Tag: Judaism

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    “We are a very noisy, verbalizing, speechifying language animal, and I love that. But we walk around as so many millions of talking books.” More

    March 21, 2014 | Comments (1)

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    Sholem Aleichem is a writer best known for the stories that inspired the musical “Fiddler on the Roof.” He wrote in Yiddish, the everyday language of Eastern European Jews, and he wrote about everyday Jewish life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. More

    February 20, 2009 | Comments (10)

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    Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played Spock in the original Star Trek television series, has a controversial new book called Shekhina, a photographic exploration of the presence of God. He says he was deeply influenced by the Jewish mystical tradition of Kabbalah where the Shekhina, or the presence of God, took on a feminine form. More

    December 13, 2002 | 0 Comments

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