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My father was a doctor in Moravia, in the south of the country. There were a number of Jewish doctors in the hospital there, and at a certain point - almost too late, really, but in time - they were all sent overseas by their employer.
San Francisco is really fun and liberal, and it's my kind of politics. It's like being Jewish in front of Jewish people.
A lot of black people believe that Jews in this country have become white. They behave like white people rather than Jewish people.
Jon Stewart is exactly the same guy he's always been, only with money. He knows that the moment he really believes he's important, the funny goes away and he becomes Bill O'Reilly, except shorter and Jewish.
Because trying to see all sides, such an instinct is particularly Jewish.
In fact, my New Year's resolution every year, and I'm Jewish so I get two New Years a year, is to meditate, and I fail every time.
I'm rather secular. I'm basically Jewish. But I think I'm Jewish not because of the Jewish religion at all.
For me, peace should provide security to the Jewish people.
I'm lucky because I have so many clashing cultural, racial things going on: black, Jewish, Irish, Portuguese, Cherokee. I can float and be part of any community I want.
At age 11, I went to a Jewish school. I speak Yiddish. I'm Church of England Protestant. My father was Catholic, and my mother was Protestant. My wife is a Muslim.
When I grew up, I thought I was Jewish. Now I don't consider myself Jewish. I consider myself a Kabbalist.
I grew up in Queens, in New York City, in a middle class Jewish family. My mother was a public school teacher, my father was a lawyer. They were Democrats - kind of middle-of-the-road democrats.
We use American influence with Israel not to promote economic growth in the West Bank, but to try and impede Jewish - never Arab - construction in the capital city.
My father, my Rastafari culture, has a tight link to the Jewish culture. We have a strong connection from when I was a young boy and read the Bible, the Old Testament.
To be Jewish is to be specifically identified with a history. And if you're not aware of that when you're a child, the whole tradition is lost.
Joyce Carol Oates
I'm either mentally ill or Jewish. I can't sometimes tell the difference.
I believe that for the small numbers of Jewish people in the United States, they exercise a tremendous amount of influence on the affairs of government.
I grew up in the classic American-Jewish suburbia, which has a whole different sense of what it means to be Jewish than anywhere else in the world.
I look completely like my mum. She's very foreign, very Jewish.
Helena Bonham Carter
It is not wealth, it is not station, it is not social standing and ambition which can make us worthy of the Jewish name, of the Jewish heritage. To be worthy of them, we must live up to and with them. We must regard ourselves their custodians.
Louis D. Brandeis
Alan King, a comedian I adored, was considered society, and I was considered the Jewish kid from the neighborhood.
I'm half Jewish, half Scottish. It's hard for me to buy anything.
The Israeli military plays more than a critical role in defending the citizens of the Jewish state. It also plays an important social, scientific and psychological role in preparing its young citizens for the challenging task of being Israelis in a difficult world.
We have our own values; we build our own special, our JEWISH life - and we are proud, so very proud.
And, these Islamic fundamentalists, these radical terrorists, these Middle Eastern monsters are committed to destroying the Jewish nation, driving her into the Mediterranean, conquering the world.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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