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Japan and Judaism

YЕ«ji Sano

Japan and Judaism

Yahweh, the deity of Judaism, was the wife-goddess of Japanese mythology

by YЕ«ji Sano

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Published by Consideration Books in Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- Relations -- Shinto,
  • Shinto -- Relations -- Judaism,
  • Shinto mythology,
  • Mythology, Japanese,
  • Judaism -- Doctrines

  • Edition Notes

    StatementYuji Sano ; with translation from Japanese by Raj Mahti.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM536.S5 .S36 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24044415M
    ISBN 109780935047691
    LC Control Number2009035021

    According to the Japanese policy towards the Jews that was set out in a message broadcast from Tokyo in March , and the Japanese Diet declaration of , Jewish were to be treated as foreigners, with the distinction of being Jewish based on the culture and race. The distinctions were only to be applied to the Jews who were stateless refugees. In the late s and early s, European Jews traveled east to seek refuge in the West. Three thousand refugees transited Japan and China, and more t spent the war in Japanese-occupied Shanghai. Japanese diplomats in Europe were caught off guard by the flood of visa applicants, and the Foreign Ministry belatedly confronted a refugee problem.

    We still encourage you to read the articles on My Jewish Learning. However, we know that sometimes you want a good old-fashioned book that you can hold in your hands, snuggle up with at bedtime and read from start to finish. So we asked a bunch of Jewish educators to recommend the best Introduction to Judaism/Judaism books out g: Japan. Explore our list of Judaism & Judaica Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

      In their book, “Jews in the Japanese Mind: The History and Uses of a Cultural Stereotype,” David G. Goodman, a professor of Japanese literature, and Masanori Miyazawa, a Author: Ross Arbes.   In noted Japanologist Ben-Ami Shillony’s book Japan as I See It, he devotes a chapter to Jewish-Japanese relations. He notes that the Japanese have heard all about those stereotypes from Westerners, about how Jews have a special knack for money-ma.


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Jewish leaders, with the help of Japanese government officials, saved thousands of by: 4. As Judaism is the religion of the Jews, so Japanism is the religion of Japan.

People often say that the Japanese have no sense of religion, but this is nonsense, the author says. The Japanese religion, however, iS centered on man, not on some abstract deity.

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Joseph Eidelberg, a Jew who once came to Japan and remained for years at a Japanese Shinto shrine, wrote a book entitled "The Japanese and the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel." He wrote that many Japanese words originated from ancient Hebrew.

The other Holy Book for the Jewish religion is the Talmud which includes the Mishnah, which means "repetition" or "study" and the Gemara, which means "addition" or "completion." As society changed, the Jews found that the Torah needed to be updated from its original agricultural emphasis.

Those changes became part of the g: Japan. A new book from Academic Studies Press, “Under the Shadow of the Rising Sun: Japan and the Jews during the Holocaust Era” addresses this question. Its author, Dr.

Meron Medzini, former director of Israel’s Government Press Office (GPO) and also the author of “Golda Meir: A Political Biography,” was born in From the mid s until the s, the Kobe Jewish community was the largest Jewish community in Japan, formed by hundreds of Jews arriving from Russia (originating from the Manchurian city of Harbin), the Middle East (mainly from Iraq and Syria), as well as from Central and Eastern European countries (primarily Germany).

Get this from a library. The Japanese and the Jews. [Isaiah BenDasan] -- Writing in the allusive and freely associative style characteristic of the popular Japanese essay form, the author compares and contrasts the Japanese and the Jews with keen critical insight tempered. Jews in the Japanese Mind hints, then, at a deeper volatility in Japan’s culture, one with important implications for America’s relations with Japan.

Undoubtedly, as the political analysts Richard Samuels and Michael Green suggest, “it is in the interest of the United States to appreciate that the debate between insularity and integration. Judaism is an ancient monotheistic religion, with the Torah as its foundational text (part of the larger text known as the Tanakh or Hebrew Bible), and supplemental oral tradition represented by later texts such as the Midrash and the Talmud.

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The origin of the Japanese is traced to the Hebrew race by Dr. Jenichiro Oyabe, author of “Origin of Japan and the Japanese.” Dr. Oyabe asserted in an interview with a representative of the. Premise: the Japanese and the Jews are both unique peoples. Followthrough: odd pages of essentialism and laughably reductive binaries that still manage to say some interesting things, not about the nature of peoples, but about their self-perceptions.

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Rabbi Kunin speaks widely on Jewish History, Mysticism and Israel. He also focuses on issues of understanding between different religions and traditions. In his spare time he enjoys photography, hiking and skiing, and enjoys learning about Japan, and connecting with Jewish Communities across Asia.

A theory by a Japanese author and biblical researcher, that these two have some connection. In his book about Franklin Roosevelt and the Holocaust, Rafael Medoff finds links between the US president's anti-Japanese stances and his .