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  • The Influence Of Rav Soloveitchik : The Ravs Influence On American Jewry

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    Rav Soloveitchik: The Ravs influence on American Jewry Yosef Serkez American Jewish History Professor Theodore Lauer January 6, 2017 When we speak of great american Jews the conversation would not be complete without including Joseph B. Soloveitchik. There have been a great number of people who have had a great contribution to American Jews but none in the way that “The Rav” has. From his upbringing in Eastern Europe to becoming the unchallenged leader in American Modern Orthodoxy

  • Danny Saunders In Chaim Potok's The Chosen

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    In Chaim Potok’s The Chosen, Danny Saunders is a Hasidic Jew with an amazing mind, who lives with his tzaddik father, Rebbe Isaac Saunders, and all of his followers. Rebbe Saunders never speaks to Danny except when discussing Talmud in order to force Danny to be compassionate. Danny does not understand why his father does this, and is in constant torment because of it. In the neighborhood where he lives there is an expressed tension between the different sects of Judaism, of which Hasidism is thought

  • Summary Of Chaim Potok's The Chosen

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    In the world today finding someone full of wisdom is rare. In the book The Chosen, Chaim Potok depicts four extremely wise men: Reb Saunders, David Malter, Reuven Malter, and Danny Saunders. The younger boys Reuven Malter and Danny Saunders, are the sons of Reb Saunders and David Malter. These men demonstrate knowledge in many areas of their lives, and all strive to improve, learn more about God, and understand the world around them. The fathers and their sons seek wisdom and knowledge through

  • Hasidic Jew and Orthodox Jew: Is Friendship Possible Between the Two?

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    The Chosen, a novel written by Chaim Potok, is filled with a variety of themes that are brought together through each individual chapter. Chapter 7 in the book had a major impact in bringing forth the novel’s theme. For instance, in this chapter, the narrator, Reuven, starts by establishing the basic plot. He states, “The next day, I met Danny’s father” (Potok 112). Having this plot established is key in the chapter for it is the day that could make or break their friendship in a matter of seconds

  • Reuven Friendship

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    (David Malter 277). But Reb Saunders wants a more religious republic focusing on the Torah. “If Reb Saunders even once heard of Danny being anywhere in my presence, he would remove him immediately from the college and send him to an out-of-town yeshiva for his rabbinic ordination.” (Reuven Malter 331). When the United Nations officially declares the creation of Israel as a Jewish State, Reb Saunders is relieved and allows Danny to revive his friendship with Reuven. Reuven and Danny resume their

  • Yeshiva University Cheating

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    “Psss What is the answer for number 4?”; almost every single time I took an exam as a Yeshiva University student I remember a subtle whisper enter my ear with intentions of getting an answer from me, proving that at least once which proves that at least one person in the class is currently cheating. So, I want to ask the simple question of why? What makes students particularly at yeshiva university try to scam the system and cheat? Why as a school that represents the Jewish philosophy which deliberately

  • Assignment 2B : Income Analysis : Yeshiva University

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    Comparison The institution that will be reviewed is Yeshiva University. Yeshiva University is a private Jewish institution in New York City. The university is divided into three undergraduate colleges, two graduate professional school, an all-boys high school, an all-girls high school and a theological seminary (YU, 2017A). The 990 that was used was the most recent 990 from 2014 that is available to the public. Yeshiva University’s Revenue Yeshiva University has a diverse assortment of revenue types

  • The Characteristics Of Reuven In The Chosen By Chaim Potok

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    The overwhelming traits of Reuven So, what does a person think when he sees a Jew? Does he only look at his long curls or his weird hat? Does he wonder if he showers or not? Are they nice or just shrewd and prideful? Well Reuven from the book The Chosen by Chaim Potok, a Jew in the 1900’s, displays distinct characteristics that would surprise most people. For example, he stands for others when they need him, he even remains caring to those who have offended him. Reuven displays many characteristics

  • Religion In Night By Elie Wiesel

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    questioned God and his justice, and tries to forget his existence. One way that shows Elie loss of faith in religion is that he refuse to participate and enjoy the religious holidays. Once a religious Jewish who study the Kabbalah, Elie did not enjoy Rosh Hashana and pray like the other Jews. He also decided not to fast during Yom Kippur. “And then, there was no longer any reason for me to fast. I no longer accepted God’s silence. As I swallowed my ration of soup. I turned that act into a symbol of

  • Judaism : The Father Of The Jewish Religion In The Middle East

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    Judaism began about 4000 years ago with the Hebrew people in the Middle East. Abraham, who was a Hebrew man, is considered the father of the Jewish faith because he promoted the main idea of the Jewish faith: that there is only one God. At the time a lot of people in the Middle East worshipped many gods. The Jewish tradition, Abraham founded which was later named the Jewish religion in the land of Israel, around 1800 BCE. The Torah says that Abraham came to know that there was only one God, and he