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34,420 citations from literature (mostly science fiction and fantasy) referring to real churches, religious groups, tribes, etc. [This database is for literary research only. It is not intended as a source of information about religion.]

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Judaism California: Los Angeles 1999 Koman, Victor. Jehovah Contract. New York: Franklin Watts (1984); pg. 69-70. "That was too much. 'Are you saying that the Jews adopted the religion of their enemies?'

'Can you think of a better way to co-opt your foes?... How do you think the Christians co-opted the Jews and the pagans? Certainly not by offering a totally different religion to usurp its predecessors. They incorporated the old religions almost whole cloth while simultaneously stripping the symbols of their former meaning. The Babylonians still worship Ishtar? Substitute worship of the Virgin Mary. Egyptians believe that Osiris rose from the dead? Have Ya-Zeus do the same.'

Golding seemed to be warming up again. He began to spit out snippets of historicity as if they were theological watermelon seeds. The outcome was about as intellectually tidy.

'Mount Sinai stood for centuries as a mountain holy to the moon god Sinn, long before Moses went there to speak to Yahveh...' " [Many other refs. to Judaism in book, not all in DB.]

Judaism California: Los Angeles 2047 Bear, Greg. Queen of Angels. New York: Warner Books (1994; 1st ed. 1990); pg. 27. "Each cube projected a tiny label in cold green into her eyes. The Progress of Moses, The Way of the New, Debit/Asset, the cubes informed her... " [Also pg. 28, 100.]
Judaism California: Oakland 1987 Anderson, Poul. The Shield of Time. New York: Tor (1990); pg. 54. "1987 A.D. The house was in a bedroom community outside Oakland... "; pg. 54: "He wore pajamas, slippers, a faded dressing gown, and, though he was presumably not Jewish, a skullcap. "
Judaism California: San Francisco 1955 Dick, Philip K. The Broken Bubble. New York: Arbor House/William Morrow (1988); pg. 62. "'You know,' she said, 'I know a girl, a Jewish girl. And she went to Israel. And she worked on a farm. And she was out there in the desert . . . she carried a gun while she worked. And they all ate together, and everything they owned belonged to all of them, and they didn't get any money, they were part of this--' She hesitated. 'I don't know the name. It's a Jewish word. Sort ofa community settlement. And before that, she used to live like us, sitting around doing nothing, wasting her time with nothing to do. Like we all used to wlak down to the show together on Saturay night, me and her and a bunch of girlfriends, and just sit there in the show, and usually it was a love picture--you know?--where they finally get together in the end, the good guy and the good girl, and you see them kissing her and everything's wonderful...' "
Judaism California: San Francisco 1996 Sawyer, Robert J. Frameshift. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1997); pg. 276. "It all made sense. What better job for an out-of-work Nazi than being an actuary? He'd spent the war years dividing people into good and bad classes--Aryan, Jew; master, slave--and now he'd found a way to continue doing that. And the murders, conducted by neo-Nazis led by a man they called Grozny... "
Judaism California: San Francisco 2036 Besher, Alexander. Mir: A Novel of Virtual Reality. New York: Simon & Schuster (1998); pg. 14. "'They're rounding up Jewish avatars again on the RecihNet and putting them in 'concentration camps' for 'reeducation in the nationalistic ideals. Doesn't all this seem horribly familiar?'

'History clones itself, I guess . . . But have you heard what their minister of propamedia, Josef Grossmeister, is now saying? That it's no worse than what we're doing with our own foreign problem--our own 'gypsies south of the border.' '

'Yeah, but at least we're not proclaiming the 'New Volkisch'--the 'master race of avatars' . . . That is really [expletive].'

Burt gave her a sympathetic look. Alex was Jewish. 'Yeah, it sucks all right..' " [Other refs. to the Jewish character, not in DB. All refs. to Judaism or 'Jewish' by name are in DB.]

