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A religious Jew tries to bring holiness into everything they do, by doing it as an act that praises God, and honours everything God has done. Shammai was wrong and God's vision to Peter proved it. A more radical temple established in Hamburg in 1818 adopted all of Jacobson’s reforms and published its own much-abridged prayer book, which deleted almost all references to the long-awaited restoration of Zion.

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Publisher: HarperOne (August 22, 2000)

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