When in Doubt...Blame a Jew!: A Personal and People's Memoir of Anti-Semitism

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AuthorHouse, 8 Μαρ 2004 - 384 σελίδες

An associate editor at Jeremy Tarcher, a division of Penguin Putnam, Inc., wrote this: When In Doubt--Blame A Jew! Is a tremendous piece of work intelligent, engaging, and personal. What makes this book unique is that it comprises a mlange of historic fact interspersed with endemic Jewish humor. It is the authors hope that it will provide factual information to counteract myriad myths, distortions, and false perceptions about who the Jews are, and their place in the world.

Starting with Mary, and why she had to be a virgin (based on the ancient Jewish custom of banishing women to the hills during their menstrual cycle); through the Blood Libel and other unfounded accusations: to Henry Fords fatherhood of the Tin Lizzie and worldwide hate; to famous Jews, followed by famous Jew-haters. There are also light moments such as: The Joke Is On Us, Jewish Alphabet Soup, and Prophecy. The book applauds the Righteous Gentiles of World War II; acknowledges the revisionists; and steps into the Palestinian0Israeli crisis, offering a solution.

With only 14 million extant today, the book ends with a question A World Without Jews, What Would It Be Like?

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Περιεχόμενα

My Immaculate Misconception
1
DEICIDE How Does One Kill God?
21
No Aye For An Eye For Eye
39
The Blood Libel
47
A Short History of AntiSemitism
67
The Joke is On Us
87
Henry Ford and The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion
129
Did You Know?
147
Jewish Alphabet Soup
225
The United States of America A Haven Denied
233
Rescuers of Jews The Righteous Gentiles
259
Revising History Portraying the Holocaust as Hoax
285
Prophecy
301
Sum Character Assassination
307
Must The Struggle Continue?
313
A World Without Jews What Would it be Like?
327

The Making of a Jew
163
Famous Jews
165
Famous JewHaters
195
Glossary
351
Bibliography
355
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Σελίδα 15 - Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus. He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Most High...
Σελίδα 32 - Pilate saith unto them, Behold the man. When the chief priests, therefore, and officers saw him, they cried out saying, Crucify him, crucify him.
Σελίδα 15 - The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God.
Σελίδα 75 - And Haman said unto King Ahasuerus, "There is a certain people scattered abroad and dispersed among the people in all the provinces of thy kingdom; and their laws are diverse from all people; neither keep they the king's laws, therefore it is not for the king's profit to suffer them.
Σελίδα 15 - Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.
Σελίδα 321 - The partition of Palestine in 1947 and the establishment of the State of Israel are entirely illegal, regardless of the passage of time, because they were contrary to the will of the Palestinian people and to their natural right in their homeland, and inconsistent with the principles embodied in the Charter of the United Nations, particularly to the right of self determination.
Σελίδα 84 - I really believe that the pagans, and the abortionists, and the feminists, and the gays and the lesbians who are actively trying to make that an alternative lifestyle, the ACLU, People For the American Way, all of them who have tried to secularize America. I point the finger in their face and say "you helped this happen.
Σελίδα 267 - Then they came for the Catholics and I didn't speak up because I was a Protestant. Then they came for me, and by that time, no one was left to speak up.
Σελίδα 40 - And if a man smite his servant, or his maid, with a rod, and he die under his hand; he shall be surely punished. Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or two, he shall not be punished: for he is his money.
Σελίδα 80 - In the spirit of that truth-telling, we who bear his name and heritage must with pain acknowledge also Luther's anti-Judaic diatribes and violent recommendations of his later writings against the Jews. As did many of Luther's own companions in the sixteenth century, we reject this violent invective, and yet more do we express our deep and abiding sorrow over its tragic effects on subsequent generations. In concert with the Lutheran World Federation, we particularly deplore the appropriation of Luther's...

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