Judaism California: San Francisco 2036 Besher, Alexander. Mir: A Novel of Virtual Reality. New York: Simon & Schuster (1998); pg. 122. "'I'm a nice Russian Jewish girl. Why would I want to scare a nice goy like you? I only have a sincere interest in having sex with you.'

'You're Russian? That's interesting.'

'Why? Do you have something against Russians, or are you Russian yourself?'

'Part. On my father's side.'

'Oh, that's nice. Are you Jewish?'

He shook his head. 'Does that disqualify me?' "

Judaism California: San Francisco 2036 Besher, Alexander. Mir: A Novel of Virtual Reality. New York: Simon & Schuster (1998); pg. 179. "Uncle Leo is not only impressed, he owes Hakim one. And he doesn't even like Muslims, as you can imagine. A Russian Jew and a Muslim? Forget it. Uncle Leo always thought I was crazy to marry Hakim--but he loves me... " [Other refs., not in DB, e.g., pg. 180.]
Judaism California: San Francisco 2160 Dick, Philip K. The Game-Players of Titan. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall (1979; c. 1963); pg. 61. "'There's some very fine kosher-style corn beef; I picked it up at a delicatessen in San Francisco, it and dark bread and slaw.' "
Judaism Canada 2020 Heinlein, Robert A. Friday. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston (1982); pg. 103. [A fundamentalist/Evangelical Christian is preaching.] "'Papists and Saracens and infidels and Jews and all who bow down to idolatrous images--the Angels of the Lord say unto you: Repent for the hour is at hand! Repent or feel the swift swords of the Lord's chosen instruments.' "
Judaism Canada 2179 Sawyer, Robert J. Golden Fleece. New York: Time Warner (1990); pg. 119. "...at his father's home in Thunder Bay for the Passover holidays...

'He's dead. I'm sorry, Aaron. I'm so very, very sorry.'

That had been Tuesday. Instead of enjoying the Passover seders, the Rossmans now sat shivah. All mirrors in the house were covered as were the household god's reflective eyes. Lapels were out of fashion, but each mourner made a small rip in the front of his jacket, acknowledging the Almighty's right to claim his servant. Even during the first three days, set aside for weeping, there were surprisingly few tears. Just emptiness, a vacuum in their lives.

Joel and Hannah had flown in and flown out, Joel from Jerusalem, where he studies engineering at the Hebrew University, Hannah from Vancouver, where she worked at a small advertising agency. " [More, pg. 120.]

Judaism Canada 2179 Sawyer, Robert J. Golden Fleece. New York: Time Warner (1990); pg. 73. "Diana's body was cremated, the ashes put in storage for our return to Earth. Had her death taken place on Earth, Aaron and his family would have sat shivah for his lost wife, waiting a week before returning to work. "
Judaism Canada 2179 Sawyer, Robert J. Golden Fleece. New York: Time Warner (1990); pg. 161. "But what else do I know? Christ, I don't even know if she's Jewish. That's the first question my mom always asked. 'Mom, I met a nice girl today.' Oh,' she'd say, 'is she Jewish?' I don't give a.... what her religion is. Of course, maybe she doesn't want to have anything to do with a Jew.

Stuff that. God, the old teachings die hard, don't they? She must know I'm a Jew--you don't get a name like Aaron Rossman anywhere else. So, I'm a Jew and she doesn't mind. She's probably not a Jew, and that's fine with me. Sorry, Mom, but it is. Anyway, she'll find out soon enough. Circumcision has fallen out of favor among Christians, after all. "

