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Even the pews of fashionable churches were likely to contain these familiar conveniences. For the more devout, national identity takes on a spiritual element, in which the observance of religious ritual becomes an expression of national pride. Most of the nation is governed by Castilian law, which fosters the division of the bulk of an estate among all heirs, male and female, with a general (though variable) stress on equality of shares. It covers 120,700 square miles (312,680 square kilometers).

Lectures on the Sacred Poetry of the Hebrews (Classic


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Spain also boasts such unique monuments of Islamic architecture as the Alhambra in Granada and the great Mosque of Córdoba; monuments of Roman building such as the aqueduct of Segovia and the tripartite arch at Medinaceli; and religious architecture of early Christian through Renaissance times. This organization's mandate is to seek out children's issues in Canada and overseas, provide financial and organizational assistance as well as on site support.

Mixed Feelings: Tropes of Love in German Jewish Culture


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Edward Pożerski de Pomiane wrote about kreplach with potato, onion and mushroom. Programs are designed to be completed in two years. Again, we're three hours into it," he said. The suspect was shouting anti-Semitic slogans as he was arrested, CBS affiliate KCTV reported. The printed word and reading are central in the new Hebrew and Israeli culture. The Spanish World: Civilization and Empire—Europe and America, Past and Present.

The Golem in Jewish American Literature: Risks and



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Thus, the formal history of education in Spain must begin with the history of Roman education because it established the basis for subsequent educational thought and literature for many centuries. This Tat-language literacy of the Mountain Jews replaced the Old Hebrew literacy of the past, which had existed until the shift to a Latin alphabet, and then to the Cyrillic alphabet in 1938. Spain is administratively divided into seventeen autonomous communities.

The Origin of the Modern Jewish Woman Writer: Romance and


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These devastating effects on individuals and families can be prevented or at least ameliorated through surveillance or prevention strategies. The Festival is a span of a symbolic bridge where Poles and Jews meet to strengthen the process of understanding and reconciliation. In Poland – in Warsaw and Kraków in particular – several restaurants specialise in dishes of the Polish Jewish tradition, but almost none of these restaurants are kosher. Following the defeat of the Kingdom of Israel in the 720s BCE and the Kingdom of Judah in 586 BCE, the Jewish people became dispersed throughout much of the Middle East, especially in Egypt and North Africa to the west, as well as in Yemen to the south, and in Mesopotamia to the east.

Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl: Yiddish Letter Manuals from Russia


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But what of His bride - what is she to be doing? There are a growing number of women entering the medical and legal professions. The Zapotecs, occupying 67 municipios of Oaxaca, are the largest ethnic group in the state. He was responsible for feeding, sheltering and protecting the family. African Americans built and dwelled in great cities North and South. Suggested blogs are fun, informative and contemporary and are meant to keep USYers up to date on opinions, viewpoints and issues floating around the young, contemporary Jewish community.

Illegitimate Theatre in London, 1770-1840



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Michail Dviljansky is at the head of the community. Kyle Evered, ktevere@ilstu.edu Assistant Professor of Geography, Michigan State University. Understanding their importance for the success of his new institution, Liberberg launched a struggle to have the historical resources transferred to Kiev. Nevertheless, the 2012 London Olympics have been plunged into controversy by the discovery that the Games will clash with Ramadan. Staff was helpful, and we enjoyed the optional audio tour.

Writing in the Dark: Essays on Literature and Politics


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Friends of the Jewish Culture Festival Society provides year-round support, financial assistance, and personal involvement to the Festival organization. This does not mean to suggest that religion is separable from the cultures in which it is found, only that conceptual and organizational distinctions can be made. No one addressed the differences in how time was seen and held directly, but everyone was aware that they were not "on the same page." However, the harsh budget and social-welfare cuts, along with the erosion of labor's trust, helped unseat the PSOE in the 1996 elections.

On the Margins of Modernism: Decentering Literary Dynamics


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But other factors make it clear that Yiddish is a separate language: A large part of Yiddish vocabulary (perhaps as much as 1/3) is not shared with German; Much of the grammar of Yiddish differs substantially from that of German, having been acquired from contact with other (mostly Slavic) languages; The two languages are geographically and culturally distinct. Step right up to the JEA and celebrate Sukkot in a real fun way!

Lingering Bilingualism: Modern Hebrew and Yiddish



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But with nearly six million Jews–approximately 40% of the world’s Jewish population–calling America home, American Jewish cuisine has become a category unto itself. It is the country's main port and also is an industrial center. Join local friends and Jesuit alumni for a mass and reception! According to Lao-Tsu, people should learn to live in harmony with nature (see Focus on: “Feng Shui”). This is a thoroughly modern or contemporary definition.

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