Haredi Judaism

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  • The Ultra-Orthodox Movement: Defection Analysis

    The most complicated section is that of the Transition stage. Jews, during this period, tend to be in a confused state; they are neither part of their insular world, or part of the secular world. Jews going through this stage tend to experience many different emotions, such as stress, anxiety, and even suicide. The process of leaving one’s community, friends, and family is a huge undertaking emotionally. In the journal, Characters in Search of a Script: The Exit Narratives of Formerly Ultra-Orthodox Jews, it highlights a defector by the name of Leah. She describes her transitioning stage as “passing” between two worlds. She describes herself as existing in a paradox of being in both the Haredi world and the secular world at once. Her struggle, like so many other defectors was difficult because of the precarious nature of trying to balance both worlds at once while transitioning. Since the nature of the Hasidic community to ostracize people who leave its insular community, it is of no surprise that these are common feelings defectors experience when transitioning to the secular…

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  • Equality Of Women In Modern Israel: The Zionist Movement

    Research Paper Equality of Women in Modern Israeli The Zionist movement was not travelling along the traditional Jewish way. Traditional Jews have a great deal of attachment to their faith and doctrine, and the Zionists wanted to bring about the identity of Zionism with Judaism which includes both Jewish and non-Jewish. It created the basis for the religious society when it changed the role of women in society. Israeli women are defined as Jewish and Palestinian Arab. Traditionally, Israeli…

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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 Chosen By Chaim Potok: A Literary Analysis

    In a world with countless viewpoints, defining wisdom can pose a challenge. While some wisdom shows truth universally, some wisdom can present itself as a problem of subjectivity. In the book The Chosen by Chaim Potok, the author uses this theme of wisdom to influence the protagonists of the story from the wisdom of two fathers. These fathers, however, differ in many key areas such as wisdom for life generally, wisdom in raising children, and wisdom for the world fraught with persecution of the…

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  • Rhetoric In The Pianist

    For my preliminary proposal I wanted to look at the rhetoric arguments between the print and film version of the same story. I then Identified three books, which had been turned into films that I wanted to analyze: The Boy in The Striped Pajamas, The Pianist, and Defiance. But as you pointed out, doing all three films in depth would be extremely difficult for one project. From this I have refined my research intention quite a bit, I still want to look at the difference in rhetoric between film…

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  • Simply Christianity: Why God Intends For The Kingdom Of The World

    Wright, in his book Simply Christian: Why Christianity Exists, argues that God has no intention of “abandoning this world”, instead God has a glorious “rescue operation” planned, raising “all His people to new bodily life to live in it”. (Wright 58) God has begun this magnificent rescue operation utilizing Israel, the Church, and Jesus to complete his plan. Through these three, Wright believes that God intends for the “kingdom of the world to become kingdom of God” in which “the beauty of this…

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  • Elie Wiesel's Night: The Dehumanization Of The Holocaust

    Night Essay To dehumanize is to deprive someone of compassion, civility, or individuality. During the Holocaust, the Nazis used dehumanization to belittle Jews to mere “things”; objects with no purpose other than to be a nuisance. The Nazis were brutal in their endeavor to wipe out the “insignificant and worthless” Jewish race, mainly forcing their despicable horrors upon the Jewish people in German concentration camps. Although the majority of the dehumanization of the Jews was in German…

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  • God On Trial And The Trial Of God Analysis

    God on Trial & The Trial of God Although God on Trial was a movie based off of Wiesel 's play, The Trial of God, there are many differences between the two. Based on the same idea the two differ in many aspects through the setting, tone, and ironic portrayal of main characters, but they are similar in the conviction that they give at the end of each story. Each trial ends up being ironic in their own way. While on The Trial of God, it’s the defense that ends up being ironic in God on Trial,…

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  • Psalm 23 Analysis

    Interpretation of Psalm 23 The metaphors of Psalm 23 are mixed within, as David 's life had ups and downs, but his spiritual beliefs remained the same. The time that David wrote the Psalm is uncertain, but it is thought that a young man could not of written so calmly, so David must of wrote the psalm in his later years. Psalm 23 follows David 's life in the form of metaphors and poetry. The psalm is divided into two parts, the first being God’s image as a shepherd, and the second as a Host. We…

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  • Kindertransport Analysis

    Everyone knows about World War II, Hitler rose to power in Germany and created a Nazi Regime to persecute as many Jews as possible in an attempt to purify the human race. However, in November of 1938, a mere nine months before the official start of the war, the British Consulate, signed a bill declaring that Eastern European children under the age of seventeen would be welcomed into England with the condition that a sponsor was willing to board you and pay 50 pounds (approx. 1,000 pounds in…

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