Judaism China 1996 Ing, Dean. Systemic Shock. New York: Tor (original 1981; 1st Tor edition 1992); pg. 26. "While the Socialist Party of China carefully nurtured mosques, they regulated churches and synagogues on the mainland, and those were in major cities where worship could be watched easily. "
Judaism China 2050 Stephenson, Neal. The Diamond Age. New York: Bantam (1995); pg. 25. "The Vickys [Neo-Victorians] wouldn't take him in a million years, of course. Almost all the other tribes were racially oriented, like those Parsis or whatever. The Jews wouldn't take him unless he cut a piece of his dick off and learned to read a whole nother language, which was a bit of a tall order since he hadn't gotten round to learning how to read English yet. "
Judaism China 2050 Stephenson, Neal. The Diamond Age. New York: Bantam (1995); pg. 336. "this was the Coastal Republic... Every tribe in the world seemed to have its own skyscraper here. Some, like New Atlantis... used the size and magnificence of their buildings as a monument to themselves. Others, like the Boers, the Parsis, the Jews, went for the understated approach, and in Pudong anything understated was more or less invisible. "
Judaism China 2050 Stephenson, Neal. The Diamond Age. New York: Bantam (1995); pg. 410. "Hackworth rode past marble villas built by Iraqi Jews in previous centuries... "
Judaism China 2050 Stephenson, Neal. The Diamond Age. New York: Bantam (1995); pg. 440. "The Zulus went in front, whirling their poles over their head and hollering some kind of traditional war-cry that drove a good many of the Chinese out of their path. One of the Jews went behind the Zulus, using his skull gun to pick off any Fists who charged them. "
Judaism Colorado 1881 Turtledove, Harry. How Few Remain. New York: Ballantine (1997); pg. 13. "As the train rattled west through the darkness over the Colorado prairie, the porter came down the aisle of the Pullman car. 'Make you bed up, sir?' he asked in English with some foreign accent: Russian, maybe, or Yiddish. "
Judaism Colorado 1881 Turtledove, Harry. How Few Remain. New York: Ballantine (1997); pg. 19. "...If you go to your boss and tell him you have not got enough to live on, the boss will tell you, 'Live on it and like it, or I'll put a Chinaman or an Italian or a Jew in your place and you can learn to live on nothing.' "
Judaism Colorado 1974 Disch, Thomas M. Camp Concentration. New York: Random House (1999; c. 1968); pg. 30. Pg. 30: "'The thing about you that's really stuck in my mind... was one day in the spring of '55, you and a couple of those Jewish broads you hung around with were staying after school yakking away about whether or not there was a Gaud. That's what you called him--Gaud... I remember the two girls though. Barbara--and who was the other one?'

'Ruth.' ";

Pg. 153: "Eichmann was probably quite 'lonely' in the Office for Jewish Emigration. "; Pg. 159: "The Egyptians, the Greeks, the Romans originated our civilization, populated it with their gods, and formed, in their chthonic wisdom, a heaven underfoot. Some heretical Jews inherited that civilization, changed its gods to demons, and called heaven hell. Oh, they tried to pretend there was a new heaven somewhere up in the attic, but it was a most unconvincing deceit... "

Judaism CY30-CY30B 2150 Dick, Philip K. The Divine Invasion. New York: Timescape (1981); pg. 9. Pg. 8: "'The boy pressed against Elias Tate... 'What a nice name,' Plaudet said. 'Can you say your name, Emmanuel?'...

'God with us,' the boy said.

'I beg your pardon?' Plaudet said.

Elias Tate said, 'That's what 'Emmanuel' means. That's why his mother chose it. She was killed in an air collision before Manny was born.' ";

Pg. 9: "Thus, Herb Asher, as well as everyone else in suspension at Cry-Labs, had to listen to elevator music all day and all night... Right now an all-string version of tunes from Fiddler on the Roof assailed the dead at Cry-Labs. " [Many Jewish names, themes, etc. in novel, not all in DB.]

