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Extol Jewish virtue, modern Zionism and the Israeli Defense Forces.
I'm still ambiguously ethnic. I could be Persian - I could be anything. But I'm Italian and Jewish, so I'm a citizen of the world; that's what I prefer.
I have never talked publicly or privately about the Jewish people, including conversations with President Nixon, except in the most positive terms.
I don't think a Jewish or Christian or Islamic state is a proper concept. I would object to the United States as a Christian state.
I live in rural New Hampshire, and we are, frankly, short on people who are black, gay, Jewish, and Hispanic. In fact, we're short on people. My town has a population of 301.
P. J. O'Rourke
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.
When my children were born, I made the choice I wanted them to be raised as Jews and to have a Jewish education.
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.
I'm rather secular. I'm basically Jewish. But I think I'm Jewish not because of the Jewish religion at all.
I love being Jewish; I have no problem with it at all. But it did become like a scar, with all these people saying you don't look it.
Because trying to see all sides, such an instinct is particularly Jewish.
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.
When I grew up, I thought I was Jewish. Now I don't consider myself Jewish. I consider myself a Kabbalist.
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
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.
If you are trying to raise a child to be a Jew, then you have to create a sense of Jewish identity. You really weaken that sense of identity if you celebrate two religions.
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 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.
If a Jewish group sat down with a Christian conservative group, and there was a so-called Messianic Jew at the table, that would be the end of the meeting.
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.
I'm either mentally ill or Jewish. I can't sometimes tell the difference.
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.
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.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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