Jewish Liturgy In Music, 2016 University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Jewish Liturgy In Music, Rachel A. Brown
University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects
No abstract provided.
The Catholic Enlightenment. The Forgotten History Of A Global Movement, 2015 Marquette University
The Catholic Enlightenment. The Forgotten History Of A Global Movement, Ulrich Lehner
Ulrich L. Lehner
No abstract provided.
The Rhetoric Of Law And The Epistle To The Hebrews, 2015 Abilene Christian University
The Rhetoric Of Law And The Epistle To The Hebrews, Theodore A. Holt Iv
Electronic Theses and Dissertations
The Epistle to the Hebrews demonstrates a complex of what scholars label technical legal terms. Enlisting a series of word studies, this thesis attempts to uncover where the author learned the terminology in order to understand more about the anonymous author and the theology of the Epistle to the Hebrews. This thesis examines terms in Heb 2:2-4; 6:13-18; 7:11-19; 8:13; 9:15-18; 10:9.
The Hagadah Of Pesah In Amazigh Tradition, 2015 SelectedWorks
The Hagadah Of Pesah In Amazigh Tradition, J. G. A. Saviranta
This document examines the text of the Hagadah of the Jewish festivity of Pesah as celebrated by the North African Amazighs of Tinghir in Morocco. Its beginning presents an overview of the history and the cultures of the Amazigh, Jewish, and Judeo-Amazigh communities in North Africa. The celebration of Pesah, as a milestone in Jewish creed and history, is studied within the North African context and with particular attention to the local Hagadah translations. Among these translations, the Judeo-Amazigh text of Tinghir represents one of the few if not the only known text in existence in a Judeo-Amazigh language. A ...
The Hagadah Of Pesah In Amazigh Tradition, J. G. A. Saviranta
Shadal On Exodus: Samuel David Luzzatto's Interpretation Of The Book Of Shemot, 2015 Selected Works
Shadal On Exodus: Samuel David Luzzatto's Interpretation Of The Book Of Shemot, Daniel Klein
Daniel A. Klein
Samuel David Luzzatto (1800-1865), known by his Hebrew acronym Shadal, was the leading Italian Jewish scholar of the 19th century. A linguist, educator, and religious thinker, he devoted his talents above all to the interpretation of the Bible. As a master of Hebrew grammar and usage, he focused on the plain meaning of the text. Although he was a devout believer in the divinity, unity, and antiquity of the Torah, Shadal approached the text in a remarkably free spirit of inquiry, drawing upon a wide variety of sources, ancient and contemporary, Jewish and non-Jewish. As a result, his interpretations may ...
The Jewish Nature Of The First Century Church, 2015 Pepperdine University
The Jewish Nature Of The First Century Church, Barry D. Fike
Barry D. Fike
“When men realized that the teaching of God was no heritage that one accepts passively but rather a heritage that has to be won, they began to see this relationship to the Bible as a religious obligation. It became a supreme commandment to “study”, to explore the Scriptures. To explore means to consider the Bible as a challenge rather than a gift…..The duty to “explore” requires further rethinking: each end becomes a new beginning and each solution a new problem…Once Today’s Church is fully aware of the vast importance of learning, it too will realize that it ...
The Subject Librarian Newsletter, Judaic Studies, Fall 2015, 2015 University of Central Florida
The Subject Librarian Newsletter, Judaic Studies, Fall 2015, Richard Harrison
No abstract provided.
Sobrevivimos … Al Fin Hablo, 2015 University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Sobrevivimos … Al Fin Hablo, Leon Malmed
Esta es la historia real de Leon Malmed quien, junto a su hermana Rachel, escapó de Francia durante la época del Holocausto gracias a sus valientes y heroicos vecinos quienes, después de haber presenciado el arresto de los padres de nuestro protagonista en 1942, se ofrecieron a cuidarlo a él y a su hermana hasta que regresaran. Primero, los padres de Leon fueron llevados a Drancy, después a Auschwitz-Birkenau, y nunca volvieron. Mientras tanto sus vecinos, que vivían en el piso de abajo, Henri y Suzanne Ribouleau, los acogieron dándoles un hogar y una familia; protegiéndolos mientras la ocupación los ...
