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  • Jews

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    Jews "The enemy trapped the Jews in the city by building a wall around it. Foodstuffs could not be brought in: starvation and crowded conditions gave rise to disease, and epidemics spread among the populace. But surprisingly the Jews held on. Then the enemy massed troops outside the wall and brought out the latest in weaponry. They attacked, using fire to spread destruction. The Jews repelled the enemy a number of times. So savage was the resistance that the campaign to destroy the Jewish population

  • Jews For Jesus

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    known organization is Jews for Jesus. They are simply spreading their thoughts about their own beliefs. However, while doing this, they are slapping the Jews in the face after turning their backs on their brethren. If they are really Jewish, then why do they believe that Jesus was the messiah? This essay will show what Jews for Jesus believes in, how Jews for Judaism contradicts their opinion, and both organizations' methods of gaining members and spreading their principles. Jews for Jesus is a Christian

  • A History of the Jews

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    Paul Johnson's A History of the Jews is probably the finest popular history of the Jewish people written in the English language, since its content is so terrifically enriched. The book is maybe written 15 years ago, but the exploration of the Jewish made it an incredible document. That is also a reason why they do reprints (My edition is the first one with the white cover) Johnson's history begins with the Bible and ends with the establishment of the State of Israel. And for that matter, it has

  • Stereotyping of Jews

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    times and has lasted throughout the centuries is that of the “greedy Jew.” Over the course of history, the Jews have discovered first-hand the destructive and gruesome effects that stereotyping has on a vulnerable people. The Jews have been and will continue to be objects of stereotyping unless something is done to stop it. The stereotypical Jew of today embodies a variety of definitive qualities. When most people think of a Jew, they think of a person with olive brown skin, curly dark hair, thick

  • Stalinism and Jews

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    his previously categorical policy. Even after WWII, Stalin collaborated with the United States and supported the creation of a Jewish State in Palestine. Soviet Jews raised great hope for future friendship and cooperation with the government . Suddenly, in 1948, Stalin changed his position again, dissolving the JAC, arresting prominent Jews, and beginning the “Black Years” of refreshed repression and anti-Semitism. Although drastic doctrinal oscillations were completely out of character for the inflexible

  • Cults And Jews

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    Cults And Jews Cults are becoming more and more of an issue for Jews every day. Many cults are beginning to target Jews. They say you can believe in Jesus yet remain a Jew, or many other things like that. It is important for people to educate themselves of these cults and their recruiting techniques so that they will not be taken advantage of by these cults. Cults now are very different than they were in ancient times though. The Jews, rather than being targeted by cults, were themselves a cult

  • Treatment of Jews

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    their religion, designed to weaken and destroy Judaism many Jews held on to their faith trusting in God to get them through all the appalling events happening in their life. Throughout centuries Jews moved from place to place; mainly because of exclusion and prejudice against them (Levy 8). They were set apart by religious differences, cultural differences, along with many others by many over a long period of time. In 70 AD when most Jews in Palestine under the Romans revolted, creating a Jewish

  • Breaking the Spirit of the Jews

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    He believed that the Jews were going to contaminate his idea of the “perfect race” so he decided to get rid of their population. The Holocaust was a traumatic experience where about 6 million Jews. The Nazis both took away and broke the spirit of the Jews by separating them from the world, denying their religion and anything that would define them as a Jew, controlling their rights and by treating them like non-humans. The main goal of the Holocaust was to get rid of all Jews to save the world from

  • The Inquisition and the Crypto-Jews

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    were mass murdered. However, there exists another mournful and cruel period that marked the lives of many Sephardic Jews with secrecy and fear. One hardly hears about the harassment, rejection and humiliation of Sephardic Jewry in Spain, Portugal, and countries like Mexico, at the hands of the Holy Office of the Inquisition, which began in 1492. Due to these events, Sephardic Jews found themselves facing one of the most complex decisions of their lives and those of future generations; conversion

  • Russian Jews

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    Russian Jews To Russian Jews, the synagogue was the center of religion and religion was the most important thing in their lives. The rabbi was their leader, they came to him with every problem they had. Jews were poor, but they all gave tzedakah. It was said that even the poorest Jews could find someone poorer to help and give money to. According to the Jewish religion, tzedakah is one of the most important mitzvahs you can do. The same could be said about the Jewish holidays. They were observed