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A Jew today

by Elie Wiesel

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wiesel, Elie, 1928-,
  • Authors, French -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Judaism

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of Un Juif aujourd"hui.

    StatementElie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Marion Wiesel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2683.I32 Z51713 1979
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 247 p. ;
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4408016M
    ISBN 100394740572
    LC Control Number79011251

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    The Talmud relates that when G-d came to give the Torah to the People of Israel in the early morning of Sivan 6 (see "Today in Jewish History" for tomorrow), He found them sleeping.(The Chassidic masters explain that this was an attempt to connect to their subconscious, transcendent self in preparation for their reception of the divine wisdom.). Jewish History, Jewish Religion — 3 — Foreword Sometime in the late s, that world-class gossip and occasional historian, John F. Kennedy, told me how, in , Harry S. Truman had been pretty much abandoned by everyone when he came to run for president. Then an AmericanFile Size: KB.


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