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  • Catherine The Great: Catherine's Rise To Power

    immature, childishly obsessed with soldiers, an alcoholic, and not mentally stable (Lichtman, Corey). Sophie was successful in garnering the Empress’s approval for her marriage. After also gaining consent from her father, she converted into the Russian Orthodox religion on August, 21, 1745 (Rounding, 33). During this ceremony, she was given the name Catherine (Ekaterina Alexeyevna). The day after her conversion was the betrothal ceremony during which she was engaged to Peter, gaining the tittle…

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  • 1 Enoch Analysis

    Hellenistic and Roman periods due to its size, contents, historical contexts, and continual influence. The language of the original composition of 1 Enoch was Aramaic, but the collection as a whole was only preserved in an Ethiopic translation of a Greek translation.…

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  • The Promised Land Analysis

    Education, Escape and Citizenship: America as the Promised Land Millions of immigrants traveled hundreds of miles from their homes, with only what possessions they could carry, in order to obtain the freedoms and chase the American promise. In The Promised Land, Mary Antin illustrates how, if given the chance, immigrants would embody American ideals and truly adopt America as their own country. America provided many freedoms, such as education and freedom of expression, that born citizens may…

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  • Danny Saunders Character Analysis

    Danny Saunders is just like any other kid who feels forced into doing what his dad wants him to do. Throughout the book Danny is forced to study, learn, and reiterate knowledge of the Talmud to practice his Hasidic faith. His father, Reb Saunders, does not even speak to him unless it is about the Talmud or the study of it. Danny is conflicted with his traditional way of religion and his new found love for psychoanalytic. However with his love for psychology, he soon becomes more modernized with…

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  • Cultural Identity In Children

    some seem to be fading away or going to waste, is that the form of communication being used is behind the times. Phone calls and snail mail make sense for when the school was founded, forty-seven years ago. It was even okay ten years ago when the orthodox community still resisted cell phones, email, and the internet. But it is 2016, and the reality is that up to ninety-five percent of the families in Bais Yaakov do have cell phones with definite access to email. A large majority now have…

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  • Hasidism Summary

    He states that Hasidism was a conservative movement with entrenched dynastic leadership and a clear agenda of opposition to any deviation from religious law. In the face of growing challenges to tradition, Hasidism joined with the emerging Orthodox Judaism which had turned against various modernist…

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  • Equality Of Women In Modern Israel: The Zionist Movement

    find women in the city work, study and at the same time maintain a good family life. While “in the ultra-Orthodox (Yeshivish/Lithuanian) circle, where in many households the couple has decided that the husbands learn Torah full time, the women are the sole bread winner.”(Can Orthodox Jewish Women Work? 2012 July 12). On the other hand, you see a different set of principles where the Orthodox women work very hard. The flexibility of choice has changed the domestic sphere than in the past, yet…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Immigrant

    Sandwich Shop (6 & 8). They eventually made their way to Lubbock, Texas and opened up another restaurant. Where my papou ended up meeting my mawmaw, Judy, who was 16 at the time that they got married and he was 29. I found out while doing research on Greeks in America that most of them owned restaurants and there were communities in Texas well before my family came over(10). I was never made aware of the struggles that my papou and his family had to face, because I do not think that we ever…

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  • Judaism, Judaism And How Hasidism Changed Traditional Judaism

    “Tradition is a guide and not a jailer.” (W. Somerset Maugham) This quote demonstrates that tradition can be changed, similar to the way Hasidism changed traditional Judaism. Hasidism began in Southeast Poland-Lithuania and sparked a revolution in Judaism. The breakup of Judaism paired with the lack of trust in Jewish leaders, lead Hasidism to form and pave a new way for Judaism. Kabbalah, Mass enthusiasm and ecstasy acted as the foundation for the movement and fear of separatism lead many…

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  • The Characters In Ruth Mcbride's The Color Of Water

    Ruchel Dwajra Zylska; A quite, week, scared, lost, indivisual coming from an orthodox jewish family. A family that has shunned her and pronouced her dead for following her heart and being with a black man, to being sexual molistation by her own father at a young, age to almost going into prosotution, transforms into Ruth McBride a reborn Christian,stong, brave, independent loving single mother of 12. Rasing them almost all on her own and having them all go to colledge and have them later become…

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