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Kabbalah for Beginners

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...ntradicted everything his contempo- - Perhaps one of the best known Native American traditions is the Council Circle. Here, the members sit in a cir... ...on their path and conquered the King- - dom of Judea. Tens of thousands of Jews were killed, and those who were taken captive were sold to slavery. C... ...sh: the Romans who had killed his teacher, Rabbi Akiva, still persecuted Jews and continually invented new laws to punish them. Among these laws wa... ...nvented new laws to punish them. Among these laws was one that prohibited Jews from studying Kabbalah. But despite the Romans’ prohibition, Rashbi i... ...couples, whose numbers have been declining for decades as a proportion of American households, have finally slipped into a minority, according to an... ...o the New England Journal of Medicine, “Annu- - ally, more than 46 million Americans, ages 15-54, suffer from depressive episodes.” And the Archives ...

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From Chaos to Harmony

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...produced within them a sophisticated and unique ego. This was effected so the Jews would speed up the evolution of the world while they were still a... ...e nations of the world did not possess sufficient drive for progress, and the Jews’ role was to urge them forward to greater egoistic evolution. Hen... ...aal HaSulam predicted that if no changes were made, the very existence of the Jews in the land of Israel would be at risk. In the writings of The La... ...n a quote from Haminai, who was quoting from the Quran when he said that ‘The Jews will not fight you Israel’s Role 175 as one man. You think that... ...nd how it may be resolved. The root of both anti-Semitism and of blaming the Jews for every adversity that occurs in the world is part of the purpo... ...omosome pool of Jews as part of the genetic landscape of the Middle East, The American Journal of Human Genetics, 2001, 1095-112:(5)69. 22 http://w...

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God Prophecy

By: Dr. Paraskev

...of God’s Kingdom on Earth. All other religions wait for this Kingdom, too. Jews await the Messiah that will bring it. Muslims wait for Mahdi, who will... ...d rock-n-roll” slogan ... On the other hand, in the 1930s, the most famous American clairvoyant Edgar Cayce prophesied: “ ... entrance is shown to be ...

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The Life of John Sterling

By: Thomas Carlyle

...hem that no one in our time has been able to make out. There were also the Jews, who were the only ancient people that knew how wonderful and how good... ...a disastrous shadow hanging over it, not to be cleared away by effort. Two American gentlemen, acquaintances also of mine, had been recommended to him...

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Christ's Journal

By: Paul Alexander Bartlett

...d, impressive, highly pictorial.” JOE KNOEFLER in the L.A. Times: “...an American writer gifted with...perception and sensitivity.” FRANK TANNENBA... ... of his work and literary correspondence have now been established at the American Heritage Center of the University of Wyoming, the Nettie Lee Bens... ...Heritage Center of the University of Wyoming, the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection of the University of Texas, and the Rare Books Collect... .... He must have known that I had not preached revolt. “Are you king of the Jews?” he asked, motioning me to come closer. “Your people have brought yo... ...head. Six or eight men confronted me. They mocked me. “Hail, king of the Jews,” they hol- lered. Priests appeared and cried: “Crucify him...he cal... ...he Paul Alexander Bartlett Collection held by the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection of the University of Texas, and form part of a second ... ...y of Texas, and form part of a second diversified col- lection held by the American Heritage Center of the University of Wyoming, which also includes...

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Bible (ASV) 17: Esther

By: American Standard Version

..., and the King's advisors warn that, if unpunished, her actions would inspire other wives to disobey their husbands. Ahasuerus removes her as queen. (Jews believe that she was executed, He then orders all young women to be presented to him, so he can choose a new queen to replace Vashti. One of these is Esther, who was orphaned at a young age and is being fostered by her u...

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Bible (ASV) 15: Ezra

By: American Standard Version

...taxerxes Longimanus, and of the events that took place at Jerusalem after Ezra's arrival there. The book thus contains memorabilia connected with the Jews, from the decree of Cyrus to the reformation by Ezra (456 B.C.), extending over a period of about eighty years....

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Bible (ASV) 19: Psalms

By: American Standard Version

...solation, recognition of God's creation, the need for repentance. Certain Psalms, such as Psa. 22 and Psa. 110 are accepted by Christians and certain Jews as messianic or containing messianic prophecies. (From Wikipedia, modified by Sam Stinson)...