Judaism CY30-CY30B 2150 Dick, Philip K. The Divine Invasion. New York: Timescape (1981); pg. 15. "'It is the sound made when the primordial schism occurred in the cosmos, when part of the damaged cosmos fell into darkness and evil. originally we had the Garden of Eden, as [James] Joyce points out...' "
Judaism Cyprus 1996 Ing, Dean. Systemic Shock. New York: Tor (original 1981; 1st Tor edition 1992); pg. 59-60. "On Cyprus, now an island province of Turkey, the wave could be seen approaching on radar... It was composed of the fastest fifty thousand Israeli ACV's in close formation, followed at whatever speed they could muster by the remaining transports. The wave did not break against Cyprus's beaches; much of it continued inland for some distance before settling to disgorge literally millions of passengers--most of Israel's population. Israel had given technical aid to Turkey in return for a secret promise that Cyprus would accept refugees, but the Turks had been given no details on just how that exodus might occur.

The code phrase of the operation ['Bones of Joseph'] was entirely appropriate, for the Old Testament specified the precious cargo which Moses had taken when leaving Egypt. The bones of Joseph had formalized one Exodus, and now they had precipitated another. "

Judaism Czech Republic 1600 Piercy, Marge. He, She and It. New York: Alfred A. Knopf (1991); pg. 21. "Inside 1600 Prague is Jewtown, the walled ghetto, the Glop of its time, with houses shoehorned into courtyards and families squatting in one room... IN 1542 all the Jews of Prague were sent into exile, suddenly expelled from their homes with what they could carry... Only yesterday the Jews of Prague heart talk of burghers, from the crafts guilds too, that it is time they were exiled again. In Juday Loew's lifetime all Jewish books were seized, many burned... Every year the Jews pay a 'leibzoll'--a tax on their right to live.

They wear on their coats, men and women and children, a yellow symbol proclaiming they are Jews. It is not the six-pointed star, the Magen David, because that symbol is only a local emblem on the banner of the community of Prague... No, the badge is simply a cut-out shape of yellow that every Jew must wear so as to be identifiable instantly... " [The book contains extensive descriptions of Jewish history from this period.]

Judaism Czech Republic 1918 Newman, Kim. The Bloody Red Baron. New York: Carroll & Graf (1995); pg. 32. "Confining him to ghetto, Prague's ancient repository for the alien and unloved, was ingeniously cruel. Under the Edict of Graz, proclaimed by Franz Joseph and Kaiser Wilhelm, it was forbidden for a Hebrew to be turned. Therefore Jews considered vampires predators and kept their women away from him. As with most edicts proclaimed at the dictate of Graf von Dracula, the specified penalty for transgression was impalement.

It was hard for him to nurture his inner vampire. He was reduced to procuring animal blood from a kosher butcher. The Israelite was a cursed gouger. In three years, the price of a few rancid drops of cow gore had risen tenfold... Jews would come for him with a stake and his unhappy career would be at a sordid end. " [More, not in DB.]

Judaism Deep Space 9 2369 Dillard, J. M. Emissary (Star Trek: DS9). New York: Pocket Books (1993); pg. 71. "'Look for solutions from within, Commander.' At Sisko's puzzled expression, the Kai limped across the stone floor to a carved box that reminded him strongly of holos he'd seen of the Hebrew Ark of the Covenant. "
Judaism Deep Space 9 2372 Garland, Mark. Trial by Error (Star Trek: DS9). New York: Pocket Books (1997); pg. 240. "But for Elliena it was different. Jake knew enough earth history to draw a quick comparison. He knew what hate groups like the Nazis had done to Jews and others during the 1940s, what white supremacists had done to his own black ancestors in the southern United States and in Africa during past centuries--and these were just two examples of the long, puzzling saga of man's inhumanity to man. "
Judaism Denmark 1984 Heinlein, Robert A. Job: A Comedy of Justice. New York: Ballantine (1984); pg. 115. "'What is your faith, dear one? Judaism? I do remember now that there are Jews in Denmark. Not all Danes are Lutheran.'

'Some Jews, yes. but barely one in a thousand. No, Alec. Uh-- There are older Gods.' "

Judaism Ecotopia 2001 Callenbach, Ernest. Ecotopia. New York: Tor (1977; c. 1975); pg. 96. "'What about the cross?' I asked.

