• Jewish Death And Dying
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    Miguel Molina English 102 a (Calloway) 3/17/00 Informative paper Jewish Death and dying There are numerous cultures in this planet today; however the Jewish view of death makes this culture unique from the rest. Jewish death and mourning rites have two basic principles: kevod ha-met, respectful treatment of the dead, and kevod he-chai, consideration for the feelings of the living. These two principles are highly regarded by the Jewish community (Kolatch 7-8). When a member of a Jewish family is ...
  • Economic Pursuits Of The Jews In The Middle Ages
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    Economic Pursuits of the Jews in the Middle Ages The Jews in the middle ages progressed economically through various occupations. Their economic status was very volatile for many reasons. No area of Jewish life in Western Europe offers such a perpetual change as the economy does. The Jews most specifically participated in international trade, crafts, slave trade, local trade, and most popularly in money lending. The Jewish people participated in commerce in the countries of western Mediterranean...
  • The Nazis And The Jews
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    From 1933 to 1945 the Nazi party of Germany ruled over the German population. The Nazis (National Socialist Party) were ruled by Adolf Hitler. The Nazis main aim was to make Germany into a stronger more powerful country and to do this Hitler believed they must rid the country, and even the world if he had the chance, of the Jewish population. Hitler saw the Jews, as the cause of Germanys fall in the First World War, according to Hitler Germany had been victim to Jewish conspiracy. He also blamed...
  • Jewish Resist Resistance Nazi Army
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    Jewish resistance throughout the holocaust has caused much debate among academics historians, and even governments. Historians conclude that resistance was practical and morally constrained throughout the Second World War, for a variety of reasons. Historians such as Rab Bennett, Michael Marrus, Richard L Rubenstein, and John K Roth all have written in detail about the constraints placed upon Jewish resistance throughout this period. Each of these explanations will be examined throughout this pa...
  • Jewish Assimilation United States
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    Has assimilation been bad for Judaism? Samuel Heilman made it clear that materialistic gain has led to the fall of Jewish culture. Have Jews turned their religious lives solely to conform to the Catholic American society? Heilman gives the argument that since Jews have moved up the socio-economic ladder, they actually lost focus on what it means to be a Jew. One must first answer the question of what is being Jewish? Is it simply something inherited? Does it mean living ones life solely regardin...
  • Jewish People Jews Camps Hitler
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    For twelve years following 1933 the Nazi s persecuted the Jews. Jewish businesses were boycotted and vandalized. By 1939, Jews were no longer citizens, they could not attend public schools, and engage in practically any business or profession, or own any land, associate with any non-Jew or visit public places such as parks or museums. The Jews were deprived of human rights. The Jews were persecuted for things that were not there fault, and it wasn t fair. The Jews are a people with a multitude ...
  • God Jewish One Passion
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    A Jew's passion is for God. The first and most basic statement of the Jewish faith proclaims our love and faith in One God, and our commitment and covenant to serve Him with all our heart, soul and strength. Our prayers are full of praise for the Creator, echoing the joy and passion of the relationship that was conceived with Abraham, and given birth at Sinai. We relate to God as a loving and perfect father, and as a benevolent and wise king whom we serve. It is a relationship with roots in his...
  • April 7 1933 Jewish Reich German
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    Document #1: Nazi Anti-Jewish Laws Shortly after Hitler's appointment as Reich Chancellor on January 30, 1933, the Reichstag (German parliament) began to institute a series of anti-Jewish decrees. Sections of these laws are quoted below: April 7, 1933 Laws for the Restoration of the Professional Civil Service " Civil servants who are not of Aryan (non-Jewish) descent are to be retired.' April 7, 1933 Law Regarding Admission to the Bar " Persons who, according to the Law for the Restoration of th...
  • Orthodox Jewish Pain Law Suicide
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    May 2, 2000 UNION OF ORTHODOX JEWISH CONGREGATIONS TESTIFIES IN SENATE AGAINST ASSISTED SUICIDE AND FOR PAIN RELIEF Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America will present testimony to the U. S. Senate Judiciary Committee in a hearing on the Pain Relief Promotion Act - a measure that would strictly limit physician assisted suicide while promoting more aggressive treatment of pain in chronically ill persons. The testimony will be delivered by Rabbi J. David Bleich - a professor ...
  • Jewish Community Charles America
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    Journal #13 As the communities started forming in America, American society became a strong influence on the Jewish culture. Congregations started to become americanized, thus assimilation has prevailed as usual. The American culture always had affected the different types of cultures and minorities that have cultivated here. At first in America certain dietary needs and religious practices were not recognized by the. Yet the Jews remained strong as the community was beginning to establish it's ...
