The Jewish Forum Volume 4

The Jewish Forum Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...if we could, American Israel of the future could not. And if American Jewry be sluggish and carefree and indifferent, world Jewry could not rest. God's plans will not wait and cannot be obstructed. We can no longer be drifting with safety. We are faced by a perilous alternative: TO BE or NOT TO BE. But ours, I hope and pray, will be the manly choice: To be great and in God's way to become still greater.;q5 i331 mg: mm-1 imp "Arise, therefore, my beloved, my fair one, and march onward. For behold the winter (war time) is past, the rain is over, and gone its way. The flowers are seen in the land. The time of the bird's singing is come and the vines with the young grapes give forth a pleasant odor" (the new age). Thou fair one, show me thy true color, let me hear _ your voice, for thy voice is pleasant and thy countenance comely. Then, only then, will I say "Thou art altogether beautiful and there is no blemish on thee." May posterity look back to this Anniversary Day not only as a time of exchange of greetings and of fine, eloquent speeches, but 35 an historic occasion for a rededication for the future, to the his-' toric principles and precepts of a virile and constructive Orthodox Judaism in America. ln series on "Cultural History of the Jews in Russia." N 1871 Adolph E. Landau (1841-1902) began to publish in ISt. Petersbnrg the first substantial library and historical mag azine for Jews in the Russian language. This was the Y evrciskayo Biblioteka (Jewish Library) which truly represented the first fruit of Russian culture in the garden of Jewish learning. In Vol. 1 of that periodical (1) Leon Mandelstamm appears as prominently as we could expect to see him in a field which his earliest activity did...show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 277g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236937139
  • 9781236937131