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Bible (ASV) 16: Nehemiah

By: American Standard Version

... opposition generated by Sanballat and others; describes earlier return under Zerubbabel (ch. 1-7). (2) An account of the state of religion among the Jews during this time (8-10). (3) Increase of the inhabitants of Jerusalem; the census of the adult male population, and names of the chiefs, together with lists of priests and Levites (11-12:1-26). 4) Dedication of the wall ...

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Bible (ASV) 27: Daniel

By: American Standard Version

... Aramaic, is a book in both the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh) and the Christian Old Testament. The book is set during the Babylonian Captivity, a period when Jews were deported and exiled to Babylon following the Siege of Jerusalem of 597 BC. The book revolves around the figure of Daniel, an Israelite who becomes an adviser to Nebuchadnezzar, the ruler of Babylon from 605 BC - 562...

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Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians

By: Dr. Martin Luther

... want you to help us publish some leading work of Luther’s for the general American market. Will you do it?” “I will, on one condition.” “ And what is... ...t is that?” “The condition is that I will be permitted to make Luther talk American, ‘streamline’ him, so to speak—because you will never get people, ... ... actually to read Luther unless we make him talk as he would talk today to Americans.” I illustrated the point by reading to Mr. Zondervan a few sente... ...ndervan a few sentences from an English translation lately reprinted by an American publisher, of one of Luther’s outstanding reforma- tory essays. Th... ...e may as well offer Luther in the original Ger- man or Latin as expect the American church-member to read any translations that would adhere to Luther... ... tells us in I Corinthians 1:23, 24: “We preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumbling block, and unto the Greeks foolishness; but unto them whic... ...ock, and unto the Greeks foolishness; but unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wis- dom of God.” Begin w... ...- served in every detail. They were supporters in this conten- tion by the Jews, with the result that those who were not firmly established in faith w... ...that Paul was not a sincere teacher of God because he ignored the Law. The Jews were offended at the idea that the Law of God should be entirely ignor...

...teness and brevity. ?Luther is still the greatest name in Protestantism. We want you to help us publish some leading work of Luther?s for the general American market. Will you do it??...

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The New Atlantis

By: Francis Bacon

...low. So you see, by this main accident of time, we lost our traffic with the Americans, with whom of all others, in regard they lay nearest to us, we ... ...e was Joabin. He was a Jew and circumcised; for they have some few stirps of Jews yet remaining among them, whom they leave to their own religion. Whi... ... may the better do, because they are of a far differing disposition from the Jews in other parts. For The New Atlantis – Bacon 25 whereas they hate ... ... inferior to his divine majesty, yet they are far from the language of other Jews. And for the country of Ben salem, this man would make no end of co... ...an would make no end of commending it, being desirous by tradition among the Jews there to have it believed that the people thereof were of the genera...

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The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

By: Thomas Hutchinson

...e Palace is situated in an obscure corner of Rome, near the quarter of the Jews, and from the upper windows you see the immense ruins of Mount Palatin... ...SWELLFOO SWELLFOO SWELLFOO SWELLFOO SWELLFOOT T T T T: : : : : Call in the Jews, Solomon the court porkman, Moses the sow-gelder, and Zephaniah ... ... the revolution eight hundred students, and among them several Germans and Americans. The munificence and energy of many of the Greek princes and merc... ... reported that this Messiah had arrived at a seaport near Lacedaemon in an American brig. The association of names and ideas is irresistibly ludicrous...

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Interview with the Future

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...o bond with the Creator. We are doubly guilty here as not only do we, the Jews, not make progress, but by failing to do so, we prevent the progress ... ...th of Light,” as opposed to progress in the “Path of Pain.” When we, the Jews, do what we must, the entire world will support and follow us. Everyo... ... literally want to die. However, he will not be able to stop living. The Americans have already written on their Dollar: ‘In God We Trust’; the Ara... ...nly be found outside his world. Question: What are the superpowers that Jews have with regards to the management of the world; what is that speci... ...an of leadership that is found in their ‘spiritual genes’? Answer: The Jews will lead the world by their ascent to the upper world precisely by r... ...be a “Jew,” a “Hebrew,” meaning go over to the that side of the barrier. Jews are not a people; they are a group of people who acquired the method,...

