Old European Jewries

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Jewish Publication Society of America, 1894 - Jews - 281 pages
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Page 6 - the earliest authentic notice is by the apostle Paul, who, in his Epistle to the Romans, says: " Whensoever I take my journey into Spain, I will come to you ;'for I trust to see you in my journey, and to be brought on my way thitherward by you
Page 199 - People who have been living in a Ghetto for a couple of centuries are not able to step outside merely because the gates are thrown down, nor to efface the brands on their souls by putting off the yellow badges. The isolation from without will have come to seem the law of their being.'
Page 292 - PHILADELPHIA, PA. From the Return from Babylon to the Present Time, 1890, With Three Maps, a Frontispiece and Chronological Tables. BY LADY MAGNUS. REVISED By M. FKIEDLANDER, PH. D. OPINIONS OF THE PRESS. The entire work is one of great interest; It Is written with moderation,
Page 282 - PHILADELPHIA, PA. From the Return from Babylon to the Present Time, 1890, With Three Maps, a Frontispiece and Chronological Table*. BY LADY MAGNUS. REVISED BY M. FKIEDLANDER, PH. D. OPINIONS OF THE PRESS. The entire work is one of great interest; it Is written with moderation,
Page 239 - Because this prayer is a resurrection in the spirit of the perishable in man, because it does not acknowledge death, because it permits the blossom, which, withered, has fallen from the tree of mankind, to flower and develop again in the human heart, therefore it possesses sanctifying power! To know that
Page 255 - puellas : sed neque Judaeis, neque haereticis dare placuit; eo quod nulla possit esse societas fideli cum infideli. Si contra interdictum fecerint parentes abstineri per quinquennium placet.
Page 237 - Its origin is mysterious; angels are said to have brought it down from heaven and taught it to men. About this prayer the tenderest threads of filial feeling and human recollection are entwined ; for it is the prayer of the orphans ! When the
Page 292 - By Milton Goldsmith. THE PERSECUTION OF THE JEWS IN RUSSIA. VOEGELE'S MARRIAGE AND OTHER TALES. By Louis Schnabel. CHILDREN OF THE GHETTO : BEING PICTURES
Page 180 - the completion of instruments of purchase of real property and mortgages in the name of Jews, the registration of Jews as lessees of landed estates situated outside the
Page 173 - subjected to many pecuniary sacrifices required by their own religious foundations, and others which the indebtedness of their benevolent institutions demands of them ; the inability to take energetic measures for the better education of the greatly increasing poorer

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