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Jewish contributions to the American way of life

Asher B. Etkes

Jewish contributions to the American way of life

by Asher B. Etkes

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Published by Northside Pub. Inc. in Long Island City, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- Civilization -- Jewish influences.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementAsher B. Etkes, Saul Stadtmauer.
      ContributionsStadtmauer, Saul A., 1929-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.J5 E84 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination218 p. ;
      Number of Pages218
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL818886M
      ISBN 100964443015
      LC Control Number95069303
      OCLC/WorldCa34283407

        Though World War II overshadows World War I in American Jewish consciousness, Professor Daniel Schwartz argues that it was the latter that shifted the arc of Jewish history — by fanning virulent anti-Semitism, and by motivating the British-Zionist alliance that .   Judaism: A Way of Being. January 7, but emerged an impassioned conservative critic of American life and politics. for Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly on “Painting a Jewish Memory Book.

      Judaism (originally from Hebrew יהודה, Yehudah, "Judah"; via Latin and Greek) is an ethnic religion comprising the collective religious, cultural and legal tradition and civilization of the Jewish people. Judaism is considered by religious Jews to be the expression of the covenant that God established with the Children of Israel. It encompasses a wide body of texts, practices, theological. Jewish settlements spread into Christina Europe and began to be encouraged once they saw the economic and scholarly contributions the Jews could make. The Jews of Germany and France were known as the Ashkenazim. The Jews of Spain and other .

      On a serious note, the congresswoman explained, “We believe that a yearly celebration fosters harmony between communities and raises awareness in the non-Jewish community of the significant contributions Jews have made in all aspects of American life for the past years, up through the 21st century, that give us the life we enjoy today.”. Jewish spirituality is an approach to life in which we strive to become aware of God's presence and purpose in everything. It doesn't imply a removal from the everyday. In fact, it's in some ways finding the extraordinary in the ordinary—in your work, in your exercise, in your quiet times, in material things.


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