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Kabbalah, Science and the Meaning of Life

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...e Know?, offers a good exam- ple of that concept with a story about the Native Americans who PA RT I I I : P E RC E P T I O N O F R E A L I T Y 122 ... ...receive those teachings from the Greeks, but rather he received them from the Jews. Therefore he must be called Kabbalist, [... ] and he himself was...

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Bible (ASV) 37: Haggai

By: American Standard Version

...en by the prophet Haggai. It was written in 520 BC some 18 years after Cyrus had conquered Babylon and issued a decree in 538 BC allowing the captive Jews to return to Judea. He saw the restoration of the temple as necessary for the restoration of the religious practices and a sense of peoplehood after a long exile. It consists of two brief, comprehensive chapters. The obj...

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God the Invisible King

By: H. G. Wells

... women he has met. They have been people of very various origins; English, Americans, Bengalis, Russians, French, people brought up in a “Catholic atm... ...th, and that he has little to identify him with that hereditary God of the Jews who became the “Father” in the Christian system. On the other hand he ... ... one because of the Greeks, nor deny the divinity of Christ because of the Jews. They dreaded to be polytheis- tic; equally did they dread the least a... ...d of * It is not so generally understood as it should be among English and American readers that a very large proportion of early Christians before th...

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The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater

By: Thomas de Quincey

...ge line of sea-board (stretching through twenty-four hundred miles) of the American United States; may enjoy fifty years for lei- surely repentance; a... ...in the whimsical nature of German liberality, which, in those days, forced Jews into paying toll at the gates of cities, under the title of ‘swine,’ b... ... well known upon that coast; and ‘faults’ may be a flash term for what the Americans call ‘notions.’ A part of the cargo it clearly is; and one is not... ...informer? A French- man, reader, —M. Simond; and though now by adoption an American citizen, yet still French in his heart and in all his prejudices. ...

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On Heroes, Hero-Worship, And the Heroic in History

By: Thomas Carlyle

...now, of Jewish kindred: but with that deadly terrible ear- nestness of the Jews they seem to combine something grace- ful, brilliant, which is not Jew... ...n comparison. The jargon of argumentative Greek Sects, vague traditions of Jews, the stupid routine of Arab Idolatry: there was no answer in these. A ... ...ve theologies, traditions, subtleties, rumors and hypotheses of Greeks and Jews, with their idle wire-drawings, this wild man of the Desert, with his ... ...th. Give a thing time; if it can succeed, it is a right thing. Look now at American Saxondom; and at that little Fact of the sailing of the Mayflower,...

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Bible (ASV) 38: Zechariah

By: American Standard Version

...nd vision, heavily influenced the visionary works of Zechariah 1-8.Zechariah is specific about dating his writing (520-518 BC). During the Exile many Jews were taken to Babylon, where the prophets told them to make their homes (Jeremiah 29), suggesting they would spend a long period of time there. Eventually freedom did come to many Israelites, when Cyrus the Great overtoo...

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

...his leads to horrors such as the Holocaust. The Nazis did not regard as humans the Jews, the Slavs, homosexuals, and other minorities - so they sou... ...de and supersede one's moral obligations towards non- affiliated humans. Thus, an American's moral obligation to safeguard the lives of American f... ...igation to save the lives of innocent civilians, however numerous, if they are not Americans. The larger the number of positive self-definitions I ... ...most recent examples are the massacre of the Tutsis in Rwanda, the Holocaust of the Jews in Nazi Germany's Third Reich, and the Armenian Genocide in... ...ical Islamists are now advocating the mass slaughter of Westerners, particularly of Americans and Israelis, regardless of age, gender, and alleged c... ... fraud scandals signals the end of an era. Disillusionment and disenchantment with American capitalism may yet lead to a tectonic ideological shift... ...t it takes one Jew to really know another. Conditioned by millennia of persecution, Jews are paranoid, defensive, and obsessively secretive. It is i... ...tion - not only a religious one If race is defined in terms of genetic purity, then Jews are as much a race as the remotest and most isolated of the... ...nsforming itself into an outpost and beacon of Western (first British-French, then American) neo-colonialism. As the representative of the oppresso...

