Orthodox Judaism

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The links provided here are for the purpose of having online material where you can learn what each faith has to say about itself.  While these links are not about "religious anthropology" itself, having a knowledge of what each faith believes can be an important tool in many studies of the anthropology of religion.  

In the review annotations, I will let the site speak for itself as much as possible.

 

Chabad-Lubavitch __ This is the official homepage for this movement that promotes Torah scholarship and provides daily lectures and insights for featured Torah excerpts. - illustrated - From chabad.org - http://www.chabad.org/ 

Introduction to Judaism - Orthodox Judaism __ Overview, beliefs and history. "Orthodox Judaism believes that both the Written and Oral Torah are of divine origin, containing the exact words of G-d without any human creativity or influence." - From About.com - http://judaism.about.com/library/3_intro/level1/bl_denom_ortho.htm

 

Orthodox Judaism __ "Orthodox Judaism is the direct successor of early Rabbinic or Talmudical Judaism (See Talmudical Judaism), holding that the "Oral Torah" particularly as it is contained in the Bavli (or Babylonian Talmud) has divine authority equal to that of the "Written Torah" in the Hebrew Bible." You will find an excellent overview. - From St. Martins College - http://philtar.ucsm.ac.uk/encyclopedia/judaism/orth.html

Orthodox Judaism Table of Contents __ Several click-to-read articles about Orthodox Judaism - From jewishvirtuallibrary.org - http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Judaism/ortho.html
 
Orthodox Union __ This is an umbrella organization of Orthodox congregations in North America with holiday and Torah information. You will also find a list of affiliated synagogues. - illustrated - From Orthodox Union - http://www.ou.org/

What Orthodox Jews Believe __ Central tenets of Orthodox Judaism. - From beliefnet.com - http://www.beliefnet.com/story/80/story_8053_1.html
 

 

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