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Tikkun (2004) 19 (6): 9–12.
Published: 01 December 2004
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Published: 01 January 2014
Paloma Galzi ( palomagalzi.blogspot.com ) Rabbinic literature warns against the dangers of the yetzer ha-ra (desire), but the Talmud itself notes that without this force, which “came forth from the Holy of Holies like a fiery lion,” the cycle of life as we know it would end. Paloma Galzi More
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Published: 01 January 2013
Noel Kleinman ( nkpix.com ) Rabbinic Judaism demands that city residents care for and accompany every person who passes through. What would it take to make such acts of care everyday occurrences rather than special events? Here, volunteers from The Giving Spirit in Los Angeles assemble survival More
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Published: 01 January 2013
Creative Commons/Matrakçi Nasuh Rural Muslim jurists expressed a similar vision of obligation as can be found in Rabbinic Judaism, but jurists from medieval Islamic cities focused more on individual rights in the context of a welfare state. This sixteenth-century miniature painting by Matrakçi More
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Tikkun (2013) 28 (1): 23–69.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Creative Commons/Matrakçi Nasuh Rural Muslim jurists expressed a similar vision of obligation as can be found in Rabbinic Judaism, but jurists from medieval Islamic cities focused more on individual rights in the context of a welfare state. This sixteenth-century miniature painting by Matrakçi...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (6): 48–50.
Published: 01 December 2009
... genius and moral courage, more needs to be said about his intellectual V A ? audacity. He claims to have traced the continuum of Jewish religious ■> consciousness from the Biblical and Rabbinic periods...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (1): 53–54.
Published: 01 January 2015
...TZVI MARX Rabbinic Creativity in the Modern Middle East by Zohar Zvi Bloomsbury Academic , 2013 Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2015 R eligious systems are often, if not always, associated with dogmatic, unchanging claims of absolute truths. If God revealed it, it must...
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Tikkun (2011) 26 (1): 55.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Tzvi Marx Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2011 T ikkun has in its twenty-five years availed itself of many different sorts of voices, some more prophetic and others more rabbinic (sage-like) in their tone. It is helpful to keep in mind the essential difference between these two modes...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (3): 41–42.
Published: 01 August 2016
..., break through to my consciousness. When other boys were becoming enraptured by girls, I found my rapture in learning Torah. I was thrilled by the sprawling rabbinic arguments, the imaginative plays on words, and the demand for meaning everywhere. Negiah , the prohibition to embrace, kiss, or even...
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Tikkun (2010) 25 (1): 56–59.
Published: 01 January 2010
... are ignored, even Athough they evolved from the same biblical and rabbinic antecedents. In the centuries following the production of the Babylonian Talmud, an acculturation took place in the Middle...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (5): 63–64.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., to a significance suggests fresh that year this dates slaying of in associates the his as complicit him regards thought of rabbinic strain one...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (6): 60–63.
Published: 01 December 2009
... In this luminous passage, we see Zom- midrashic tradition itself—midrash is akey PSYCHOLOGICAL berg setting the table for her book. Her rhetorical component in the rabbinic dis­ DEPTHS OF HUMANITY Bible readings maintain a deft and complex course-some “enlightened...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (6): 62–73.
Published: 01 December 2008
... In loving VER TH E LAST FIVE YEARS I HAVE HAD THE PR IV ILE G E OF SERVING AS A teacher and administrator at the Rabbinical School of Hebrew College in memory of Newton, MA. Among...
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Tikkun (2011) 26 (1): 64.
Published: 01 January 2011
... to reflect on the poem personally. Within a few moments several hands went up throughout the room. A rabbinical student who had just become a father spoke of the great sense of trepidation he felt when thinking about the pain he might cause his son in the name of God and other lofty ideals. An African...
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Tikkun (2017) 32 (3): 2.
Published: 01 August 2017
... not revolutionary or mysticism-welcoming Jewish Theological Seminary of Conservative Judaism, each provide a taste of what this founding father of Rabbinic thought contributed to the Judaism that subsequently evolved, do both books are worthy of your attention. Holtz in particular goes out of his way to remind us...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (1): 42–43.
Published: 01 January 2009
... oppression into the world, but it was also bloody and martial. The genius of Rabbinic Judaism was to sequester the ability to make war in the mythic past. On the one hand, the midrash (rabbinic commentary) adds to Joshua another narrative layer in which the Israelites consistently...
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Tikkun (2017) 32 (4): 9–11.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of justice and love? The questions are not new to me, but they are unfortunately still pressing. With one year remaining before rabbinic ordination at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York City, I decided to take a year’s leave of absence (1966–67) to explore these questions...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (2): 72.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., dishes and antennae— and jumbled, over-heated gardens snarl in disuse. From this far away the occasional bird blackens in silhouette, little rabbi. From this far away a rabbinate of birds swoops above the alleys below, a gulp of swallows. The trees evangelize the season, the light clear as sick...
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Tikkun (2011) 26 (1): 30.
Published: 01 January 2011
... strategies to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. I believe my greatest contribution to tikkun olam has been my participation in the rabbinic cabinet of Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), an organization that supports the radical notion that “inspired by Jewish tradition [we must] work together for peace...
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Tikkun (2010) 25 (2): 42.
Published: 01 April 2010
... of Rabbinic Studies of the American Jewish University. He is currently writing a book on the just city as it is portrayed in rabbinic literature. THE LURE OF LOVE DIVINE: Mystery, Spirit, Process, Liberation by Gary...