Refugee from Judea and other Jewish tales. by William Zukerman

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Published by Philosophical Library in New York .

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LC ClassificationsPZ4.Z95 Re
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Pagination145 p.
Number of Pages145
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Open LibraryOL5812964M
LC Control Number60053162
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Amos I will break also the bar of Damascus, and cut off the inhabitant from the plain of Aven, and him that holdeth the sceptre from the house of Eden: and the people of Syria shall go into captivity unto Kir, saith the LORD.

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Jesus the Refugee – Matthew In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, asking, ‘Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews. For we observed his star at its rising, and have come to pay him homage.’.

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Published in hardcover to astounding acclaim, The Refugees is the. On the surface, this seems pretty refugee/immigrant like. However, one thing that goes completely overlooked or ignored is that, at that time, Judea and Egypt (then known as Aegyptus) were all within the borders of the Roman empire.

Both countries were occupied land under Ceaser, and even though Herod was King of Judea, he ruled on behalf of. Judea or Judaea, and the modern version of Judah (/ dʒ uː ˈ d iː ə /; from Hebrew: יהודה ‎, Standard Yəhuda, Tiberian Yəhûḏāh, Greek: Ἰουδαία, Ioudaía; Latin: Iūdaea) is the ancient Hebrew and Israelite biblical, the contemporaneous Latin, and the modern-day name of the mountainous southern part of the region of name originates from the Hebrew name Coordinates: 31°41′56″N 35°18′23″E / °N.

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Syria is an ancient Middle Eastern land that has been possessed by many foreign rulers all throughout its long ally the territory of Syria was known as Elba, which was a city-state that was built up into a powerful kingdom. Various nomadic peoples such as the Canaanites, Phoenicians and Arameans all migrated into Syria until B.C.

Refugee has specific legal and political meanings in the modern world that would not apply to Jesus. Jesus was a “so-called illegal immigrant,” or Jesus was a refugee. These are common refrains among progressives. However, neither is true. Both refugee and illegal immigrant are modern terms that should only be applied to modern nation-states.

The Refugees is a short story collection by Viet Thanh Nguyen. It is Nguyen's first published short story collection and his first book after winning the Pulitzer Prize for The Sympathizer.

An unnamed ghostwriter takes up a job to write a memoir about Victor, a man who is struck with survivor guilt. Living with her mother, the ghostwriter Author: Viet Thanh Nguyen.

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“Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, ‘Designate the cities of refuge, of which I spoke to you through Moses, that the manslayer who kills any person unintentionally, without premeditation, may flee there, and they shall become your refuge from the avenger of blood.

He shall flee to one of these cities, and shall stand at the entrance of the gate of the city and state his case in the. From the author of The Sympathizer, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, The Refugees is the second piece of fiction from a powerful voice in American letters, praised as “beautiful and heartrending” (Joyce Carol Oates, New Yorker), “terrific” (Chicago Tribune), and “an important and incisive book” (Washington Post).

Published in hardcover to astounding acclaim, The /5(3). The book of Exodus is an obvious example, but best of all are the gospels.

Luke’s first portrays the infant Jesus as a kind of migrant, shunned by the innkeepers of Bethlehem. Refugee.

Alan Gratz, Author. Scholastic Press, Historical Fiction, Jul. 25, Suitable for Ages: Themes: Child Refugees, Immigrants, Germany, Cuba, Syria, Courage, Bravery.

Synopsis: Josef is a Jewish boy living in s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board the MS St. Louis, a ship bound from Germany to Cuba with passengers.

Winner of Christianity Today's Book Awards Seeking Refuge: On the Shores of the Global Refugee Crisis. We can’t ignore the refugee crisis—arguably the greatest geopolitical issue of our time—but how do we even begin to respond to something so massive and complex?. Judaea, also spelled Judea, or Judah, Hebrew Yehudaḥ, the southernmost of the three traditional divisions of ancient Palestine; the other two were Galilee in the north and Samaria in the centre.

No clearly marked boundary divided Judaea from Samaria, but the town of Beersheba was traditionally the southernmost limit. The region presents a variety of geographic features, but the real core of.Project Strengthening Organizations Assisting Refugees (SOAR) Books and Films About Refugees and US Refugee Resettlement Updated August The Betrayal: Nerakhoon (), Ellen Kuras, co‐directed by Thavisouk Phrasavath, 96 minutes “During the Vietnam War, the US government waged its own secret war in the neighboring country of Size: KB.This book is not easy to read.

It is a diary without the free flowing style of a novel or history book. The editors very capably annotated the volume, identifying people mentioned and filling in gaps with supplementary material.

The subjects raised can keep the reader enticed.

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