Jewish Contributions to Civilization: An...

Joseph Jacobs was a thinker and writer of unusual breadth and versatility. Among the subjects to which he gave his attention was the comparative distribution of Jewish ability, as the result of researches he had undertaken in association with Sir Francis Galton. The present work was the natural outcome of these studies.

9 INTRODUCTION THE HIGHER ANTI- SEMITISM THERE is among the peoples of the world one which has preserved its individuality throughout the ages with remarkable persistence. This peo-ple is among the nations, and of them, but yet in some way apart from them. Up to a time within the memory of men still living, mem-bers of this people were set apart as unworthy to possess all the rights of citizenship in all lands in which they dwelt; even at the present day, a majority of them are still debarred from the higher rights of human beings. The only excuse or explanation for this discrimination against them was that they refused to bow down in the House of Rimmon, to worship strange gods, and to give up their way of thinking about the highest things which had approved itself as right and true to their fathers. Rather than aban-don that faith they have, for the past millenni-um and a half, suffered continuously contumely   C h a p t e r Home  | T O C  | I n d e x For use on stand- alone, non- institutional computers only. To purchase Scholar PDF version with advanced functionality, go to www. publishersrow. com

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