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    The Jewish Community in Greece

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    The Jewish Community in Greece Problems with format ?The Jewish community in Greece has a very colorful and intriguing past, but it is also a history filled with undeserved discriminatory acts and hatred.? The earliest Jews came to Greece either in chains or because of persecution, and soon experienced more hardships and troubles.? And just when Greece had overcome its discrimination and its Jews began to breathe easily, the worst persecution of all befell the community.? The Jewish community

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    The Jewish Community in Italy

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    The Jewish Community in Italy Problems with format For centuries, there has been a Jewish community in parts of present-day Italy, dating back to the Roman Empire. In addition to religious differences, Jews were faced with political challenges as well. The Emperor was included in the pantheon of Roman tradition, which added a political obligation to religious, and thus Roman citizens were required to ?conciliate the gods.? For Jews, this requirement created many consequences.[1] According to

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    If you were to ask society ‘what is a community’ their answer would be “A group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common”. To me my community is something different. I did all of my community service in the jewish community. By doing that it changed my definition of what a community is. From experience in doing community service with a non-jewish community I can say to you that there is a difference. Maybe it was where I did it but I didn't feel comfortable

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    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

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    The Influence and the Role of the Jewish Community in Ancient and Contemporary Turkey Antiquity A Jewish community has existed in the land that is modern day Turkey for many centuries. In fact, many important figures of the Old Testament lived in Turkey during at least part of their lives. Abraham was born in Ur of Chaldea, according to the Old Testament, which is believed to be the Turkish city Sanhurfa (located close to the Euphrates River) (G 3). It is also believed that Abraham lived

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    The Jewish Community of Argentina Argentina is the second largest nation in Lain America and boasts the largest Jewish community in the region (200,000 of its 35 million people). From an open door policy of immigration to the harboring of Nazi war criminals, Argentina's Jews have faced period of peaceful coexistence and periods of intense anti-Semitism. Argentina's Jews have numerous Jewish community organizations. The DIAI (Delegacion de Asociaciones Israelitas Argentinas) was founded in 1939

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    Nazi Prosecution

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    thousands of Jews were victims of war crimes committed by Nazi's, whose actions subverted the code of conduct they claimed to uphold and contravened legislation outlined in the Geneva Convention. It is this legislature that has paved the way for the Jewish community and political leaders to attempt to redress the Nazi's violation, by prosecuting individuals allegedly responsible. Convicting Nazi criminals is an implicit declaration by post-World War II society that the Nazi regime's extermination of over

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    hierarchical structure. In the following paper, I will address two of the chapters of Kung’s book, “The Beginnings of the Early Church” and “The Early Catholic Church”. The points that I will focus on are: The makeup and persecution of the early church community and why it was that way, and how, according to Kung, the founders of Catholicism went against how Jesus wanted the church to be governed by establishing a hierarchy. The Christian church, according to Kung, began at Pentecost. When the Holy Spirit

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    which our Lord, Jesus Christ is truly present under the bread (his body), and the wine (his blood). It differs from Passover in that the Passover has been a well known tradition for many years to the Jewish Community, while the Sacrament of the Eucharist was taken from the basic elements of the Jewish tradition and modified into a Christian law or theory. Christians see in the Passover meal a prefigurement of Jesus’ Last Supper, his sacrifice on the cross, and the eucharist.The Sacrament of

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    Night

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    for him and his three siblings, Hilda, Bea, and Tzipora. Early on, the Jewish community of Sighet payed little heed to the stories of what had happened to foreign Jews that were expelled. By the time Germans had entered Sighet, it was too late for the people to escape their fates. At first, they were made to give up all of their valuable possessions and move into makeshift ghettos. Next came deportation of the entire community to the Auschwitz internment camp. The way that the people were piled into

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