Gedaliah


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Gedaliah

(gĕdəlī`ə), in the Bible. 1 Son of Jeremiah's protector Ahikam and guardian under Nebuchadnezzar of the Jews who were exempt from the Captivity. He was treacherously murdered, and the day of his death in the seventh month is still observed as a Jewish fast. 2 Musician. 3 Ancestor of Zephaniah. 4 Opponent of Jeremiah. 5 One who had a foreign wife.
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Sportz Schmooze is the brainchild of Jerusalem-based media company O2T (On Second Thought), founded by Gedaliah Gurfein and Cathy Lawrence, two seasoned veterans in the entertainment industry.
Gedaliah, Ahikam's son, was chosen by the Babylonians to serve as governor of Judah after the fall of Jerusalem (II Kgs.
Gedaliah is spelled incorrectly on four occasions, and proof reading left in this line: "like the Hebrew slaves when they escaped into the dessert" (36).
Gedaliah Afterman, China expert with the Jewish People Policy Institute, an Israeli think-tank, saw in Chen's visit a sign of "the growing Chinese interest in the relationship with Israel because of the instability in the surrounding Arab states".
1601), RESPONSA MAHARSHAKH 4:31 (a second generation converso who informed the Venetian Inquisition about the mohel who circumcised him, thereby causing him indirect harm, ought to compensate the mohel for his losses as part of the converso's need for atonement); RABBI MEIR BEN GEDALIAH (1558-1616), RESPONSA MAHARAM OF LUBLIN 43-44 (prescribing methods of atonement for those who occasioned another's death); SHULHAN ARUKH, Yoreh Deah 336:1 (exile for physician who killed a patient by mistake).
In 1962, an adventurous New York Breslover named Gedaliah Fleer slipped illegally into Uman, hoping to find the grave.
1]662 in the days of the fasts of Purim, and of Tammuz, and Tish'a be-Av, and [of] Gedaliah, and of Tevet .
According to the biblical text, Gedaliah, not the Babylonians, distributed vacated land to those who remained with him in Mizpah (Jer.
Studies dealing with this question, such as Gershon Greenberg's illuminating essay on the leader of the American Mizrachi movement, Gedaliah Bublick, may focus on the inner dilemma between American and Jewish self-identities that besets many American Jews.
The present volume carries the investigation up to the governorship of Gedaliah and the aftermath of his assassination.
Correspondence to: Shalom Hartman Institute, 12 Gedaliah Alon Street, 93228 Jerusalem, Israel.
As further evidence that Nebuchadnezer was not a racist, we may note that he left a remnant of Judah's population behind and appointed Gedaliah, son of Ahikam, son of Shaphan, to rule over them (Jeremiah 40:12).