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A History of the Jewish People

by Hayim Ben-Sasson

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Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of specific racial & ethnic groups,
  • Jewish studies,
  • Jews,
  • History Of Jews,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • World - General,
  • Jewish - General,
  • History / General,
  • General,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages1232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7692709M
    ISBN 100674397312
    ISBN 109780674397316

    A History of the Jewish People presents a total vision of Jewish experiences and achievements-religious, political, social, and economic-in both the land of Israel and the diaspora throughout the It has been acclaimed as the most comprehensive and penetrating work yet to have appeared in its field.   And, though lateth-century waves of immigration often dominate the popular conception of the history of Judaism in the U.S., he also found .

      The Jewish people aboard the St. Louis had made the difficult decision to start new lives thousands of miles away. The ship's destination was Cuba, where most Author: Erin Blakemore. Now you can own Schurer's original landmark work. This edition gives you extensive essays on the Roman political system and its leaders, Jewish political and religious parties, messianic movements, and pertinent Greek and Jewish literature (including the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha) from the centuries before and after Christ. Five convenient volumes that include the original index (formerly a /5(89).

      I highly recommend Joseph Telushkin's book "Jewish Literacy". It's a superb book for people of any level of knowledge of Judaism from total neophyte to someone like myself who has many years of formal Jewish education. He manages to cover essentia. History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shulvass, Moses A. (Moses Avigdor), History of the Jewish people. Chicago: Regnery Gateway, © (OCoLC) Online version: Shulvass, Moses A. (Moses Avigdor), History of the Jewish people. Chicago: Regnery Gateway, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book.


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This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $Format: Hardcover. Judaism is the world’s oldest monotheistic religion, dating back nearly 4, years. Followers of Judaism believe in one God who revealed himself. A History of the Jewish People presents a total vision of Jewish experiences and achievements—religious, political, social, and economic—in both the land of Israel and the diaspora throughout the ages.

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