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I did not want to be a Jew

by Juraj SМЊpitzer

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Dorrance in Pittsburgh, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Slovakia,
  • Slovakia.
    • Subjects:
    • Špitzer, Juraj.,
    • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Slovakia -- Personal narratives.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Jewish resistance -- Slovakia.,
    • Jews -- Slovakia -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Translation of: Nechcel som byt̓ žid.

      StatementJuraj Špitzer ; [translated from the Slovak language by Thomas Gral].
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS135.S55 S6513 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination225 p. ;
      Number of Pages225
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL430196M
      ISBN 100805940685
      LC Control Number98137443
      OCLC/WorldCa38169451

      It's not a proselytizing religion. Jews did seek converts at one time, in late antiquity, but for historical reasons (mainly because the Romans made it illegal!) Jews decided not to try to recruit converts. You never get Jews going door to door trying to get non-Jews to be Size: KB. Married at 17, Deborah Feldman, was a good Hasidic wife -- until she decided she could no longer be a part of that community. Now, she's an independent young mom. Sitting in a cozy Upper East Side.

        The Talmud says that, on Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, God inscribes our names in one of three books: The Book of Life for the righteous, the Book of Death for the devilish and a to-be.   What is the True Biblical Identity of today's white Arabs and white Jews? Where do they really come from? Are they descendants of Turkic Nomads who once dwelled in Central Asia? How come my Pastor.

      The Jewish story ends, as Moses’ life ended, with a glimpse of the land not yet reached, a future not yet realized. The same is true of Jewish belief. Judaism is the only civilization whose golden age is in the future: the messianic age, the age of peace when ‘nation will not lift up sword against nation’ and ‘the Lord shall be one and. According to Danny, even though Jews have an obligation to obey God, sometimes he is not sure what God wants. Reuven wants to become a rabbi but also has a strong interest in math. Danny makes the perceptive and rather amusing observation that he has to be a rabbi but doesn't want to be one, and Reuven does not have to be a rabbi but wants to.


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