3.The Conversion of the Jews

3.The Conversion of the Jews - The Conversion of the Jews A...

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The Conversion of the Jews A interesting story A boy went to the top of a building and converse a group of people. From Baldwin to Roth Roth’s concerns in the story are presented on the first page To talk or not to talk? To question or not to question? Ozzie vs Itzie Theology as subject of subversion Humor as aesthetic Mary hadda get laid Three questions Questions that get to the heart of Judaic beliefs Question that reveal anxieties about being Jewish Question 1: the first time he had wanted to know how Rabbi Binder could call the Jews the “the chosen people” if the declaration fo independence claimed all men to be equal 141 The sacred and the secular Jewish identity vs American identity. Question 2: why does the presence of eight Jews out of a total fifty tight in a plane crash make the plane crash more tragic? “..that Ozzie shouted that he wished all fifty-eight were Jews 142 Death with as self-hatred? Question 3: Binder has presented Jesus as a historical figure. Ozzie wonders if
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