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The Jewish People

- Grace Moulsdale Susan Phillips REL_303_OL2 9/26/2015 Judaism Essay The Jewish people have endured much and thrived through it all. They are an ancient people with an ancient religion. The History of the Jewish people is also a history of the beginnings of civilization. Their beginnings are traced from Abraham, his son, Isaac, his grandson, Jacob, and the 12 tribes which came from Jacob’s offspring. They have been victimized repeatedly during the course of history, the most well-known of which were the Egyptian captivity, the Babylonian exile, and the Holocaust....   [tags: Judaism, Halakha, Conservative Judaism, Jews]

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How The Holocaust Took away the Rights of Jewish People

- ... He targeted Jews, homosexuals, gypsies, Jehovah’s witnesses, the weak and disabled. Hitler described Jews: as tall, blond, and blue-eyed. On November 9, 1938, thirty thousand Jews were sent to concentration camps. Hitler forced the Jews to live in ghettos. Warsaw had the largest ghetto with a population of 445,000 in March 1941. From the big camps, about 1,000 people were sent to concentration camps per day. On April 13, 1943 the remaining Jews at Warsaw ghetto fought for 28 days when Nazis tried to liquidate the ghettos....   [tags: Nazi Germany, WWII, Jewish genocide]

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The History and Hardships of the Jewish People

- Since the beginning of the Judaism, the Jewish people have been subject to hardships and discrimination. They have not been allowed to have a stabile place of worship and have also faced persecution and atrocities that most of us can not even imagine. Three events that have had a big impact on the Jewish faith were the building and destruction of the First Great Temple, the Second Great Temple and the events of the Holocaust. In this paper, I will discuss these three events and also explain and give examples as to why I feel that the Jewish people have always been discriminated against and not allowed the freedom of worship....   [tags: Religious History ]

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The Rebellion Of The Jewish People Of Jerusalem

- The books 1 and 2 Maccabees focus on the rebellion of the Jewish people of Jerusalem against the hellenization of their city. While the events of both books are ultimately defined by the Jewish faith as demonstrated by the works’ protagonists, the two books utilize different aspects of that faith; 1 Maccabees is written in a mostly historical manner, showing chronologically how the actions of Jewish individuals contributed to the revolt against the hellenization of Jerusalem, but 2 Maccabees takes the focus away from Jewish people and places it with the Jewish God, declaring that it was his intervention which allowed the Jews to overcome the ungodly act of hellenization in their city....   [tags: Judaism, Jews, Israel, God]

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The Immigration of Jewish people in USSR

- ITRODUCTION The Immigration of Jewish people in USSR under Mikhail Gorbachev administration is generally considered as a response to huge demand of Jews who desperately wanted to leave Soviet Union, and a state policy towards ethnic minority issues. Historically speaking, anti Semitism was rooted for centuries in Russia. Jews had been prosecuting since Czarist Russia, and most recently the prosecution reached peak under Stalin administration. People would think that it was the long existing hostile atmosphere towards Jewish people that primarily led their migration out of USSR....   [tags: Politics, Mikhail Gorbachev]

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Holocaust: Destruction of the Jewish People

- The purpose of this paper is to discuss the Jewish Holocaust; The Nazi regime and its collaborators planned the total destruction of the Jewish people. However, during the Holocaust Jews were not the only targets of discrimination. While allied and axis soldiers fought in battlefields, the Nazis waged a war against unarmed people. They killed Russian prisoners of war, communists, Jehovah’s witnesses, gypsies, homosexuals, Serbs, cripples, the mentally Ill, beggars and they killed Jews, an estimated six million Jews....   [tags: world war II, holocaust]

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The Discrimination and Persecution of Jewish Immigrants

- The history of the Jewish people is one fraught with discrimination and persecution. No atrocity the Nazis did to the Jews in the Holocaust was original. In England in 1189, a bloody massacre of the Jews occurred for seemingly no reason. Later, the Fourth Lateran Council under Pope Innocent III required Jews to wear a badge so that all would know their race, and then had them put into walled, locked ghettos, where the Jewish community primarily remained until the middle of the eighteenth century....   [tags: history, nazis, jewish people]

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Jewish People and The Holocaust

- ... many poeple went into hiding in hopes of not being found by Hitler or his allies. if they were they were put into transit, death, or concentration camps. Once in the camps, most never made it out. They were either put in gas chambers, died of a disease, or starved to death. Even though only undesirables were put in the camps, this affected people verywhere. many people lost friends, neighbor, co-workers, or family. World War II cam and the United States was not ready. The axis powers were the countries that allies and were going to rule teh world....   [tags: german government, hitler, nazi]

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The German Attitudes Towards Jewish People, And Vice Versa

- 1.) In reference to the German attitudes towards Jewish people, and vice versa, the perceptions appear to go from one extreme to the other. That is to say, the contemporary Germans seem to be overcompensating their redemption towards the Jewish population; due to the Nazi regime’s persecution of them during World War II. In addition to this issue, they are also frustrating other Jewish populations. To illustrate the problem with overplaying everything tied to Judaism, it is good to take a look at The Hype over the Star of David article, written by Meike Wöhlert....   [tags: World War II, Germany, Jews, World War I]

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Oskar Schindler and the Jewish People He Saved

- It’s September 1939 in Nazi-occupied Poland. Hitler and his followers look stronger than ever following their recent invasions. The horrifying, discriminative ideas of Hitler have now spread like wildfire throughout the center of Europe, leaving anyone who is of the Jewish faith in fear. Unprotected and petrified, the Jewish people have been left for dead until one single decides to stand up. This man’s name is Oskar Schindler and he is responsible for saving a thousand Jewish people from death in Poland during World War 2....   [tags: Nazi-occupied Poland, hitler]

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The Holocaust : A Terrible And Tragic Time For Jewish People

- Maus Final Exam The Holocaust was a terrible and tragic time for Jewish people. They were constantly treated bad, harassed, and killed. The Nazi’s maintained many concentration camps, the most infamous of which being Auschwitz, where Vladek Spiegelman was sent to during the war. In the graphic novel, Maus, Art Spiegelman tells the tale of his father, Vladek, and his life during the Holocaust. In order to improve his chances of staying alive, Vladek got involved in helping the guards with certain tasks and jobs....   [tags: Maus, Art Spiegelman, Nazi Germany, RAW]

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Rights and Responsibilities of the Jewish People during the Holocaust

- ... Minute by minute Jews were being singled out for special treatment. When he went to goerlitz he had to clean poop and urine from the toilets with his bare hands. The Germans would always pick the Jews to do all the dangerous and dirtiest jobs They could find. Every day their lives were threatened as they were constantly getting beaten. They were always hungry and most of the people there didn’t survive. He had very few friends as he went through different prisoner of war camps; but most the people he knew either died or left and he never saw them again....   [tags: Nazis, World War II]

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Jesus Won't Come Until The Jewish People Are Saved

- Jesus won't come until the Jewish people are saved. Jesus won't come until the Jewish people are saved. Why the salvation of the Jewish people is your greatest priority in prayer. Maybe you live in a town or city far removed from Israel, and maybe you don't even know any Jewish people. Perhaps you go to church every Sunday, and even give support to the annual missions drive, but praying daily for the salvation of the Jewish people- well- that is surely something someone is doing somewhere. Right....   [tags: Religion Christian]

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The Tribulations That The Jewish People Faced During The Past And Present I Reflect On Their Indomitable Courage

- When analyzing the tribulations that the Jewish people faced in the past and present I reflect on their indomitable courage. The fact that Jews still hold on to their faith and values served as a powerful message to both Jews and non Jews, One of the things that I value a great deal about the Jewish people is how they highly value education. For instance, my mother’s boyfriend’s father worked three jobs in order for his son to pursued an education at Columbia and Princeton. At times, I wondered how far Black youths and society at large would be if education is placed at the forefront....   [tags: Antisemitism, Judaism, Jews, Halakha]

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The Collapse of the Ottoman Empire

- Following the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, The Arab-Israeli conflict began in earnest. As the years went on and the conflict escalated it gradually shifted from a large scale Arab–Israeli issue to the more personal Israeli–Palestinian conflict. The issue that divided both parties is primarily a territorial concern based on secular belief. Zionists belief that God had made a covenant with the Jewish people to return them to the Land of Canaan or the Biblical Promise land (Christian Zionists share sympathize with the Jews, based on common backgrounds)....   [tags: History, The Zionists, Jewish People]

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Jesus and the Second Temple Judaism Worldview

- Jesus and the Second Temple Judaism Worldview There are many different aspects of Second Temple Judaism that create its worldview. Some aspects range from daily rituals to the holy people who teach God’s word. With knowledge of why these things were important during the Second Temple period, one will better be able to grasp the teachings of Jesus and the reasons behind what he did. There are three important aspects to consider about STP. First is the common religion of the Jewish people. Second is the worldview associated with this religion....   [tags: new testament, jewish people]

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The Core Ethical Teachings of Judaism

- ... The 613 Mitzvot provides the widest administration of Jewish ethical principles, which are regarded as the basis of Jewish ethics. The Ten Commandments are a summary of the 613 Mitzvot. The first five commandments discuss the relationship between God and Jewish people, whereas the next five commandments refer to the relationship between individuals and their community. The Oral Torah contains Rabbinic study and discussion on how the principles of the Torah can be applied to the economic, technological, scientific and sociological changes in time....   [tags: torah, god, jewish people]

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The Holocaust and The Final Solution Plan

- ... Being able to spread his racist ideals with ease. His hatred was directed for the most part, towards the Jews. He blames the Jews for the loss of World War 1. Hitler inspired the German people by, promising that after suffering that humiliating defeat in their previous World War, that the German pride and, supremacy would once again be restored, and the Aryan race would be the dominate race. But, drawing close to the end of the second World War, Hitler knew his time was growing short, so he had a plan, he called this plan....   [tags: hitler, jewish people, survivors]

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Adolf Hitler and the Holocaust

- ... In 1940, the Tripartite Pact was made between the three axis powers saying that if needed, they would provided military cover, and support for one another. Originally the fighting was centered in Europe because the Axis powers were only fighting Britian, Russia, and France until it was invaded by Germany. The United States entered the was the day after Pearl harbor. Peral Harbor was when Japan bomed the Paciffic Fleet military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to prove that they were serious about their roll in the Tripartite Pact....   [tags: final solution, jewish people]

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How Did the Role of the Jewish People Change During the Second Industrial Revolution?

- The Jews in Europe were treated very poorly until a reform began in the late eighteenth century. The Jews lived in ghettos where they were not even considered citizens. The Jewish Enlightenment questioned this treatment. Emancipation is defined as, "the legal process, which began in Europe with the French Revolution, or granting to the jews equal civic rights in the countries in which they reside." The Jewish emancipation occurred during the Second Industrial Revolution due to the rise of nation-state and mercantilism (Calgary)....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Reasons Why the Holocaust Should be Studied

- There are many reasons why we study the holocaust. One of the reasons is that history repeats itself. We study history so that we can learn from our mistakes and make sure that they never happen again. Also, we can recognize similar patterns in world politics and step in when neccessary. We can prevent so many disasters just by studying the holocaust. The German people had just come out of World War II, and were in the middle of a great depression. Many people were very poor. They were looking for someone to fix their economic situation and make their country powerful and secure again....   [tags: final solution, jewish people, nazi]

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The Sabbath and Man is not Alone by Abraham Heschel

- Abraham Heschel is a prominent Jewish scholar who was an active contributor in the Civil Rights movement and wrote a several books like The Sabbath and Man is not Alone, which examine the relationship humanity has with God and the relationship that the Jewish people have with God. Throughout Heschel’s The Sabbath, he explains the Sabbath tradition of the Jewish people, and in Man is not Alone he aims to guide readers through divine revelation, but how do these two pieces of Jewish literature compare to one another and more importantly, how can they coincide with one another....   [tags: civil rights movement, jewish people]

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Why is It Important to Learn about the Holocaust?

- ... About three million Jews were gassed in extermination camps. There were also mobile killing squads. They would shoot all Jewish men, women, and children, no matter what age. More than a million Jews were killed this way. When the Nazi's first took over they setup concentration camps. These camps made anyone who had to stay here miserable. They were pure torture. They were used to force labor and for mass murder. They helped the German's monitor the Jewish population. In June of 1941 the German's invaded the Soviet Union....   [tags: world war II, jewish people]

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Lastig Effects of the Holocaust

- The Holocaust not only affected the areas where it took place, it affected the entire world. Even though Jewish people were the main victims in the Holocaust, it also left lasting effects on other groups of people. Both, the Nazi and Jewish decedents, still feel the aftermath of one of the most horrific counts of genocide that the world has ever encountered. The cries of the victims in concentration camps still ring around the globe today, and they are not easily ignored. Although the Holocaust took place during World War Two, the effects that it had on the world are still prominent today....   [tags: concentration camps,nazis,jewish people]

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Allied Response to The Holocaust

- Actions Speak Louder than Words: Allied Response to the Holocaust The extermination of Jewish people during World War II was a horrific and merciless event that was effectively stopped by the Allies. Once the Allies became aware of the Holocaust, they immediately took action to end it. There have been countless suggestions of what the Allies could have done to prevent the Holocaust, however those would not have been as effective as the solution the Allies had put in place. Despite arguments that the Allies did not make a strong attempt to saving the Jews, by putting all their resources into the complete defeat of Nazi Germany, they were essentially doing all they could....   [tags: extermination, jewish people, horrific events]

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The Origins of Ethnocentrism

- In everyday day life people are shocked at the way others are treated, but tend to not say anything. It is difficult to imagine what someone thinks about you because of the color of your hair, eyes, skin or even the way you communicate. “The origins of ethnocentrism were based on the findings of William G. Sumner, observing the tendency for people to differentiate between the in-group and others. He described it as often leading to pride, vanity, beliefs of one's own group's superiority, and contempt of outsiders” (Sumner)....   [tags: jewish people, soviet union, power]

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Denmark and the Holocaust

- The Country of Denmark did something no one could replicate during the holocaust. What they accomplished is something that many nations failed. They managed to save all of their Jewish people during the Nazi campaign. Their story is a bright light in the darkness that was the holocaust. Where many other nations failed, they succeeded. The Country of Denmark managed to save their Jewish people in a way that other nations should have followed in the holocaust. In order to learn about how Denmark managed to save their people, we must first understand the culture behind Jewish-Danish culture and life before the holocaust....   [tags: nazi, jewish people, danish culture]

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Japanese Internment Camps

- ... For example, initially the Jewish community had a curfew for when they had to be inside, and many were laid off from jobs. As the War progressed, the concentration camps revealed a more devastating reality. They had to remove their clothes and put on meager work clothing. They slept in tight quarters. They had no rights and were treated like animals. In America, the order came more immediately following the bombing of Pearl Harbor. On February 19, 1942, after Pearl Harbor when the U.S. got involved in World War II, the U.S....   [tags: jewish people, potencial spies, war]

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Adolf Hitler and The Holocaust

- ... They had to wear the Star of David to be identified and they could not marry, own a bussiness, go to stores, be out passed eight o'clock, or ride in cars. Even if you were not Jewish and your last name sounded Jewish, you were therefore considered Jewish. It was against the law to hid Jews or for Jews to go into hiding. You were known to be a criminal if you did. There were many more undersirables, but they did not have to follow those laws. There was also Roma (Gypsies), Polish and other Slavakians, Political Dissidents abd Dessenting Clergy, the mentally and physically impared, Jehovahs Witnessess, homosexuals, and African-Germans....   [tags: elimination process, jewish people, nazi]

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Judaism

- Shema Yisrael Adonai Eloheinu Adonai Echad. Hear, O Israel, the Lord is our God, the Lord is One. This is the Shema, perhaps the most important prayer in Judaism, in which God tells the Jewish people to take Him into their hearts. It is important to know this, as this idea of Israelites and Israel as a holy place to Judaism becomes religious justification for Jewish settlement in Palestine. How something like a "simple" prayer become so complicated. How does a religion become a nation, a race. What is justified in the name of religion – is it war, terror, colonization....   [tags: Religion, Jewish People, Palestine]

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The Racial Formation Of Jewish Immigrants

- The racial formation of Jewish immigrants can be evaluated from the inside and out. The first Jews elevated themselves as the people chosen by God. From inside the Jewish community, their race was shaped by faith and their pattern of exile and exodus. Outside influences-- often the cause of the exile and exodus-- have, historically, placed blame on Jews for a variety of issues. In the 19th century, Jews in Russia faced intense oppression. Propaganda from the Tsarist governemnt led to Jews being scapegoats for Russia’s numerous socioeconomic and political problems (262)....   [tags: Black people, White people, African American]

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Ethnic Rejection Of Jewish Immigrants

- In addition to this form of ethnic rejection of Jewish immigrants, local Palestinians and the Arab League used violence and paramilitary resistance to the massive influx of Jewish immigrants coming into Palestine. These military conflicts—created by Aliyah—were the foundation of rejection that Jewish immigrants endured while living in Palestine. Locally, the resistance to Jewish immigration was often hostile, which set the parameters for international intervention to help mediate land disputes and the legal rights of Jewish immigrants living in Palestine....   [tags: Israel, Jordan, Jews, Palestinian people]

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The Legacy Of Jewish Americans

- Often overlooked in the account of the history of America is that of Jewish Americans. Driving them to the so-called “Garden of Eden” that was the United States was oppression faced in their homelands, particularly Russia and Eastern Europe. The majority of Jewish people worked in the crafts industry as tailors, cobblers, and barbers-- a line of work leaving them susceptible to impoverishment due its erratic nature. Unfortunately, the agonies of life for Jews in Russia stretched far beyond poverty....   [tags: African American, Black people, United States]

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Jewish Resistance to the Holocaust

- Examining any issue pertaining to the Holocaust is accompanied with complexity and the possibility of controversy. This is especially true in dealing with the topic of Jewish resistance to the Holocaust. Historians are often divided on this complex issue, debating issues such as how “resistance” is defined and, in accordance with that definition, how much resistance occurred. According to Michael Marrus, “the very term Jewish resistance suggests a point of view.” Many factors, both internal such as differences in opinion on when or what resistance was appropriate, as well as external, such as the lack of arms with which to revolt, contributed to making resistance, particularly armed resista...   [tags: nazi, jewish resistance]

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The Fall And The Rise Of The Jewish South

- In Eli Evan’s The Provincials and Stuart Rockoff’s piece “The Fall and the Rise of the Jewish South” the reader looks at the changing life and times for people of Jewish ancestry in the American south. Since the 1950’s, the Jewish south has experienced rife anti-semitism, a demographic shift as small town populations significantly decreased while large cities grew, and social change due to the civil rights movement. The small town south experienced an exodus of its Jewish population following World War II....   [tags: Jews, Judaism, Antisemitism, Jewish history]

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Jewish Children during the Holocaust

- ... They were being taken in by strangers and had no idea what was going to happen to their other family. The stress of not knowing if their parents or siblings were even alive was something that they thought about constantly and they always had the agonizing fear that they would get caught and killed. (Hidden Children of the Holocaust). Not only was separation hard for the children, but they were often times killed first. Before the war, there was approximately 1.6 million Jewish children living in the area and by the end of the war at least one million of them were dead (Hidden Children of the Holocaust)....   [tags: Jewish genocide, World War II]

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Factors that Contributed to the Decline of Spanish-Jewish Culture

- A combination of factors contributed to the decline of Spanish-Jewish culture. Many of the sophisticated peoples of the Jewish community had already begun to doubt there Judaistic faith simply by adopting intellectually philosophical beliefs that had discredited their religion. As it was said in this article, “Those who read a few columns in a book of Greek philosophy will soon tear to shreds the scroll of the Torah.” (Alami, pg. 117) Although ancient philosophy was a contributor to the decline of Judaism, it was not as common as others which had appealed to the general masses....   [tags: Jewish expulsion]

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Black, White And Jewish By Rebecca Walker

- Today many people believe we live in a post-race society and the concept of colorblindness stems from this notion. Colorblindness refers to this idea that race doesn’t matter; that we shouldn’t see it or distinguish it and we are all equal. This ideology of colorblindness is harmful to individuals, their experiences and society as a whole. The concept of colorblindness denies people the power to define themselves while also classifying important aspect of their identity irrelevant or non-existent; race being one them....   [tags: Race, White people, Race, Black people]

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The Non-Jewish Individual

- The Non-Jewish Individual Jewish history is a study of a people in exile. Since the destruction of the Temple of Jerusalem, the experience of the Jewish individual in relation to non-Jewish society has often been that of an outsider looking in. In addition, the distinct Jewish culture, religion, and philosophy identifiably marked the Jews as a separate people. Although this demarcation exposed the Jews to many negative ideological trends, Isaac Deutscher’s “The Non-Jewish Jew” argues that this marginalization enabled the great thinkers of the 19th and 20th centuries to revolutionize the European continent....   [tags: Jewish History, Kafka]

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The Treatment Of The Jewish Population Throughout History

- The point has been made in this course that the treatment of the Jewish population throughout history has had little to do with Jewish customs and traditions, and more to do with events happening in the Christian world. Jewish people moved (or were forcibly moved) back and forth across the board in British, and ultimately, European history as pawns for other players ' schemes. It is possible that there were individual Jews living in England during Roman and Anglo-Saxon rule, but no records survive detailing their experiences....   [tags: Jews, Judaism, Jewish population, Antisemitism]

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The Influence Of Greek Ideas On Jewish Culture

- During the Hellenistic Period, the Jewish people were introduced to ideas from Greek culture, and the degree to which Greek ideas should influence Jewish culture was debated for centuries to come. In the subsequent Hasmonean period, disputes over the adoption of Hellenism, along with corrupt leadership, caused the creation of clearly divided Jewish sects that each held claim of exclusive truth. Although all sects remained under the umbrella of Judaism, they took contrary stances on unclear issues in the Torah and represented different socioeconomic standings....   [tags: Judaism, Pharisees, Ancient Jewish Roman history]

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Tragedy in Jewish History

- Tragedy in Jewish History The Jews are a people with a multitude of dilemmas. From the Israelite tribes to the prosperous modern day Israel , bigotry towards the Jews has been greatly evident. The Jewish race has acted as Escape Goat for many crisis throughout history including the black plague which swept across Europe in the 14th century. The establishment of Israel was a great incident was something the Jewish people were striving to obtain for generations. This, however, led to four major conflicts between Israel and the Arab countries....   [tags: Jewish History]

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Social And Justice Issues Involving The Jewish Community

- According to Shir Tikvah’s website “Shir Tikvah is a Kehillah kedosha (holy community) joyfully revealing the intersections of Talmud Torah (lifelong Torah study), t 'filah (prayer), tzedakah (justice), and hachnasat orchim (radical hospitality)” Shir Tikvah meaning “Song of Hope” is a Reform Jewish Temple located on Minnehaha Parkway in Minneapolis. The congregation was established in 1988 when Stacy Offner, first woman Rabbi in MN, resigned from Mount Zion Temple after a disagreement over her homosexuality (Weber, 2014)....   [tags: Judaism, Torah, Shabbat, Jewish services]

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The, The Jewish Day Of Rest That Started Friday Night

- Inferring from the title of this paper you might have surmised my paper is regarding an enthralling and wonderful trip to a Synagogue. I attended a Shabbat service at, Tree of Life Congregation this past Friday night. Shabbat is the Jewish day of rest that started Friday night and concludes on Saturday and is a the equivalent to the Christians Sundays. I was introduced to a wonderful man named Rabbi Eric Mollo as well a kind woman named Rabbi Carolan Glatstein. Our book informs me that a rabbi is a teacher of the law and successors of Pharisees who eventually gained authority over Judaism (235)....   [tags: Judaism, Torah, Shabbat, Jewish services]

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Analysis Of Caryl Churchill 's ' Seven Jewish Children '

- Caryl Churchill’s play, Seven Jewish Children: A Play for Gaza ,is a short, six-page response that revolves around the Israeli military strike on Gaza in 2008 and 2009. The play features no clear characters and is constructed primarily of seven spoken blocks of texts that can be performed in a plethora of ways. Each of the seven parts address or focus on a female Jewish child, spoken by a person or people protective and caring of the child. Although the play and its playwright have been labeled anti-semitic for the controversial topic and the seemingly one-sided viewpoint sympathizing with Gaza, the play’s lasting appeal lies with its emotional, instinctive, and immutable overall ramificatio...   [tags: Performance, Theatre, Seven Jewish Children]

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The Jewish Partisans of The Holocaust

- Resistance during the Holocaust, both Jewish and non-Jewish, is a daunting task to cover. Information abounds in relation to this which leads to the problem of putting all of it into one paper. Due to this, I will only cover the specifically Jewish Partisan fighters. The movements are divided into two groups of Eastern and Western Fighters. Partisans fought in almost every European country including but not limited to Belgium, Poland, Russia, France, Italy, Greece, and Lithuania. “A partisan is a member of an organized body of fighters who attack or harass an enemy, especially within occupied territory; a guerrilla.” The Jewish partisans were mostly teenagers, both male and female, of whic...   [tags: Nazi, Jewish]

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Jewish Colonialism And The Colonization Of The United States

- Settler colonialism is different from colonialism. Colonialism is to control or conquer another country for natural resources, labors, and military powers; however, settler colonialism is to conquer, but also it is to banish all indigenous people and settle into the country. And, settlers insist that they are the indigenous people. The United States of America is the settler colonialism country. The stereotypes about race, class, or gender were created because of the formation of settler colonialism in the past....   [tags: Race, United States, Black people, White people]

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For Some People the Holocaust Never Ends

- For some people the Holocaust never ends. As a survivor once said, “For me the Holocaust has not ended.” Even after such a long period of time, there are many long term effects on them. This major genocide affects how these people live today. Now even the second generation, children of survivors, are being affected. The holocaust still affects people today, even though it happened 80 years ago. There are many long term psychological effects on holocaust survivors still. Scientists have discovered that there are 4 main after effects that impact the average survivor: avoidance of the past, Flashbacks or nightmares, hard time sleeping, and emotional numbing (Katz)....   [tags: survivor of the Jewish genocide]

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Jewish Culture and Jewish Americans

- Jewish Culture Paper “When I was a little girl my family moved to Tallahassee, Florida. We were the only Jewish family in the neighborhood. So as most kids do when they move to a new neighborhood, they tend to try and make new friends. I remember going over to one of my new friend’s house and her mother felt my scalp for horns” Julianne Jacques MCC-Penn Valley Counselor. Jewish Americans learn from a young age about the importance of knowing their history. Knowing the history is for the sake of the future of their past....   [tags: freedom, yiddish, judaism]

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Got to go Home: Jewish Sovereignty in Antiquity

- “Miserable men indeed were they, whose distress forced them to slay their own wives and children with their own hands, as the lightest of those evils that were before them.” (qtd Josephus, 393) Two thousand years ago an ancient historian named Josephus wrote those words about the zealots in Masada. After the Romans destroyed Jerusalem in 70 A.D. the rebels who made it out alive fled to Masada, where three years later they were attacked. Every man had to kill his family and then commit suicide in order to not get enslaved by the Romans....   [tags: Jewish History]

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Beth El Synagogue And The Jewish Congregation

- Beth El Congregation is a Jewish congregation located in Central Phoenix. They are affiliated with the Conservative Judaism movement. According to leader of the congregation, Rabbi Lavinsky, this locates their convictions and interpretation of the Torah somewhere in the middle between the orthodox and liberal groups. He stated this is reflected in the motto of the movement: “Tradition and Change.” I visited Beth El Synagogue for a Saturday morning Shabbat service. The set up of inside the sanctuary was similar to a Catholic church....   [tags: Torah, Judaism, Christianity, Jewish services]

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The And The Jewish Holocaust

- By nature, humans do not want to kill other humans. It is against our way of life and our biology to actively kill another human being. If this is true, then why did the Jewish Holocaust have to happen. If every cell in our body tells us not to kill, why does genocide even happen. The only answer is to make then not human. It is much easier to view people as wide animals if you want an excuse to do something against nature. We take away all of the qualities that humans grow attached, everything that could cloud the emotions against killing....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler, The Holocaust]

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“Answering Jewish Objections to Jesus: Theological Objections”

- In his second volume on Jewish apologetics, Michael Brown answers twenty eight Jewish theological objections. Brown summarizes this book in his preface: Theological objections, treated at length in the current volume, cut to the heart of the differences between traditional Judaism and the Messianic Jewish/Christian faith. They revolved around the nature of God (the Trinity, the deity of Jesus, the person of the Holy Spirit), the nature of man and the need for salvation, and sin and the means of atonement....   [tags: Religion, Jewish Apologetics]

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Palestinian Arabs and the Formation of the Jewish State

- During World War II, millions of Jews fled from Germany to escape the brutality of Adolf Hitler. A Zionist movement established that all Jewish refugees were to flee to Palestine, a concept founded by The Jewish State, by Dr. Theodore Herzl, in order to unite all Jews in one holy state. The British were convinced in 1917 by Chaim Weizmann that all Jews needed their own territory in Palestine, and in the early 1920s, the British were given a mandate over Palestine by the League of Nations. Palestinians felt threatened by the rise in Jewish presence in their state, causing widespread fighting in order to expel Jews from the Arabians’ sacred Palestinian land....   [tags: zionism, Jewish migration during & after WWII]

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The Jewish Faith

- From the time of Jesus Christ’s death until the late modern period, the hate and discrimination of Jews stemmed from their supposed role in Christ’s death, the nature of the “separateness” of the Jewish faith, and their unwillingness to convert to Christianity. These reasons are of a distinct religious nature, rooted in Jewish law and religious customs. The Jewish faith was an example of opposition to the surging popularity of the Catholic Church, and this very clearly placed the Jewish people on the outer perimeters of European society....   [tags: Antisemitism, Judaism, Jews, Ashkenazi Jews]

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The Jewish Community

- Race. Gender. Culture. In society, people are different, but we always consider ourselves equal, free, and importance for humankind. Diversity, is a valuable connection to express our values, beliefs, and opinions. Every second or minute, humanity brings diversity to a new different level of communication, as each individual made an important contribution to improve social, economy, and politics of the nation. The Jewish community may have some terrible memories during WWII and have some problems in the 21st century, but being a Jew is a part of an extraordinary experience with many beliefs and values....   [tags: Judaism, Religion, God, Jews]

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Jewish Religion And The Jewish Culture Of Judah And Israel

- Jews are people of Semitic origin tracing their habitats in Israel. They are said to have descended from the Israelite society of Judah and Israel. The historical and Biblical beings such as Abraham, Joseph, Sarah, Mary, Jacob, Rebecca, Rachael and Leah among others are said to form the Jewish ancestry. Religion and culture are among the aspects that have been used in the definition of a Jew. In general, in the current situation, a Jew can be defined by three main groups of concern. These include, those people who have found their birth place as being the Jewish land and family without concern that they follow the Jewish traditions or not, those that do not have any connection to the Jewish...   [tags: Judaism, Israel, Jews, Hebrew language]

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Jewish Families During The Anti Jewish Decree Task

- Jewish Families During the Anti-Jewish decree task, I took on the role of a Nazi soldier who was invading the houses of a well-known Jewish neighbourhood. Along with Jack, we both kicked down and screamed at everyone to ‘get on the ground’ to create an immediately tense environment to grasp the attention of those watching us. The others in our group reacted in a frightened way and got on the floor while shaking due to the shock and while knowing the inevitable was going to happen. We grabbed the family and pushed them into the back of the van we were driving, before leaving the scene I kicked the Father off his chair and pointed a gun at his head....   [tags: Judaism, Nazi Germany, Jews, The Holocaust]

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Jewish Art Heirs Demand The Return Of Masterpiece Stolen By Nazis

- Jews lost a disturbing amount during Hitler’s time of power, with the most important being six million friends and family members, but they also lost everything they owned. They lost furniture, money, gold, and ever so valuable art. There have been plenty of organizations that attempt to get the art back to the Jewish community, but there is still more to be done. The Jewish art was stolen by the Nazis to be sold, or put in Hitler’s private collection; international government support along with integrity from museums, buyers, and sellers will bring justice to the situation and return the art to the original owners or their families Background Most people know who Adolf Hitler was, but not m...   [tags: jewish community, holocaust, adolf hitler]

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Traditions and Customs of The Jewish Culture

- There are many different cultures that surround us everyday; each one with its own unique customs and lifestyles. The Jewish culture contains some of the oldest traditions and customs that date back thousands of years. This culture has survived everything from exile to almost being diminished during the Holocaust. The Jewish culture has a unique culture, that has much to share with the world around them. Unlike some cultures, the Jewish are very open to others. Their general attitude is that they are above no one....   [tags: Family Hierarchy, Sabbath Day]

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The Jewish Holocaust And The Nazi Party

- Beginning January 30, 1933, when Adolph Hitler came into power as the chancellor of Germany, the nation began to see the first signs of the most destructive ethnic cleansings of European history. Hitler, as well as the Nazi party, held the belief that those of the Jewish population had diluted the pure German economy and culture. Through a series of political actions and explicit propaganda, Hitler and the Nazi party created an onslaught of anti-Semitic racism with the claim that the Aryan race, or Germans, was supreme in all aspects....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Germany, Adolf Hitler, World War II]

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A Solution to the Jewish problem

- Introduction: Jews have a long history in a world which is being considered one of the ancient holy religions in the world. However, Jews became one of most people who suffer from discrimination and hate among other religious. Many Jews lose their identity and cultural because of the lock of the Jewish nationalism. On the other hand, Palestine is an consider to be very valuable in a religious aspect to Arabs Muslims. The Jew is believed that by creating a state for Jews could solve their problem and unite them under one nationalism and identity that the main ideology of Zionism movement and to establish a new state to Jewish....   [tags: Palestine, Zionism]

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The Victimization of The Jewish Culture

- Throughout history, hate crime has been evident through past, significant events. Events such as the genocide in Rwanda, ethnic conflicts in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the targeting of Native Americans in early colonial periods, and the lynchings of African Americans are mass-based hate crimes. Today, hate crime has become more prevalent with approximately 1,002 documented hate groups in the United States (Southern Poverty Law Center, 2011). More cases involving the violence of intolerance and bigotry appear, such as the murder of James Byrd because of his race and the killing of Matthew Wayne Sheppard because of his sexual orientation....   [tags: Human Rights]

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The Jewish Community and The Notion of Extermination

- No one can forget the time when there was the systematic and widespread extermination of the Jewish population. It was on January 30, 1933, when the terror of the Holocaust began because Adolf Hitler became chancellor of Germany. The Nazi Party had taken advantage of the political unrest that existed after World War I when Germany was defeated, and the Versailles Treaty (1919)—treaty between Germany and the Allied Powers (Britain, United States, Italy, France, and Japan)—established the reduction of prewar territory and armed forces of Germany, requested Germany to take full responsibility of war, and to provide legal tender for the allied armies to repair (“Jewish Virtual Library”)....   [tags: facism, holocaust, propaganda, nazi]

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Dietary Laws of the Jewish Religion

- In the Jewish religion dietary laws are one of the most important parts of keeping the faith. These laws are thought to be sent from God to keep the Jewish people pure. Over the year it has became easier for Jews to eat kosher but many people have chosen to assimilate with passing time. A tradition that started around 3500 years ago that has kept its importance. Around 1275 B.C.E many of the Jewish prophets started to talk about kashrut otherwise known as keeping kosher. They talked about how God wanted them to eat only certain foods so that their souls would stay clean....   [tags: Dietary Laws, Purity, Kosher]

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The Victimization of The Jewish Culture

- Throughout history, hate crime has been evident through past, significant events. Events such as the genocide in Rwanda, ethnic conflicts in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the targeting of Native Americans in early colonial periods, and the lynchings of African Americans are mass-based hate crimes. Today, hate crime has become more prevalent with approximately 1,002 documented hate groups in the United States (Southern Poverty Law Center, 2011). More cases involving the violence of intolerance and bigotry appear, such as the murder of James Byrd because of his race and the killing of Matthew Wayne Sheppard because of his sexual orientation....   [tags: Human Rights]

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Jewish And Buddhist Culture And Religion

-   “Because there are so many different mental dispositions, one religion simply cannot serve, cannot satisfy all people.” – Rodger Kamenetz (The Jew in the Lotus) There are many connections between Jewish and Buddhist religious culture, and many of these connections can be analyzed through Jewish and Buddhist popular culture. These similarities have led to a phenomenon in which people who were born into Jewish families convert later in life to Buddhism or continue to practice both Buddhism and Judaism....   [tags: Buddhism, Judaism, Gautama Buddha]

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The Threat of the Jewish Race

- Over the span of the Holocaust over 6 million Jewish people were senselessly tortured and killed. The man in charge of this horrible act is no stranger to history, Adolf Hitler. There is only one logical explanation in my opinion for the way Hitler acted. Paranoia. You can clearly see that as soon as he felt that he was being threatened by someone or some group, he just took them out, like the Jews, the Gypsies, the swing kids, and many more. Hitler was scared or paranoid of having his power taken from him so he did what he thought was the best decision that he could do to protect what little power he did have at the time, which was genocide....   [tags: holocaust, adolf hitler, genocide]

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The Evolution of Jewish Belief in the Afterlife

- Introduction For the past three years, I have taught Scripture to our ninth grade religious education classes. Reading the Old Testament, there appeared to be a belief in an afterlife, but what those beliefs are was not clear to me at all. They used terms like “the world to come” and “going to be with our fathers”. There are several passages where people appear to be taken up without dying, like Elijah and Enoch, but it doesn't say where they went. In __________________, it talks about people going to the netherworld....   [tags: Religion ]

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The Death Of The Young Jewish Woman

- If I were a young Jewish woman that is hiding the “underground” railroad and was being insulted by a German the virtuous thing to do would be to keep quiet and continue without speaking anything to the German. As Aristotle says, “The person must be aware of what they are doing.” That being said the young Jewish women must be aware of what she is doing if she continues to be quiet about the underground. If she continues to stay quiet, she is not only saving her life, but saving many other Jewish people trying to escape death....   [tags: Virtue, Ethics, Courage, Jews]

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Jewish History in Sydney, Australia

- Jews have been through many experiences in their history, some of which were tragic and others jubilant. Today, the Jewish people are facing the period of exile (Galut). Did you ever wonder how there are Jews almost everywhere in the world. Don’t you ever wonder how they arrived there or why they arrived. In this essay, you will explore the Jewish life of a particular place, in the modern era. This essay will focus on one particular place which is Australia. More specifically, this essay will focus on Sydney, Australia....   [tags: social issues, exile, australia]

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The Jewish And Of The Middle Ages

- In the Middle Ages, the Christian community 's hatred towards the Jews still remained as the Spanish inquisition had approached. The Jewish community was expelled from Spain because the church authorities had figured out that the Marranos, who were converted Jews, still practiced Judaism in secrecy. This is what the Christians took extreme offence to, and believed that the Jews were deliberately going against the church. The purpose of the inquisition was for the Catholic authorities to root out, suppress, and punish the Jewish heretics....   [tags: Judaism, Jews, Israel, Spanish Inquisition]

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Prayer At The Jewish Community Center

- On November 13, 2015 Friday evening I had the pleasure of visiting the Jewish Community Center, which is part of the Judaism faith and is located at 1529, 16th Street, NW, Washington DC, 20036. Personally, I am part of the Muslim faith as well is my entire family. Throughout my childhood and teenage years my faith was strongly emphasized in my household. My mother would take my siblings and I to Quran teachings every day after school to learn more about our faith and learn the holy text. I try to practice the Islamic faith to the best of my ability....   [tags: Judaism, Torah, Israel, Halakha]

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The Holocaust And The Impact On The Jewish Community

- The social change that I chose to write about is the Holocaust and the impact that it had on the Jewish community. The word “Holocaust” comes from two Greek words “Holos”, meaning whole, and “Kaustos”, meaning burned. Whole burned (REF 3). During World War II, Adolf Hitler became the leader of the Nazi Party and the Chancellor of Germany in 1933. He grew up in Vienna where the mayor had strong Anti Semitic views which made an impact on him causing him to developed a hatred for the Jewish people at a young age (REF 5)....   [tags: World War II, Nazi Germany, The Holocaust, Germany]

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Advocate For The Jewish State

- The place where I feel at home, where it is so dangerous that it is safe, Israel. Growing up attending a Jewish day school, I was engrained with Jewish values, but was missing the advocacy aspects. As I started attending Jewish high school, I learned more and more about why this state is so significant. I understood the history behind the state, but not thoroughly why I personally needed to advocate for it. In addition, it was this year that I understood how vital it was that we advocate for the Jewish state....   [tags: Judaism, Israel, Jews, Zionism]

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The History of the Jewish Community

- Clashes have existed throughout the history of the Jewish people, they are concentrated in modern times around the State of Israel. These do not always involve external parties, such as the Arab-Israeli or Palestinian-Israeli conflicts do, but rather happen from inward forces. To fully understand these intramural disputes, the precursor events and history need to be researched. The exile of the Jews in 70CE by the Roman Empire began a chain of developments of the Jewish community which involved waves of migration....   [tags: Migration, Intramural Disputes]

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The Final Solution to the Jewish Question

- It all started almost 80 years ago and the history of it will never be forgotten. The Holocaust was the mass murder of approximately six million Jews that took place during World War II. There were nine million Jews who lived in Europe before the Holocaust, that means approximately two-thirds of them were killed. There were over one million Jewish children that were killed in the Holocaust, and there were almost two million Jewish women and three million Jewish men were also killed in the Holocaust....   [tags: Holocaust, WWII, World history]

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The Jewish State Of Israel

- From 1880 to 1920 anti-Jewish movements were still active and causing Jews to emigrate from countries such as Russia and Poland to the United States, Latin America, and Canada. A thriving Jewish community still resided in Europe until Adolf Hitler initiated the holocaust at the end of the 1930’s (Molloy 319). Adolf Hitler’s hatred towards the Jews was based on racism and on fear that the Jewish people had a conspiracy against the German government. This racism and paranoia led to the neglect and then persecution of millions of Jews....   [tags: Judaism, Halakha, Israel, Jews]

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The Holocaust : A Survivor Of The Jewish Community

- The holocaust was a time the Jewish community faced a very troubling era. In the book "Night", a man named Elie Wiesel, was the author and a survivor of this tragic incident. He explained throughout the book about his life as a child going through the holocaust. Although he survived that terrible time, he lost the ones closest to him such as his family. The Nazis took away the humanity of the inmates in the concentration camps, how the inmates maintain their humanity, and how the inmates used religion as a metaphor for humanity....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Judaism, Nazism, Adolf Hitler]

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A Kabbalah And Jewish Mysticism Reader

- The book, A Kabbalah and Jewish Mysticism Reader, by Daniel Horwitz and Theological and Apologetical Dimensions of Muslim Evangelism by Samuel Schlorff leads the reader through a biblical history on how the foundation of Jesus as a spiritual leader is viewed differently among Muslims, Jews and Christians. Both readings acknowledge a monotheistic belief and incorporate Abraham’s teachings to explain Muslim evangelism and messianic thought. The political structure during Jesus’s time, set a precedence on how people were to seek God, however when Jesus started preaching and pronounced himself as equal to God political leaders saw it not only as blasphemy but opposition to their power....   [tags: Islam, God, Jesus, Judaism]

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