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In the service of Judaism

Jews" College (London, England)

In the service of Judaism

by Jews" College (London, England)

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Published by [s.n.] in [S.l.] .
Written in English


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Title from cover.

StatementJews College, London.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18776180M

Jewish sources offer six explanations for the custom of reading the Book of Ruth on Shavuot, the festival commemorating the giving of the Torah at Sinai: Both the Torah, which was given on Shavuot, and Ruth are all about kindness and generosity (hesed). Developing over a period of five centuries (until ), rabbinic Judaism completed the process already underway, which saw the replacement of the Temple by the synagogue (the Second Temple was destroyed in AD 70), of the priest by the rabbi, and of the sacrificial ceremony by the prayer service .

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