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Gershom

(gûr`shəm), in the Bible. 1 Moses' first son. 2 See GershonGershon
, in the Bible, Levi's first son. An alternate form is Gershom.
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. 3 One of Ezra's companions.
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Gershom Gorenberg is an exception to the rule--more than one rule.
But in a significant new book, The Unmaking of Israel, launched recently at the Palestinian-owned Educational Bookshop in East Jerusalem among other places, Israeli historian Gershom Gorenberg argues convincingly that the Occupation is also having a destructive effect on Israel, or at least its chances of being a liberal-democratic society.
In The Unmaking of Israel, liberal American-Israeli journalist (and orthodox Jew) Gershom Gorenberg argued that Israel had in effect created an apartheid state in the West Bank, blighted by discrimination, violence, and repression--and that those values were spilling over into Israel proper.
But in a significant new book, "The Unmaking of Israel," launched recently at the Palestinian-owned Educational Bookshop in East Jerusalem among other places, Israeli historian Gershom Gorenberg argues convincingly that the occupation is also having a destructive effect on Israel, or at least its chances of being a liberal-democratic society.
Pan African International Leadership Symposium participants (L-R): Tjeripo Musutua of the Pan Afrikan Centre of Namibia, Librarian Aly Seshat Sekhmet, and Matty Mwandingi of the Pan Afrikan Centre of Namibia)at the Pan African International Leadership Symposium, August 30, 2014 at California State University at Northridge, displaying the Afro Voice (a publication of the Pan Afrikan Centre of Namiba edited by Matty Mwandingi) and The Journal of Pan African Studies (special edition Winter 2014 on Antenor Firmin edited by Gershom Williams).
This year, as in 2013, Brooklyn protests will feature moving illuminated billboards on a van projecting the voice of Hasidic Rabbi Yonassan Gershom explaining why suspending chickens by their wings is cruel and why using chickens for Kaporos violates the Torah mandate to show compassion to animals.
Cotton (whom they had given a call) 115 pounds yearly salary he would not be seen acting on it - Gershom Flagg made a prisoner by Samuel Andrews for misdemeanor near committing adultery and incest -''
In the 11th-century CE, Rabbi Gershom ben Judah promulgated an express prohibition against polygamy for Ashkenazic Jews of Europe.
The authors he treats--Franz Rosenzweig, Walter Benjamin, Gershom Scholem, and Emmanuel Levinas--reflect his lifelong passion both for these specific thinkers as well as for the larger metaphysical questions about meaning they raise with respect to modern Jewish thought as a whole.
The graduates were Kamran Ahmed, Zain Al Ansari, Aicha Al Bahri, Zeina Al Hajjar, Faris Al Hussaini, Sara Al Yush, Neha Ali, Samer Almaz, Hunter Boyett, Evagoras Christou, Jad El Hajj, Omar Elmenofy, Ameera Ghulam, Isabel Gilbert, Sandra Ibrahim, Tatiana Ibrahim, Jayasundera Ornella Piyum, Amanda Johnson, Dinesh Kannan, Juhi Kewalram, Ashhad Khan, Bhagyata Kinger, Kevin Koshy, Jamie Love, Assd Malik, Salr Malik, Jean Marc Marais, Ali Mohammed, Leen Nasr, Megan Owen, Adrian Perera, Ella Powell, Christopher Robertson, Benjamin Rodney, Ian Schenk, Saffiya Shaikh, Faris Tangastani, Thirumalachary Sumanth, Roger Trow and Gershom Vacarizas.
Nine years later, Moses is settled in Midian with a wife Zipporah (Maria Valverde) and son Gershom (Hal Hewetson).
To take a minor, but representative, example: the author writes that, according to Gershom Scholem, the internalism of Hasidism is a response to Sabbateanism.