Jews Essay Topics

The Jewish Role in Bolshevik Revolution

The vast territory of the Russian Empire at one time hosted the largest Jewish population. Within these territories, the Jewish communities flourished, and developed many new theologies and cultural traditions in spite of facing terrible persecutions (“History of Jews”). The Czars of Russia competed with each other in persecuting the Jews. The Jews were made… View Article

The Immigration Of Ethiopian Jews

The Jews in Ethiopia lived as a separate community away from the other ethnic groups. They were also known as Falashas or Beta Israel. The Ethiopian Jews preserved a close connection to their Jewish identity and traditions and cherished a deep yearning for their Holy Land. For ages, the Jewish people have maintained their attachment… View Article

The Holocaust

The Pianist is a historically based film that captivates the audience with its intense, riveting scenes. The movie outlines Hitler’s policies against the Jewish race during the holocaust in the late 1930’s. It focuses on the lives of one particular Jewish family during the period in which Hitler invades and occupies the Polish community of… View Article

The Story of the Kindertransport

Out of all the evil people in the world, it only takes a few good souls to stand up and do the right thing in order to make a difference. There are so many stories from wars about death and destruction of people’s homes, lives, and dignities. Wars have a unique ability to cloud the… View Article

Healing the World Through Literature

Literature has influenced our lives in many ways. One is the way we perceive the events around us. The media have always been telling and informing the public about wars. Instead of informing us about how we can heal the world, all we hear is whose fault it was as soon as a war breaks… View Article

Milosz v. Pienkowski

“These damn Jews! They’re rotten and don’t belong here! We need to remove them all from Poland and send them to concentration camps! ” “Whoah. You are misinformed about the history of your own country. Firstly, the Jews definitely belong here. For centuries Poland has had the largest and most prominent Jewish population in the… View Article

How to Create Book Report

We Are Witnesses: Five Diaries of Teenagers Who Died in the Holocaust by Jacob Boas Rescue: The Story of How Gentiles Saved Jews in the Holocaust by Milton Meltzer Hiding to Survive: Stories of Jewish Children Rescued from the Holocaust by Maxine B. Rosenberg Parts of the Book Report: Title Page Actual Book Report Contents… View Article

Rejected Shepherd

Introduction The nation of Israel has been waiting for their Messiah for millennia. Prophesied since the days of Adam, promised to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, anticipated by Moses, and lauded by David, the Jewish nation expected Messiah to come in power and glory and to usher in a nearutopian kingdom in which Israel would be… View Article

Anne Frank – Short Essay

The session that I attended at The Anne Frank Project on September 11, 2009 was Beyond the Diary: Behind the scenes of a Jewish Family in Hiding with Sophia Veffer. Even though I learned some things about the Holocaust during middle school, there still were things that I did not know. The reason why I… View Article

“Night” by Elie Wiesel

Have you ever been separated from your family? What if living wasn’t guaranteed? The holocaust killed over eleven million people. The purpose of the holocaust was to eliminate the entire Jewish race. In Night, by Elie Wiesel, Elie and his family were separated. Elie was forced to take care of his father while his mother… View Article

To Lie on the Bottom

There is a reason that World War II and the Holocaust are considered turning points in human history, a point from which everything changed: philosophy, art, music, film, architecture, politics, history, even the very concept of humanity was altered in an often imperceptible way. Something in us died; extinguished by a darkness so all-encompassing and… View Article

Holocaust Paper

The Holocaust was one of the most tragic events in history which ended many innocent Jewish lives. Six million Jews plus many more were completely wiped out due to the effects of the Holocaust. It is still unforgivable for the things the Nazi party did and is still a very questionable subject on how they… View Article

A Cultural Review of Germany in the 1940’s According to

It has been said, to understand the present a person must know and understand the past. Focusing on that quote specifically to understanding the past is what The Diary of Anne Frank allows the reader to do. There are many different cultures around the world and many cultures within cultures. Looking specifically at Germany in… View Article

Shooting Stars by Carol Ann Duffy Critical Essay

“Shooting Stars” is a horrific and moving poem written by Carol Ann Duffy. She adopts the persona of a female Jew speaking out from beyond the grave about her terrifying ordeal before she died in the Holocaust. A powerful impression is left on the reader after reading Duffy’s dramatic monologue and visual descriptions of her… View Article

Enlightenment and Emancipation

Richard Wagner’s essays, “Judaism in Music” and “What is German” does not just cast aside the ideology of Jewish emancipation as stated by Christian Wilhelm von Dohm in “On the Civic Improvement of the Jews”. Instead, Richard Wagner’s essays outline the struggles with the legacy of the Enlightenment and lead him to promote theories of… View Article