This is called the Oral Torah, as it was meant to remain as an "oral tradition" and passed on from parent to child throughout the generations.
Some 1700 years ago, when the harsh Roman persecutions threatened the transmission, the Oral Torah was written down to form the Talmud.
Life, the Afterlife, and the Soul The Jewish G-d: What's He Like? Preparing for Shabbos How the Children of Israel prepared for Shabbos in the Desert, and how we prepare for Shabbos today. A beautiful Midrash that speaks of the power of Judaism in the spiritual realm.
Arabs in Palestine suffered because of Jewish settlement. The Zionists could have chosen another country besides Palestine.According to Judith Plaskow, the main grievances of early Jewish feminists were women's exclusion from the all-male prayer group or minyan, women's exemption from positive time-bound mitzvot (mitzvot meaning the 613 commandments given in the Torah at Mount Sinai and the seven rabbinic commandments instituted later, for a total of 620), and women's inability to function as witnesses and to initiate divorce in Jewish religious courts.According to historian Paula Hyman, two articles published in the 1970s were trailblazers in analyzing the status of Jewish women using feminism: "The Unfreedom of Jewish Women", published in 1970 in the Jewish Spectator by its editor, Trude Weiss-Rosmarin, and an article by Rachel Adler, then an Orthodox Jew and currently a professor at the Reform seminary Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, called "The Jew Who Wasn't There: Halacha and the Jewish Woman", published in 1971 in Davka.This website contains the complete contents of the 12-volume Jewish Encyclopedia, which was originally published between 1901-1906.The Jewish Encyclopedia, which recently became part of the public domain, contains over 15,000 articles and illustrations. Erev Shabbos (Friday) Check-Off List Erev Shabbos To-Do List. Print out and attach to your refrigerator or bulletin board, and check off each item as its done. This article should be read after the above article, Why Did G-d Create the World? "G-d, I don't ask You for much." Is that a compelling prayer?