Women Birth And Death In Jewish Law And Practice

Author: Rochelle L. Millen
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 9781584653653
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Birth control is now an integral aspect of American Jewish culture, both
individually and communally. Recent research indicates that "even among ultra-
Orthodox Jewish women, contraceptive usage is the norm; however, women in
that ...

Ballots Babies And Banners Of Peace

Author: Melissa R. Klapper
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814748953
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“Statement of Rose Halpern, New York City,” in Birth Control: Hearings before a
Subcommittee of the Committee on the ... birth control are Feldman, Birth Control
in Jewish Law and Millen, Women, Birth, and Death in Jewish Law and Practice.

Judaism In Practice

Author: Lawrence Fine
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691057873
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Reprint. "This is a rich collection. Fine has secured contributions, introductions, and a selection of materials from accomplished scholars in each area covered. There is no other volume like it.

Women And Judaism

Author: Frederick E. Greenspahn
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814732186
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One memorable rite was the hadas, a medieval ceremony that entailed a
celebration of the birth of a male or female child. ... the fashion in which the Jews
practice for their sons and daughters that is called hadas, which was seen twice
when the said wife of Alonso ... 45 Many death rituals were also observed.46 The
aforementioned María's trial contained a report that she “kept silent and hid how
she had ...

The Birth Of Conservative Judaism

Author: Michael R. Cohen
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231526776
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Hare Krishna movement, 48 Hebrew language, 17–18, 120 Hebrew Union
College (HUC): disciples to, 175n150; JTS and, 19–20 ... from, 65; death of, 135–
36; on historical Judaism, 117; J. Kohn and, 41; platform and, 104, 109–10,
190nn39–40, 190n42; RA and, 109–10; ... for traditional practices, 82 Goldstein,
Israel, 175n150, 189n2 Gordis, Robert: on platform, 161; on prayer book, 133–34
; on women ...

Choices And Challeges

Publisher: U'd Syn Conservative Judaism
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Act out the scene, raising whatever points you can for each argument, and
thereafter have the entire group render a decision upon how to ... Although born
Catholic, he never really practiced that faith: He married a Jewish woman and
participated actively in Jewish life as a ... Upon his death, his wife was astonished
to discover that the Rabbi was seeking to prevent her husband from being buried
in the ...

A Companion To Women In The Ancient World

Author: Sharon L. James
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444355007
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It is during antiquity that we see a more clearly articulated monogamous ideal in
western Judaism, although polygyny (the taking of ... where multiple wives
connote status), relative numbers of men and women (affected by deaths in
childbirth and war), and finances. ... Jews also practiced non-marital cohabitation,
such as we see with Tamet, whose marriage was contracted after the birth of her
first child; ...

How To Run A Traditional Jewish Household

Author: Blu Greenberg
Publisher: Jason Aronson
ISBN: 9780876688823
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Blu Greenberg at once guides nontraditional Jews who are looking to become more observant and allows traditional Jews to fine-tune the details of their own observant home lives.

The Year Mom Got Religion

Author: Lee Meyerhoff Hendler
Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing
ISBN: 1580230709
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Lee Meyerhoff Hendler relates her awakening to Judaism. She also shares the hard lessons and realizations she confronted during the process.

Children And Childhood In American Religions

Author: Don S. Browning
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813546957
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Still, if the baby dies within the first thirty days after birth, full mourning rites are
not observed. ... kayyama) or premature and in part on the fact that many children
died soon after birth.5 Orthodox Jews continue this practice. ... the Conservative
Movement's Committee on Jewish Law and Standards has ruled that nowadays
the child should be construed to ... The rabbis were interested in defining this
middle period for women between childhood and adulthood because the Torah (