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Freedom of expression in the Jewish tradition

Jakob Josef Petuchowski

Freedom of expression in the Jewish tradition

by Jakob Josef Petuchowski

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Published by American Jewish Committee, Institute of Human Relations in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Freedom of speech in Judaism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jakob J. Petuchowski.
    SeriesJewish perspectives, Jewish perspectives (New York, N.Y.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM645.F73 P47 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 26 p. ;
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2955709M
    ISBN 100874950627
    LC Control Number84198302
    OCLC/WorldCa11344374

    Jewish culture is the culture of the Jewish people from the formation of the Jewish nation in ancient Israel through life in the diaspora and the modern state of Israel. Judaism guides its adherents in both practice and belief, so that it has been called not only a religion, but an orthopraxy. Not all individuals or all cultural phenomena can be classified as either "secular" or . The Book of Giants is an apocryphal Jewish book which expands the Urzeit to Endzeit ('primeval creation' to 'end of time') narrative of the Hebrew Bible and, by its multifaceted elaborations on divine decrees of warning and doom, ties the ancient prophet Enoch (ḥanôk) closer to his generally recognized 'storyline' (as collectively put forth in various Enochic traditions) than Language: Aramaic, Syriac, Pahlavi.

    INTRODUCTION [1] The views expressed here and reflected in this Prayer Book commit only the Jewish Reconstructionist Foundation, Inc. and no other institutions and organizations with which the editors are associated. On presenting this revised prayer book, we wish to indicate what impelled us to undertake its preparation. We are well aware that great numbers of our people .   Torah The Torah, the Jewish Holy Book. Done. 25, viewsViews: 26K.

    The Haggadah (Hebrew: הַגָּדָה ‎, "telling"; plural: Haggadot) is a Jewish text that sets forth the order of the Passover g the Haggadah at the Seder table is a fulfillment of the mitzvah to each Jew to "tell your son" of the Jewish liberation from slavery in Egypt as described in the Book of Exodus in the Torah ("And thou shalt tell thy son in that day, saying: It is.   Genesis is not a hymn to the virtue of families. It is a candid, honest, fully worked-through account of what it is to confront some of the main problems within families, even the : Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks.


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This development, largely unprecedented for a religious community, was a consequence of the unique nature of the Jewish group. In this fascinating exploration of the Jewish tradition and Kantian philosophy, Treiger Bar-On shines a light on the close connection between freedom and obligation in both structures of thought.

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Freedom of religion is considered by many people and most of the nations to be a fundamental human right. The Faurisson affair was an academic controversy in the wake of a book, Memoire en defense (), by French scholar Robert Faurisson, a Holocaust scandal largely dealt with the inclusion of an essay by American linguist Noam Chomsky, entitled "Some Elementary Comments on the Rights of Freedom of Expression", as an Freedom of expression in the Jewish tradition book to Faurisson's book, without.

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freedom of expression (and perhaps even of thought) can be said to exist. it is hard to square with. His family, who were Jewish, got out of Germany pretty much at the last minute. In the late s he was running the ACLU— the American Civil Liberties Union—and decided to defend the right of a bunch of neo-Nazis to march through a town called Skokie, where a very large number of Holocaust survivors lived.

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