Chesed


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Chesed

(kē`sĕd), in the Bible, nephew of Abraham.
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The other nine Sephiroth depict archetypal notions such as Wisdom (Chokmah), Understanding (Binah), Mercy (Chesed), Power (Geburah), Beauty (Tiphareth), Victory (Netzach), Glory (Hod), Foundation (Yesod), and Kingdom (Malkuth).
Info, Chesed v'Emet Funeral Home, Rudy Lerner, Funeral Director, 847-577-0856, www.chesedvemet.com.
In 1850, when Congregation Anshi Chesed ("righteous men") dedicated its new Norfolk Street synagogue building, which had an unconventional stained-glass window depicting the Ten Commandments in the round, rather than in the typical two tablets, the depiction divided the New York congregation almost to the point of dueling.
In Judaism, for example, we come across ger (stranger, resident alien), chesed (mercy), hachnasat orchim (bringing in of our guests), or kabed (honor); in Islam, we find sharaf (honor), karamah (dignity/saving face), karim (generosity), ihtiram (respect), al-diyafah (law of hospitality, based on the principle of mutuality), halil ibrahim sofrasi (the table of Abraham: a bountiful table), and adab (ethical code of behavior, which, for example, stipulates that feeding the hungry is not sufficient if they are not treated honorably) (see Reaves 2016; Kearney and Taylor 2011).
Similarly, although women of the Reform congregation, Ahawath Chesed, had actively tended departed peers since 1850, leaders of their burial group, Noshim zidkonioth (Society of Righteous Ladies), began complaining of neglected sick visits or funeral work by the early twentieth century.
In the story, Ruth's kindness, her chesed, awakes corresponding compassion in those around her.
(37) The "Hebrew School & Baths" at 100 Canon Street, also contained "lavatory baths" from 1900 to 1903.38 The school was part of synagogue Gemilath Chesed Kehila (organized in 1882).
The same outpouring of support occurred after nearly 200 headstones were found toppled over in Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery near St.
The discovery comes nearly a week after over 150 headstones were discovered overturned and damaged at the Chesed Shel Emeth Jewish cemetery in St.
to renovate the main entrance and lobbies within Congregation Ansche Chesed, a 90-year-old synagogue at West End Avenue and West 100th Street, in the Riverside-West End Historic District.

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