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Isaac"s Torah

Angel Wagenstein

Isaac"s Torah

concerning the life of Isaac Jacob Blumenfeld through two world wars, three concentration camps and five motherlands : a novel

by Angel Wagenstein

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Published by Handsel Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blumenfeld, Isaak I︠A︡kob, -- 1900- -- Fiction.,
  • Jews -- Ukraine -- Fiction.,
  • Jews -- Ukraine -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAngel Wagenstein ; translated from the Bulgarian by Elizabeth Frank and Deliana Simeonova.
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsFrank, Elizabeth, 1945-, Simeonova, Deliana.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG1039.33.A37 P4813 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination306 p. ;
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22677718M
    ISBN 101590512456
    ISBN 109781590512456
    LC Control Number2005034311

    All stories have beginnings, but some never end. The analysis of the sacrifice of Isaac, an account generally acknowledged as one of the seminal texts of the western canon in general, and Judaism in particular, usually begins with God's command to Abraham go forth to the land of Moriah and sacrifice his son. Abraham silently obeys and history is forever changed. | Dr. Tzemah Yoreh.   Ronald H. Isaacs Rabbi Ronald Howard Isaacs is Rabbi Emeritus of Temple Sholom in Bridgewater, New Jersey, where he served for the past 40 years. He was ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in and received his doctorate in Instructional Technology from Columbia University Teachers' College in Written works: Questions Christians Ask the Rabbi, Exploring Jewish Ethics and Values.

    Buy Jewish Book of Numbers by Ronald H Isaacs, Rabbi online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Torah reading (Hebrew: קריאת התורה, K'riat haTorah, "Reading [of] the Torah"; Ashkenazi pronunciation: Kriyas haToire) is a Jewish religious tradition that involves the public reading of a set of passages from a Torah term often refers to the entire ceremony of removing the scroll (or scrolls) from the Torah ark, chanting the appropriate excerpt with special cantillation.

      This ambitious pursuit is explored in the seminal writing of Alick Isaacs in A Prophetic Peace: Judaism, Religion and Politics. 1 Isaacs is a research fellow at the Hartman Institute’s Kogod Center for Contemporary Jewish Thought and a teacher at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Melton Center for Jewish Education and Rothberg School for. This week's Torah portion begins with the phrase, V'eileh toldot Yitzchak ben Avraham, "This is the line of Isaac son of Abraham" (Genesis ), indicating that the text is now going to focus on Isaac, the second of the Patriarchs of our , indeed, he figures prominently in the stories of this portion. However, he still seems to play a subordinate role to his father, Abraham, and Author: Bruce Kadden.


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Like Moses's, "Isaac's Torah" is divided into five books. In the First Book, Isaac introduces himself as a tailor's son in Kolodetz, a fictional Galician shtetl in what is now the Ukraine.

The Second Book spans the interwar years. The Third Book chronicles Isaac's time as a Soviet citizen till June when the German Nazis occupy the area/5(9). Snowy weekend book #1: Isaacs Torah: Concerning the Life of Isaac Jacob Blumenfeld Through Two World Wars, Three Concentration Camps, and Five Motherlands by Angel Wagenstein and translated into English by Elizabeth Frank and Deliana Simeonova/5.

About Isaac’s Torah. This novel is the saga in five parts of Isaac Jacob Blumenfeld, who grows up in Kolodetz, a small town near Lvov, which, when he’s a boy, belongs to the Hapsburg Empire, but which subsequently belongs to Poland, Soviet Russia, Germany, and then Russia again.

Buy a cheap copy of Isaac's Torah: Concerning the Life of book by Angel Wagenstein. This novel is the saga in five parts of Isaac Jacob Blumenfeld, who grows up in Kolodetz, a small town near Lvov, which, when he’s a boy, belongs to the Hapsburg Free shipping over $/5(5).

Angel Wagenstein Angel Wagenstein is a prizewinning Bulgarian novelist. His novel, Isaac's Torah, has Isaacs Torah book published in Bulgaria, Germany, Russia, France, the Czech Republic, and is forthcoming from Handsel ll, Shanghai, his third novel, won the Jean Monnet award in Elizabeth Frank Elizabeth Frank is a Professor of Modern Languages and Literature at Bard Pages: Torah Book & Portion, Book of Genesis, Vayeira (Genesis ), Source Book Keys, ISAACS Page(s): (See end of excerpt) Using [Abraham] as an example, the rabbis praised the virtues of hospitality and developed a set of rules for both the guest and host to follow.

