But however entrenched the notion that Jewish life...
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Los Angeles Jewry and the Birth ofIsrael By Stephen J. Sass
"My heart is in the East, and I am in the end ofthe West."
Yehuda Halevi was describing his feelings oflonging for the Holy Land as a Jew living in Spain during the MiddleAges, but his words express just as well the...