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The Narrow Bridge

Jewish Views on Multiculturalism
  • 291 Pages
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Rutgers University Press
Cultural studies, Jewish studies, Politics and government, Jews, Social Science, Ethnic Issues, Sociology, USA, Ethnic Studies - General, Minority Studies - Race Relations, Identity, Multiculturalism, United S
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL8025500M
ISBN 100813522900
ISBN 139780813522906

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Unlike many Holocaust memoirs that focus on physical suffering and endurance, The Narrow Bridge follows a spiritual journey. Neuman describes the world of Polish Jewry before and during the Holocaust, recreating the strong religious and secular personalities of his childhood and early youth in Zdunska Wola, Poland: the outcast butcher, Haskel Traskalawski; the savvy criminal-turned Author: Isaac Neuman.

The Narrow Bridge book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. As a boy studying Torah, Isaac Neuman learned to seek the spiritual less /5. Crossing the Narrow Bridge: A Practice Guide to Rebbe Nachman's Teachings, sets out to be a primer for Bresolver thought and practice, explaining to the novice their unique Hasidic viewpoint.

In this mission the book is extremely successful/5(12). Likewise, in this narrative of occupation and holocaust, he uncovers a core of human decency and spiritual strength that inhumanity, starvation, and even death failed to extinguish._xB_Unlike many Holocaust memoirs that focus on physical suffering and endurance, The Narrow Bridge follows a Cited by: 1.

"The world is a very narrow bridge. The main thing is not to be afraid" (Likutey Moharan II, 48). Lively, down-to-earth, and easy-to-read, this book gives clear, detailed guidance as to how to apply Rebbe Nachman's teachings in modern everyday life/5.

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Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Essay/5. Rebbe Nachman said: “The world is a very narrow bridge. The main thing is not to be afraid.” This upbeat, down-to-earth book gives clear, detailed guidance for applying Rebbe Nachman’s teachings to our everyday lives.

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A Narrow Bridge is an emotional story about identity, loss, and suffering that culminates in the rediscovery of one's own purpose and raison d'etre. The main protagonists are Jacob, an Orthodox Jewish teacher and cantor from Brooklyn, New York and Rosie, an African American teacher and single mother from Brent, Alabama but there are several others in the story that are equally memorable/5.

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Eternity, a darkly comic road n /5. A Narrow Bridge is their first novel. Joyce Gittlin graduated with an MFA from NYU Tisch School of the Arts and spent the next 25 years writing and directing television. Among her many credits are Wings, Frasier, and Everybody Loves Raymond. In addition, she has written more than 10 feature films for Disney, Paramount, and 20th Century : Prospect Park Books.

The Narrows is the 14th novel by American crime author Michael Connelly, and the tenth featuring the Los Angeles detective Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch. As Bosch crosses paths with FBI Agent Rachel Walling, the novel ties story elements left unresolved in The Poet and those from Blood Work and A Darkness More Than Night together into the Bosch : Michael Connelly.

Brettschneider (Political Theory/Bloomsburg Univ.) brings together 20 articulate voices to walk the narrow bridge over the troubled waters of multiculturalism. The foreword by Cornel West, of Harvard, anticipates the many contributors who discuss the ``unique Jewish cultural amalgam'' in America ``that has yielded both relative material Author: Marla Brettschneider.

The Narrow Bridge: BEYOND THE HOLOCAUST [Isaac Neuman and Michael Palencia-Roth]. As a boy studying Torah, Isaac Neuman learned to seek the spiritual lessons hidden in everyday life. Likewise, in this narrative of occupation and holocaust, he uncover.

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The Tacoma Narrows Bridge, the first Tacoma Narrows Bridge, was a suspension bridge in the U.S. state of Washington that spanned the Tacoma Narrows strait of Puget Sound between Tacoma and the Kitsap opened to traffic on July 1,and dramatically collapsed into Puget Sound on November 7 the same year.

The bridge's collapse has been described as "spectacular" and in Design: Suspension. Multiculturalism in the United States has been tricky for Jews. Remaining outside of the dominant Christian culture yet often excluded from multicultural agendas, Jews walk a precarious line--a narrow bridge--between dominance and marginality.

Many Jews, aware of the shaky identity of Price: $ ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: London: Ward, Lock, Description: pages (large print) ; 23 cm. The Tacoma Narrows Bridge is a pair of twin suspension bridges that span the Tacoma Narrows strait of Puget Sound in Pierce County, Washington.

The bridges connect the city of Tacoma with the Kitsap Peninsula and carry State Route 16 (known as Primary State Highway 14 until ) over the s: Tacoma Narrows. Now the narrow bridge — the narrow upward path — we have been climbing turns sharply upward.

Now we have the power to direct our own evolution. The real word of God is not ancient Hebrew scriptures. Pythagoras was right.

William Pierce was right. The real word of God is mathematics, physics, and genetics. And the greatest of these is genetics.For example, Lacey V. Murrow ('23, civil engineering), younger brother of Edward R. Murrow, was director of the State Department of Transportation and an early advocate for the Narrows bridge.

The stories of engineers, newspaper reporters, and bridge workers make the book .