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Monthly archive August, 2013

Teach to Our Children – by BJE Impact

BJE Impact’s Lesson on Education/ Literacy Jewish tradition places a great emphasis on teaching and on “team-study”. Here are a few texts from traditional Jewish sources that will help us understand the significance and value of teaching. In Deuteronomy 6:7, […]

 
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Jewish Text Sources on Homelessness

Jewish Text Sources on Homelessness •   The parallel themes of homelessness and wandering pervade the Bible and Jewish history. In the first chapters of the book of Genesis, Adam and Eve are expelled from the Garden of Eden. Abraham begins […]

 
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The Power of the Bedside Visit; Health Care & Visiting the Sick

The Power of the Bedside Visit In Jewish tradition, visiting the sick and helping to care for them is considered one of the greatest and most vital kindnesses we can bestow; many traditional communities have a “bikur cholim society” which […]

 
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How Should We Treat the Elderly?

How Should We Treat the Elderly? In the Torah, we find the statement, מפני שיבה תקום והדרת פני זקן You shall rise before the gray headed and honor the presence of an old man, and fear your God: I am […]

 
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Violence/Domestic Violence Prevention and Judaism Quotes

Violence/Domestic Violence Prevention and Judaism Quotes By: BJE Impact “He who spills the blood of a human, by means of a human shall his blood be spilled.” – Genesis 9:6 “Those who make peace in their homes are as if […]

 
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Interfaith Relations/Human Tolerance and Judaism Quotes

Interfaith Relations/Human Tolerance and Judaism Quotes By: BJE Impact “The love of God’s creatures must include all humankind, regardless of religion and race. The narrow mindedness that sees whatever is outside our people as impure and contaminated is one of […]

 
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