'Well, Ecotopia came into existence with a Judeo-Christian heritage,' was the reply. 'We make the best of it. You will find many expressions of it in our culture still...' "

Judaism Egypt 25 C.E. Nelson, Ray. "Time Travel for Pedestrians " in Again, Dangerous Visions (Harlan Ellison, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1972); pg. 155. "'...Like Buddha, Jesus was born an earthly ruler, but renounced earthly rule for the other kingdom, that is not of this world. He was a student, not of one religion, but of them all, for that is what it means to be raised in Alexandria, where every god in the universe has at least one follower. From the Buddhist Theraputae by the lake He learned monasticism and meditation, from the Rabbi the whole of Jewish law and tradition, and from the shaven-headed priests of Osirus... Yet He never forgot his people, the Jews, never forgot that He and His brothers and sisters were the true royal family of Judaea, and many were the times, while He was still only a boy, that He spent the whole of the night talking of the sad plight of the Jews with His cousin, John, who was later called 'The Baptist.' He saw, clearer than anyone else, that the Jews could never throw off the Roman rule by force of arms... " [More]
Judaism Europe 1470 C.E. Gentle, Mary. A Secret History. New York: Avon Books (1999); pg. 374. "They are no more intended to bread as fact than are descriptions of the Jewish race poisoning wells and abducting children. The whole matter is a satire against a papacy which was... "
Judaism Europe 1476 C.E. Gentle, Mary. Lost Burgundy. New York: HarperCollins (2000); pg. 115. "'And the Abbot of Rome... would have been looking to burn Jews--if I remember the time right, there were bread riots; blaming it all on a Jewish woman would have been an acceptable crowd-pleaser...' " [Also pg. 338]
Judaism Europe 1650 Anderson, Poul. Harvest of Stars. New York: Tor (1993); pg. 209. "'All evil comes from not following Right Reason and the Law of Nature,' said Uriel Acosta, a Portuguese-Dutch Jew in the seventeenth century. "
Judaism Europe 1722 Keyes, J. Gregory. A Calculus of Angels. New York: Ballantine (1999); pg. 86. Pg. 86, 112-116, 139-142, 193, 199-200, 218, more.
Judaism Europe 1918 Newman, Kim. The Bloody Red Baron. New York: Carroll & Graf (1995); pg. 38. "Poe had dealt with Kafka, a sharp Jew with queer batwing ears and a penetrating gaze. The clerk seemed to find the idea of an American ghetto disturbing and gave the impression of a genuine eagerness to help resolve the case. Thus far his efforts had yielded only a creeping plague of contradictory memoranda from higher-ups. Withal, he had almost taken to Franz Kafka. The only soul in Prague who had heard of Poe for anything other than The Battle of St Petersburg and 'The Raven', he had once asked him to inscribe a cheap edition of Tales of Mystery and Imagination. Kafka mentioned he was himself an occasional writer, but Poe had not wished to encourage further intimacy with the Jew and made a pointed display of indifference. "
Judaism Europe 1937 Dunn, J. R. "Long Knives " in Writers of the Future: Volume III (Algis Budrys, ed.). Los Angeles: Bridge Publications (1987); pg. 160. "...Yetta. It was an old story, something that seemed to come up now every time he saw her. Her father had been aware of the Nazis, much more so than most, had read Mein Kampf and kept an eye on events in Germany. He had told her about them, his only child, everything else and she had remembered. 'He wanted a new Reich, to conquer Poland, to deport the Slavs and Jews,' she had said. 'He did all that,' Keegan had told her. 'He did worse.' "
Judaism Europe 1940 Anthony, Piers. For Love of Evil. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1988); pg. 300. "The persecution of Jews and Gypsies intensified. When the next big war erupted, these minorities were herded into camps, their properties confiscated, their bodies given over to forced labor. "; Pg. 303: "Time passed, and the carnage only got worse. Now they were burning Jews and Gypsies... and systematically eradicating them from the continent... The war progressed, and the Axis forces were losing... most of the Jews and Gypsies were dead. "; [Book has many other refs to Judaism, most not in DB.]
Judaism Europe 1940 Kress, Nancy. "And Wild for to Hold " in The Aliens of Earth. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House Publishers (1993; 1st pub Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, July 1991); pg. 309. "...Germany. The economy was still very bad and unrest was widespread, but no one was arresting Jews or gypsies or homosexuals or Jehovah's Witnesses... " [Travelers from future had removed Hitler from his timeline circa 1936.]
Judaism Europe 1940 Willis, Connie. Remake. New York: Bantam (1995); pg. 137. "In 1940, Hitler was bombing the hell out of London and already hauling Jews off in cattle cars. "
Judaism Europe 1941 King, Stephen. Hearts in Atlantis. New York: Scribner (1999); pg. 331. "'When the Viet Cong come into a South Viet 'ville, the first thing they look for are people wearing crucifixes... People who believe in God are killed. Do you think we should stand back while the commies kill people who believe in God?'

