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Published by Wooden Shore, L.L.C. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religious aspects,
  • Jews,
  • Eugenics

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Eugenics (human ecology) has always understood itself to be part of the struggle for human rights-- those of future generations. John Glad lays out the eugenic thrust of traditional Jewish culture and shows how Zionism itself was conceived as a grand eugenic plan. --From publisher"s description.

Edition Notes

StatementJohn Glad
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS113.2 .G58 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination464 p. :
Number of Pages464
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24884863M
ISBN 100897030052, 0897030060
ISBN 109780897030052, 9780897030069
LC Control Number2010935472
OCLC/WorldCa708157009

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In a eugenicist named Rabbi Max Reichler wrote Jewish Eugenics: and Other Essays. Reichler wrote, "The Jews, ancient and modern says Dr. Stanton Coit, have always understood the science of eugenics and have themselves in accordance with it, hence the preservation of the Jewish race."/5(10).   This book was originally published in , by Bloch, a jewish publishing short book has three chapters: 1-Jewish Eugenics. 2-The Defective in Jewish Law and Literature. 3-Capital Punishment among the Jews/5(2). "Eugenics (human ecology) has always understood itself to be part of the struggle for human rights--those of future generations. Rejecting absolutely all taboos, John Glad here lays out the eugenic thrust of traditional Jewish culture and shows how Zionism itself was conceived as a grand eugenic plan."- . This article discusses the role that eugenics plays in Jewish life, especially in shaping how Jews confronted the world, and engages Jewish and non-Jewish researchers alike. It discusses the socioeconomic conditions in which Jews lived as it had specific eugenic consequences. It also describes the breeding problems that occupy an important role in Jewish by: 1.

  Before , eugenics was a very Jewish business. In a eugenicist named Rabbi Max Reichler wrote Jewish Eugenics: and Other Essays. Reichler wrote, "The Jews, ancient and modern says Dr. Stanton Coit, have always understood the science of eugenics and have themselves in accordance with it, hence the preservation of the Jewish race."/5. Jewish Advocacy of Eugenics. 5. Jewish-German-American eugenicist and Berkeley professor of zo- ology Curt Stern: “Eugenics, the planning toward rational im- provement of the genetic improvement of human populations, has been regarded as a utopian dream, and a dangerous one in Size: 3MB.   Since [the beginning of the crush of books on the Holocaust in ], four decades have passed, and all the while a cohort of Jewish writers continues to attack the eugenics movement, which supposedly threatens at any moment to rip out the stake driven into its vampire heart and once more stalk the planet in search of new victims. His first book, Future Human Evolution: Eugenics in the Twenty-First Century, advances humanistic arguments in behalf of universal eugenics and has been translated into eight languages. His second book, Jewish Eugenics (), held in libraries according to WorldCat [5] traces the interactions between Jewish activists and eugenics.

Recent Books on Jewish Eugenics: A Triple Review Volume XLVIII Number 2, Winter historically and organically interconnected. Therefore, the ontological discontinuity between humanity and the rest of creation, which was a central feature of Jewish and Christian theology, no longer exists. In addition, Darwinism challenges.   I have this (apocryphal) anecdote from Norman Lebrecht’s new book, “Genius & Anxiety,” an erudite and delightful study of the intellectual achievements and nerve-wracked lives of Jewish.   Nothing about the anti-eugenics hoax was written in Jewish Eugenics, but Glad’s book provided crucial pieces of information for the conclusions drawn in this paper. Before JE was published, the eugenics program in Israel was largely unknown, and the extent of Jewish involvement in the anti-eugenics movement in the West was not fully appreciated. John Glad (Decem – December 4, ) was an American academic who specialized in the literature and politics of exile, especially Russian literature. He also wrote about, and advocated for, eugenics.