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A midrash on American Jewish history by Henry L. Feingold Download PDF EPUB FB2

Midrash on American Jewish History [Feingold, Henry L.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Midrash on American Jewish HistoryCited by: 6. North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University Press in collaboration with The Sheridan by: 6.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Beginnings --The success story of German Jews in America --Americanizing Judaism: the reform movement --The ghetto as bridge between past and future --The Yiddish theater and the genesis of cultural consumerism --Matching power and.

A Midrash on American Jewish History simply factory hands. In the preindustrial condition of that area, they could be artisans and craftsmen, which allowed for a. Jewish Book Annual (volume 53 may be missing; ) (partial serial archives) Filed under: Jewish literature -- Catalogs.

Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana: Treasures of Jewish Booklore (in Dutch and English; ) (frame-dependent illustrated HTML in the Netherlands) Filed under: Jewish literature -- History and criticism. Midrash allowed the rabbis to explain and expand on the Torah--and in doing so, they revealed much about themselves.

Bringing readers all the richness and complexity of Jewish life in America through cutting-edge historical and interdisciplinary research, American Jewish History (AJH) is the most widely recognized journal in its field.

Founded inAJH is the official publication of the American Jewish Historical Society (AJHS), the oldest national ethnic historical organization in the. Reflecting traditional Jewish beliefs, Midrash contains both halakhic (legal) and aggadic (explanatory) matter, but it is best known for the latter.

With its legends, parables, stories and creative insights, the Midrash tends to be more accessible to the average person than the Torah and Talmud. The most impressive facet of A Midrash on American Jewish History is its value and appeal not only to scholars, who will profit from its thoughtfulness, but also to intelligent general readers, who will learn of the most salient themes that the American Jewish past and present evoke.” — Stephen J.

Whitfield, Associate Professor of American. Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Feingold, Henry L., Midrash on American Jewish history.

Albany: State University of New York Press, © The Talmud is the most comprehensive compilation of the Oral hout its many volumes, one finds the rabbis engaged in two types of discussions, halakha (purely legal matters), and aggadata (ethical and folkloristic speculations).

The opening Mishna in the tractate Bava Mezia is a classic halakhic discussion: "Two men are holding a cloak [and come before a judge]. "Midrash" in general refers to commentary on the Bible. Often though, it is used to describe particular collections of midrash written from the 2nd to the 10th century, with a few later works as well.

The midrash include commentaries, interpretations, stories that. The Classic Midrash is a series of Biblical commentaries written by the Sages - Rabbinical scholars after the fall of the second temple in 70 CE. Reading the Midrash is a lifetime work, and I would be unable to do it justice in a single reading and a single by: 9.

Books shelved as midrash: The Red Tent by Anita Diamant, Sinners and the Sea: The Untold Story of Noah's Wife by Rebecca Kanner, Hebrew Myths: The Book o. By Rabbi Dr. Azriel Rosenfeld “Midrash” is a summary of the non-Halachic material in the Talmud, based on the classical compilation “EIN YA’AKOV” The Torah not only contains legal principles (“Halachah”), but also teaches many other things from which we can derive important moral and philosophical lessons; this non-legal aspect of the Torah is called “Aggadah.” The “Written.

Such is the case in an article on midrash in the Book of Mormon by Angela Crowley, “Midrash: Ancient Jewish Interpretation and Commentary in the Book of Mormon,” The Zarahemla Record 57 (): 2–4. Crowley at least attempts to show how the midrashic method is applied in the Book of Mormon, although she appears to be basing her approach.

He has published several books, including American Post-Judaism (Indiana University Press, ), which investigates questions of ethnicity in a post-ethnic society, From Metaphysics to Midrash: Myth, History, and the Interpretation of Scripture in Lurianic Kabbalah which won the American Academy of Religion Best Book Award and Hasidism.

In From Metaphysics to Midrash, Shaul Magid explores the exegetical tradition of Isaac Luria and his followers within the historical context in 16th-century Safed, a unique community that brought practitioners of Judaism, Christianity, and /5(5).

Vashti's Story: A Midrash by Rabbi Rachel Bearman and Rabbi Paul Kipnes In the first chapter of Megillat Esther (the Book of Esther), we read about the life and downfall of the sitting queen of Shushan, Vashti.

The Midrash on Proverbs, a ninth-century collection of rabbinical commentary on the Book of Proverbs, is now available to English-speaking audiences for the first L.

Visotzky here provides a lucid translation of the work from his annotated critical edition of the Hebrew text, Midrash Mishle. Midrash, Hebrew Midhrāsh (“exposition, investigation”) plural Midrashim, a mode of biblical interpretation prominent in the Talmudic literature.

The term is also used to refer to a separate body of commentaries on Scripture that use this interpretative mode.

See Talmud and Midrash.Jewish history is the history of the Jews, and their nation, religion and culture, as it developed and interacted with other peoples, religions and gh Judaism as a religion first appears in Greek records during the Hellenistic period ( BCE – 31 BCE) and the earliest mention of Israel is inscribed on the Merneptah Stele dated – BCE, religious literature tells the.The Midrash was a group of Jewish commentaries on the Hebrew Scriptures with a verse by verse interpretation written between A.D.

and A.D. These commentaries are a collection of public sermons, stories, legal discussions, and meditations on the books of the Bible used during the festivals for public worship in the synagogues.