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Jews and the founding of the Republic

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Statementedited by Jonathan D. Sarna, Benny Kraut, Samuel K. Joseph ; sponsored by the Center for the Study of American Jewish Experience, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion [and] the International Center for University Teaching of Jewish Civilization.
ContributionsSarna, Jonathan D., Kraut, Benny., Joseph, Samuel K., Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Center for the Study of the American Jewish Experience., International Center for University Teaching of Jewish Civilization.
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LC ClassificationsE269.J5 J49 1985
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Paginationxii, 145 p., [12] p. of plates :
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Open LibraryOL2550269M
ISBN 100910129444
LC Control Number85040513

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From the first Puritan settlers to the founding generation, many Americans saw themselves as God’s new Israel. The Jewish government was a perfect republic Let us therefore look over [the Israelites’s] constitution and laws They had both a civil and military establishment under divine direction, and a complete body of judicial laws drawn up and delivered to them by Moses in God’s name.

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PATRICK is Director of the Social Studies Development Center and Professor of Education at Indiana University. A specialist in the history of the Founding Period, he is the author of more than 25 books on civic history education and a member of the Governing Body of the National Council for History Standards that prepared the National History Standards Project in Early American Jews.

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A reprint of four chapters by Martin Diamond from THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC (Diamond, Garfinkel, and Fisk), this book provides a more complete view of our political foundations than can be found in contemporary American government textbooks/5(18).

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But three-quarters of the Christian 'Holy Bible' read around the globe in over languages is in fact the Hebrew Bible, in.

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The creation of the United States of America represented a unique event in world history – founded as a modern republic, it was rooted in the Bible, and one of its earliest tenets was religious tolerance. It was a besetting irony, of course, that Jews as Jews, as protagonists or as players, were all but invisible in the movies the Jews made.

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I am a bit too young to remember Moishe Rosen’s founding work with Jews for Jesus. After reading this book, I feel like I might have been there in the middle of it all. The author is one of Moishe’s two daughters, and she clearly didn’t hold back.

There is insider information and fascinating behind-the-scenes stories in every chapter/5(16). The political, social and economic institutions which governed Jewish life in the pre-state period served as the infrastructure of the new state.

Despite the euphoria of the moment, Israel faced imminent disaster with an expected invasion by Arab nations who rejected the establishment of a Jewish state in Palestine.

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Catholics and Jews both benefited from the founding of the Weimar Republic. Catholics entered the government in leadership positions, and Jews participated actively in Weimar cultural life. Many Protestant clergymen resented the loss of their privileged status. While many slowly accepted the new Republic, others were never reconciled to it.

The first book of its kind, A History of Palestine offers a richly detailed interpretation of this critical region’s evolution. Starting with the prebiblical and biblical roots of Palestine, noted historian Gudrun Krämer examines the meanings ascribed to the land in the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim traditions.

One ethnic group is excluded. As an early statement of the FUEV’s principles established, Jews are excluded from ethnic rights enjoyed by other nations. Today that organization is active throughout Europe and in particular among German minorities in Germany’s neighboring countries: Czech Republic, Belgium, Denmark, Poland, etc.

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Ben-Gurion’s passion for Zionism, which began early in life, culminated in his instrumental role in the founding of the state of Israel. After leading Israel to victory in the Arab-Israeli War, Ben-Gurion helped build the state institutions and oversaw the absorption of vast numbers of Jews.

ERETZ-ISRAEL (the Land of Israel) was the birthplace of the Jewish people. Here their spiritual, religious and political identity was shaped. Here they first attained to statehood, created cultural values of national and universal significance and gave to the world the eternal Book of Books.

‎Jeffry H. Morrison offers readers the first comprehensive look at the political thought and career of John Witherspoon—a Scottish Presbyterian minister and one of America’s most influential and overlooked founding fathers.

Witherspoon was an active member of the Continental Congress and was the only. Making the Case for a Jewish Alexander Hamilton at Straus Center’s Inaugural “Early America and the Jews” Program. Archival evidence indicates that American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton () was born and raised as a Jew, argued Oklahoma University Assistant Professor of Law Andrew Porwancher at a recent invitation-only event marking the inauguration of a new program .The collapse of monarchic rule following the defeat of Germany in World War I and the revolution of November gave rise to a new and almost completely unknown political order in Germany: democracy.

The nascent political forces understood the need for drafting a new constitution that would suit the democratic regime and prevent the aristocracy from obtaining any political power.For lovers of Jewish ideas and American political history, these eight one-hour videos constitute an eye-opening introduction to the Jewish influence on the American founding and the early republic, relayed through Rabbi Soloveichik’s erudite insights into the religious .