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English: Israel Zangwill עברית: ישראל זנגוויל

English: Israel Zangwill עברית: ישראל זנגוויל (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

JEWS, n. A people uncontaminated by the New Testament, but who, unfortunately, have not escaped the attentions of those who are. As Israel Zangwill stated over a century ago, “The Jews are a nervous people. Nineteen centuries of Christian love have broken down their nerves.”

–From The Devil’s Dictionaries.

Definition, but for the Zangwill quote, by Chaz Bufe.

Front cover of The Devil's Dictionaries