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The Way into Torah (Way Into--)

by Norman J. Cohen

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Jewish Lights Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biblical studies, criticism & exegesis,
  • Books of the Old Testament,
  • Judaism,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Religion,
  • Judaism - Sacred Writings,
  • Judaism - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8779257M
    ISBN 101580231985
    ISBN 109781580231985
    OCLC/WorldCa43487300

      Like others have said, there is no Jewish equivalent of The Gideon Society giving out copies of the Tanakh(the whole Hebrew Bible in book form,) or a Chumash(just the 5 books of the Torah.) But, if you’re Jewish, it’s pretty easy to get one by sho. The Torah is the essence of Jewish tradition; it inspires each successive generation. The current JPS translation, based on classical and modern sources, is acclaimed for its fidelity to the ancient : $

    6 The Structured Torah Return to Map Arranged by Moshe Kline Genesis Unit I (1: ) 1א 1ב In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. Now the earth was unformed and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the spirit of God hovered over the face of the. The Names of the Books of the Torah There are five books that make up the Torah, and the title is usually indicated clearly at the top of each page. In current usage, most Jews designate the books by titles that are derived from their opening words. These are the titles that are employed in all Jewish Bibles, including ther Mikra'ot Gedolot.

    The Way of Torah book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Following the Aristotelian formula, in his treatises Luzzatto deals succe /5(4). From Egypt they set out into the wilderness on the way to Mt. Sinai. Exodus In the final book of the Torah, Deuteronomy, Moses gives a final speech to the people of Israel before they enter the Promised Land. Here, in this final speech, Moses pleads with the people to be different than those who came before them.


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The Way into Torah (Way Into--) by Norman J. Cohen Download PDF EPUB FB2

An accessible introduction to how to read, study, and understand Torah―the Bible and related sacred texts that have grown up around it. For everyone who wants to understand Torah, this book shows the way into an essential aspect of Judaism, and allows you to interact directly with the sacred texts of the Jewish tradition/5(6).

As others have noted, The Way Into Torah provides a very accessible introduction to Torah study. Cohen does a masterful job of explaining basic terms and concepts without talking down to the reader, and covers quite a bit of material in this rather short book/5(6).

In their simplest form, the twenty-four books of the Jewish Bible – the Tanach – present a history of the first years from creation until the building of the second Temple in Jerusalem. The books also relate the history of the Jewish nation from its earliest stage, through the giving of the Law at Mount Sinai, and until the end of the first commonwealth.

An accessible introduction to how to read, study, and understand Torah—the Bible and related sacred texts that have grown up around it. For everyone who wants to understand Torah, this book shows the way into an essential aspect of Judaism, and allows you to interact directly with the sacred texts of the Jewish ed on: J   The Torah is the first section or first five books of the Jewish bible.

However, Tanach is more commonly used to describe the whole of Jewish scriptures. This is. Pentateuch (πεντάτευχος): This is the Greek name, which means "five scrolls." Torah (תּוֹרָה): Although Judaism has both a Written Torah and an Oral Torah, the term "Torah," meaning "to guide/teach" is used across the board to refer to the first five books of the greater Jewish canon known as Tanakh, which is an acronym for Torah, Nevi'im (prophets), and Ketuvim (writings).

1In the traditional Jewish world the rabbis have divided the five books of Moses into shorter, readable, portions that have made it more convenient to read the entire Torah in one year.

These sections, read in consecutive order from 2 A Siddur is the Hebrew way of referring to a Jewish prayer book. The way into Torah. [Norman J Cohen] -- This book explains the concept of Talmud Torah: what it is, different approaches to Studying, and levels of understanding.

Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Words of Torah “are our life and the length of our days,” the prayer book says; “day and night we will meditate upon them.” Themes and Theology More than simply a means to learning the content of divinely revealed law, Torah study is an end in itself–according to some, another way of worshipping God.

As others have noted, The Way Into Torah provides a very accessible introduction to Torah study. Cohen does a masterful job of explaining basic terms and concepts without talking down to the reader, and covers quite a bit of material in this rather short book/5(5).

The book ends with Joseph, the son of Jacob and the grandson of Isaac, being sold into slavery in Egypt. Exodus (Shemot) Shemot means "names" in Hebrew.

This, the second book of the Torah, tells the story of the Israelites' bondage in Egypt, their liberation by the prophet Moses, their journey to Mount Sinai (where God reveals the Ten.

Glick is the author of a new book, Living The Life of Jewish Meditation: A Comprehensive Guide to Practice and Experience (Jewish Lights), a passport into the inner world of sitting, breathing, silence and the soul.

He quotes freely and poetically from multiple religious and meditative masters, particularly Hindu (as meditation has long been.

of the Torah has 70 facets, referring to the 70 members of the ancient Sanhedrin, whose purpose was to interpret the law. The Torah has many levels of intended meaning to the reader. 1 The commandments found in the Torah 2 The way of walking out the Torah commandments. The Way Into Torah.

Rabbi Norman J. Cohen, PhD. 6 x 9, pp, Quality Paperback, Click below to purchase. The Book of Logic explores key logical concepts of Talmudic analysis that lead us into a world where ideas take on a life of their own. Based on precision and clarity of thinking, you will see that there is no Beis Midrash without new Chiddushim in Torah.

The Five Books of Moses are often printed in a form that corresponds to the division into weekly readings (called parashiyot in Hebrew). Scriptures bound in this way are generally referred to as a chumash. The word "chumash" comes from the Hebrew root meaning five. The Way Into Torah.

Norman J. Cohen The Way Into Torah Dr. Norman J. Cohen An accessible introduction to how to read, study, and understand Torah?the Bible and related sacred texts that have grown up around it.

For everyone who wants to understand Torah, this book shows the way into an essential aspect of Judaism. Part 1 A Book in Five Parts. The Torah is often thought of and treated as one book, nevertheless, it is comprised of five books: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy.

[1] This division is marked in the Torah scroll itself, which is written as one long document, on pieces of parchment sewn together, and includes a 4-line break between each book (see Shulchan Arukh. The second division of the Hebrew Bible is "Nevi'im" – "Prophets." That, in turn, is divided into the “Earlier Prophets” (the historical works of Joshua, Judges, the two books of Samuel appearing as separate books but regarded as one, and the similarly organized two books of Kings), and the “Later Prophets” (the three "major" prophets, Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel, and 12 "minor.

The Jewish Book Council’s annual event goes virtual — and offers a peek into authors’ living rooms. “So in a way I think by moving to the virtual arena, the program is a more. The Hebrew Bible, which is also called the Tanakh (/ t ɑː ˈ n ɑː x /; תָּנָ״ךְ, pronounced or ; also Tenakh, Tenak, Tanach), or sometimes the Miqra (מִקְרָא), is the canonical collection of Hebrew scriptures, including the texts are almost exclusively in Biblical Hebrew, with a few passages in Biblical Aramaic instead (in the books of Daniel and Ezra, the verse.The English word “Torah” comes from the Hebrew word tohrahʹ, which can be translated as “instruction,” “teaching,” or “law.” * (Proverbs ; ; ) The following examples show how this Hebrew word is used in the Bible.

Tohrahʹ often refers to the first five books of the Bible —Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy.History in his day meant Hegel.

That's the way everything happened and had to happen: Progressively, through a conflict of social dynamics, thesis-antithesis-synthesis, moving closer and closer to the enlightened modern man.

That's the mold of every 19th century thinker, and Torah had to fit into .