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Jewish Quotes

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Peace is the ultimate blessing.
- Jewish traditional

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That which is hateful to you,
do not do to your fellow.
That is the whole Torah;
the rest is the explanation.
- Talmud (Jewish Wisdom)

All the darkness of the world cannot
extinguish the light of a single candle,
yet one candle can illuminate all the darkness.
- Jewish Hanukah Prayer

God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers.
- Jewish Proverb

 

I do not recall a Jewish home without a book on the table.
- Elie Wiesel

Like other important immigrant communities,
the Jewish experience in the United States represents
the ideal of freedom and the promise and opportunity of America.
- Jan Schakowsky

Today, Jewish defense is an accepted thing.
- Meir Kahane

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In my career, there have been three things that were challenging:
playing gay;
playing a Jewish woman; and playing Chekhov.
The scariest part was playing Chekhov!
- Bernadette Peters

The Republican Party is not in the hands of the Jewish
lobby in America as the Democratic Party must look
quite often to Jewish money to finance candidates.
- Pete McCloskey

The idea of Jewish unity, of a plan,
an organization,
unfortunately exists only in the brains of Hitler and Streicher.
- Stefan Zweig

I'm short, I'm Jewish and I'm a liberal.
- Paul Wellstone

The disappearance of the Jewish state will not mean
the disappearance of anti-Semitism.
- Jack Schwartz

Why do Jewish men die before their wives? They want to.
- Henny Youngman

I came to a happy Jewish family in dark days in Europe.
- Roald Hoffmann

I think it was when I was nineteen, by that time the
Jewish laws were already in force and the split was
beginning to come about which isolated the Jewish culture.
- Gyorgy Legeti

On July 18, we will mark the 12th anniversary of the
senseless loss of 85 lives in the bombing of the Jewish
Cultural Center in Buenos Aires,
Argentina.
- Tom Lantos

Sometimes people who are Jewish are held to a higher
standard which sometimes we take great pride in.
- Gary Ackerman

The great Jewish scientists and philosophers of the last few generations -
Spinoza,
Einstein, Freud, Robert Oppenheimer and others -
were natives of Europe and America.
- David Ben-Gurion

Do you know most of the Jewish songs have the same
trend of sadness as Negro spirituals?
- Mahalia Jackson

Only through acknowledgment of the erasure and void
of Jewish life can the history of Berlin and Europe have a human future.
- Daniel Libeskind

Both Jewish and Roman sources and traditions admit an empty tomb.
- Josh McDowell

Jewish villages were built in the place of Arab villages.
You do not even know the names of these Arab villages,
and I do not blame you because geography books no longer exist.
- Moshe Dayan

Our main battle has always been against Israeli soldiers and Jewish settlers.
- Ahmed Yassin

We should never forget that Hollywood was built by Europeans,
and the old Jewish boys from Eastern Europe.
- Maximilian Schell

One of the great virtues, apart from the pleasure of performing these works,
is that it's opened up an entirely new,
expansive repertoire of American Jewish music.
- Neville Marriner

But there is a difference here: When Jewish children are murdered,
Arabs celebrate the deed.
The death of an Arab child is no cause for celebration in Israel.
- Theodore Bikel

A Jewish woman had two chickens.
One got sick, so the woman made chicken soup out of
the other one to help the sick one get well.
- Henny Youngman

I remember Nazi election propaganda posters showing
a hateful Jewish face with crooked nose.
- Jack Steinberger

November is Jewish book month, so Jewish Community
Centers all around the country have book fairs where
they invite authors and sell books in advance of the holidays.
- Anita Diament

Why do Jewish divorces cost so much? They're worth it.
- Henny Youngman

People always think I'm Jewish and changed my last name from Rabinowitz.
- Nathan Lane

I showed that privacy was an implicit right in Jewish law,
probably going back to the second or third century,
when it was elaborated on in a legal way.
- Norman Lamm

When the Jewish state is established -
it is very possible that the result will be transfer of Arabs.
- Moshe Sharett

Individual freedom is a Jewish idea,
but it's one of the functions of Christianity to make this idea universal.
- Michael Novak

Zionism demands a publicly recognized and legally secured
homeland in Palestine for the Jewish people.
This platform is unchangeable.
- Theodor Herzl

I herewith commission you to carry out all preparations with regard to...
a total solution of the Jewish question in those territories
of Europe which are under German influence.
- Hermann Goering

Four years ago in speaking of a Jewish nation one ran
the risk of being regarded ridiculous.
Today he makes himself ridiculous who denies the existence of a Jewish nation.
- Theodor Herzl

