Chesed


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Chesed

(kē`sĕd), in the Bible, nephew of Abraham.
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Her life was one of constant giving, and even in her last days, as illness racked her frail body, she continued to organize chesed programs for needy Russian immigrants, explaining that if she could not offer help to others, her life had no meaning.
Raivon was too shy to say thank you Tuesday to the special needs kids attending Camp Chesed summer camp at Milken Jewish Community Center in West Hills, but the smile on his face told them all they needed to know.
CHICAGO, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Friends of Chicago Chesed Fund is now offering you the chance to win a 2015 Tesla Model S while supporting a worthy cause.
Such chesed (Hebrew for loving-kindness), such compassion and affection has the poet Stern for his enormous menagerie of animals, birds and little insects, that you would think he had created them himself.
You see them every day of the week including Shabbos and Yom Tov, and at all times of the day and night; dashing out of their homes, shops and shuls to do acts of chesed (good deeds).
Since September 2011, the group has run a paediatric outreach clinic named the Chesed Children's Clinic, which has been operating on alternate Sundays from a former USAID clinic site adjacent to Mzamomhle.
He is the rabbi of Congregation Bet Chesed in Bethesda, MD.
English translations here commonly translate chesed as "kindness"; Luther chose the word Gnade, the same term he used in the New Testament for Charis, grace.
Lawrence Grossman, "American Orthodoxy in the 1950s: The Lean Years," in Ray Chesed.
Nonetheless, like Amran she places him squarely in the traditions of Hebrew and Yiddish spirituality, ethics, and writing, arguing that Ginsberg uses "both a low Yiddish element and a high Hebraic element in [his most famous poem 'Howl']," and that he somehow also learned the Jewish spiritual virtue of chesed, or lovingkindness, despite being raised by a Jewish socialist father and Jewish communist mother (30, 28).
Rabbi Joshua Caruso of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple in Beachwood, Ohio, acknowledged that Jews and blacks have lost some common ground and they need to regroup.
Inside the museum, visitors can inspect the massive oak altar and ark that graced Temple Anshe Chesed in Vicksburg from 1870 to 1970 and explore the stories behind the founding and growth of Jewish communities.

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