The Modern Jew

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W. Heinemann, 1899 - Jewish question - 301 pages
 

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Page 288 - See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant.
Page 154 - AND the LORD said unto Moses, Speak unto the priests the sons of Aaron, and say unto them, There shall none be defiled for the dead among his people...
Page xvi - The virtue of Prosperity is temperance, the virtue of Adversity is fortitude; which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; Adversity is the blessing of the New; which carrieth the greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favour.
Page 121 - Tovey, in his Anglia Judaica, has given the several instances which are upon record of these charges against the Jews ; which he observes they were never accused of, but at such times as the king was manifestly in great want of money.
Page 217 - Darwinian principles, the colors of the environment, but that now, with some tardy sense of futility or stir of pride, proclaim their brotherhood in Zion — they are come from many places ; from far lands and from near, from uncouth, unknown villages of Bukowina and the Caucasus, and from the great European capitals ; thickliest from the pales of persecution, in rare units from the free realms of England and America — a 431 strange phantasmagoria of faces.
Page 299 - In short — he writes in his report — if courage — moral courage, — hope, patience, temperance are fine qualities, then the Jews are a fine people. Such a people, under wise direction, is destined to make a success of any well-organized plan of colonization, whether in Argentina, Siberia, or South Africa.
Page 185 - Street, and many streets and" lanes and alleys have fallen before them; they fill whole blocks of model dwellings; they have introduced new trades as well as new habits and they live and crowd together and work and meet their fate independent of the great stream of London life surging around them.
Page 5 - Now what is Mr White's view ? 'The peculiar characteristics usually associated with the Hebrew community are not religious, but racial. ... Of the Jewish aristocrat I do not speak in this book. The advan* C. Russell, ' The Jew in London,' pp. 41, 42. tages reaped by England from the Hebrew aristocracy, not only material but intellectual and artistic, require no comment. They are notorious. It is the presence of this class which has done most to prevent the outbreak of anti-Semitism in England...
Page 249 - Forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles, that they might be saved, to fill up their sins alway : for the wrath is come upon them to the uttermost.
Page 204 - It is our duty to praise the Lord of all things, to ascribe greatness to him who formed the world in the beginning, since he hath not made us like the nations of other lands, and hath not placed us like other families of the earth, since he hath not assigned unto us a portion as unto them, nor a lot as unto all their multitude.

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