By Moshe Davis
The carrying on with courting among the United States and the Holy Land has implications for American and Jewish background which expand past the old narrative and interpretation. The devotion of american citizens of all faiths to the Holy Land extends into the non secular realm, and the Holy Land, in flip, penetrates American houses, styles of religion, and schooling. during this booklet Davis illuminates the interconnection of american citizens and the Holy Land in old point of view, and delineates special parts inherent during this dating: the position of Zion in American non secular heritage, within the Christian religion, in Jewish culture and communal existence, and the galvanize of Biblical position names at the map of the United States in addition to American settlements and associations within the kingdom of Israel. The booklet concludes with an annotated decide upon bibliography of basic resources on the US and the Holy Land.
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M. Noah, Discourse... (see note 56 above), 10, 51. 66.
Read, "The Philological Society of New York, 1788," American Speech 9, no. 2 (April 1934): 131. 34 America and the Holy Land 13. In his introduction, Bradford stresses the value of knowing the Bible in the original. See Isidore S. : Pilgrim Society, 1973). For a comprehensive study of Hebrew in Colonial America, see Eisig Silberschlag, "Origin and Primacy of Hebrew Studies in America," Hagut Ivrit Be'Amerika 1 (Tel Aviv: Brit Ivrit Olamit, 1972, Hebrew), 15-41. See also, D. De Sola Pool, "Hebrew Learning Among the Puritans of New England Prior to 1700," PAJHS 20 (1911): 31-83.
Meyer (New York: American Jewish Historical Society and Theodor Herzl Foundation, 1958), 23. 2. The Papers of Thomas Jefferson I, ed. Julian P. Boyd (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1950), 494-95, 677-79. For drawing of the seal by Benjamin J. Lossing, see Oscar S. Straus, The Origin of Republican Form of Government in the United States of America, 2d rev. ed. (New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1901), frontispiece. Compare Isidore S. Meyer, "The Book of Esther: American Midrash," Hebrew Studies 17 (1976): 49-68.
America and the Holy Land (With Eyes Toward Zion) by Moshe Davis