6 edition of The history of the Jewish people found in the catalog.
|Statement||Jonathan B. Krasner and Jonathan D. Sarna .|
|Contributions||Sarna, Jonathan D.|
|LC Classifications||DS118 .K735 2006|
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|LC Control Number||2005037140|
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A History of the The history of the Jewish people book 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.
It has been acclaimed as the most comprehensive and penetrating work yet to have appeared in its field. Six distinguished scholars at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, have set forth /5(23). Interesting, thorough, and thoughtful history of the Jewish People, particularly because the author is not Jewish.
Johnson starts his story by calling the Jews the " most tenaceous people in history." He ascribes to the Jews the "willingness to ask the difficult question", a major reason Christian dogma bogs down, according to the by: 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.
It has been acclaimed as the most comprehensive and penetrating work yet to have appeared in its field. Six distinguished scholars at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, have set forth here for 4/5(1). The best books on Jewish History recommended by Gershon Hundert.
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Religiously, Jews were categorized by Islam as “infidels” (Arabic: kuffar). However, like Christians, they qualified as “people of the book,” possessors of a prior revelation from God that was written down.
People of the book acquired a tolerated status, that of The history of the Jewish people book people Author: Mark R. Cohen. This review is dedicated to the Jewish Nation, reborn as a sovereign people, in the Land of Israel. In this work Johnson undertakes a comprehensive study of the Jewish people (from the route word Yehudi, meaning people of Yehudah (Judea), popularly referred to today as the West Bank, the ancient cradle of the Jewish people/5.
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"A Brief History of Israel and the Jewish People" published in the Knowledge Quest magazine. Quote from Charles Krauthammer - The Weekly Standard, "Israel is the very embodiment of Jewish continuity: It is the only nation on earth that inhabits the same land, bears the same name, speaks the same language, and worships the same God.
The book seems to have a few gaps but for the most part is a detailed and comprehensive review of the history of the Jewish people.
I think it is equally weighted in terms of secular and religious Jewish ideas and culture. A lot of effort is made to connect the history with various Jews that have made important social and scientific contributions.5/5(5).
Our People, originally published inwas the first Jewish history book for the English speaking reader. Read today, it still provides a comprehensive outline of Jewish history, and also a view of the telling of history as it evolved over the last : Jacob Isaacs. Jewish history offers the extraordinary spectacle of a people, unique in this respect, which began its history with a well-defined concept of history and an almost conscious resolution to achieve a well-circumscribed plan on earth and then, without giving up this concept, avoided all.
A good example is the way Jewish tradition understood one of the most traumatic and consequential events in Jewish history: the Jewish War of C.E., a revolt against Roman imperial rule that. In this illuminating history, Dan Cohn-Sherbok traces the development of Jewish history from ancient times to the present day.
Containing over maps and 30 photographs, this is a comprehensive atlas of Jewish history designed for students and the general. 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.
It has been acclaimed as the most comprehensive and penetrating work yet to have appeared in its field. Six distinguished scholars at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, have set forth. Book Summary: The title of this book is A History of the Jewish People in the Time of Jesus Christ (5 volume set) and it was written by Emil particular edition is in a Hardcover format.
This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $Format: Hardcover. As poet and literary critic Adam Kirsch writes in his new book, "The People and the Books," texts often became turning points in Jewish history. For. A Brief History of the Jewish People.
The history of the Jews, as described in the Bible, begins with the patriarch Abraham. Abraham was the first to forsake the polytheism and idol worshipping of his people for a belief in one God. Abraham’s son, Isaac, and Isaac’s son, Jacob, are also considered to.
Judaism is the world’s oldest monotheistic religion, dating back nearly 4, years. Followers of Judaism believe in one God who revealed himself. Jewish historiography because my area of expertise is Western Europe.
Such criticism was not leveled against other general historians who tackled Jewish history, provided they did not deviate from the dominant thinking. "The Jewish people," "the ancestral land," "exile," "diaspora," "aliyah," "Eretz Israel,".
Jew, Hebrew Yĕhūdhī or Yehudi, any person whose religion is the broader sense of the term, a Jew is any person belonging to the worldwide group that constitutes, through descent or conversion, a continuation of the ancient Jewish people, who were themselves descendants of the Hebrews of the Bible (Old Testament).In ancient times, a Yĕhūdhī was originally a member of Judah—i.
the History of the Jewish Book. The first task was to consider the “state of the field”—or even more fundamentally, the definition of the “field”—in order to lay out an agenda of questions and topics for discussion.
To that end, we invited Lawrence Schiffman, Yaacob Dweck, and Jeffrey ShandlerFile Size: 1MB. A History of the Jews Homework Help Questions. How could someone write a brief history of the Jewish people. When preparing to write a short history of a long subject, it is always a good idea to.
The illustrated history of the Jewish people User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. In the 13 years since the appearance of the best-selling documentary and popular history Heritage: Civilization and the Jews (Summit), much has happened in the Jewish world.
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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). 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. Jewish History, Jewish Religion — 5 — Chapter 1 A Closed Utopia.
I write here what I think is true, for the stories of the Greeks are numerous and in my opinion ridiculous ; Hecateus of Miletis, as quoted by Herodotus. Amicus Plato sed magis amica veritas. — Plato is a friend but truth is a greater Size: KB.
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.
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. 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.
Includes index xii, p.,  leaves of plates: 25 cm Translation of Toldot ʻam Yiśraʼel Bibliography: p. A Short History of the Jewish People.
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Retail Price to Students: $ A brief, accessible, and. The backbone of all ancient Jewish education was Scripture alone, “It has always to be remembered that Jewish education was entirely religious education.
There was no text-book except the Scriptures; all primary education was preparation for reading the Law; and all. A landmark work of Jewish history and a worldwide phenomenon when it was first published, this masterpiece of Jewish history was translated in multiple languages and instantly become the de facto standard in the field.
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Learn about Jerusalem and the origins of Judaism, along with a plethora of information on the culture and times throughout the centuries. Purim often involves reading a story from the Megillah – the book of Esther – which details a biblical story of a genocidal anti-Semite who plots to wipe out the Jewish people but whose plan Author: Talia Jane.
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Indeed, the Jews come off here as a focal point of world history, so that all of civilization's story can be told simply by following the course of Jewish history and fully.This classic set provides a richly detailed look at the world in which Jesus and his disciples walked. It includes essays on the political and religious establishments of the day (both Roman and Jewish), portraits of leading figures, messianic movements, cultural details, and surveys of relevant Jewish and Greek literature, including the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha.