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Example sentences from the Web for Torah
When I decided to write this book, I quickly realized I wanted to go and look in the Torah and see if I can find a commentary that responds to what I’m already thinking about with the science.
Ultimately, and this is something I learned from the Torah, how you describe the past is not ideologically neutral.
He gave his soul for the sake of the people of Israel, The Torah, and the Land.
All of their songs, they say, are inspired by Torah and Hasidic philosophy, even the ones that sound a bit salacious.The Sisterhood of Bulletproof Stockings: It’s Ladies’ Night for Hasidic Rockers|Emily Shire|September 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He added, “This is the whole of the Torah, and the rest is commentary; go learn it.”Why I’m Against Hamas, Against What Israel Is Doing, and For Judaism|Sally Kohn|July 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Someone who is truly [studying Torah] day and night should continue to learn.
Every week, on the Sabbath, Jews around the world read a portion of the Torah.Despite Hebron's Importance, Israel Will Have to Give It Up|Samuel Lebens|October 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Reason alone cannot decide this question; it needs the guidance of the Torah, which is divine.
But the philosophers are Greeks, descended from Japheth, who did not inherit either wisdom or Torah.
According to the Torah God created the world just as it is, with its animals and plants already formed.
He developed his views, he tells us, because he believes that they are in agreement with the words of the Torah.
But it is unlikely that any such prophet will come, for the Torah says that there never was or will be any prophet like Moses.
British Dictionary definitions for Torah
- the Pentateuch
- the scroll on which this is written, used in synagogue services
Word Origin for Torah
Cultural definitions for Torah
The law on which Judaism is founded (torah is Hebrew for “law”). This law is contained in the first five books of the Bible (see also Bible) (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy). Torah can also refer to the entire body of Jewish law and wisdom, including what is contained in oral tradition.