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Narcissistic and Psychopathic Leaders

By: Sam Vaknin

...passive-aggressive, and psychoneurotic personality disorders and types. The American Psychiatric Association, based in Washington D.C., USA, publish... ...mendments do not constitute a part of the text of the DSM-IV-TR, nor is the American Psychiatric Association (APA) associated with them in any way.]... ...rder By Robert C. Schwartz, Ph.D., DAPA and Shannon D. Smith, Ph.D., DAPA (American Psychotherapy Association, Article #3004 Annals July/August 200... ...Disorders of Narcissism: Diagnostic, Clinical, and Empirical Implications. American Psychiatric Press, 1998 26. Rothstein, Arnold. The Narcissistic ... ...er. Narcissistic Personality Disorders – A Clinical Discussion. Journal of American Psychoanalytic Association – 22 [1974]: 292-305 28. Salant-Schw... ...ho once in loneliness, surrounded only by a few followers, recognized these Jews for what they were and summoned men to fight against them and who,... ...ually reserved to non- whites) to the white race itself. It started with the Jews - a non-controversial proposition - but then expanded them to incl... ... the Man, only to re-appear as Hitler the stychia. What was the role of the Jews in all this? Nazism posed as a rebellion against the "old ways" - a... ...e. Hitler himself was a malignant narcissist, as Fromm correctly noted. The Jews constituted a perfect, easily identifiable, embodiment of all that ...

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Preface to Androcles and the Lion: On the Prospects of Christianity

By: George Bernard Shaw

...tatesmen now because of the doc- trines that distinguished Christ from the Jews and the Barabbasques generally, including ourselves. WHY JESUS MORE TH... ...see any more sense in martyr- dom than Galileo did. He was executed by the Jews for the blasphemy of claiming to be a God; and Pilate, to whom this wa... ...e had committed treason against Rome by saying that he was the King of the Jews. He was not falsely accused, nor denied full opportunities of defendin... ...t negroes to their faith with great ease, but cannot convert Mahometans or Jews. The negro finds in civilized Salvationism an un- speakably more comfo... ...f no con- sequence, the sensational effect of such a heresy as this on the Jews is not apparent: it seems to us as natural that John should have bapti... ...n practically all the white inhabitants of the British Isles and the North American continent, to mention no other places) are condemned in the words,...

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Theological Essays and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...does not inter- fere with your own! Christians, therefore, Mahometans, and Jews originally, in proportion as they were sincere and con- scientious, ha... ...m of ethics. In Judaism, again, the special and insulated situation of the Jews has unavoidably impressed an exclusive bias upon its prin- ciples. In ... ...that the burning of a wood, or even of a forest, which happens in our vast American *‘Integrity of the metaphor.’—One of the best notes ever writ- ten... ...such it was) secured so providentially to the Hebrew theology, two learned Jews—viz., Josephus and Philo Judaeus—had occasion to seek a cosmopolitan u... ...he destruction of Jerusalem and the Jewish nation, threw these two learned Jews upon this recourse to the Greek lan- guage as their final resource, in... ...lic, to eternal obscurity amongst men, I go on to mention that the learned Jews selected for this weighty labor happened to be in number seventy-two; ...

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The Vatican Conspiracy

By: Jonathan Cross

... is on the warpath again. I heard him shouting up and down the halls that the American Bishops were trying to rewrite Church Doctrine again.” Ignor... ...edo momentarily, but then he quickly reminded himself that this was the first American Pope in history, and more importantly the first one of Jewish... ...Not only because he had been newly appointed, but primarily because he was an American Cardinal, and the mood in the Vatican was to return the Papac... ...n waiting patiently in the Square, that the newly elected Pope was an unknown American Cardinal; the mostly Italian crowd stared at each other in di... ...n it was later discovered that Pope Francis was not only a recently appointed American Cardinal, but that he was of Jewish decent who had been adopte... ...ate. He was born a Muslim in the holy city of Ur, the birthplace of Abraham. Jews, Muslims, and Christians had worshipped peacefully in their own m... ...ing, had hired him to discover more caches of oil. His only quarrel with the Jews was that they had bombed an Iraqi power plant. 274 J.Cross/Arte... ... done so. His family was safe, and he had no personal animosities against any Jews. Growing up, he played with many of them as friends. And then t... ...festered into hatred toward the Americans, who had killed his family, and the Jews who they protected. He vowed to himself that they would pay with ...

