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Jews and violence

Jews and violence

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- Social conditions -- 20th century.,
  • Violence -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Violence -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.,
  • Judaism and state -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Violence -- Israel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Peter Y. Medding.
    SeriesStudies in contemporary Jewry -- 18
    ContributionsMedding, Peter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS125 .S75 no. 18
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 328 p. ;
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17929654M
    ISBN 100195160096
    LC Control Number2002032767


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This book, subtitled Purim and the Legacy of Jewish Violence, everything is viewed through the prism of the violence inflicted by the Jews upon their enemies at the end of Esther. While arguably, the violence at the end is only a minor part of the story for some that aspect has clouded everything about the Book of Esther and by: Book Description This Element explores how religion and violence visited on Jewish bodies and lives created the first racial state in Jews and violence book history of the West and stands as an example of how methods and conceptual frames of postcolonial and race studies can bring new perspective to Author: Geraldine Heng.

Quote:"Jews and Christians have also been troubled by the story's [Book of Esther] enthusiastic account of the violence of the Jewish community's response to their enemies, which involved not only self defense but also the slaughter of women and children, including the sons of Haman.

Summary: Volume XVIII of 'Studies in Contemporary Jewry' offers a view of Jews and violence. It construes violence broadly, including deviance and crime, verbal threat and incitement, coercion, force and the resort to arms in individual, collective and communal, and state contexts.

The presentations and essays largely focus on the use of violence by Jews in a wide range of contexts, including the establishment of the State of Israel, Israeli educational institutions, European revolutionary movements, and as resistance to Nazi occupation.

The book reviews, although more numerous, only occupy about one-sixth of the text. However, they are also clearly separable: Jews may refrain from responding to violence in kind and may resort to violence even without being subjected to it.

in sum, violence against Jews does not always or necessarily beget violence by Jews, and the latter is not always a response (or the only response) to violence against Jews.

Violence Does the Quran really contain over a hundred verses that sanction violence. "People of the Book" refers to Christians and Jews. According to this verse, they are to be violently subjugated, with the sole justification being their religious status.

Quran () - "And the Jews. Book Description: This is a groundbreaking study of an important and neglected topic—the systematic use of rape as a strategic weapon of the genocidal anti-Jewish violence, known collectively as pogroms, that erupted in Ukraine in the period between andand in which at leastJews died and undocumented numbers of Jewish women were raped.

A History of the Jews book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This historical magnum opus covers 4, years of the extrao /5.

A really fascinating and compelling book. Nirenberg's work (focused, more narrowly than the title implies, on relations between Christians, Jews, and Muslims under the crown of Aragon in the s and s) essentially aims to question two longstanding historical assumptions/5.

Lucid and incisive, Does Judaism Condone Violence. is a powerful counterargument to those who claim that the holy is irrational and amoral. With philosophical implications that extend far beyond the Jewish tradition, this book should be read by anyone concerned about the troubling connection between holiness and violence.

Hawk’s full-length commentary on the book, Joshua: Studies in Hebrew Narrative and Poetry (), is a model of close literary and theological exegesis.

He now widens his lens to consider the question of violence more broadly. The Bible ("Old" Testament) is a book describing all life and teaching people how to cope with it. It starts from God's creation of the world, to the teachings of the prophets. It includes some of the world's most beautiful poetry - in the Book of.

"In his new book, Elliot Horowitz attempts to undermine the conventional wisdom about Jews and violence. Focusing on Purim, he convincingly shows that the image passed down over the centuries, of Jewish passivity and nonviolence during the medieval period, is, if not wrong, at least in need of correctionBrand: Princeton University Press.

In Reckless Rites, Elliott Horowitz takes a new and forthright look at both the history of Jewish violence since late antiquity and the ways in which generations of historians have grappled with that history. In the process, he has written the most wide-ranging book on Jewish violence in any language, and the first to fully acknowledge and address the actual anti-Christian practices that became part of the playful.

This chapter reports the traditional violent themes in religious Judaism as they seem in sacred texts, rites, customs, and chronicles, and provides a survey of the components of Jewish religion relating to violence while evaluating and illustrating their development and influence through history.

It then describes the violent implications of two religious elements that are distinct and central Author: Ron E. Hassner, Gideon Aran. The question of religious violence generates great debate in popular culture Christianity and political commentary today, most recently as the thirteenth novel in the all-time best-selling Christian thriller series Left Behind entitled The Rising: Before They Were Left Behind was released on March 1, From Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ to the Left Behind novels, the culture’s.

Some assert that there are hundreds of verses in the Qur'an that encourage violence against innocent nonbelievers. Others claim that Islam is a religion of peace which has been hijacked by extremist who abuse and misinterpret the verses from their Holy Book to justify terrorism for political ends.

It was the first racial law that attempted to isolate Jews and oust them from German life. The first laws banished Jews from the civil service, judicial system, public medicine, and the German army (then being reorganized).

Ceremonial public book burnings took place throughout Germany. Many books were torched solely because their authors were Jews. Yom Tov Assis makes it clear that wife-beating was widespread among Spanish Jews and sees it as a part of the general trend of violence in Hispano-Jewish society. In this society, according to R.

