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Reform Jewish practice and its rabbinic background. by Solomon Bennett Freehof

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Published by Union of American Hebrew Congregations in New York .
Written in English


  • Reform Judaism

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Includes bibliographies.

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Then I received my rabbinic training in the mids, I had never heard of such a thing as "Jewish meditation." Whether any of my teachers at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, all products of the Enlightenment, were familiar with this practice, I do not know, but I am certain they would have dismissed it as irrational. Women of Reform Judaism and URJ Press published The Torah: A Women's Commentary, which comprises commentary written by leading Jewish female Bible scholars, rabbis, historians, philosophers and archaeologists. It was awarded the top prize in the oldest Jewish literary award program, the National Jewish Book Awards. Principles for Reform Judaism” Ps The Book of Psalms RA Rabbinical Assembly RJP Reform Jewish Practice and Its Rabbinic Background by Freehof SA Shulkhan Arukh Sam The (First or Second) Book of Samuel UAHC Union of American Hebrew Congregations URJ Union for Reform Judaism. The rabbis produced the Mishnah, or “oral law,” a collection of legal interpretations and commentaries on the first five books of the Bible, which in turn became the basis for further commentaries known as the Gemara, codified in the sixth century. Together these two works constitute the Talmud, the canonical text of rabbinic Judaism.