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Crossing the Jabbok

illness and death in Ashkenazi Judaism in sixteenth- through ninteenth-century Prague

by Sylvie Anne Goldberg

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Czech Republic,
  • Prague,
  • Prague.
    • Subjects:
    • Jewish mourning customs.,
    • Death -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.,
    • Judaism -- Czech Republic -- Prague -- History.,
    • Jews -- Czech Republic -- Prague -- Social life and customs.,
    • Ḥevra kaddisha -- Czech Republic -- Prague.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-292) and index.

      StatementSylvie Anne Goldberg ; translated by Carol Cosman.
      SeriesContraversions ;, 3
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBM712 .G613 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 303 p. :
      Number of Pages303
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1270834M
      ISBN 100520081498
      LC Control Number95002035

        The story of Jacob crossing the Jabbok is much more than a tale of conflict. It is a look at family history, childhood trauma and the effects on forming self-identity. By examining the context of Jacob's encounter with the stranger, we have an opportunity to examine our own history of struggle to Pages: The Jabbok was the northern boundary of the territory of Sihon the Amorite (Numbers ). It is also named as the border of Ammon (Deuteronomy ). It is now called Nahr ez-Zerqa, "river of blue," referring to the clear blue color of its water. It rises near to `Amman-Rabbath Ammon-and makes a wide circuit, flowing first to the East, then.

        In honor of our new publication, The Mussar Torah Commentary: A Spiritual Path to Living a Meaningful and Ethical Life, a new anthology edited by Rabbi Barry H. Block, the CCAR Press proudly presents an excerpt from a chapter written by Rabbi Judith Lazarus Siegal. This new book, which unites more than 50 authors who offer commentary on each of the 54 . Crossing: The Struggle for Identity, by Skip Moen, What happened at Jabbok? How is the story of Jacob's crossing really a story of family failures, emotional baggage and the possibility of a new identity? The text is much more than the origin of the word "Israel." It is a tale of parents, children, and trauma. Perhaps it is your story too.

      The story of Jacob crossing the Jabbok is much more than a tale of conflict. It is a look at family history, childhood trauma and the effects on forming self-identity. By examining the context of Jacob's encounter with the stranger. Crossing the Jabbok: illness and death in Ashkenazi Judaism in sixteenth- through nineteenth-century Prague. Reviewed by Sander L Gilman. Author information Cited by: 1.


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Crossing the Jabbok by Sylvie Anne Goldberg Download PDF EPUB FB2

There is a third crossing - Jabbok. Jabbok was a tributary of the Jordan. It was a lonely place. Our Jabbok must be faced alone. You can cross the Red Sea with a mighty host of the redeemed who leave Egypt. You can cross the Jordan with the victorious army Crossing the Jabbok book the Lord all about you.

But you will cross Jabbok alone. No counselors, no friends, no. Crossing the Jabbok presents an illuminating study of such views and practices among Ashkenazi Jews (ss) and is one of the first works to apply history of mentalités methods to a topic in Jewish cultural studies.

Crossing the Jabbok presents an illuminating study of such views and practices among Ashkenazi Jews (ss) and is one of the first works to apply history of mentalités methods to a topic in Jewish cultural studies. Focusing on Prague, then the center of Central and Western European Jewry, the author draws on a rich array of materials to Price: $ But Jacob said, ‘I will not let you go, unless you bless me.’ -The Book of Genesis Much like our own lives, this ancient story about the grandson of Abraham is wrapped in mystery.

Jacob knows he must return to his homeland to be reconciled with his brother Esau. He has just sent his family across the Jabbok, a tributary of the Jordan River. The collect and readings for today, Proper 13A, the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost may be found here.

The Old Testament reading, Genesisserves as the basis for the sermon below. The same night Jacob got up and took his two wives, Crossing the Jabbok book two maids, and his eleven children, and crossed the ford of the Jabbok.

Crossing the Jabbok presents an illuminating study of such views and practices among Ashkenazi Jews (ss) and is one of the first works to apply history of mentalités methods to a topic in Jewish cultural studies.

In the portion of the Torah read this week, we are told that Jacob prepared to encounter Esau by sending him a gift. After sending the gift on ahead: "He arose that night and took his two wives and two handmaidens and eleven children and crossed over the Jabbok river crossing." (Gen.

) As you know, the mentality of Abba [enters] the mentality of Imma, and the yesod of. Jabbok is such a book. flag 1 like Like see review. Linda Walker rated it it was amazing. From the first page this book grabbed me.

It’s such a tender tale of a young boy’s journey from youth to adult while under the guidance of an unusual mentor, Jake. The way Jake explains God and his interpretation of the Christian /5(31). Jacob arose at night, crossed the ford of the Jabbok and was left alone.

There he encountered God. Jacob wrestled for the rest of the night and when the sun began to dawn, the battle was still raging. Jacob’s “companion,” seeing he had not prevailed, injured Jacob, permanently disabling him (see Genesis ). I have recently read the last 3 Harry Bosch books one after another (18,19 & 20).

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The Crossing is particularly good as it also features Micky Haller his half brother. Connelly is so good at story s: K. The headwaters of the Jabbok begin in Amman (ancient Rabbath-ammon) and the river flows to the north before heading west to the Jordan River.

Though not explicitly stated, it seems likely that Abraham passed this way along the Jabbok River as he traveled from Haran to Shechem (later Jacob would travel on this route).

The river is first mentioned in the Book of Genesis in connection with the meeting of Jacob and Esau, and with the struggle of Jacob with the angel. It was the boundary separating the territory of Reuben and Gad from that of Ammon, [5] the latter being described as lying along the Jabbok.

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Unsure of my crossing, I stand and wait at the Jabbok In a wrestling rhyme of rapids. The waters from the river Rise around my fears and blur my eyes. Jacob Prepares to Meet Esau - Jacob also went on his way, and the angels of God met him.

When Jacob saw them, he said, “This is the camp of God!” So he named that place Mahanaim. Jacob sent messengers ahead of him to his brother Esau in the land of Seir, the country of Edom. He instructed them: “This is what you are to say to my lord Esau: ‘Your servant Jacob says, I.

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[Sylvie Anne Goldberg] -- In Crossing the Jabbok, Sylvie-Anne Goldberg presents an ambitious study of the views of sickness and death among Ashkenazi Jews from the sixteenth through the nineteenth century.

Focusing on Prague. Crossing the Jabbok is a fascinating study of Jewish communal politics and attitudes. By analyzing rituals associated with death and illness, funerary literature, the Jewish burial society, and attitudes toward resurrection, Sylvie-Anne Goldberg offers an important cultural analysis of the social structure of central European Jewry.

Question: "What is the meaning of Jacob wrestling with God?" Answer: To best answer this question, it helps to know, among other things, that deep-seated family hostilities characterized Jacob’s life. He was a determined man; some would consider him to be ruthless.

He was a con artist, a liar, and a manipulator. The Crossing is an American science fiction thriller series that aired on series debuted on April 2,and aired its final episode on June 9, On MaABC released the pilot episode on their website.

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