'Why not?' Stoke said from the stairwell. 'We stood back and let the Nazis kill the Jews for six years. Jews believe in God, or so I'm told.' "

Judaism Europe 1942 Dann, Jack. "Camps " in Nebula Winners Fifteen (Frank Herbert, ed.) New York: Harper & Row (1981); pg. 8. "And Stephen understood that he was Sholom. He was a Jew in this burning, stinking world... He touched the star again and remembered the Nazi's facetious euphemism for it: Pour le Semite. " [Story has many references to Jews, most not in DB.]
Judaism Europe 1942 Morrow, James. "The Covenant " in Bible Stories for Adults. New York: Harcourt Brace & Co. (1996); pg. 129. "'...I'm talking about Europe's Jews being executed en masse by the astonishingly civilized country of Germany, for surely Aryans must defend themselves against contamination...' "
Judaism Europe 1942 Simmons, Dan. The Rise of Endymion. New York: Bantam (1998 mass market edition; first ed. 1997); pg. 571. "My name is Jacob Schulmann. I write this letter to my friends in Lodz:

My very dear friends, I waited to write to confirm what I'd heard. Alas, to our great grief, we now know it all. I spoke to an eyewitness who escaped. He told me everything. They're exterminated in Chelmno, near Dombie, and they're all buried in Rzuszow forest. The Jews are killed in two ways: by shooting or gas. It's just happened to thousands of Lodz Jews. Do not think that this is being written by a madman. Alas, it is the tragic, horrible truth.

'Horror, horror! Man, shed thy clothes, cover they head with ashes, run in the streets and dance in thy madness.' I am so weary that my pen can no longer write. Creator of the universe, help us!

I write the letter on January 19, A.D. 1942... " [More, pg. 571-577.]

Judaism Europe 1943 Anthony, Piers. God of Tarot. New York: Berkley (1982; c. 1977); pg. 285. "This hierarchy of instincts seems reasonable, for any species must secure its survival before it can successfully reproduce its kind. Yet there may be even more fundamental instincts than these. When the Jews were confined brutally in Nazi concentration death-camps, they cooperated with each other as well as they could, sharing their belongings and scraps of food in a civilized manner. There, the last thing to go was personal dignity. The Nazis did their utmost to destroy the dignity of the captives, for people who retained their pride had not been truly conquered. Thus dignity, or status, or the perception of self-worth, may be the strongest human instinct. "
Judaism Europe 1943 Bear, Greg. The Serpent Mage. New York: Ace Books (1987; 1st ed. 1986); pg. 236. "Michael gently probed the man and emerged with a confusion of horrifying images: the concentration camps constructed by Germans in Europe before and during the Second World War. 'The Maln showed you these things?' Michael asked, incredulous.

