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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We're the story now," declares Avinoam, the stubble-cheeked, sexy black-hat-wearing "Shababnik," or, too-cool-for-school yeshiva boy, as he struts across the screen with his buddies Meyer, Dov Lazer, and Gedaliah.
The Polish-born Bublik would become a central figure in orthodox Zionism in America: see Gershon Greenberg, "Jerusalem, Vilna, Chicago: Gedaliah Bublick's Wartime Dilemma," in America and Zion: Essays and Papers in Memory of Moshe Davis, eds.
Shaffer, Gedaliah, (1982) "Mysticism and Modern Physics" in B 'Or HaTorah (vi) pp35-40.
To sum up, five of twenty rulers of Judah (Ahaziah, Athaliah, Jehoash, Amaziah, and Amon), not counting Gedaliah, were assassinated: six in all out of 21 (29%).
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).
We have been saying for years that the evidence attacking this religious practice is highly dubious, and now we have world-class doctors agreeing with us," enthused Rabbi Gedaliah Weinberger, chairman emeritus of the Aguda's board of trustees, in the press release.
Since we do not know how soon after the fall of Jerusalem Gedaliah was assassinated (we are given the month but not the year in Jer 41:1), we cannot establish a terminus a quo for the change.
Gedaliah ibn Yahya has a chapter in his Shalshelet ha-Kabbalah entitled "Discourse on the Magical Arts," where he describes an incident of possession in Ferrara in 1575 in some detail.
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".
Gedaliah Alon notes that the destruction of the Temple not only wiped out "a symbol of national pride" for the Jew, but also "rendered impossible the practice of whole areas of his religion, especially in the field of communal ritual.
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.