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  • The Definition Of Antisemitism

    of Jews is eternal and undefeatable. Antisemitism has both a gradual and periodic nature to it. Overtime there has been continuities between episodes of antisemitism, but the individual episodes have qualities that are isolated from all the other episodes. The theory of repetition offers an approach that accounts for both the gradual and periodic aspects of antisemitism. The theory states that antisemitism is a sequence of phenomena that are all rooted in the action of the hater using Jews as scapegoats for his or her problems. This theory avoids approaching the Israelites enslavement in Egypt in the same way you would approach the Holocaust. It also avoids treating the ways the Protocols of the Elders of Zion have been used and the way anti-Zionist propaganda has been used, as to phenomena that are completely alienated from one another. Instead the theory of reputation treats these as distinct events, each with its on complicated context, while acknowledging that all of them have the same foundation. The definition mentioned at the beginning of the paper is not…

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  • Anti-Semitic Cartoons

    judging a book by the one photo on the cover and not the words that make up the book. Images are powerful in our society and can often take the place of words. Some of the images on the internet can be positive but also negative. There are many images from various platforms that promote and strengthen anti-Semitism. The political control of Jewish people was one of the many photos that was found. Many political images were…

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  • Causes And Significance Of Zionism

    The extent to which the zionism movement is responsible for the present conflict between Israel and Palestine is significant. Zionism is a historic movement which centres around the desire for Jewish independence and a secure homeland in Zion. Palestine is where the land of Zion is located, also known as Jerusalem (Aviv and Shneer, New Jews, pp.4). The period before the zionism movement, the factors that contributed to the emergence of zionism and the aims of the movement have all been crucial…

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  • Judaic Culture In The Twentieth Century: An Analysis

    Over the years, scholars of Judaism have often pondered what could be done to lessen or abolish an anti-Semitic environment. The Jewish nation has been persecuted for many thousands of years for not only its beliefs but also its lack of cohesion. In one regard, Judaic culture is fractured and needs to have a true Jewish stronghold to show oppressors that they are once again empowered. In contrast, the oppressors might see the Jewish stronghold as a way to quickly eliminate the culture. The Jews…

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  • Essay On Palestine And Zionism

    Palestine and Zionism: The Thin Line between Hatred and Justice In 1947, millions of Palestinians lost their rights to their land. They were wiped off the map, abused in their own homes, and forcibly removed from their country. Children were slaughtered fearlessly, fathers were run over with tanks as they stood guard in front of their homes, and mothers were sexually and mentally assaulted in prisons. A nation once known for its beauty, kindness, and hospitality was entirely destructed and…

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  • Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Analysis

    does not originate in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but became and remains a serious topic of debate among Christians. These two Christian groups who would assumedly be united in the debate of Zionism on account of their shared faith…

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  • Israelis And Palestinians: Shadow Of Racism: Article Analysis

    behind a claim of defending their selves. They also show that there are policies put in place by both sides that are intentionally meant to be attacks on each other. The first article I chose to use was “Perceptions of Anti-Semitism in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict” by Paul Scham, an associate research professor of Israel Studies at the University of Maryland. In this article Scham discusses how Jewish Israelis have developed a perception in which any criticism of Israel is labeled as…

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  • The Arab-Israeli Conflict Analysis

    mainly members of a Christian, Muslim, or Druze religion and whose historical roots trace to the property defined by the British mandate borders, Palestine. The Israelis are labeled as residents in the state of Israel who have a Jewish religious background and seek refuge in the state in relief of anti-Semitism. The…

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  • The Chosen By Chaim Potok: A Literary Analysis

    Chosen by Chaim Potok, the author uses this theme of wisdom to influence the protagonists of the story from the wisdom of two fathers. These fathers, however, differ in many key areas such as wisdom for life generally, wisdom in raising children, and wisdom for the world fraught with persecution of the Jews. Thus, the two children themselves must show wisdom in deciding which viewpoint shows validity. Surely, wisdom displays most profoundly in the Zionist, David Malter, anti-Zionist, Reb…

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  • Jewish Immigration Causes

    000 years, the Jewish people lived in exile without a nation to call their own. To compensate for this lack of an official homeland, the Jews concentrated on keeping their traditions alive by maintaining their religion, sense of community and social system. It was terribly important to the Jewish people of Palestine to have a place of refuge for their persecuted relatives throughout the world. Jewish immigrants who sought asylum from anti-Semitism came in four massive waves to Palestine in the…

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