'Yes. Jews. Gypsies. Catholics. Children. Old men and women. My entire world, consumed by wars!...' "

Judaism Europe 1945 Aldiss, Brian. Somewhere East of Life. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers (1994); pg. 240. "'Are you referring to the war last century, World War II, when the Nazis exterminated six million Jews?' "
Judaism Europe 1945 Dick, Philip K. The Man in the High Castle. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons (1962); pg. 28. "And after all, they [the Germans] had been successful with the Jews and Gypsies... "
Judaism Europe 1985 Bear, Greg. "Through Road No Winter " in Tangents. New York: Warner Books (1989; story c. 1985); pg. 176. Pg. 176: "'You do not even recognize the words?' She pointed at the letters above the door.

..'Yes, I do, now. A dead language.'

'What are they?' Von Ranke asked, uneasy.

'Hebrew, I think,' Fischer said. 'She is a Jewess.'

'No!' the woman cackled. 'I am no Jew.' ";

Pg. 178: "'I am not a Jew,' she said, 'but I loved them, too, oh, yes. I loved all my children.' "

Judaism Europe 1990 Anthony, Piers. And Eternity. New York: William Morrow and Company (1990); pg. 317. "'...Did you know that he saved JHVH's people from a persecution so severe that virtually none remained in Europe?'

'But there are millions of Jews in Europe!'

'Precisely. But without his intercession, there would have been almost none...' " [Other refs. not in DB.]

Judaism Europe 1996 Knight, Damon. Humpty Dumpty: An Oval. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 78. "On the wall of the stairway someone had scrawled ORANGE JEWS. "
Judaism Europe 1997 Ing, Dean. Systemic Shock. New York: Tor (original 1981; 1st Tor edition 1992); pg. 296. "The truth was that most American Jews had lived urban lives, and died urban deaths, a year before [from SinoInd nuclear attack]. More Jews survived in Europe than in America. "
Judaism Europe 2005 Aldiss, Brian. Somewhere East of Life. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers (1994); pg. 47. "She asked him how he enjoyed Germany. She had a fear of Germany. Did he n
Judaism Europe 2028 Barnes, John. Mother of Storms. New York: Tor (1994); pg. 333. "They were at least as stupid as Hitler was about the Jews, in Klieg's opinion. "
Judaism Europe 2050 Stephenson, Neal. The Diamond Age. New York: Bantam (1995); pg. 107. [interactive role-playing entertainments] "...Another was a secret colonel in the SS, another was secretly Jewish, another was a Cheka agent... "; Pg. 108: "So tonight she was the secret Jew... "
Judaism Florida 1978 Tucker, Wilson. The Year of the Quiet Sun. New York: Ace (1970); pg. 14. "Chaney dropped into the chair with another muttered imprecation of stiff-necked bureaucrats, a scurrilous declaration couched in Hebraic terms the woman wouldn't understand. It commended on her employer's relations with jackasses and Philistines. "
Judaism Florida 2015 Leiber, Fritz. The Wanderer. New York: Walker & Co. (1964); pg. 21. "Barbara was willing to do her bit for integration, but just the same she sometimes resented it that she tanned so dark so fast.

Another burden for Jews to bear bravely, her father might have told her, though her father wouldn't have approved of stouthearted girls hunting millionaires in their home lair in Florida... "

Judaism Florida: Miami-Ft. Lauderdale 1996 Ing, Dean. Systemic Shock. New York: Tor (original 1981; 1st Tor edition 1992); pg. 208. "'Practiced all my life to outgrow Miami pawnshop intonations, and this yentzer wants to give me one from Mexico City.'