Tribulations Of The Patriarch Joseph And Jesus In Greek And Latin Piety, 2015 Seton Hall University
Tribulations Of The Patriarch Joseph And Jesus In Greek And Latin Piety, Lawrence E. Frizzell
Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.
The dramatic account of Joseph and his brothers in Genesis 37-50 has been the subject of many commentaries and reflections, by both Jews and Christians. How have the questions of crime and forgiveness been treated as a major theme by Christians? From early texts the pious effort to interpret the biblical message into a coherent whole led to a link between Joseph and Jesus. How has this been developed in the first millennium of Christianity? Father Frizzell examined this theme in “Tribulations of the Patriarch Joseph and Jesus in Greek and Latin Piety,” which he originally presented at the Medieval ...
Emigration As A Political Stance? Moroccan Migrants' Narratives Of Dignity, Human Rights And Minority Identities In Transnational Context, Anna Virkama
The protest movements known as the Arab Spring brought the frustration and disappointment of the North African citizens with their governments to the world's attention. Five years after the Arab Spring, the issues of human rights and individual freedom remain important issues in the democratic transition of the Arab societies. Since the countries in North Africa have also been important migrant sending countries for decades, the connection between mass emigration and human right issues forms an interesting research area. This empirical article aims to bring a new perspective to the debate by analysing the narratives dignity, human rights and ...
Golden Boy - Zĺoty Chĺopak: A Review, 2015 University of Wollongong
Golden Boy - Zĺoty Chĺopak: A Review, Anna Sekudewicz
This feature is a story woven from the lives of two people: Abraham, the son of a tailor from Łódź, and Kasia Michalak, who’s also from Łódź and whose grandfather was a tailor. How do you present Abraham Tuszyński without pigeon-holing his story as yet another tragic Holocaust narrative – particularly since the programme-maker wanted to avoid making a strictly historical feature? Where and how to find excitement, tension, heat and feelings in material that is by nature informational, objective, cold and factual? Despite posing a huge risk, the collision of the two stories, or realities, creates a new perspective ...
Usa: Beachwood Ohio's Fairmount Temple Is A Monument Of Mid-20th-Century Jewish Design, 2015 Syracuse University
Usa: Beachwood Ohio's Fairmount Temple Is A Monument Of Mid-20th-Century Jewish Design, Samuel Gruber
Samuel D. Gruber Dr.
Description and photos of history and architecture of Fairmount Temple in Beachwood, Ohio, outside Cleveland. The impressive mid-century modern synagogue was designed by noted-architect Percival Goodman with artwork by Abraham Rattner, Ibram Lassaw and others.
The Independent Press After The "Moroccan Spring", 2015 Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah University, Faculty of Letters Dhar El Mehraz
The Independent Press After The "Moroccan Spring", Hamza Tayebi
The wave of Arab Spring that started in Tunisia and Egypt arrived to Morocco in 2011 paving the way to unprecedented organized mass-protests all over the country. Among the demands raised by the 20 February Movement protesters was the demand for free and independent media outlets, especially the press. King Mohammed VI, the Commander of the Faithful and the highest authority in Morocco, promised in a televised speech on March 9th to introduce "radical" and "genuine" constitutional reforms that would democratize the country. In fact, King Mohammed VI has so far succeeded in calming down and co-opting the demonstrations, but ...
Latvia: Death Of Pioneering Researcher Meijers Melers (Meyer Meler), 2015 Syracuse University
Latvia: Death Of Pioneering Researcher Meijers Melers (Meyer Meler), Samuel Gruber
Samuel D. Gruber Dr.
