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flagship of the Levitt process – had two bedrooms, a living room, a kitchen, and a bathroom situated behind the kitchen to minimize the need for plumbing. The houses were largely uniform, with differences in the paintwork, the shape of the roof, and the layout of the windows. With the

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living things is a concession of God's grace and not a privilege of man's whim. [295] BIBLICAL DIET LAWS 111 Kashrut~ then, is the Torah's prerequisite for the ethical life. Only through a daily regimen of disciplines which remind man that life is sacred can man aspire to a way of life fully

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that extends south from 14th Street to Fulton Street and east from Broadway to the East River. The number of Jews living there reached a peak of 542,000 in 1910; a considerable number worked in the garment industry. 1. The Lower East Side Since the

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, for a man who is affected by an irregular, abnormal discharge ( zav ), biblical law stipulates a cleansing in “living water” ( mayim ḥayim ) (Lev 15:13). This commandment was at least partially material to the institutionalization of the immersion bath in rabbinical law, as rabbinical

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they came to formulate a unique value category which can be termed price-less value, or, even more paradoxically, valueless value. Subjective and Objective Value The Talmudic treatment of the dichotomy relating to value is bound up with the investigation of "human life value", as concep­ tualized

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. Above all, however, modern town planning ignored the communal living traditions the immigrants had brought with them from the mellah of Morocco ( Marrakesh ), a way of life they had preserved in the formerly Arab district of Wadi Salib despite great poverty. While one of the aims of

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 upper bourgeoisie and at the imperial court. In addition several important persons who had converted to Catholicism were living in the city, among them Joseph von Sonnenfels, a prominent adviser to Maria Theresa as well as her son Joseph II and a great advocate of the Enlightenment in Austria, or the Wetzlar von

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have been enslaved by a group of itinerant beggars seeking to exploit their infirmities. Fishke – the name indicates his lowly and vulnerable position in Jewish society (“just a little fish”) – tells in a naive manner a story of love and courage, putting his life on the line in an unsuccessful attempt

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to the United States in the hope of freedom and better living conditions. Between  1800 and 1860, the number of inhabitants of Philadelphia rose from 41 ,000 to 670 ,000, and the number of Jews from 200 to 8, 000. On the other hand, the foundation of the FHBS occurred as a reaction to a new wave of

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vision of a peaceful, harmonious future, “a new way of living […] a way of forgiving” [2. 201], which became famous beyond the musical: on the night after the murder of Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968 , the African-American group The Supremes sang the song on the Ed Sullivan Show [3. 105]. In

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