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    Jewish-American Culture in the United States

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    I chose to write about Jewish-Americans after my mother, who was raised Christian, chose to identify herself as Jewish. In my reading I examined Jewish culture and how it is in American society. I looked at how Jewish-American culture has become a prominent component of American society. I looked at the historical forces that have shaped Jewish-American experience in the United States. I looked at demographics of where most Jewish-Americans live. I examined how Jewish-Americans have contributed to

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    Emma Lazarus wrote her poem after the massive immigration of German Jews to America, her poem can be used to describe the Jewish Immigrants. Many German Jews arrived in New York " tired ... poor... [and] yearning to breathe free." While New York City was still a hub for German Jewish immigrants, some had also moved to Atlanta and more Western states. Several of the German Jewish families who immigrated to America will forever have their names etched into her history, through their central role as

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    The Jewish State Summary

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    In The Jewish State by Theodor Herzl, Herzl talks about the need for a Jewish State. The need for a Jewish State can be traced back to ancient times. Here Herzl says, “The idea which I have developed in this pamphlet is an ancient one” (Herzl, pg.242). There are issues even today that can be traced back to ancient times. A current example is the control of the holy land. Both Jewish people and Arab people have a historic connection to the holy land and want to control all of the holy land. According

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    United States Foreign Policy Toward Jewish Refugees During 1933-1939 In reviewing the events which gave rise to the U.S.'s foreign policy toward Jewish refugees, we must identify the relevant factors upon which such decisions were made. Factors including the U.S. government's policy mechanisms, it's bureaucracy and public opinion, coupled with the narrow domestic political mindedness of President Roosevelt, lead us to ask; Why was the American government apathetic to the point of culpability

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    Theodor Herzl's The Jewish State In 1896 a Jewish man by the name of Theodor Herzl published a book called the “The Jewish State”. This book became highly regarded by the Jews. The historical events that surround this book have greatly contributed to the publication

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    Theodore Herzl and the Creation of the Jewish State Theodor Herzl was certainly not the first Jew to dream of Zion, but he nevertheless put the wheels in motion (Zionism 1). Zionism is the name given to the political and ideological creation of a Jewish national state. The rise of the Zionist movement in the late 19th century culminated in the creation of this state in Palestine in 1948. Herzl was born of well to do middle-class parents. He first studied in a scientific secondary school, but

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    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

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    Even though By dedicating their lives to the torah hasidic Jews preserve Judaism and practise the highest calling in life studying the torah. By integrating them into our secular society(conscription)we face losing who we are., Yes israel should mandate that hasidic jews must serve in the military. because By not participating in israel in society hasidic Jews cost israel over 1.5 billion dollars a year in welfare. With hasidic Jews set to be make up 25% of the population and one in three school

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    Herzl viewed religion in very similar ways. Their major works, After Auschwitz and The Jewish State described their view of a place where Jews from around the world could gather and call home. They believed this society should be fundamentally based in secular law rather than religious doctrine. It was more important for them to live freely as a culturally Jewish society, rather than living as a religiously Jewish society. I would suggest that the definition of religion would be the belief of a God

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    Arab Israeli Conflict

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    The Arab-Israeli conflict is a struggle between the Jewish state of Israel and the Arabs of the Middle East concerning the area known as Palestine. The term Palestine has been associated variously and sometimes controversially with this small region. Both the geographic area designated by and the political status of the name have changed over the course of some three millennia. The region, or a part of it, is also known as the Holy Land and is held sacred among Jews, Christians, and Muslims. In the

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