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Is It Good for the Jews?

The Crisis of America"s Israel Lobby

by Stephen Schwartz

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Published by Doubleday .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7440962M
ISBN 10038551025X
ISBN 109780385510257

  The War of the Jews/Book I. The king being thereto disposed beforehand, complied with them, and came upon the Jews with a great army, and took their city by force, and slew a great multitude of those that favored Ptolemy, and sent out his soldiers to plunder them without mercy. the good temper of his brother not allowing him to suspect.   Is Trump good for the Jews? It is action, not character, that is the most important. I am reading a new book titled Rescue Board about the War Refugee Board and how it .

odern American Jews generally believe that until the period after World War II American Jewry was afraid to exert political power. ''Jacob H. Schiff: A Study in American Jewish Leadership,'' by Naomi W. Cohen, the author of ''Jews in Christian America,'' is a .   Kirsch's title is a play on the Quran's name for Christians and Jews, "people of the book," but as he deftly demonstrates, even Orthodox Judaism relies on multiple texts.

For at least fifteen years, any keen observer of European society has been aware that antisemitism is no longer a matter of racial theory, nationalism, or exclusion of the 'other.' While in the past antisemites saw Jews as all too modern 'rootless cosmopolitans' (to use Stalin's expression), today's European antisemitism construes them as obsolete precisely because . The Crucified Christ Betrayed: The Novus Ordo Good Friday Prayer for the Jews. The Roman Catholic Church, in her loving kindness and care, having been entrusted by the Son of God with the mission to preach the Gospel and convert all men to the true Faith (see Mk ), greatly desires the salvation of all people.


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[Good’s] portrait is vivid; his questions compelling. His answers only deepen the mystery of goodness and its meaning in our age.”―Michael Berenbaum, Director, the Sigi Ziering Institute: Exploring the Ethical and Religious Implications of the Holocaust, Los Angeles This book is a personal quest, personal journey, and a personal by: 1.

A word of warning to the reader; this book is not a cohesive story that one reads from the front cover to the back.

It consists of an encyclopedia-style collection of entries of those elements that the author has rated as being good or bad for Jews/5(3). "The Jews, Story of a People", is not exactly a history, even though it tries to cover all major Jewish historical events.

Fast's "Story of a People" reads more like the story of HIS people, a fascinating, at times emotional story of his people who are bookish, nonviolent, and resilient against all odds.4/5. Richard Cohen’s book is part reportage, part memoir—an intimate journey through the history of Europe’s Jews, culminating in the establishment of Israel.

A veteran, syndicated columnist for The Washington Post, Cohen began this journey as a skeptic, wondering in a national column whether the creation of a Jewish State was “a mistake.”Released on: J The Good Friday prayer for the Jews is an annual prayer in the Christian, particularly Roman Catholic, is one of several petitions, known in the Catholic Church as the Solemn Intercessions and in the Episcopal Church (United States) as the Solemn Collects, that are made in the Good Friday service for various classes and stations of peoples: for the Church; for the.

Judaism (originally from Hebrew יהודה, Yehudah, "Judah"; via Latin and Greek) is an ethnic religion comprising the collective religious, cultural and legal tradition and civilization of the Jewish people. Judaism is considered by religious Jews to be the expression of the covenant that God established with the Children of Israel.

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In the following pages, you’ll traverse a time continuum spanning more than 4, years as you learn about the history of the Jewish people. “The Jews took the ash of Auschwitz and molded a nation from it,” Cohen writes. A postwar survey of displaced Jews, he notes, found only 13 out of 18, who wished to remain in Europe.

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Again, the "Book of Life" concept appears in tablets from the neo-Assyrian period, and there seems to be a hint of the same idea in an ancient Sumerian poem. Because of these writings, some modern Jewish "scholars" believe that the Sefer Hayyim (Book of Life) was adopted into Jewish tradition as a result of the Babylonian influence.

Is Levant good for the Jews. “In a word: no,” said Karen Mock, a human rights consultant and president of JSpace, a left-leaning Israel advocacy group. Not only does he “dilute” the charge of anti-Semitism by using it “recklessly,” he “tarnishes Israel by associating his reprehensible views with support for Israel,” said Mock.

The bad Jews were, in his mind, the irreligious—the cosmopolitan. But there were also those, beginning in the Enlightenment, for whom the good Jews.

Judaism (jōō´dəĬz´əm, jōō´dē–), the religious beliefs and practices and the way of life of the term itself was first used by Hellenized Jews to describe their religious practice, but it is of predominantly modern usage; it is not used in the Bible or in Rabbinic literature and only rarely in the literature of the medieval period.

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