Poland and the Minority Races

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G. Allen & Unwin Limited, 1920 - Jews - 194 pages
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Page 81 - Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you : I am the LORD.
Page 179 - Articles" which converted Poland from a limited monarchy into a republic with an elective chief magistrate. The king was to have no voice in the choice of his successor. He was to marry a wife selected for him by the senate. He was to be neutral in all religious matters. He was not to lead the militia across the border without the consent of the szlachta, and then only for three months at a time. Should the king fail...
Page 61 - Jewish history will have a not inconsiderable share in the spiritual change that is to annihilate nationalist intolerance, the modern substitute for the religious bigotry of the Middle Ages. In this case, the future task of Jewish history will prove as sublime as was the mission of the Jewish people in the past.
Page 62 - ... spiritual change that is to annihilate national intolerance, the modern substitute for the religious bigotry of the Middle Ages. In this case, the future task of Jewish history will prove as sublime as was the mission of the Jewish people in the past. The latter consisted in the spread of the dogma of unity of creation; the former will contribute indirectly to the realization of the not yet accepted dogma of the unity of the human race.
Page 187 - A year later this verdict was reaffirmed by an Imperial ukase issued on December 23, 1791, to the effect that "the Jews have no right to enroll in the merchant corporations in the inner Russian cities or ports of entry, and are permitted to enjoy only the rights of townsmen and burghers of White Russia.
Page 180 - The \iberum veto was based on the assumption of the absolute political equality of every Polish gentleman, with the corollary that every measure introduced into the Polish diet must be adopted unanimously. Consequently, if any single deputy believed that a measure already approved of by the rest of the house might be injurious to his constituency, he had the right to exclaim nie pozwalam, "I disapprove...
Page 16 - Maccabee; in his right hand he holds a sword, and in his left he bears the head of the vanquished Lysias.
Page 161 - ... Whether Mr. Goodhart is a Jew or not, the present writer cannot now say. He is a Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He is "lately Captain, United States Army." He was transferred from the army at the suggestion of Mr. Morgenthau, to act as counsel for the Mission. And he says on page 161, "After dinner Mr. Morgenthau attended a meeting of the B'nai B'rith Lodge, the only chapter of this Jewish organization in Poland. No branches had been permitted in Russia before the war, as it was...
Page 106 - I have always remarked it, that within half a dozen miles of the end of our journey, if there has been a fine-spoken lady in the coach, though but a country shopkeeper's wife, who imagined herself a stranger to the company...
Page 123 - Cast thy bread upon the waters, and it shall return after many days.

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