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  • Jewish Traditions

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    Some Jewish holidays are solemn occasions while others are festive, but they are all rich in history and tradition. My family celebrates many fascinating Jewish traditions that I look forward to throughout the year. Chanukah is a holiday that I enjoy celebrating every year because my family and I follow the customs of my ancestors. Another holiday, Passover, is celebrated to remember the historic moments that happened in Egypt a long time ago. The High Holidays, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

  • The Jewish Community

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    The Jewish community is Kalisz, Poland, was heralded as both the oldest Jewish community and the most populous, numbering at 15,300 Jews in 1939, or 30% of the total Jewish population worldwide. As a result of the Second World War, this no community no longer exists (“Jewish Community”). The catastrophic affects of the Holocaust and this war on the Jewish community is virtually uncontested today, however the exact toll it had is difficult to ascertain; exact statistics of the camps and of the exoduses

  • Jewish Space

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    The main focus of this essay is what makes KKBE a jewish space. Many people would think that it’s a jewish space because it’s a synagogue one of the most important parts of jewish live. Others would say it is jewish just because it is a place of worship just like how we know a church is christian since those are the people who worship there. I believe that it is much deeper than that. A theorist Abraham Joshua Heschel has a theory that spaces are not important because they are spaces, but because

  • Jewish Holidays

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    Jewish Holidays Passover: 15th of Nisan (spring, March-April) The Passover in Hebrew is known as Pesach. It begins in the Sunset of Monday, April 10, 2017, and ends at the nightfall of Tuesday, April 18, 2017. The Pesach is depicted in the book of Exodus 12:23. It describes the day when God passed over Israelites. During the Passover, the Israelites usually celebrate their Liberation from the Egyptian bondage. This is when God delivered them from slavery in Egypt. The Passover is also considered

  • The Jewish Community

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    For many members of the Jewish community, the nature of their identity has been a question that has shaped their position in the modern world. Does the term Jew only consider a group of religious followers? Or does the classification of Jew have much broader nationalistic implications? The Jews of the Habsburg Empire during the 18th and 19th centuries, and more specifically in the crown land of Galicia, began to reexamine their political identities. As German Liberalism grew in popularity some

  • Jewish Immigration Essay : Jewish Identity, And Immigration

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    Natalie Kinsel Gantt Gurley JDST 213 12 June 2017 Jewish Identity and Exile The scattering a Jews beyond Israel has been a reoccurring pattern of events in history. Essential Jewish practice and creation of cultural identity has formed far from Jerusalem, despite the Torah’s vital theme of longing for the Promise Land. The idea that Jews are outsiders is ingrained in Jewish culture and identity Jerusalem faces being exiled too because it is “merely an extension of Western colonialism,” from its

  • Dbq Jewish Immigration

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    “one-third of the Jewish population immigrated to America.” These edicts drove people from Russia to various cities in the United States. Upon arriving in America, Eastern Europeans settled in various other cities and communities besides the “Lower East Side” in Manhattan New York. Other cities that they lived were places such as; Columbus, Cleveland, Seattle, Detroit, Cincinnati, Boston and Chicago. The Industrial Revolution of the 19th century played a major factor in the Jewish emigration from

  • The Jews And The Jewish Population

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    Germany was ready to do everything they could in their power to make the Jewish population hated. They filled televised shows with hateful non-humanlike cartoons, put up disgusting paintings all over, and talked bad about the Jew’s on the radio. They also started teaching young children along with teenagers in Germany that Jewish people were not to be trusted stating that they were disgusting people so that the younger German’s would grow up with hatred for the Jew’s. Germany was willing to do everything

  • Jewish Diaspora

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    options” for Jewish displaced persons. Furthermore, the World Jewish Congress(WJC), the political wing of the Jewish people, “led the way in establishing a functioning Jewish Diaspora” in the post-war period. With similar intentions as the Jewish humanitarian aid organizations, the WJC acted on the world stage as a facilitator of Jewish unity, undertaking massive efforts to rebuild Jewish communities in Europe. Unlike Jewish philanthropic

  • Jewish Migration And The Holocaust

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    While researching texts written about Jewish Diaspora, I came across many documentary publications on Holocaust. This tragic part of Jewish history is very well documented as opposite to the Jewish Migration. I found few authors who published articles and books on Impacts of the Holocaust on Jewish Migration. My goal in this research paper is to explore the topic of Jewish Migration by connecting it to the Holocaust. To achieve this goal, I have organized my paper in the chronological order. I have