'You just be glad I don't know what a yentzer is, said the linguist primly. 'And don't avoid your strengths. Wherever there's a Jewish community,' Smetana punctuated it with a fingerwag, 'you'll have something going for you that Zacharay or Quantrill would need years to learn...' "

Judaism Florin 1973 Goldman, William. The Princess Bride. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1973); pg. 275. "And so here the point is, if Max and Valerie sound Jewish, why shouldn't they? You think a guy named Simon Morgenstern was Irish Catholic? Funny thing--Morgenstern's folks were named Max and Valerie and his father was a doctor. Life imitating art, art imitating life... "
Judaism France 1916 Anthony, Patricia. Flanders. New York: Ace Books (1998); pg. 12. "Into the silence, Sergeant Riddell said, 'Never you mind, boys. I've walked through gas, 'aven't I? And Lieutenant McPhearson, too. I can tell you the masks work. Captain Miller may be a Jew, but don't let that worry you, either. You'll see. when the time comes, he'll stand shoulder to shoulder with us, stout as any white Christian officer.'

It fair shook me. A Jew. Now I understood why I never see Miller with the other brass...

Still, how could the Tommies know by looking? Miller seemed like an ordinary man. I mean, I can pick out a colored, even if he's high yellow. I can pick out a Mexican. The only Jews I've seen were in cartoons, and they didn't look at all like Miller. How could the Tommies know for sure?

And what's against him, anyway, more than an idol-worshipping papist, I mean? And this army's full of papists. Jews, papists, they're all of them the same--all walking that long road to Hell. And so what? "

Judaism France 1916 Anthony, Patricia. Flanders. New York: Ace Books (1998); pg. 59. "The pencil tapped the desk firmly. Once. Twice. 'I am a Jew.'

...A Jew. Simple short words; still, I couldn't quite understand what he was telling me.

'And as a Jew, Stanhope, I am disliked and distrusted by many of the other officers. It is more difficult for a Jew, you understand, to establish an army career, as I fully intend to do. I will succeed here, Stanhope. Despite them. Despite you.... I would prefer, however, if I had your good will.'

I nodded. 'Sir.' " [Also pg. 65, 66, 214, 219, 287, 333, (Torah), 336-337 (Shema Yisrael, Adonai Eloheynu, Adonai Echod, Kaddish), 340.]

Judaism France 1916 Anthony, Patricia. Flanders. New York: Ace Books (1998); pg. 339. "He took another book from a stack on the table, read the spine. 'A Talmud, in Hebrew. Doubt you would want that.' "
Judaism France 1916 Anthony, Patricia. Flanders. New York: Ace Books (1998); pg. 333. "'All right, then. Tell me what you believe.'

'Just that. Doing one's best. Good Lord, Stanhope. It is complex. One spends a lifetime studying the Torah.'

'Give me something to hang onto... Don't you see? Tomorrow I got to stand there and watch them murder you.'

A long and contemplative silence, then ' 'What is hateful to you, do not do to your neighbor,' ' he told me. 'Shammai said that is the whole of the Torah. The rest is merely commentary on it.'

...'As they lead me out, I'll be saying the Shema Ysrael,' he said. 'It's what a Jew should do if he knows he's to die. Well. So. Not the first time. Whenever I jumped the bags, you know, I said the Shema'

'Say it.'

He taught it to me, syllable by syllable. Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is One.... "

Judaism France 1940 Anderson, Jack. Zero Time. New York: Kensington Publishing (1990); pg. 324. "'Even Jewish children. We hid them, you see, from the Boche. It was the charitable thing to do...' "; Pg. 339: "St. Genevieve-sur-Marne, France... The convent of St. Genevieve... Its dank, ancient rooms had served as an emergency hospital ward, and in the Second World War, it had also been a haven for another group of victims--refugee Jewish children who had to be hidden not only from the Nazis but from their French toadies as well. "
Judaism France 1942 Lee, Stan & Stan Timmons. The Alien Factor. New York: ibooks, inc. (2002; c. 2001); pg. 9. Pg. 9: "They might even be released in a year, to be replaced by Soviet prisoners or Jews. But, if the work went badly, they might as well be Jews, General Furst had made clear, and his entire staff would be answering to the Fuhrer himself. "; Pg. 10: "He had been happy to see that one of the first Jews arrested had been the professor who had gotten him expelled. " [Other refs., not in DB.]


Judaism, continued

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