something borrowed

weil es gerade modern ist: findet ihr nicht auch, dass sich diese passagen verblüffend ähneln?

»In 1780 yet another call for help reached Moses Mendelssohn. The situation of the jews in Alsace had become critical owing to the unscrupulous machinations of the fanatical anti-Semite François Hell, the author of a tract called Observations d´un Alsacien sur l´affaire présente des Juifs d´Alsace (1779), in which the Jews were represented as an accursed and criminal people.« (alexander altmann, 1973)

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Cerf Berr, the leader and shtadlan of Alsacian Jewry, approached Mendelssohn in 1780, after the Jewish situation in Alsace had become critical, because of the unscrupulous machinations of the fanatical Jew-baiter Francois Hell. His tract, »Observations d´un Alsacien sur l´affaires presente des Juifs d´Alsace (1779), represented Jews as an accursed and criminal people. (wer anders, 1987)

zauberei?