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Other Jewish People

The question of boundaries is a major question of the Jewish people because the Jews are the great experts of crossing boundaries. They have a sense of identity inside themselves that doesn't permit them to cross boundaries with other people.

- A. B. Yehoshua

About Pat

To me, 'The End of the Jews' - both the title and the novel itself - is about the end of pat, uncritical ways of understanding oneself in the world.

- Adam Mansbach

Holy Judaism

We have no problems with Jews and highly respect Judaism as a holy religion.

- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

Sometimes Very

Sometimes my biography is interpreted as the upbringing of a French aristocrat. It was very, very different. We were a family of mercantile, immigrant Jews.

- Alain de Botton

Christians Bush

Christians get trees. Jews get bushes. To stay in good standing with the Tribe, you've got to refer to a Christmas tree as a Hanukkah bush.

- Alan Colmes

World Interesting

It's interesting when you're part of a group - the Jews, to be exact - that the world has had such problems with.

- Albert Brooks

Maintain Another

The Arabs have a God, the Jews have another, and the Catholics have another! And they're all fighting to maintain that they worship the one real God. Idiots!

- Alejandro Jodorowsky

Glad Attend

I'm glad many Jews attend Knick games.

- Amar'e Stoudemire

Holocaust Obsessed

I'm obsessed with history, especially WWII and the Jews in Europe during the Holocaust.

- Amy Heckerling

Like Old

We just want Jews to be perfected, as they say. That is what Christianity is. We believe the Old Testament, but ours is more like Federal Express.

- Ann Coulter

Elephants Christians

I'm not defining Christians as Jews or Jews as Christians or zebras as elephants.

- Ann Coulter

Accusing Republicans

I'm accusing Republicans of thinking the Jews have so much power.

- Ann Coulter

Lesson Which

The sad and horrible conclusion is that no one cared that Jews were being murdered... This is the Jewish lesson of the Holocaust and this is the lesson which Auschwitz taught us.

- Ariel Sharon

Country Will

One must remember that the Jews have one, tiny country, the only place they have the right and capability to defend themselves by themselves. And it is our duty and my responsibility to see that we will never compromise about that.

- Ariel Sharon

Israel Everywhere

Arabs have the right to visit everywhere in the Land of Israel, and Jews have the right to visit every place in the Land of Israel.

- Ariel Sharon

Socialism National

The Jews are the enemy of National Socialism.

- Arthur Seyss-Inquart

About Dad

My dad was such a bigot. He was a horrible, self-centred person. He was really racist and he'd talk about the Jews and blacks and Catholics even.

- Cindy Sherman

Tell Edison

I grew up as one of the few Jews in Edison, and I had people tell me they hated me because of my religion.

- David Bryan

Without Extent

Without Hitler, the State of Israel probably would not exist today. To that extent he was probably the Jews' greatest friend.

- David Irving

Including Practicing

As a practicing Jew, I have studied with Christian teachers whom I respect for who they are and what they are, including their positive concern with Jews and Judaism.

- David Novak

Seriously Question

We Jews who willingly and happily confirm our covenantal status and its attendant rights and duties must take the question of mission seriously: either to accept it or reject it knowingly and with conviction.

- David Novak

Zionism Opposed

When modern political Zionism emerged around the turn of the twentieth century, most Orthodox Jews opposed it.

- David Novak

Brought Primordial

As a traditional Jew, I have benefited personally from the hospitality of Chabad Hasidim on many occasions, and I marvel at how many Jews Chabad has brought back to their primordial home.

- David Novak

Like Ethnic

Most Jews, like most rational persons, know that their personal identity and their ethnic identity are not one and the same.

- David Novak

Better Play

Well, who better to play Nazis than we Jews?

- John Banner

Christians Atheists

Not only are Christians writing about Jesus, but also Communists, Jews, atheists and agnostics are taking up their pens to paint a portrait of Jesus.

- John Clayton

Wife Regrets

My wife who is non-Jewish regrets it all the time that I can say these terrible things about fellow Jews and she can't.

- Joseph Epstein

Knew Seemed

I knew I wanted to be an actor, and my mother said, 'Call Aaron Sorkin.' It seemed dubious that I'd make it as an actor by calling Jews I knew, but it worked.

- Joshua Malina

Argument Some

The argument that all Jews have a heartfelt investment in the state of Israel is untrue. Some have a heartfelt investment in corned beef sandwiches.

- Judith Butler

Set Allegation

When one set of Jews labels another set of Jews 'anti-Semitic,' they are trying to monopolize the right to speak in the name of the Jews. So the allegation of anti-Semitism is actually a cover for an intra-Jewish quarrel.

- Judith Butler

Terrorism Attacks

Terrorism attacks Jews, but it targets all countries and Western values. Israel is just an hors d'oeuvre.

- Avigdor Lieberman

Which Christians

The problem is that those of us who were born into Islam and who don't want to live according to scripture - we don't have what the Jews have, which is a rabbinical tradition that allows you to ask questions. We also don't have the church tradition that the Christians have.

- Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Government Represents

The Knesset members - Jews and Arabs - don't represent the state of Israel. The government is the one that represents the state of Israel officially.

- Ayman Odeh

Goal Country

My goal is that Jews feel safe in their country.

- Ayman Odeh

Area Before

If you look at the history of advertising, most of them were Jews, so it was only a matter of time before 'Mad Men' explored that area of advertising.

- Ben Feldman

Interesting Whole

The whole upbringing was interesting because we grew up Orthodox Jews all the way until we were teenagers.

- Benny Fine

Like Before

We Muslims in the West, like Jews before us, grapple with the same issues that Jews of the past did: integration or isolation, tradition or reform, intermarriage or intra-marriage.

- Hamza Yusuf

Christians Had

On this land, Muslims, Christians and Jews can coexist together, as they have - as they had for the - for hundreds of years in the framework of a democratic state.

- Hassan Nasrallah

Doing Control

America is totally under control of the Jews, you know. I mean, look what they're doing in Yugoslavia.

- Bobby Fischer

Germany Disappeared

The Jews must realize that their influence in Germany has disappeared for all time.

- Hjalmar Schacht

Nationality Other

Other people have a nationality. The Irish and the Jews have a psychosis.

- Brendan Behan

Going Encouraging

Rabbis throughout the ages, from Rabbi Avraham Yitzhak Hacohen Kook onward, strictly prohibited going up on the Temple Mount. And now there is a minority group of rabbis encouraging Jews to go.

- Isaac Herzog

Middle Spanish

In the Middle Ages and beyond, the target was the Court Jew who had the ear of the ruler; during the Inquisition it was the Spanish Jews who thrived after their conversion to Christianity.

- Jack Schwartz

Church Christ

In early church polemics, Jews are deemed no longer worthy of their own Scriptures because they have failed to accept Christ as the Messiah.

- Jack Schwartz

Islam Shown

Islam has shown two faces to the Jews, one benevolent, one less so.

- Jack Schwartz

Religious Left Wing

When Jews left Judaism, they didn't stop being religious. They simply swapped God-based Judaism for godless secular humanism and leftism. For left-wing Jews, Judaism is their ethnicity; leftism is their religion.

- Dennis Prager

Iraq Using

And we've also had now the speaker of the Parliament in Iraq using blatantly anti-Semitic remarks, saying the Jews and sons of Jews are the problem of all the violence that's in Iraq.

- Jan Schakowsky

Help Will

Jews, when they get successful, they will help their people.

- Donald Sterling

Like Border

My Kashubian family, like the Jews, are people who were born and live in border areas and were suspected by the Nazis and by the Communists of being disloyal.

- Donald Tusk

Been Sign

I had been involved in the March on Washington in 1963. I was with friends carrying a sign, 'Protestants, Jews and Catholics for Civil Rights.'

- Doris Kearns Goodwin

Love Leave

God's love doesn't leave out Jews or Muslims or anyone.

- Dyan Cannon

More Sympathetic

The Jewish background is not that far from the black groove. Blacks are downtrodden, Jews are downtrodden, therefore they have something in common in that affliction. Being downtrodden often makes one more empathetic and sympathetic.

- Jerry Leiber

Face Comments

No one said anything to my face, but I constantly heard comments denigrating Jews.

- Edgar Bronfman, Sr.

Defending Terms

In terms of defending Jews, I'm a Jew.

- Edgar Bronfman, Sr.

Anti-Semitism Should

The Jews' fear of assimilation and intermarriage should not replace fear of anti-Semitism.

- Edgar Bronfman, Sr.

Arrest Another

My kingdom is not of this world. If it were, my servants would fight to prevent my arrest by the Jews. But now my kingdom is from another place.

- Jesus Christ

Side About

At East Side Jews, we can take a risk because it isn't all about the rules. I started it to create a space for all those people who wouldn't go to temple because they were scared of getting the rules wrong.

- Jill Soloway

Politics Been

I had been taught that the separation between religion and politics happened in the Enlightenment. But there were people who tried to create a secular relationship to government 2,000 years ago, and those people were the Jews.

- Elaine Pagels

Turned Romans

The Romans weren't trying to kill all the Jews, but they did destroy Jewish resistance to Roman rule. Jerusalem was turned into a Roman army camp, and it was a total devastation.

- Elaine Pagels

New Christians

Jews have God's promise and if we Christians have it, too, then it is only as those chosen with them, as guests in their house, that we are new wood grafted onto their tree.

- Karl Barth

Church Always

My mom always said that if the Protestants catch a Catholic in their church, they feed them to the Jews.

- Kate O'Brien

Nationality Form

Jews are the intensive form of any nationality whose language and customs they adopt.

- Emma Lazarus

Society Problem

Anti-Semitism is not just a problem for Jews; it is a problem for all of our society.

- Ephraim Mirvis

Been Britain

Britain has been good to the Jews, and the Jews have been good for Britain.

- Ephraim Mirvis

Medical Finally

Jews were asked when life begins. For them it's when they finally graduate medical school.

