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Essay by Gertrude Weil

"What Judaism Means to Me" Essay by Gertrude Weil, Page 1 of 5

<p>In these pages, Weil expands upon her conception of religion, which in her opinion &quot;includes the <i>whole</i> of life.&quot; As usual, she places strong emphasis on the ethical aspects of Judaism and the Jewish ideal of righteousness, but she also points to the importance of a spiritual sense of exaltation and of the feeling of &quot;kinship with all other Jews.&quot;</p>
<p>Courtesy of the North Carolina Office of Archives and History.</p>

"What Judaism Means to Me" Essay by Gertrude Weil, Page 2 of 5

<p>In these pages, Weil expands upon her conception of religion, which in her opinion &quot;includes the whole of life.&quot; As usual, she places strong emphasis on the ethical aspects of Judaism and the Jewish ideal of righteousness, but she also points to the importance of a spiritual sense of exaltation and of the feeling of &quot;kinship with all other Jews.&quot;</p>
<p>Courtesy of the North Carolina Office of Archives and History.</p>

"What Judaism Means to Me" Essay by Gertrude Weil, Page 3 of 5

<p>In these pages, Weil expands upon her conception of religion, which in her opinion "includes the whole of life." As usual, she places strong emphasis on the ethical aspects of Judaism and the Jewish ideal of righteousness, but she also points to the importance of a spiritual sense of exaltation and of the feeling of "kinship with all other Jews."</p>
<p>Courtesy of the North Carolina Office of Archives and History.</p>

"What Judaism Means to Me" Essay by Gertrude Weil, Page 4 of 5

<p>In these pages, Weil expands upon her conception of religion, which in her opinion "includes the whole of life." As usual, she places strong emphasis on the ethical aspects of Judaism and the Jewish ideal of righteousness, but she also points to the importance of a spiritual sense of exaltation and of the feeling of "kinship with all other Jews."</p>
<p>Courtesy of the North Carolina Office of Archives and History.</p>

"What Judaism Means to Me" Essay by Gertrude Weil, Page 5 of 5

<p>In these pages, Weil expands upon her conception of religion, which in her opinion "includes the whole of life." As usual, she places strong emphasis on the ethical aspects of Judaism and the Jewish ideal of righteousness, but she also points to the importance of a spiritual sense of exaltation and of the feeling of "kinship with all other Jews."</p>
<p>Courtesy of the North Carolina Office of Archives and History.</p>

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Essay by Gertrude Weil." (Viewed on December 7, 2019) <https://jwa.org/media/essay-by-gertrude-weil>.

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