Tag Archives: Jewish

Thought for the Day – July 20th, 2013

07-20

Solomon. Ecclesiastes 3:1, The Bible.
SEE: http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=ecclesiastes%203:1-3:8&version=KJV
WEB PRESENCE: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solomon
WEB PRESENCE: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecclesiastes
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NOTE: “According to Rabbinic tradition he was Solomon in his old age, but for various reasons critical scholars have long rejected this idea. The author of Ecclesiastes is presently a mystery.”
VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cVnxenNEZ8 (I really had to include this great song that references this quote)

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Thought for the Day – May 6th

05-06

“En wie gelukkig is, zal ook anderen gelukkig maken, wie moed en vertrouwen heeft, zal nooit in de ellende ondergaan!”
Frank, Anne. The Diary of Anne Frank. Netherlands: Maple Press, 2011.
(12 June 1942 – 1 August 1944)
Entry dated: 7 March 1944
SEE (English): http://books.google.com/books?id=tgnUAiIWBGAC
SEE (Dutch): http://books.google.com/books?id=J_UPAQAAIAAJ
SEE (Dutch): http://www.dbnl.org/tekst/fran034acht01_01/fran034acht01_01_0113.php
WEB PRESENCE: http://www.annefrank.org/
WEB PRESENCE: http://annefrank.com/
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NOTE: Anne wrote the diary from 12 June 1942 to 1 August 1944. The hiding place was betrayed and they were discovered on 4 August 1944. Anne died in the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp (northern Germany) in early March 1945 from typhoid.
For more information on Jewish diaries: http://act.ushmm.org/content/diaries?source=20100908diaries&utm_medium=email&utm_source=ushmm&utm_campaign=20100908diaries

Thought for the Day – April 30th

04-30

Albert Einstein, conversation with Pat Miller, William Miller, & William Hermanns, 112 Mercer St, Princeton, NJ “Death of A Genius,” Life, 38-18 (May 1955):1-64.
(As quoted by) Miller, William. “Death of A Genius.” Life, May 2, 1955. pgs 61-64
SEE: http://books.google.com/books?id=dlYEAAAAMBAJ
WEB PRESENCE: https://www.facebook.com/AlbertEinstein