A remembrance of Latvian researcher of Jewish historic and religious sites Meijers Melers.
A Qualitative Cum Quantitative Approach To Construct Definition In A Minority Population: Reasons For Divorce Among Israeli Arab Women, Rivka Savaya, Orna Cohenn
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare
The paper describes the combined use of qualitative and quantitative methods to provide a preliminary definition of the construct, the reasons for divorce among Israeli Arab women. The qualitative methods consisted of personal in terviews and a focus group, the quantitative method of Trochim's concept mapping. The combined approach was adopted in the wake of skepticism about the ability of research instruments developed in the West to study Western populations to provide valid and reliable assessments of non-Western groups. A culturally sensitive definition of the construct was sought as a first step in the design of a culturally sensitive ...
“Kabbalistic Pharmacopeia: Wellbeing In The Atlantic Jewish World”, 2015 University of Massachusetts - Amherst
“Kabbalistic Pharmacopeia: Wellbeing In The Atlantic Jewish World”, Aviva Ben-Ur
This article describes and analyzes a rare manuscript bearing the lead title Ta‘alumot Hokhmah and purchased at auction in 2013. The document was composed by many hands and in many lands, largely in Portuguese and Dutch, with significant portions in French and Italian, and a smattering of Spanish, English, German, and Yiddish. Most manifestly, it is a receipt book, a compendium of medical, culinary, and housekeeping recipes, sometimes mingled with kabbalistic directives; it also incorporates memoirs and biographical annotations. The multiple layers of text collectively represent the transmission of knowledge within a single family and mark the major transitions ...
What's A Nice Jewish Book Group Doing In A Catholic University?: The Book Group As A Community Outreach Tool, 2015 Loyola Marymount University
What's A Nice Jewish Book Group Doing In A Catholic University?: The Book Group As A Community Outreach Tool, Rhonda Rosen
The book group is a staple of the public library system. For years public libraries have used it to gather readers of different genres (mystery book lovers), to celebrate holidays or different times of year (seasons, summer reading programs), and to appeal to diverse patron groups (children’s reading groups, student recreational reading groups).
At Loyola Marymount University (LMU), a medium-sized private Jesuit university, we decided to use the book group as a way of reaching out to our neighboring communities. This article will describe how we used the traditional book group to promote a new academic program and the ...
From Ark Of The Covenant To Torah Scroll: Ritualizing Israel’S Iconic Texts, 2015 Syracuse University
From Ark Of The Covenant To Torah Scroll: Ritualizing Israel’S Iconic Texts, James Watts
Torah scrolls are the central icon of Jewish worship. Interpreters usually regard such ritual uses of physical Torah scrolls as a consequence of the Pentateuch’s textual authority and canonization. However, the traditions about tablets of commandments carried in a reliquary ark show that ritualization of texts in the iconic dimension began early in Israel’s history. Was the Pentateuch itself developed with such iconic uses in mind? That is, was the Pentateuch shaped to replace the tablets and the ark? Evidence for such shaping appears in ambiguities surrounding Pentateuchal traditions about the tablets and scrolls of the law. These ...
From Maus To Magneto: Exploring Holocaust Representation In Comic Books And Graphic Novels, 2015 Syracuse University
From Maus To Magneto: Exploring Holocaust Representation In Comic Books And Graphic Novels, Rachel Elizabeth Mandel
Syracuse University Honors Program Capstone Projects
The following Capstone project documents my research into the topic of Holocaust representation in comic books and graphic novels. Comics are an oft-overlooked medium in academic circles, so there is a distinct lack of scholarly works examining comics outside the fields of pop culture studies or comics art studies. As a result, outside of works like Art Spiegelman’s Maus, the phenomenon of Holocaust representation in comics is relatively uncategorized and unexamined. It was my intention in this project to demonstrate that comics are a legitimate medium for depicting and analyzing the Holocaust both as a historical event and through ...