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  • Rick Ostrander Why College Matters To God Analysis

    How Will We Live Impressions and judgement of people we don’t even know are fairly common. We might hear a rumor about someone, or just hear of someone’s actions. Judgement is very common, and it prevents many relationships. Whether it’s someone race, religion, hobbies or interest we form our opinions about that person, but we do not truly know that person. Throughout first year seminar judgement was found in a lot of the texts we read. Judgement was found early in the course when we discussed…

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  • Character Analysis: The Chosen

    different and ironic ways. Reb Saunders is the leader of a very separated and radical Jewish congregation, yet his son becomes a secular psychologist. David Malter is a professor and is active in subjects relevant to modern Jews, yet his son becomes an Orthodox…

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  • The Chosen: Film Analysis

    The Chosen is a film many people can benefit from watching, as we are given a detailed view of a day in the life of Hasidic- Orthodox and Conservative-Zionist Jews. Observing their day to day lifestyle give us an understanding of their culture and traditions. We see many differences from these two religions, from their dress codes to their very core belief. In the film two young boys, Danny Saunders and Reuven Malter, become unexpected friends through a common passion of baseball. Both boys live…

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  • The Orthodox Exemption For Haredi Jews

    The Orthodox Exemption Some Jews say Haredi Jews should be exempt from military service in Israel because they need to focus on their religious studies. Some Jews say Haredi Jews should not be exempt from military service in Israel because Halakha commands that all Jews fight in a milchemet mitzvah. Haredi Jews should be required to serve in the Israeli military because Halakha commands it. In Israel, both men and women are required to serve in the Israeli Defense Force, or the IDF. There…

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  • The Ultra-Orthodox Movement: Defection Analysis

    This paper will look to analyze why certain Jews in the Ultra-Orthodox movement decide to defect from their upbringing. It will examine what commonalities, if any, there are between defectors, in leaving their community. The transition between a religious and secular life is dramatic, confusing, and lonely. What happens after one decides to make the switch and leave their community? What are the major struggles they face during and after transition? Do all Jews that defect become completely…

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  • Religious Differences Of Danny And Reuven In The Chosen

    father, David Malter. They comunícate a lot and his father usually has lengthy education based responses to important questions. Reuven is also of the Jewish religion, he’s a modern orthodox Judaism. Reuven is not expected to become a rabbi but rather to educationally expand his knowledge of the world. Modern Orthodox Judaism is less strive about viewing the world spiritually. This certain Jewish religion des the world and its surroundings as an opportunity of expansion. Modern Orthodoxy…

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  • The Chosen By Chaim Potok: A Literary Analysis

    For example, Reb Saunders has a standard for thinking mystically and spiritually, while Mr. Malter thinks logically. Furthermore, the Reb concerns himself by worrying about how Danny’s influences outside of the ultra-Orthodox affect his belief; thus, he separates Danny from Reuven because of David Malter’s view of Zionism. Also, concerning the silence Reb Saunders sets between his son and himself, the Reb believes that words twist and conceal one’s true intent; therefore…

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  • Personal Essay: Social Influences In My Life

    The brain is an amazing part of the human body that has the ability to pick up on moods, behaviours and actions it sees and learns from the environment and retain what it has learnt, and this shapes people to become who they are. These influences are called social agents and they influence the lives of everybody from a very young age up until they grow old. Some agents are more influential for some people and less so for others depending on the way they have been brought up, some of these bring…

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  • The Importance Of Divorce And Remarriage In The Eastern Orthodox Church

    In the Catholic Church, one learns that divorced members of the Church who remarry, without the previous marriage being annulled, are forbidden to participate sacramentally in the Church, including participation in the Sacrament of Reconciliation and more importantly, not being able to receive the Holy Eucharist. They are also not allowed to hold positions of leadership in the parish or public ministerial roles such as Eucharistic Minister or Lector. Because of this exclusion and ostracization,…

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  • Church Observation

    exact. The Church I attended on Sunday the 23rd of October is called St. Michaels Archangel Church in downtown Greenville. Their religion is Coptic Orthodox and in comparison to my own church, it was very different. The Coptic Orthodox Church I attended was very traditional and so much was happening. To compare their Church to my own church, I will briefly describe the procedures and beliefs of my own. There are usually 2-3 services offered every Sunday and sometimes people in church will get…

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