- Evan Sayet

Worry Miami

Jews don't care about ancient rivalries. We worry about humidity in Miami.

- Evan Sayet

Anti-Semitism Too

Anti-Semitism has not disappeared, and European Jews have too often come under attack.

- Federica Mogherini

Forgiveness Atonement

On the Day of Atonement, Jews are commanded to seek forgiveness from the people we have hurt.

- Laura Schlessinger

Like Very

The Jews don't like Farrakhan, so they call me Hitler. Well, that's a good name. Hitler was a very great man.

- Louis Farrakhan

Built Took

Many of the Jews who owned the homes, the apartments in the black community, we considered them bloodsuckers because they took from our community and built their community but didn't offer anything back to our community.

- Louis Farrakhan

Religious Will

For as Jews, the problem happens to be more urgent and vital than for others; because the destruction of religion on America will involve the destruction also of the religious training of freedom; and with that our civil liberties.

- Louis Finkelstein

Eye Lot

Jews had an outsider's eye on a lot of Western tradition.

- M. H. Abrams

Play How

Well, I play Jews and parrots. Parrots are how I've branched out.

- Gilbert Gottfried

Social Distress

Economic distress, political pressure, and social obloquy already drive us from our homes and from our graves. The Jews are already constantly shifting from place to place.

- Theodor Herzl

Comedians Tendency

Jews have a tendency to become comedians.

- Sacha Baron Cohen

Weapon Secret Weapon

We Jews have a secret weapon in our struggle with the Arabs; we have no place to go.

- Golda Meir

Radical Second

It is only in the fundamentalist religions that women are relegated to second class. Radical Evangelicals, Muslims, and Jews all have the same view of women.

- Sally Quinn

Almost Gays

In today's U.S., it's possible for almost anyone - women, gays, African-Americans, Jews - to run for, and be elected to, high office.

- Salman Rushdie

Generations Should

It was both Abraham's and the Jews' privilege also that they should have this promise to all generations.

- Thomas Goodwin

Art King

Art thou the King of the Jews?

- Pontius Pilate

Understand Christians

I do believe that Muslims and Christians and Jews pray to the same God. And yet they understand who God is in significantly different ways.

- Miroslav Volf

Survival Use

Jews, black people - any people who are hated or who have suffered, either as individuals or as a people - use humour. It is a survival skill.

- Sarah Silverman

War Fire

The Jews have opened fire, and they are unready to begin a war.

- Moshe Dayan

Ethiopia Israel

The State of Israel failed in absorbing the Jews from Ethiopia.

- Moshe Kahlon

Today Jewish State

Today, there are those who hallucinate that a democratic and Jewish state is only democratic for the Jews.

- Reuven Rivlin

Accordance Could

The whole point of Israel was to create a place where Jews could live the best life - and liveliest - in accordance with their values.

- Richard Ben Cramer

Nation Discontented

The Jews' greatest contribution to history is dissatisfaction! We're a nation born to be discontented. Whatever exists we believe can be changed for the better.

- Shimon Peres

Death Refuge

You can't portray wartime Shanghai without writing about the Holocaust - about 25,000 Jews survived the Nazi death machine by taking refuge there.

- Nicole Mones

Country Own

Jews can live their own life as Jews and yet be part of a different country.

- Simon Schama

Russia Left

As Jews, their families left Russia to escape the poverty and the antisemitism.

- Martin Lewis Perl

Religious Juncture

Not all Modern Orthodox Jews, at the present juncture, identify with what the Israeli government does. In Israel many religious Zionists strongly oppose the government because of the disengagement.

- Norman Lamm

Death War

Hungary has a moral debt to the Jews that it helped send to death camps thirty years after the First World War.

- Viktor Orban

Were

The Schindler Jews were off-limits in Brunnlitz.

- Oskar Schindler

Like Weighs

Like a horrible nightmare, the abrogation of equal rights weighs upon us all, but especially upon those Jews who, like me, had surrendered themselves to the dream of assimilation.

- Max Liebermann

Some Over

Over the course of history, many Jews have ultimately embraced Christianity - some forcibly, some in order to advance in non-Jewish society, some out of wholehearted belief.

- Meir Soloveichik

Dramatic Christians

If Christians see Mormonism as a dramatic deviation from a millennia-old, biblically-based faith, Jews see Christianity in the same light.

- Meir Soloveichik

Like Over

Throughout its history, the members of Shearith Israel have observed Thanksgiving by reciting in synagogue the same psalms of praise and gratitude sung by Jews all over the world on festive days like Hanukkah.

- Meir Soloveichik

Will Christians

Jews focus on the Torah, the embodiment of God's will; Christians, on an embodied God.

- Meir Soloveichik

Been Gentile

I had been warned about Jews by my gentile friends - they did terrible things with knives to boys.

- Paul Engle

United States United

The most successful terrorist group in the United States for almost 70 years was the Ku Klux Klan. They hated Catholics, Jews, and blacks. They were prone to violence.

- Pete Hamill