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  • Shelter Jews And Help With Escape Efforts
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    The Abandonment of the Jews By David S. Wyman "To kill the Jews, the Nazis were willing to weaken their capacity to fight the war. The United States and its allies, however, were willing to attempt almost nothing to save them" (Pp 5). If we would have put half as much energy into loving the Jews as Hitler spent hating the Jews we could have made a great difference. Wyman's book, The Abandonment of the Jews was very intriguing to me. Although I found it very thorough it left me wanting to know ho...
  • Jews Throughout The World
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    The Medieval Holocaust was a terrible event for many people in communities of that time period. This was the greatest epidemic that ever happened. People could not figure out what caused the Plague. They started to look for someone to blame. They finally looked at the Jews and blamed them for poisoning the water. This led to devastating effects on the Jewish community with regards to the family and social status. This was the greatest epidemic of all time. The Plague was felt all around the worl...
  • Anti Semitism In The South
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    The Temple Bombing The Temple Bombing by Melissa Fay Greene is a historical account of the 1958 bombing of Atlanta's Reform Jewish Temple. Greene constructs her narrative in a thrilling and persuasive manner that vividly describes her view and message about anti-Semitism and racial inequality in Atlanta and the rest of the South. Greene links the temple bombing with racial injustice and as a part of the history of civil rights. The lessons communicated can relate to many human beings today. Cont...
  • Jews With Sufficient Amounts Of Money
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    Enlightenment and Emancipation Richard Wagner's essays, "Judaism in Music" and "What is German" does not just cast aside the ideology of Jewish emancipation as stated by Christian Wilhelm von Dohm in "On the Civic Improvement of the Jews". Instead, Richard Wagner's essays outline the struggles with the legacy of the Enlightenment and lead him to promote theories of culture and regeneration that would rewrite those of prior Enlightenment visionaries, making those people of Jewish descent seen as ...
  • Lives Of Many Jews
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    Did the Western World do enough for the Jews in the Holocaust " When they came for the gypsies, I did not speak, for I am not a gypsy. When they came for the Jews, I did not speak, because I wasn't a Jew. When they came for the Catholics, I did not speak, for I am not a Catholic. And when they came for me, there was no one left to speak. ' -On the Wall at the Holocaust Museum in Washington It is impossible to learn about the Holocaust and the Second World War without the question of how it possi...
  • Used Jews For Slave Labor The Romans
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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 popul...
  • Little Early For Our Tour
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    I did not know what to expect from the Museum of Tolerance, I went in with the feeling that I was doing this just for class and was semi-interested. When we arrived we were a little early for our tour and had a little over half an hour to kill. We were directed to the second floor where the multimedia interactive computers where located. On that floor there were displays and was basically your typical museum. In the back of my mind I was wondering where all the other stuff was and I was dreading...
  • Sartre's Anti Semite And Jew
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    In Sartre's Anti-Semite and Jew, he makes reference to the notion that anti-Semitism arises not against individual Jews, but against the ' idea of the Jew. ' That is to say that the Jew is recognized only as a member of a group associated with fear and disgust, not as an individual capable of being anything but the stereotype of the Jew. I agree with Sartre's theory as I have seen first hand the disgust associated with being Jewish. The Jew is judged not by his action or words but simply by the ...
  • Sephardic Jews Reside Within Israel
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    For the most part, modern Jewish history deals with the political, social and economic advancements achieved by the Ashkenazi communities in Europe, America, and later -- Palestine. Because of it's relatively small size and involvement in the affairs of 'civilized' countries of Europe and America, the Sephardi branch of Judaism is rarely dealt with in the context of modern Jewish history. Their development is however, though not as influential upon the flow of the 'mainstream' history as that of...
  • Jews And Christians
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    The issue of toleration has and always will be a strong and influential topic among peoples of all ethnic and culture backgrounds. The same is true for the issue of religious toleration, in the case being between the Jews and the Christians in Medieval Europe. It is argued between R. Menahem ha-meir and Katz that the word toleration is not simply an explanation of the times, but rather a false impression of the truth. The truth in this case being, that the Jews and Christians wanted isolation an...
  • Eastern European Jews And The German Jews
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    Jewish immigrants primarily settled in places where the Sephardic Jews had already established a large number of Jews. However, due to work situations they were placed in other parts of the United States. New York City was the hub of Jewish life. Since World War I, approximately 70 percent of all Jews that came to this country settled here (Spencer, 2000, p. 182). Survivors of the Holocaust settled where they had friends or relatives already established in America, or wherever Jewish social agen...
  • Jew As Equal Citizens
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    Until the late 18th century, The Jewish societies all over the world were treated unfairly. Hatred and discrimination were used against because of their religious practices. Jews who live in predominately Christian or Muslim territories were forced to covert to the religion of that area. If Jews did not obey their, then they we either ordered to leave or they would be persecuted. Before the French Revolution, Jewish, culture and beliefs were not accepted in most European nations. Jews did not ev...

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