By Moshe Davis
The carrying on with courting among the US and the Holy Land has implications for American and Jewish historical past which expand past the historic narrative and interpretation. The devotion of usa citizens of all faiths to the Holy Land extends into the non secular realm, and the Holy Land, in flip, penetrates American houses, styles of religion, and schooling. during this booklet Davis illuminates the interconnection of usa citizens and the Holy Land in old point of view, and delineates designated components inherent during this dating: the position of Zion in American religious background, within the Christian religion, in Jewish culture and communal lifestyles, and the galvanize of Biblical position names at the map of the US in addition to American settlements and associations within the country of Israel. The e-book concludes with an annotated decide on bibliography of basic assets on the US and the Holy Land.
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Chiel, "An Inquisition of Lunacy," Liberty 75, no. 6 (November-December 1980): 16-20. It is interesting to note that the nineteenth- 38 America and the Holy Land century English writer W. M. Thackeray, in his Eastern Sketches—A Journey from Cornhill to Cairo (Boston: Estes & Lauriat, 1888), refers to Warder Cresson, although not by name. The kind, worthy, simple man took me to his temporary consulate-house at the American Missionary Establishment; and, under pretence of treating me to white wine, expounded his ideas; talked of futurity as he would about an article in The Times; and had no more doubt of seeing a divine Kingdom established in Jerusalem than you that there will be a levee next spring at St.
G. "48 Programs for American Jewish settlement in the Holy Land were part of the Hibbat Zion (Love of Zion) movement in the last decades of the nineteenth century and then of the Zionist movement. Jewish immigration to Eretz Israel from the United States during that period involved a small segment of the American Jewish community, but its flow was constant. 50 Early in the twentieth century, a group of students from the Jewish Agricultural College at Woodbine, New Jersey, Halkkar Hatzair (the Young Farmer), started a settlement program that later developed through the initiative of Eliezer Jaffe, one of its founders, into the first cooperative, small-holder's settlement—Nahalal, in the Valley of Jezreel.
Meyer, "The Book of Esther: American Midrash," Hebrew Studies 17 (1976): 49-68. See especially the "Sermon" (pp. 56-58), originally published on the first page of the New York Journal or General Advertiser, 1 September 1774, as moral support of the first Continental Congress, in which King George III is Ahasuerus and Lord North is Haman. Benjamin Franklin was a master of biblical paraphrase, often based on his imitations of a Bible text. Notable is his "Parable Against Persecution," inspired by scriptural language relating to the patriarch Abraham, reflective of Franklin's tolerance of his fellow men.
America and the Holy Land (With Eyes Toward Zion) by Moshe Davis