Quotes from the torah about peace

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quotes from the torah about peace

Torah Quotes (46 quotes)

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15 inspiring quotes on PEACE

The tradition commands that people actively pursue peace. And to whom do I give it? To the nation which loves peace!

The Ideal of Peace in Judaism

Login Password Subscribe for free. God Love All Beings. K eep ye My statutes, and do them: I am the Lord who sanctify you. W hen thou reapest thy harvest in thy field, and hast forgot a sheaf in the field, thou shalt not go back to fetch it; it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow. When thou beatest thine olive-tree, thou shalt not go over the boughs again; it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow.

The Hebrew word for peace, shalom , denotes a sense of completion, perfection— shlemut. Thus, in Judaism , peace is not only the opposite of war, it is an ideal state of affairs. In this sense, peace—perfection—is something that will not be totally achieved until the messianic era. The fact that true peace is an eschatological dream, however, does not mean that it is not a Jewish value in the here-and-now. In the Talmud , peace is one of the most esteemed values.

National Pacifism

Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "torah" Showing of The Torah is a way ofd life to learn and live, and when studied, a spiritual way to understand life as well as providing instructions on getting closer to Adonai God. When we treat others kindly, fairly, and lovingly, both in our home, social, and business lives, we are living Torah. The "truth" is the Torah is many things simultaneously. It is secular scholarship, Rebbe; it is not the scholarship of tradition.

Imagine you were given the task of selecting from all Jewish holy books a number of passages that summarize the essence of Judaism. The Lubavitcher Rebbe , Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson , a man of extraordinary wisdom and vision, in fact the greatest Jewish leader of our generation, did just that. The Rebbe selected 12 Torah Passages — or 12 Pesukim , from the entire range of Jewish literature and suggested that every child learn these pesukim by heart. Every single Jewish boy or girl inherits the Torah for his or her self. Imagine how happy a person would be if he just received news that he had inherited 10 million dollars! So too should we be happy on realizing that we have the Torah which is worth far more than money.

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