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And Gulliver Returns Book VI : Our Psychological Motivations

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...‘t be surprised when young Germans tortured and killed for Hitler, when young Chinese and Cambodians killed for Mao or Pol Pot, or even young Americ... ... in the vitamin D producing sun, could add the A and D to their skim milk. They don‘t, but are finally thinking about it—sixty years after the Americ... ...ental side, wartime British Prime Minister, historian and author Winston Churchill had a father who wrote of him ‗I have an idiot for a son.‘ Americ... ...he worst outcomes of the power drive is using violence to achieve our ends. Either it is the Crips fighting the Bloods, Cain killing Abel, the Americ... ... warlike mentalities the kill ratios went up in World War II. Japanese as yellow bellied slant-eyed sadists who would dive their bombers into Americ... ...merican boys. Hitler‘s troops were goose-stepping cogs in a terror machine bent on conquering the world while gassing undesirable gypsies and Jews a... ...everely maladjusted, will give a rationalization for why he or she did what was done. For the advancement of National Socialism, Hitler needed Jews a... ...sm, is credited with having been revealed the truth of there being only one God. This he passed down through his son Isaac to his progeny, the Jews. ... ...ism, Christianity and Islam all stem from the God of Abraham, but like the brothers they are, their fights have been most brutal between them. Jews a...

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Information Technology Tales

By: Brad Bradford

... more likely stemmed from his encounters with sailors who had touched the American continent. In his revealing COD: A Biography of the Fish that ... ...fisherman kept secret their profitable catches of cod on regular trips to American waters. Mongols fostered exchange of ideas and inventions The ... ...its strength in a righteous fight. By Anonymous, from MacKellar’s “The American Printer” 1887 1... ...detail them would fill volumes. Suffice it here to single out two famous Americans, Thomas Jefferson for his belief in print power, and Benjamin Fr... ...mperio Español.‖ By the nineteenth century—despite having lost thirteen American colonies—the English paraphrased that phrase to boast proudly: ―T... ...emeny came to America in 1940 after his father foresaw the dark future of Jews under the Nazis and brought his family here. A grandfather as well as ...

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The Varieties of Religious Experience

By: William James

... I take my place behind this desk, and face this learned au- dience. To us Americans, the experience of receiving instruction from the living voice, a... ...uous an act. Particularly must this be the case on a soil as sacred to the American imagination as that of Edinburgh. The glories of the philosophic c... ...rd a sweet savor;” we “taste and see that he is good.” “Spiritual milk for American babes, drawn from the breasts of both testaments,” is a sub-title ... ...God:” God’s Breath in Man is the title of the chief work of our best known American mystic (Thomas Lake Harris), and in cer- tain non-Christian countr... ...o practical fruits, and the ex- tremely practical turn of character of the American people has never been better shown than by the fact that this, the... ...trast between this world and the next which through all the history of the Jews had continually been grow- ing wider: ‘As in heaven, so on earth.’ The... ...salem, where he went to dwell, a mission of nuns for the conversion of the Jews, showed no tendency to use for egotistic purposes the notoriety given ... ... interior life which are the exclusive object of our study. The baiting of Jews, 329 William James the hunting of Albigenses and Waldenses, the ston-...

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The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. : A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Queen Anne : Written by Himself

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

... is independent in all but the name, (for that 350 Henry Esmond the North American colonies shall remain dependants on yon- der little island for twe... ... priest, who had converted us all into Papists, and that Papists were like Jews, eating together, and not choosing to take their meals in the sight of...

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Memories and Portraits

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...ll we eager him to eat of it himself. The same spirit inspired Miss Bird’s American missionaries, who had come thousands of miles to change the faith ... ... their ignorance of the religions they were trying to supplant. I quote an American in this connection without scruple. Uncle Sam is better than John ... ...the largest, to a clique of states; and the whole scope and atmosphere not American, but merely Yankee. I will go far beyond him in reprobating the as... ...re to look when I find myself 7 Memories and Portraits in company with an American and see my countrymen un- bending to him as to a performing dog. B... ...npopulous. It is not so for nothing. I once seemed to have perceived in an American boy a greater readiness of sympathy for lands that are great, and ... ..., having entered, leave it. It was a place besieged; the shopmen, like the Jews rebuilding Salem, had a double task. They kept us at the stick’s end, ...

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