3D Israel - Virtual Tours of Israel – Spherical panoramic image gallery. Jewish History - we bring Jewish history to life. Jewish Timeline - a Brief History of the Jewish People in One Page. DICTIONARIES, BIBLE. Calmet's Dictionary.
Collections of articles in alphabetical order treating of the various biographical, archeological, geographical, and other subjects of the Bible. Up to within quite recent times Jews have taken very little part in such work. The earliest attempt at anything like a Bible dictionary is the work of Eusebius, Bishop of Cæsarea (d. 340), on the geographical names mentioned in the Old and New Testaments, entitled Περὶ τῶν Τοπικῶν Ονομάτων τῶν ἐν τῃ Θείᾳ Γραφῇ (ed.
Lagarde, in "Onomastica Sacra," 2d ed., 1887; republished by Klostermann in "Texte und Uebersetz. " viii. 2). To this must be added the "Onomasticon" of Biblical proper names in Greek, also published by Lagarde. Calmet's dictionary, translated into English by D'Oyley and Colson (1732), was republished with many additions by Charles Taylor (London, 1793), but with the omission of all the rabbinic and Catholic material; and it reached an eighth edition in 1841. 1829. From Callous to Caring: The Key to Jewish Compassion. I never thought of myself as a callous person, and yet, I can’t deny that there were times when I was just too “busy” to stop and treat certain situations with the importance they deserved.
Like on the morning of September 11, 2001, when my mom (who has a tendency to over-worry) called to report that a plane had crashed into the World Trade Center. Ancient Scripts: Home. Jewish Myth, Magic, and Mysticism: Lilith - semen demon or feminist icon? Exactly who or what is Lilith?
Now regarded by Jewish esoteric tradition to be one of the four queens of demons, the nature of Lilith has undergone many reinterpretations throughout Jewish history. [Illustration: etching of Lilith on a metal amulet] Anti-Semitic Legends. Translated and/or edited by D.
L. Ashliman © 1999-2005 These legends reflect an anti-Jewish sentiment long exhibited by European Christians. These tales, like their witchcraft analogs, illustrate a tragic and lengthy chapter in ecclesiastical history. Contents Return to D. Background on the Golem Legends. In order to understand Golem by David Wisniewski it is useful to read some of the research and writings about this very old legend and the issues connected to it.
The story has connections to Jewish mysticism while also possessing a long thread in fictional literature. The excerpts provided below help to frame your understanding of this legend and the additional readings serve to fill out any gaps remaining. Cabala (Hebrew, "received tradition"), generically, Jewish mysticism in all its forms; specifically, the esoteric theosophy that crystallized in 13th-century Spain and Provence, France, around Sefer ha-zohar (The Book of Splendor), referred to as the Zohar, and generated all later mystical movements in Judaism.
See Mysticism; Theosophy. In Jewish legend, an image or form that is given life through a magical formula. From: Entry on "Golem" in Microsoft Encarta 97 Encyclopedia Deluxe Edition, c. 1993-1996 Microsoft Corporation, Disc 1. Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends Index.
Borromean rings in Christian iconography. The Legends of the Jews: Volume I - Table of Contents.
Foundation Research: Secrets of the Hebrew Letters by Cynthia Gage for Atlantis Rising magazine. Over the next ten years, Tenen investigated a potential biblical code; he bought nearly 3,000 books on sacred traditions-Hebrew, Christian, Moslem, academic, occult and even channeled material.
In 1978 he and his wife, Levanah moved to San Francisco, where PBS aired The Prisoner series on TV. The Tenens offered to do an impromptu live wraparound for each episode: "When the episode with The Code came along," says Tenen, "I realized the audience was mostly open-minded college students, so I held up the first line of the Hebrew text of Genesis and told them it was a legitimate communication, but didn't tell them it was from the Bible. " Tenen then invited the audience to participate in deciphering the code. He received many interesting suggestions, but the breakthrough came when students from a local high school suggested he try counting in base-3.
Convinced he was onto something, Tenen began searching for a way to fund further research. Yom Kippur. Book of Exodus. Ten Commandments. The Ten Commandments, also known as the Decalogue, are a set of biblical principles relating to ethics and worship, which play a fundamental role in Judaism and Christianity.
They include instructions to worship only God and to keep the sabbath, and prohibitions against idolatry, blasphemy, murder, theft, dishonesty, and adultery. Different groups follow slightly different traditions for interpreting and numbering them. Terminology Ancient & new Hebrew Alphabet. Jezabel. Proto-Canaanite / First Tongue / Ark of the Covenant. New Discovery Supports Belief ThatArk Of The Covenant Is In Yemen Five lines of ancient script on a shard of pottery could be the oldest example of Hebrew writing ever discovered, an archaeologist in Israel says.
November 1, 2008 -- The shard [right] was found by a teenage volunteer during a dig about 20km (12 miles) south-west of Jerusalem. It contains symbols believed to be that of an ancient alphabet called proto-Canaanite or First Tongue. Experts at Hebrew University said dating showed it was written 3,000 years ago - about 1,000 years earlier than the Dead Sea Scrolls. Proto-Canaanite PICTURE 1.
Canaanite first tongue, pict2. The Phoenician alphabet. Ancient & new Hebrew Alphabet. Hebrew/Judaism/Zionism. The Truth About The Talmud. A Documented Exposé Of Supremacist Rabbinic Hate LiteratureBy Michael A.
Hoffman II 12-18-7. A new map of Palestine or the Holy Land. (with) Modern Jerusalem. Drawn and engraved by W.H. Gamble, Philada. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1872 by S. Augustus Mitchell in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington. (1873)