  • Children Immigrants Immigrant Child
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    Immigrant children did not live an easy life in the nineteenth century. Most children were never educated. Italian children immigrants were rarely put through schooling. However, Eastern European Jewish immigrants looked at public schooling as their best way to help their children enhance their potential in life. Chicago, Detroit, and New York City had large populations of Jewish and Italian immigrants. The conditions of the children in all three cities were similar yet different with cities in...
  • Marketing Charcterisitics Jewish And Jazzy
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    MARKET CHARACTERISTICS The present market demographics focused on are the following: Size: Jewish and Jazzy's macro environment is geared towards a specific demographic division of the population. Jewish and Jazzy is a product that will be most successful if geared towards the Jewish segment of the population. Since 2, 500, 000 Jews live in New York City, the major starting focus of Jewish and Jazzy's consumer marketing efforts should be in New York City. Location and Density: The marketing effo...
  • The Holocaust Jewish Ghetto
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    Jewish ghettos: The basic history of the formation of the Jewish ghettos, including the everyday life and economic hardships faced by the communities. By definition, a ghetto is an area, usually characterized by poverty and poor living conditions, which houses many people of a similar religion, race or nationality. They served to confine these groups of people and isolate them from the rest of the community because of political or social differences. However, the Jewish ghettos established throu...
  • Comparison Of Judaism And Christianity
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    There are many substantial and vital differences between Judaism and Christianity. Of course there are many similarities, because Christianity emerged from Judaism. However, the emergence was not a direct line. Christianity broke from Judaism, forming a new religion, so it is confusing, however comfortable the thought might be, to believe that the two religions are essentially the same, or to see Christianity as the continuation of Judaism (Ludwig 376). Judaism's main belief is that the people o...
  • Judaism Jewish Jews Commandments
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    Judaism is an interesting religion worth looking into for those who are interested in learning about other religions. The majority of Jews accept Christianity, and Jesus Christ. The basic intent of the Jewish teaching is a massage of tolerance, morality, peace, and human dignity. "Judaism beleive's that the purpose of Jewish existance is nothing less than to perfect the world under the rule of G-d.".. There are several reasons why Jewish beleive rs are confronted wiht less logical problems then ...
  • Jewish People Language Hebrew Heritage
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    Life presents each of us with different home settings and environments. We have been brought up by previous generations to maintain and continue this set of family beliefs and values, which we can in turn call our heritage. This heritage defines and classifies each individual in our multicultural society. Growing up as a young boy, I would annually ask why this night would be different from all other nights. I fast a couple of days each year and can speak fluent Hebrew. My monotheistic views lea...
  • Medieval Judaism Jewish Jews Philosophy
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    MEDIEVAL JUDAISM In a review of a Jews in Antiquity by Baile, Martha Himmelfarb writes, "Bible does not minimize the Jews's ubjection to local or distant lords. But, like Salo Baron before him, he strives mightily to dispel the picture of Jewish, medieval life as one long tale of 'suffering and learning.' Hence the emphasis upon the 'considerable influence in high governing circles' and the significant degree of control over day-to-day life enjoyed by many pre-modern Jewish communities. Hence, t...
  • Jewish People Uris Israel
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    Leon Uris has done an excellent job of presenting the drama covering the events leading up to the German holocaust and the formation of a new Jewish Israel. In Exodus, it is clear to see that Uris sympathizes with the Jewish people. However, he has given an accurate portrayal of the injustices encountered upon Jews throughout history. The treatment of Jews in worldwide ghettos, concentration camps, displaced persons camps, and in dealing with a United Jewish Nation, are horrendous. The reader s...
  • How Did The Nazi Party Treat The Jewish People
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    From the beginning, the Nazi Party had campaigned against the Jewish people, but many of the people voting for the Nazis did not think they would act upon these ideas. Even Jewish people had voted for the Nazi Party not believing that the threats would be carried out. However it was evident that the Nazi's intentions for the Jewish people would be acted upon, when within the first few days of taking power, the Nazis boycotted all of the Jewish businesses. Even though little was organised to pers...
  • Being Jewish Jews Chicago World
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    According to the Jewish tradition being Jewish, means serving a God. However, if you were born Jewish in the Eastern Europe then you were persecuted against. You must not practice Judaism in the world of communism. That is why my family as many millions Jewish families immigrated to the United States-to seek freedom on the "shores of the country of freedom'. Moving from place to place through European history, they had no land that they could call home. We can agree with Catherine Albanese, who ...