Cedars of Lebanon: A Rational Exposition of the Jewish Faith
The entrance of the Eastern Jew of the 8th century into lands of Western emancipation was vastly more than a change of country. It was more like entering a different world—almost a different planet.
The Eastern Jew’s infinitely more difficult task of adaptation to Western culture makes his personal and psychological biography more relevant to Jewish history than that of the Jew born in the West, whose objective social and political problems are, in this context, more interesting than his internal problems.
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