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Author Taus, Esther R., 1914-

Title Torah for today / Esther R. Taus ; foreword by Zev Garber.

Published Lanham, Md. ; Plymouth : University Press of America, 2008.

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 UniM Bail  296.09 TAUS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 197 pages ; 23 cm
Notes Includes index.
Contents 1 September 1 -- Selichot, The Beginning of the High Holidays 1 -- Days of Awe and the Phillistines 3 -- High Holy Days and the Endangered Specie, The Russian Jew 8 -- Natural Evil, Moral Evil and Satan 14 -- 2 October 20 -- Archeology Defines Abraham the Hebrew 20 -- Christopher Columbus, A Marrano 24 -- Noah and the Flood 29 -- Charging Interest 32 -- Sukkot 34 -- 3 November 39 -- Balfour Declaration and the Jewish Homeland 39 -- Veteran's Day and the War of Kings 41 -- Malachi and Morality 45 -- Jacob aka Israel 47 -- 4 December 54 -- Hanukkah, Joshua and Jericho 54 -- Hanukkah and the Hellenists 58 -- Amos and Pearl Harbor Day 61 -- Righteous Politicians and the Pre-Millennial Theology 65 -- 5 Egypt Joseph Knew 70 -- Egypt Joseph Knew - Slavery and Adultery 70 -- Egypt Joseph Knew - Prisons and Dreams 75 -- Egypt that Joseph Knew - Education, Science, Medicine and Surgery 79 -- Egypt that Joseph Knew - Religion and the Priest 82 -- 6 January 87 -- Martin Luther King, Jr., Moses and Slavery 87 -- Fail Fejzic, Lincoln and Washington 90 -- Jewish Calendar 95 -- Jews in Egypt, Babylon, and South Africa 98 -- 7 February 102 -- Obediah and Palestine's Partition - Ancient and Modern Edomites 102 -- Shabbat Zachor 106 -- Dr. Elders, Tamar and Onanism 108 -- Seethe a Kid in its Mother's Milk 111 -- 8 March 115 -- Ta'anit Esther, Fasting 115 -- Elijah versus Baal 117 -- Taxation 120 -- Rite of the Red Heifer 123 -- 9 April 126 -- Song of Songs and Passover 126 -- Jonathan and David 130 -- Moral Behavior of Leaders 132 -- Elisha's Yahweh and Rabbi Kushner's God 135 -- 10 May 140 -- Fifth Commandment and Mother's Day 140 -- Lag Ba'Omer 142 -- Reconciliation Between the Vatican and Israel 145 -- Blasphemy 149 -- 11 June 154 -- Priestly Blessing and Peace 154 -- Shavuot 156 -- Homosexuality 160 -- Looking Back on the Millennium, Penance, Prayer and Fasting 164 -- 12 July 168 -- Rite of Women to Inherit 168 -- Tisha B'Av, The Day of Mourning 170 -- Character of a Leader 171 -- 13 August 173 -- Marriage with an Enemy Woman Captive 173 -- Book Reviews of: "Ghetto of Venice" by Ricardo Calliman 174 -- 14 Lingering Thoughts 186 -- Unabomber and the Decalogue 186 -- Thomas Henry Huxley 193.
Subject Bible. Pentateuch -- Miscellanea.
Judaism -- Customs and practices.
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