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Jerusalem is a holy city for Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
  the oldest of the three major monotheistic religions —  having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
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Jewish Jews Judaism
The Christian Old Testament closely corresponds to the Hebrew (Jewish) Bible.
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  • Jerusalem is a holy city for Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
  • Jerusalem’s Western Wall is Judaism’s holiest prayer site.
  • The Talmud is Judaism’s second-holiest book.
  • I was too young, I suppose, and too ignorant to make the connection between Judaism and Christianity.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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  • Like many of the Jews believed, he didn’t think the hatred could last,
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • "It’s a shame you aren’t Jewish," Goldman would say, "you’re such a fine boy in so many other ways."
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • And so Hanukkah is eight days when we remember that time, and we remember to be happy and proud to be Jews and that we will always survive.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Milkweed
  • Judaism, Christianity, and Islam all share the same fundamental idea that there is only one God.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • When the fire had burned down to embers, the boys raided the pushcarts of the Jewish merchants and stole potatoes which they roasted in the ashes.
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • When the ghetto gates closed he came inside them, although he could have saved himself, and he continued his mission within the walls as adoptive father to a dozen Jewish orphans, the poorest and most abandoned children in the world.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist

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  • ...the Borgenichts had twenty people working for them, mostly immigrant Jews like themselves.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • I was usually the only Korean in a room of young Jews and Chinese and Hispanics.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • Every summer, she goes to Jewish sleepaway camp in New Jersey.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • We cannot have Jews on the staff here at Darlington Hall.
    Kazuo Ishiguro  --  The Remains of the Day
  • Willem believed it was part of a deliberate and large-scale move against Jews; every one of the closed businesses was Jewish.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • As head of the Dutch Reformed Church’s program to reach Jews, Willem kept in touch with these things.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • One store owner, an outspoken anti-Semite, was helping Weil the Jewish furrier put up boards where a pane of glass had shaken loose.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • A rock through the window of a Jewish-owned store.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • But in the last few months, the home had been deluged with younger arrivals—all Jews and all from Germany.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • WE TALKED OFTEN, Father, Betsie, and I, about what we could do if a chance should come to help some of our Jewish friends.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • The Bulldog’s chief delight at the Beje, after talking with Father, were the tomes of Jewish theology now housed in Tante Jans’s big mahogany case.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • The only members of the household who felt as I did were the two Jewish women staying at Nollie’s.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • Many of these were Jews, and these were the visits we both liked best.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • During the first year of German rule, there were only minor attacks on Jews in Holland.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • A sign in a shop window: JEWS WILL NOT BE SERVED.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • At the entrance to a public park: NO JEWS.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • We were surprised, as we walked, at how many of the people we had passed each day were Jews.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • We knew that Willem had found hiding places at the beginning of the occupation for the German Jews who had been living in his house.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • Lately he had also moved some of the younger Dutch Jews away from the nursing home.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • "Willem," I said, "we have three Jews staying right at the Beje."
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • But, Jews aren’t issued ration cards!
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • He had scrimped and saved enough money to build a home for elderly Jews in Hilversum—for the elderly of all faiths, in fact, for Willem was against any system of segregation.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • Or, when Willem was visiting and would not let us forget, or when letters to Jewish suppliers in Germany came back marked "Address Unknown," we still managed to believe that it was primarily a German problem.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • As arrests of Jews in the street became more frequent, I had begun picking up and delivering work for our Jewish customers myself so that they would not have to venture into the center of town.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • When we asked him why, he said that though he had not understood the Dutch words, he had seen that Father was reading from the Old Testament which, he informed us, was the Jews’ "Book of Lies."
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • As arrests of Jews in the street became more frequent, I had begun picking up and delivering work for our Jewish customers myself so that they would not have to venture into the center of town.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • Holy Moses King of the Jews.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • But a few months later I was sleeping over, and she confessed that sometimes when she’s upset about something she recites this Catholic bedtime prayer she memorized when she was little, even though she’s half Jewish and doesn’t even believe in God anyway.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • He even has people lift him up in a chair and dance with him around the room, because he had seen them do that at a Jewish friend’s bar mitzvah.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • They’d crossed over now from the section where mostly Italian people lived, to an area where it was all Jews.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • He began to attend synagogue regularly with my mother—I’ll get to her later—and offered financial support to numerous Jewish causes.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • It’s mandated by Jewish law.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • It is also forbidden in Judaism, but (a) Colin was only half-Jewish, and (b) he wasn’t religious.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • After so long in Goyoregon, I really wanted to be at a Jewish school, but NYU was fine, and New York is plenty Jewish.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • When you crucified that first-century Jewish peasant, we were watching.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • Some of our newspapers printed stories that no Jews went to work at the World Trade Center that day.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • He faced a double genocide, of Jews by the Nazis and of peculiars by the hollowgast.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • He was Jewish, but sure, he’d come to church and lip-sync the hymns.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
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