Judah, son of R. Asher (Toledo, –) the husband is the lord and master and the wife fears her husband and the husband rules in his home and. The new Netflix series was inspired by Deborah Feldman's best-selling memoir about ending her arranged marriage.

In the TV adaptation, the young woman leaves her home in. PA textbooks support violence and demonization of Israel, Jews, report finds The curricula convey a message rejecting negotiations with Israel and promote a strategy combining violence.

This is the newest volume of the annual Studies In Contemporary Jewry series. It contains original essays on Jews and crime in fact, fantasy, and fiction; verbal and physical violence in Israeli politics; Jews as revolutionaires; armed resistance by Jews in Nazi Germany; ethical dilemmas within the Israeli Defense Forces; violence in Israeli society and social stress; and other : Peter Y.

Medding. The book goes beyond previous studies, and challenges claims that Jewish women were not sexually violated during the Holocaust. This anthology by an interdisciplinary and international group of scholars addresses topics such as rape, forced prostitution, assaults on childbearing, artistic representations of sexual violence, and psychological Reviews: 1.

The violence of Kristallnacht served notice to German Jews that Nazi anti-Semitism was not a temporary predicament and would only intensify. As a result, many Jews. Can American Jews Be Both Liberal and Pro-Israel. of the Palestinian people in the wake of recent violence in the Gaza Strip.

his judgment that her book is a “brave” one in the current. Abstract The book of Esther stands in a complex relationship to the Christian tradition. Accepted as canonical by ancient Israel, Judaism, and Christianity, the book nonetheless is known in the Church not for its powerful narrative of Jewish deliverance, but rather for the ways in which Christian interpreters have rejected the narrative as too violent and too “Jewish” to be normative in.

In fact the Qur'an addresses Christians and Jews in terms of the Book: O People of the Book. ( AYA). God's Mission For The People of the Book.

Christians and Jews are mentioned in the Qur'an as the custodians of scripture: For to them was entrusted the protection of Allah's Book ( AYA/44 MP). The amount of bigotry and violence found in the books is alarming, especially in their attacks against members of the Jewish and Christian faiths.

This past decade, MJAM has been working hard to expand construction beyond the mosque to include a children’s school, a conference center and more. The Jews in Nazi Germany suffered appallingly after January Some rich Jews could afford to leave Nazi Germany (or were forced to) but many could not.

Thugs in the SA and SS were given a free hand in their treatment of the Jews. The Jews were frequently referred to in “Mein Kampf” and Hitler had made plain his hated for them.

References to the “filthy Jew” litter the book. The massacre is an unprecedented act of violence against American Jews—but it is by no means the first time that anti-Semitism has manifested in deadly violence against Jews in Author: Isabel Fattal.

New research has conspired to unsettle many established ideas about the Jewish past, challenging how historians have thought about and described it, and sometimes making it appear less accessible than it was thought to be in earlier generations. While these recent developments would appear to make a history of the Jewish people more difficult, the authors of The Jews: A History believe it has.

Islam is a religion that gives a message to Muslims to treat Jews as their brothers but here are also passages in Quran, the holy book of the Muslims, to kill Jews if they refuse to convert to Islam.

Quran presents Ishmael as the rightful heir of Abraham, whereas Jewish scriptures make it clear that it was Isaac who was chosen by God to be the. The amount of bigotry and violence found in the books is alarming, especially in their attacks against members of the Jewish and Christian faiths.

This past decade, MJAM has been working hard to expand construction beyond the mosque to include a. Possible Historical Setting for the Composition of John's Gospel.

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His book demonstrates how testimonies on violence can reveal the unconscious of a community. This is the dimension we needed to understand the uncounted brutal deeds against Jews in the Polish lands during wars and revolutions.'Author: William W. Hagen. Kristallnacht, the night of November 9–10,when German Nazis attacked Jewish persons and property.

The name refers ironically to the litter of broken glass left in the streets after these pogroms. After Kristallnacht, the Nazi regime made Jewish survival in Germany impossible.

Richard Pipes admits: “Jews undeniably played in the Bolshevik Party and the early Soviet apparatus a role disproportionate to their share of the population. The number of Jews active in Communism in Russia and abroad was striking: in Hungary, for example, they furnished 95 percent of the leading figures in Bela Kun’s dictatorship.

The Koran is divided into chapters called suras. The following are translations of passages found in these suras that are related to Jews. As in any translation, the original language is not always easy to render in English, and this particular translation uses more temperate language than some others.

Christian anti-Jewish ideals influenced Hitler during the Holocaust and helped him rally the citizenry against the Jews. Charlesworth, James H. Jews and Christians: exploring the past, present, and future.

New York: Crossroad, I will use primarily the first two chapters of this book to introduce the beginnings of Jewish-Christian relations. Throughout much of Jewish history Jews were a small, vulnerable and persecuted minority. Informing on a fellow Jew to the non-Jewish authorities not only threatened the safety and well-being of the one reported, but it threatened the security of the entire Jewish community.

Other Jewish victims of violence in recent years include a teacher and three students who were killed in the southern city of Toulouse in.

Jewish life in Muslim countries, though still saddled with all kinds of restrictions and orders to wear funny clothing and sporadic violence, was far .