Author Archives: Lis Strenger

Jewish Liberal Newspaper, May 27, 1921

p. 1 National German Jews and the Middle Ranks. by Dr. Max Naumann (Berlin) [Translation] In Issue 14, March 4 of this publication in the article “On the National German Jews”, the lawyer Erich Spitz opposed Dr. Naumann‘s writing and … Continue reading

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Jewish Liberal Newspaper, May 20, 1921

p.1 Anti-Semitism and the Bible. by Dr. Ed. König, Professor of Protestant Theology at the University of Bonn. Open Your Eyes! by Fritz Stoll (Breslau) Synopsis: Stoll analyzes the discussion on Palestine and Zionism that took place during the April … Continue reading

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Restarting translations–why now?

Visitors to this site, I apologize for neglecting this project, not adding translations, not even blogging. It’s time to re-commit as I believe tracing early signals of antisemitism is unfortunately once again relevant as some Americans and Europeans are rekindling … Continue reading

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Jewish Liberal Newspaper, May 13, 1921

p.1 Zionist Liberalism. by Rabbi Dr. Jacob (Dortmund). Synopsis: An unusual phenomenon in German Judaism is the appearance of a Liberal Zionism. German liberal Jews see their participation in the development of Palestine as a means to increase the influence … Continue reading

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Jewish Liberal Newspaper, May 6, 1921

p. 1 The Old Testament and Judaism, A Response to the “Deutsche Zeitung”. by Counselor Ed. König (Bonn). Synopsis: König was taken to task by the “Deutsche Zeitung” for lecturing on what the Jewish and Christian views of the Old … Continue reading

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Jewish Liberal Newspaper, April 22, 1921

Because of Passover, the next issue of our newspaper will appear on Friday, May 6. by Rabbi Dr. Vogelstein. More than three thousand years ago a foreign people in the wondrous lands on the Nile gained their freedom after several … Continue reading

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Jewish Liberal Newspaper, April 15, 1921

On the Start of the School Year. by Rabbi Dr. Sänger (Breslau). Synopsis: Ever since the revolution, older children in particular have been challenging their parents with questions about whether they should continue taking religion classes in school. This questioning … Continue reading

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Jewish Liberal Newspaper, April 8, 1921

Pacifism and Judaism. by Dr. Walter Brinitzer (Chemnitz). A French war song says: “Let us hate and kill, have no other safety than hate, hate is the prize.” The sixth commandment orders: You shall not kill. The sixth commandment has … Continue reading

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Jewish Liberal Newspaper, April 1, 1921

Liberalism and Orthodoxy. by Rabbi Dr. Sigfrid Behrens (Göttingen). Partial translation: The time of religious struggle, whose center was the Breslau congregation, seems to be over, having given way to preoccupation with the difficulties of the present time. In public … Continue reading

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Jewish-Liberal Newspaper, March 24, 1921

Amalek. A Purim Observation. by Rabbi Dr. Ernst Appel (Bingen am Rhein) Synopsis: Amalek is the embodiment of hatred of Jews, attacking the sick and the weak as the Israelites crossed the dessert. Their hatred was not a result of … Continue reading

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