Competing Deities Often Demand
12- Hellenic-Greek (& Nipponese Samurai) philosophers & rulers promoted _____________________________ among the ranks of the military.
13- Palladas: Marriage gives a man only 2 happy days, the day he takes his bride to _____________________________ & the day he lays her in her _____________________________. 14- Propertius: I wish that all my enemies would fall in love with _________________ & that all my friends would fall in love with __________________.
15- Suetonius: Julius Ceasar was every woman’s ________________ & every man’s ___________________.
16- Genghis Khan: greatest happiness is to ________________ your enemies & to rape their ________________ & ____________________.
17- The Talmud: To save 1 life is tantamount to saving the whole _____________________________.
18- Jewish kings had to copy & carry a copy of the Torah to remind themselves that there is a ________________________ of kings.
19- The 3 Qualifications for Membership in the Yisraelite Sanhedrin: a- ____________________________________________________________________________________________ b- ____________________________________________________________________________________________ c- ____________________________________________________________________________________________
20- The 11th Commandment of Judaism: Thou shalt go to ____________________________.
21- Rambam/Maimonides: _____________________ or _____________________ any Jewish city that doesn’t have schools for children.
22- Jewish men are obligated to mate with their wives; to do otherwise is a ground for ____________________.
23- Denis Prager: The Jewish-inspired boundaries/limitations on sexual activity (that is, monogamous heterosexual marriage) made the development/advancement of ______________________________ civilization possible.
24- Leviticus-Vaykhra 19:16b: Do not stand by your neighbor’s __________________. In other words, don’t stand still & allow someone else to ______________________. In more words, you must actively do _____________________.
25- Leviticus-Vaykhra 19:18: The Greatest Commandment: Love your ________________ as you _____________ yourself.
26- Thomas Huxley: The Bible is the Magna Carta of the _____________________ & ________________________.
27- The single, greatest Jewish contribution to the world: Ethical _____________________________.
28- This consists of 1 __________________ & 1 Standard of __________________________ for everyone, instead of Polytheism in which different, competing deities often demand contradictory things from the same believer.
29- God’s expectation for the Chosen People: the responsibility to _____________________ the world (tikkun olam). 30- God calls the Chosen People to be: a ______________________ to the nations (Yeshayahu-Isaiah 42:6b; 49:6b).