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  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2012
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Witztum, Eliezer; Stein, Daniel;
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    Publisher: MDPI AG

    Judaism considers the duty of preserving life as a paramount injunction. Specific injunctions against suicide appear in the Bible, Talmud, and thereafter. Nevertheless, Jewish tradition emphasizes that one should let himself be killed rather than violate cardinal rules ...

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  • publication . Article . 2018
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Arik Moran;
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    Publisher: MDPI AG
    Project: EC | NPHH (334489)

    Indic rites of purification aim to negate the law of karma by removing the residues of malignant past actions from their patrons. This principle is exemplified in the Kahika Mela, a rarely studied religious festival of the West Himalayan highlands (Himachal Pradesh, Ind...

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  • publication . Other literature type . Article . 2019
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Albert Kohn;
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    Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
    Project: EC | BeyondtheElite (681507)

    In recent years, pre-modern beds have generated extensive scholarly interest. Their social, religious, and economic importance has been rightfully highlighted in the study of domestic piety. Yet, concern has primarily focused on beds in late medieval English homes. This...

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  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2013
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Brañas-Garza, Pablo; García-Muñoz, Teresa; Neuman, Shoshana;
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    Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute

    Pablo Brañas-Garza and Teresa García-Muñoz acknowledge financial support from MCI (SEJ2010-17049/ECON), Junta de Andalucía (P07-SEJ-02547).

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  • publication . Other literature type . Article . 2010
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Avraham Zini; Arndt Büssing; Harold D. Sgan-Cohen;
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    Publisher: Molecular Diversity Preservation International

    Background: Research has examined the connection between religiosity, spirituality (SpR) and health, and the potential of these variables to prevent, heal and cope with disease. Research indicated that participation in religious meetings or services was associated with ...

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  • publication . Article . Preprint . Other literature type . 2019
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Menachem Fisch;
    Publisher: MDPI AG

    s Travels as the first systematic attempt to claim that the normal methods of testing belief and opinion for clarity, consistence, coherence, and how they stand to the facts are powerless when applied to deep-seated normative commitments, or what Wittgenstein dubbed &ld...

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  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Abraham Ofir Shemesh;
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    Publisher: MDPI AG

    One of the improvements introduced by the Romans was the public bath-house. This article discusses the formation of Jewish prayers, which were composed during the early rabbinic period, following the dangers of the public baths. Sages from late antiquity published two p...

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  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Abraham Ofir Shemesh;
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    Publisher: MDPI AG

    s respectable image. The prohibition against growing plants within the city did not apply to rose gardens, maybe because of ecological reasons, i.e., their contribution to aesthetics and to improving bad odors in a crowded city. In the city&rsquo

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  • publication . Article . 2016
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Nurdan Sevim; Elif Eroglu Hall; Hisham Motkal Abu-Rayya;
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    Publisher: MDPI AG

    Researchers have invested much effort in the understanding of acculturation-relevant factors that influence immigrants' psychological and socio-cultural adaptation. Factors that might have an impact on immigrants' product consumption decisions have comparatively receive...

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  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Menachem Klein;
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    Publisher: MDPI AG

    Whereas the conflict over Palestine’s’ holy places and their role in forming Israeli or Palestinian national identity is well studied, this article brings to the fore an absent perspective. It shows that in the first half of the 20th century Muslims and Jews in Jerusale...

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