Isaac’s Torah. Written by Angel Wagenstein Since the book is presented as a novel, it is never quite clear whether Isaac is an entirely fictional Isaacs Torah book, but that question recedes in importance as the reader begins to understand that this is more the story of a whole culture than an individual one.

Isaac’s narrative voice is. Tragedy is overlaid with Jewish humor as an inoffensive man survives war and nationalism in Central Europe. In an afterword, Bulgarian writer and filmmaker Wagenstein (Farewell, Shanghai,etc.) acknowledges Jewish jokes as “a source of courage and self-esteem through the most tragic moments,” and his discursive novel makes considerable use of them in its account of the life of Isaac.

If Isaacs’ articles on the problem of evil and the Book of Job are any indication, he was not a significant theological scholar. Three issues of the Hebrew Standard in devote page after page to his exposition of the subject, at the same time also publishing long letters from his pen on Zionism, the World Jewish Congress and other subjects.

Angel Wagenstein, Isaac’s Torah, trans. Elizabeth Frank and Deliana Simeonova (New York: Handsel Books, ). $ The conventional wisdom that Jewish humor is self-mockery has caused no end of mischief.

Comics like Woody Allen and Jerry Seinfeld have turned derision of rabbis and anxiety over circumcision into memorable skits—as if Jews secretly agreed with. Isaac's Torah Angel Wagenstein Other Press ( ) $ (pp) Isaac’s Torah (Other Press, ) is a very funny book about very sad events.

Isaac Blumenfeld suffers at the hands of the Nazis, loses his entire family when his village is invaded, and is sent to a Siberian labor camp because of mistaken. Angel Wagenstein Angel Wagenstein is a prizewinning Bulgarian novelist.

His novel, Isaac's Torah, has been published in Bulgaria, Germany, Russia, France, the Czech Republic, and is forthcoming from Handsel Books. Farewell, Shanghai, his third novel, won the Jean Monnet award in /5().

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Rabbi Isaacs describes how the primary texts of Jewish tradition, even the Shema itself, enjoin Jews to study Torah. Following one standard approach, Rabbi Isaacs states that Torah study is rewarded because it leads to the performance of the commandments.

This is, perhaps, an oversimplification. For. “Isaac’s Torah”, a novel by Angel Wagenstein. Our tailoring workshop, “Mode Parisienne”, was located on the main and almost only street in Kolodetz – a small town, miastechko in Polish, and shtetl in our language.

We didn’t have a proper display window, just a low pane with glued-on scraps cut out from Paris and Vienna fashion magazines with elegant gentlemen in tuxedos and /5(20).

Personal life, education, and career. Klein was born in the small village of Várpalánka, today part of Mukachevo, in what was then emigrated with his family to the United States in He earned a BA from City College of New York in Although nearing ordination at the Yeshiva University's Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, he transferred to the Jewish Theological.

A middah is a Jewish value. This book by Ron Isaac is an 'old-school' text book. No fancy graphics, no busy work exercises, etc.

It has just chapters with introductions, stories, texts, and questions to discuss. Three to five pages are presented per value and twenty-five values are presented all together.

This is a perfect classroom resource, teacher resource, or curricular foundation. By Jacob Isaacs Our People, originally published inwas the first Jewish history book for the English speaking reader.

Read today, it still provides a comprehensive outline of Jewish history, and also a view of the telling of history as it evolved over the last : Jacob Isaacs. The Binding of Isaac, known in Hebrew as the Akedah, is one of the best known — and most troubling — stories in the Bible.

In it, God orders Abraham to sacrifice his son, Isaac, on Mount Moriah. Abraham agrees, but then is stopped at the last minute when God sends an angel who tells him to sacrifice a.

The Torah is not a religion The ancient Sages of the Torah proclaimed that the Torah of Israel is the guide to perfecting man. It is not a “religion” in the conventional sense, from a ritual or legal perspective.

The Torah educates and completes the human aspect of man, it encompasses every aspect of life, worldview and it’s founding.

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