Jewish

Famous quotes containing the word jewish:

    Jesus was a brilliant Jewish stand-up comedian, a phenomenal improvisor. His parables are great one-liners.
    Camille Paglia (b. 1947)

    I marvel at the resilience of the Jewish people. Their best characteristic is their desire to remember. No other people has such an obsession with memory.
    Elie Wiesel (b. 1928)

    I think the Messianic concept, which is the Jewish offering to mankind, is a great victory. What does it mean? It means that history has a sense, a meaning, a direction; it goes somewhere, and necessarily in a good direction—the Messiah.
    Elie Wiesel (b. 1928)