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Jacobs, Rev. Rabbi
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The Jew as patriot throughout history. Posing the question "What constitutes citizenship in a country?" The Jewish ideal of citizenship. Misconceptions about Jews. The Jew not a newcomer to Canada. Some facts about Canadian Jews. Jews settled in England as early as 690 A.D. Examples of Jews that have been most serviceable to the crown and the country of England. The story of Sampson Gideon. Other examples and names and stories that illustrate how patriotic and how public spirited the Jews have been and how they have appreciated the right of British citizenship. The current sacrifices Jews are making as soldiers. Patriotism as a religious duty. Concluding with the words of the Rev. Archdeacon Black Scott.