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  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Sabbath Of The Jewish Holidays

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    But with the Jewish religion they celebrate the holidays a little bit different than most people. With the Jewish cultural they celebrate Shabbat, Passover, You Kippur, Sukkot, and Hanukkah. The Shabbat is considered the most important of all Jewish holidays. It is the day of rest and weekly observance of God 's completion of creation. Shabbat starts on a Friday night an hour before sunset, it lasts for 25 hours until sunset on Saturday night. This holiday is one of the way the Jewish people connect

  • Night And The Jewish Holocaust

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    The Jewish Holocaust was a traumatic event that took place from the early 1930s to the mid 1940s. During the Holocaust, the Germans believed that they had racial authority among other civilians. Under the rule of Adolf Hitler, the Nazis targeted Jews and other groups due to their perceived "racial inferiority". For instance, they persecuted Jews, Gypsies, Elderly, Mentally Disabled, and Homosexuals (etc.) because they believed that they did not portray the behavior of the so-called “social norms”

  • The Peace Of The Jewish Diaspora Essay

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    social order and political status within foreign lands. Once the Jewish Diaspora began in 500 BCE, this is when the Jews officially became a communal minority group. It is also referred to as the dispersing of Jews from Israel to foreign lands where they created autonomy and social tolerance. During this time, the Jews were viewed as economic advisors who generated wealth for the non-Jewish leaders (Glick,162). Therefore, non-Jewish leaders in foreign lands, such as Spain, adapted social order with

  • 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

  • Life For A Jewish Person

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    History has shown that life for a Jewish person has not been so easy. Everything started for the Jewish people in Mesopotamia were ancient Near Eastern myths were redesigned to meet the Hebrew people’s needs. Between the nineteenth and sixteenth centuries, Jews had formed their own nation. Abraham was the father of the Jewish people. Isaac and Jacob where the sons of Abraham. Jacob had a son name Joseph who was sold into slavery in Egypt. Around the same time that Jacob was sold into slavery the