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Spice containers are used during the Havdalah ceremony, which marks the closing of the Shabbat and other holidays. The spices (in Hebrew, besamim) are stored in a dedicated container. Their smell should be sweet. Traditionally the spices include…

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Rosenzweig was raised in a secular Jewish home in Kassel, Germany. His renewed connection with Judaism as an adult led to a career in Jewish adult education that emphasized Jewish religious knowledge. In 1920, he was appointed director of the Freies…

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This article in the Vanderbilt Register, dated December 9, 1988, announced a gift from the Raymond Zimmerman Family Foundation of $500,000 to expand and enhance the Judaica Collection of the Jean and Alexander Heard Library. The gift was a tribute to…
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