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  • Journey To Jerusalem
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    1. Considering what you have read of Sinclair and Armstrong, do you agree or disagree with the idea that all three religions have an equal claim to the scared space of modern Jerusalem SAME DIFFERENCE It is the ending point of pilgrimages, the site of the Temple, the resting place for the Ark of the Covenant: it is Jerusalem, home of Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Three religions all fight for the right to call Jerusalem their own. Ironically, these religions are all essentially the same, so the...
  • Causes Of Anti Semitism Anti Semitism
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    What are the causes of anti semitism Anti semitism is the term to mean the hatred of Jews, which was first coined by Wilhelm Marr, a German novelist who produced an anti-Jewish pamphlet in 1879. It was primarily used for those who did not like Jewish people, but in fact, anti semitism is the hatred of those who speak Semitic languages such as Jewish or Arabic. It is a most misleading term because not all Semites are Jewish and Semites include people from Arabic and other backgrounds. Anti semiti...
  • Trudi In The Novel
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    Ursula Hegi's novel, Stones From The River, exposes the reader of the persecutions of religious beliefs, a gossiping dwarf, and the people of Burgdorf, a small German town in the time of the Nazi Holocaust. The novel is set in World War I and continues through World War II. The Second World War is brought on by the hunger of power it is known as the otherness war. 'In the Third Reich otherness is a crime. ' ; (Chadwick 2) Hitler, a Nazi leader, wants to gain control of Germany and surrounding co...
  • Progression Of Immigration Of Marranos Into America
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    Marranos: A Lost People Some people might call them New Jews, some New Christians, and others call them Marranos. The majority of the world population has no idea who the Marranos are. To begin to explain these secret people, one must first receive a lesson in World History. We will begin in the 1492. In school, we are brainwashed to connect the year 1492 with the year that Columbus discovered the New World. Yet, if we look at the year 1492, there are other occurrences which are noteworthy. For ...
  • Evil Side Of Several Pagan Religions
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    Some of the greatest persons ever to live were Jews. Several of the greatest scientists, writers, human rights activists, musicians and comedians were or are Jews: Baruch Spinoza, Sigmund Freud, Albert Einstein, Charlie Chaplin, Yehuda Menuhin, Woody Allen come to mind. Some of their efforts, films, art or discoveries may be a matter of personal taste, but humanity owes a lot to many Jews, famous ones and less well-known ones. While it can be said that almost none of these were faithful religiou...
  • 23000 Jews Left Russia
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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. It was said that even the poorest Jews could find someone poorer to help and give money to. According to the Jewish religion, is one of the most important mitzvah's you can do. The same could be said about the Jewish holidays. They were observed very strictly, but Sh...
  • Jews Faith On Their Religion
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    NIGHT In the book "Night" a boy and his family are taken away to a Concentration camp during a dark period in our world's history. In order to annihilate the Jews, the Nazis effectively destroyed many Jews Faith on their religion, their families, and themselves, reducing the Inmates to automatons. The boy that tells the whole story is Elie Wiesel which is also the Author of the book. In the story he says, "I felt the revolt rise up in me. why should I bless His name? The Eternal, Lord of the Uni...
  • 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...
  • Fagin As A Jew
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    Dickens and "The Jew" Was Charles Dickens being anti-Semitic when portraying the character Fagin as "the Jew", in his classic story Oliver Twist, or was he merely painting an accurate portrait of the 19th Century Jew in England Some critics seem to believe so. Though there are no indications of neither anti-Semitic nor racist slurs throughout the story, Dickens' image turned out to follow the path of his time and place in history. The result is an enlightened picture of Victorian England's image...
  • East European Jews In Lakesville
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    Marshall Sklare and Joseph Green blum Jewish Identity of the Suburban Frontier In Jewish Identity of the Suburban Frontier, the author tries to explain what is the Jewish identity of the suburban frontier to the readers. Sklare used the data that was collected from 1957-1958 of Lakesville to publish the book in 1967. These data could be really relevant but since the years had past by, the statistics and data had changed. In Jewish Identity of the Suburban Frontier, Sklare points out a lot of int...
  • Hatred Of The Germans Towards The Jews
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    Anti-semitism is a word that is used for those people who are against Jews or Jewish communities. It is a discriminatory word that became very popular during and after the Holocaust. Although this word became strong during this time it was not a new word for Jews. The word anti-Semitism has been around since the time of when early Greeks and Romans reigned. This book explained how the name Jew originates from the word Judah, one of the twelve tribes of ancient Israel. These tribes were persecute...

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