I'm sorry I'm not gay or Jewish, so I don't have a
special interest group of journalists that support me.
- Vincent Gallo

I enjoy being Jewish, but I'm an atheist...
I hate fundamentalism in all its forms.
Jews, Catholics, Baptists, I think they are all potty
and capable of destroying the world.
- Warren Mitchell

I was proud to witness American Jewish organizations
found the Save Darfur Coalition in June 2004 to mobilize
a coordinated interfaith response to the ongoing humanitarian disaster.
- Jan Schakowsky

I think the thing that I most appreciate now is that
stereotypes involving Jewish identity activate fears
of persecution that exist in the present day.
- Gregg Easterbrook

Since the turn of the 20th century, members of the
Jewish community in Upper East Tennessee and Southwest
Virginia have been meeting together to celebrate and worship.
- William L. Jenkins

This American Jewish music is a new experience for us at least consciously.
- Neville Marriner

I have my own religion.
I'm sort of one-quarter Baptist, one-quarter Catholic,
one-quarter Jewish.
- Tom T. Hall

For I firmly believe that Jewish life,
indeed any communal life, can only be organized according
to democratic principles.
- Theodore Bikel

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

My parents came to the United States in the early years
of this century as part of a wave of Russian Jewish
immigrants seeking freedom and opportunity in the New World.
- Daniel Nathans

People ask how can a Jewish kid from the Bronx do preppy
clothes? Does it have to do with class and money? It has to do with dreams.
- Ralph Lauren

I'm Catholic, he's Jewish, and it was just easier to elope.
- Marg Helgenberger

A Jewish man with parents alive is a fifteen-year-old boy,
and will remain a fifteen-year-old boy until they die!
- Philip Roth

I'm a religious man.
I am Jewish but I believe in all religions.
I believe in God and see him as an old man with a big
white beard and pray to him every day for a few minutes.
- Uri Geller

I am saying voluntarily that I have sung for almost
every religious group in the country,
from Jewish and Catholic, and Presbyterian and Holy
Rollers and Revival Churches.
- Pete Seeger

But, when I toil in the field of Jewish culture which I frequently do,
I am indeed a Jewish artist.
- Theodore Bikel

It is true that we aspire to our ancient land.
But what we want in that ancient land is a new blossoming of the Jewish spirit.
- Theodor Herzl

I'm Jewish.
I don't work out.
If God had wanted us to bend over, He would have put diamonds on the floor.
- Joan Rivers

I mean to say, this is the book and I really loathe
it and I can't imagine what a nice Jewish boy like me ever,
how I ever got into this dreadful trade.
- Al Alvarez

I feel very strongly that it is vital for us to constantly
keep in mind the fact that the Jewish problem is but
a phase of the world problem.
- Louis Finkelstein

Volleyball is a Jewish sport.
It's fun, and nobody can get hurt.
- Gail Parent

We have our own values; we build our own special,
our JEWISH life - and we are proud, so very proud.
- Meir Kahane

Jewish and Palestinian nationalism are virtually contemporaneous,
and grew out of the disruptions that created new national
movements from the ruins of the old empires / i. - Jack Schwartz

By the reduction of the Arabs on the one hand and Jewish
immigration in the transition period on the other,
we will ensure an absolute Hebrew majority in a parliamentary regime.
- Moshe Sharett

I'm comfortable being old...
being black...
being Jewish.
- Billy Crystal

The Jewish part of me is superstitious.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

Jews have been in Egypt since Biblical times,
and Alexandria had once been, at least partially,
a Jewish city.
- Meir Kahane

Since 1985, I have written about contemporary Jewish
practice and the Jewish community.
- Anita Diament

Prejudice and discrimination have always been a big part of my life.
When I was 6, I got beat up and called dirty Jew boy
because they thought I looked Jewish.
- Philip Zimbardo

Coming from Canada, being a writer and Jewish as well,
I have impeccable paranoia credentials.
- Mordecai Richler

I'm Jewish, but I'm totally not.
- Sarah Silverman

It simply cannot be disputed that for decades the Palestinian
leadership was more interested in there not being a
Jewish state than in there being a Palestinian state.
- Alan Dershowitz

My six handbooks to Jewish life and lifecycle events
mostly followed the trajectory of my adult Jewish life.
- Anita Diament

I thought of such Christian inventions as the ghetto
and the Jewish badge of shame.
The Nazis didn't have to go very far to pick up their know-how.
- Lionel Blue


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