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#1. Yiddish has a down-to-earth quality that makes it remote from high-flown rhetoric, and it has a catch-as-catch-can charm derived from its stunning variety-of syntax, spelling, pronunciation, and vocabulary-from region to region. - Author: Israel Shenker
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#2. If there is wrong, you don't say we have to get rid of it gradually. If injustice exists, you need to eliminate it immediately. - Author: Charles Koch
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#3. Few Indians or castes fought to forge a new nation called Mexico; such a scheme would have made little sense, and held little interest, for them. They fought in the hope that their lot in life might in some way improve. The - Author: Timothy J. Henderson
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#4. Borders are fluid things; they help define our identities, and yet so often we use our identities to push up against borders and redraw them. - Author: Jack Shenker
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#5. In Jewish tradition, death-defying devotion to scholarship was the stuff of saintliness. - Author: Israel Shenker
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#6. In Minneapolis, I learned that there are more theaters per square mile than in any U.S. city but New York, and we also had great Midwestern beef in our salads in a plaza overlooking the national headquarters of Target, Inc. - Author: Darin Strauss
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#7. ~ Faith lightens the path your shadowed mind has to walk ~ - Author: Michelle Horst
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#8. America has a way of inventing tradition each morning and erasing the past by nightfall, and thehold of ancient custom is endangered by a thousand cicumstances. - Author: Israel Shenker
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#9. We do not invest in advertising ... So racing is the best advertising for Ferrari. - Author: Luca Cordero Di Montezemolo
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#10. The suggestion that Jews were selected from among all nations of the earth to be God's chosen people suggested a kind of group arrogance, especially when the good news was first reported by Jews. However, the choice was interpreted not as tribute to superior virtue but as divine challenge. - Author: Israel Shenker
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#11. Writing is an affair of yearning for great voyages and hauling on frayed ropes. - Author: Israel Shenker
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#12. At Vatican Council II, one dissenting Roman Catholic theologian declared: "Yes, the Bible says "Be fruitful and multiply," but that was when the population was two per square world. - Author: Israel Shenker
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#13. A poem is not a pop-tart. - Author: Martin Espada
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#14. Monotheism owes its existence not to philosophic speculation about the nature of reality or knowledge or virtue, but to acceptance of reality identified with a supreme being. - Author: Israel Shenker
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#15. In the Bible, fate was often presented as the handmaiden of morality: sin was succeeded by misfortune, righteousness by prosperity, with reward and punishment instrumental in persuading man to obey divine commandments. - Author: Israel Shenker
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#16. We're going to see even more empty restaurants and out of work waiters if fewer of us can pay for our meals. And the end of Taco Tuesdays is only the beginning. When - Author: Anat Shenker-Osorio
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#17. It was God who dictated what man should believe and do, leaving man the freedom to accept or scoff, to obey or disregard. - Author: Israel Shenker
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#18. A second-century rabbi said that if 999 angels gave a bad account of a man and one angel reported favorably, God would hear the one angel; even if 999 parts of that one angel's report were unfavorable, God would hearken to the favorable part. - Author: Israel Shenker
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#19. God's greatest blessing is children. The only problem is that you have to support them. It's a problem, not a disadvantage. - Author: Israel Shenker
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#20. The [Jewish] Sabbath was not intended to be simply a desert of prohibitions, but rather an oasis for moral restoration and seemly pleasure-one was to eat, drink, even be merry. - Author: Israel Shenker
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#21. Theology emerged not as a course of knowledge but as a feast of homily and imagination and exaggeration in which every man could find his image and his portion. And yet there were limits. - Author: Israel Shenker
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#22. Jews are a singular confusion - difficult to define, awkward to describe, impossible to understand. All the virtues, all the vices, every pleasure, every pain - nothing is spared them. - Author: Israel Shenker
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#23. One is happy to report that Israel Shenker is still at the aerosol stage. His energy is still compressed. The result distinguishes him both as a Jew and as an observer of Jews. - Author: Christopher Lehmann-Haupt
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#24. If you do not know how to ask the right question, you discover nothing. - Author: W. Edwards Deming
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#25. We might also wonder, in passing, which is more moral: helping people purely out of concern for their suffering, or helping them because you think the creator of the universe will reward you for it? - Author: Sam Harris
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#26. Fundamentalists are less concerned to be systematic and rational than to be humble and faithful, accepting God's commandments because they come from God, not because they proceed from common sense or sophisticated reason. - Author: Israel Shenker
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#27. The unlettered man who prayed to his maker would be heard; the pedant reciting a faultless invocation would be ignored. - Author: Israel Shenker
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#28. We must resist the temptation to romanticize history's losers. - Author: Niall Ferguson
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#29. One rabbi compared wise men studying the law to children tossing a ball to one another: a first sage said the meaning was this, another said the meaning was that, one gave his opinion, another begged to differ. - Author: Israel Shenker
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#30. At first sin was as fragile as a spiders thread, and finally as stout as a ship's hawser; sin arrived as a passerby, next lingered for a moment, then came as a visitor, and finally became master of the house. - Author: Israel Shenker
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