Year Book of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, Volume 29

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Central Conference of American Rabbis, 1919 - Jews
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Page 351 - Sea. He will be the same in the future as He was in the past; He will be the same in the world to come as He is in this world; as it is written (Deut. XXXII, 39), "See now that I, even I, am He, and there is no god with Me".
Page 340 - I hate, I despise your feasts, and I will take no delight in your solemn assemblies. Yea, though ye offer me burnt-offerings and meal-offerings, I will not accept them. . . . Let justice well up as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream". 80 Micah defined religion as "doing justly, loving mercy, and walking humbly before God.
Page 346 - that hate you, and pray for them who despitefully use you and persecute you; that ye may be children of your Father, who is in heaven; for He maketh His sun to rise on the evil and on the good; and sendeth rain on the just and the unjust". 124 The policy of "Go and sin no more'',
Page 336 - neighbor; if ye oppress not the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place . . .. then will I cause you to dwell in this place, in the land that I gave to your fathers, for ever and ever."**
Page 346 - prove unsusceptible to mercy when conditions really require it. Saul, for instance, showed mercy to the treacherous Amalekites (I Sam. XV), but acted most barbarously towards Nob, the city of priests, where he smote with the edge of the sword both men and women, children and sucklings (I Sam. XXII, 19).
Page 349 - True justice, according to the Zohar, is but an amalgam of justice and mercy. 135 The prophet recommends both in the same breath : "Execute true judgment, and show mercy and compassion every man to his brother". 13 " Likewise the Psalmist sings : "Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Thy throne, mercy and truth go before Thee".
Page 338 - word of the Lord from Jerusalem. And He shall judge between the nations, and shall decide for many peoples; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning-books ; nation shall not lift up sword against
Page 344 - As the Lord liveth, the man that hath done this deserveth to die; and he shall restore the lamb fourfold, because he did this thing, and because he had no pity.
Page 150 - No people can be bound to acknowledge and adore the invisible hand which conducts the affairs of men more than the people of the United States".
Page 339 - Abraham was favored by God, because he was "to command his children and his household after him that they may keep the way of the Lord, to do righteousness and justice". 78 When the prophets undertook the task of defining religion, they always defined it in terms of justice. In their judgment "no virtue was so truly great and Godlike as justice". "Hate

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