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9 edition of If I am not for myself- found in the catalog.

If I am not for myself-

the liberal betrayal of the Jews

by Ruth R. Wisse

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Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Israel
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- Politics and government,
    • Liberalism,
    • Right and left (Political science),
    • Antisemitism,
    • Israel and the diaspora,
    • Imaginary letters,
    • Israel -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-225).

      StatementRuth R. Wisse.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS143 .W65 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 225 p. ;
      Number of Pages225
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1719671M
      ISBN 10002935434X
      LC Control Number92022812
      OCLC/WorldCa26129105

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      Earlier this week, year-old singer Adele took to Instagram to gush about a "brain shaking" self-help book, declaring: "I am so ready for myself after reading this book!" The book she's.   When I schedule a meeting for someone else (for whom I am a delegate), I always end up being added as an attendee myself and I cannot remove myself from the meeting. As I schedule meetings for multiple people, this really fills up my own Calendar making it quite hard to distinguish which meetings I should attend. How can I remove myself from a meeting request I make for someone else?

      If I am not for myself, who is for me? not only implies that it is legitimate to pursue your own interests, but also starts you thinking of the best way to pursue your interests. Your answer to “If I were not for myself—if I had to rely totally on others—who would be for me?” will give you a shrewd idea of who are your friends and. The Quote That Starts My Book – From Rabbi Hillel. I wish I could remember the name of the Connecticut seminar participants who gave told gave me this jewel of a saying. It is perfect for the beginning of my book. Who ever you are, THANK YOU! “If I am not for myself, who will be for me? But if I am only for myself, who am I? If not now.


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