievance was applicable for the divorce. The only grievances allowed a g ...

(10 pages) 38 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith