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    An American Jew

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    An American Jew In this large city of ours situated on big spinning ball, inside a vast galaxy, and even larger universe. We sometimes tend to leap out into the unkown embracing and fearing life on other planets, when we can not embrace life or learn not to fear life on our own planet. We as a society have formed our own barriers when those placed upon us have been removed. We rarely see mixed neighborhoods outside of large cities. Even in our own borough we can see this; for example Borough Park

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    The Role of Jews in American Politics

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    progressively become more acquainted with the American life style they tend to become more involved in the daily interest of their new country. Specifically, Jews have been in the United States for centuries, but for a long time anti-Semitism and discrimination have made it very difficult for them to participate in politics. Jews have become a more active part of American politics due to Senator Lieberman’s candidacy for Vice President. However, Jew’s role in American politics has progressed over the years

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    Funeral Customs of African Americans and American Jews ¡§The chaos of death disturbs the peace of the living. This unsettling fact of life has proven to be a rich source of inspiration for human efforts to find order in disorder, meaning in suffering, eternity in finitude. Religion, culture, social structures, the vitality of these rudimentary elements of communal life depends upon ritually putting the dead body in its place, managing the relations between the living and the dead and providing

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    Jews and African Americans

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    December 13, 2013 Jewish Studies Question 9 Jews and African Americans in the 20th Century Formed on the grounds of mutual oppression, the Black -Jewish relationship in 20th century America was an extremely complex and volatile one. Omitted by the American public from the concept of the land of opportunity, Blacks and Jews shared many similarities in their journey for freedom and acceptance. Although each focused on promoting their own self-interest, the shared values of these groups

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    Jews And Superheroes

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    The foreseeable Connection: Superheroes and Jews The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, a novel that takes place during the "Golden Age" of comics, a magical era right before television when the country was at war and needed a medium that could help them coupe with these difficult times. Who was behind the creation of many of these superheroes? Who desperately needed an alter-ego? The American Jewish male; growing up in America Jewish males faced many stereotypes, most of which were concerned

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    a blind eye in the direction of Israel’s acquirement of nuclear weapons. (Avner Cohen, Israel and the Bomb, New York: Columbia University Press, 1999); (Seymour M. Hersh, The Samson Option: Israel’s Nuclear Arsenal and American Foreign Policy, New York: Random House, 1991). American parliament and politicians provide Israel with unswerving diplomatic support. Since 1982, the United States has stood to veto 32 United Nations Security Council resolutions which had a critical approach towards Israel

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    Immigration into the USA

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    of room. The population of the Old World more than doubled in the nineteenth century, and Europe began to generate a seething pool of apparently "Surplus" people. They were displaced and footloose in their homelands before they felt the tug of the American magnet. Indeed at least as many people moved about within Europe as crossed the Atlantic. America benefited from these people churning changes but did not set then all in motion. Nor was the United States the sole beneficiary of the process : of

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    Ginsberg and Roth Choosing Their Own Judaism

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    all. In quick succession, Asians demanded recognition, Native Americans wanted to carve a place back into their country, women wanted to burn their bras. Why not the Jews in America? Allen Ginsberg used his own tradition and his mother's death to establish that identity, while Philip Roth used a fictional narrative to tell the story of a Jewish family in America. Why compare these works at all? Both are creative accounts of Jewish American culture, one through poetry and one through a fictionalized

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    sees Israeli policies (mainly the oppression of Palestinians), as illegal and unacceptable. This international consensus can be seen in several UN resolutions which condemn Israel and all these have been approved with overwhelming majorities. Only American politicians and media still ardently support defend Israeli policies. Since many years the United States has been providing Israel with essential diplo¬matic, military and financial support which includes more than, on an average, $3 billion of aid

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    power and how it portrays to New York between these significant years. It is said by Thierry Noylle that the next generation of historians looks back on the 1970s and the 1980s, they will agree that these decades represents a major turning point in American economic, social, and technological history and that New York city was at the leading edge of this transformation. Not only does New York City becomes a turning point in Urban Politics, but it arises questions. Clarence Stone stated, for cities,

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