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6/9/1921 - 4/17/2006
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About Arthur Hertzberg

My Palestinian intellectual friend tells me that he might be willing to admit that God in Hebrew said Jews could have Israel. But he said Allah did not speak it in Arabic to the Arabs. spoken on the Terry Gross Show .. Arthur Hertzberg is a founder of the Jewish peace group Peace Now and is the author of The Fate of Zionism.

Nationalism Quotes, by Arthur Hertzberg

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I don't know where Bush is going - yet. But, Sharon obviously - I wrote somewhere in the last several months, that Sharon has adopted, essentially, the position of the Labor Party: that the Palestinians are here to stay.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Arthur Hertzberg

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The Roosevelt enactment of Social Security was a moral revolution in our country: We were assured that we would never reach the very depths of poverty. And to be told, that we are now going to gamble it, on Wall Street, is nonsense!

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Arthur Hertzberg

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Most American Jews came from the lower middle classes, and therefore they brought with them not a lot of Jewish culture. The American Jewish story starts with Ellis Island, and the candy store in the Bronx.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Arthur Hertzberg

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What are you going to do to preserve a tradition that is the peculiar and unique culture that Judaism inculcates? The American Jewish community is not going to survive by lining up against its common enemy.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Arthur Hertzberg

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Nobody is in the process of making any changes that we can be specific about.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Arthur Hertzberg

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I wrote two political letters this morning - as a retired country gentleman, who now teaches at the university, and writes books.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Arthur Hertzberg

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I have never been a dove because I'm some kind of woolly-eyed liberal. I have been a dove from the very early period, because I recognized that the Palestinians weren't going to go away, and they weren't going to remain passive. And all of these predictions were correct. And we'd better now act on them and make peace.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Arthur Hertzberg

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Do the Americans want democracy in the Middle East? Do the Americans want the oil wells of Iraq and of Saudi Arabia controlled by regimes which are revolutionary, and which are Islamic fundamentalist? Mr. Bush wants that like he wants a hole in the head.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Arthur Hertzberg

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Moral values, if you want to use them correctly, begin with love of your fellow man. And if they teach, not love, but hatred; if they teach you to be certain that your fellow man is part of what the Christians once... when they wanted to beat up on Jews... then it is the call to war, it is the call to fascism, and it makes God into Hitler! Quote me.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Arthur Hertzberg

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In mid-career, I was at one and the same time the rabbi of a major congregation, writing books, and teaching at Columbia. I didn't spend enough time with my children. Now, when I get an all-important call, I sometimes say that I'm having lunch with my granddaughter. And I do not apologize!

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Arthur Hertzberg

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