history of the Jewish people.

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Quadrangle Books , Chicago
Jews -- Hi
Other titlesJewish people.
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LC ClassificationsDS118 .P32 1963
The Physical Object
Pagination254 p.
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Open LibraryOL5857766M
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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 /5(24). 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:   Scheindlin has managed to write nearly the history of the Jewish people.

book book for a lower division course on Jewish history. He successfully spans the entire scope of Jewish history from legendary times to the modern State of Israel in a mere pages of very readable by: 3.

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.

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Gershon Hundert, Leanor Segal Professor of Jewish Studies at McGill University, talks about recent revisions to the conventional understanding of Jewish history and selects the most influential current writing on the subject. The book covers the history of anthropology on Jews and the original dismissal of Jews being one people before genetic testing was available, yet society could still pick out a Jewish person from 1, people.

The book does go further into history, I felt some of the history may have been slightly weak, however, Harry Ostrer does state that he Cited by: 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.

He begins the book by referring to the town of Hebron, where the founder of the Hebrew Nation is buried with his wife Sarah/5. Jews are known as the "People of the Book" for good reason.

The Torah, otherwise known as the Hebrew Bible, has inspired debate and sparked imaginations for thousands of years, and the Talmud is itself an imaginative compendium of Jewish legal debate.

Secular year: jewish year: Event in History Jacob died After Levi died, the enslavement in Egypt began Moses was born Joshua was born Moses encountered the burning bush.

The history of the Jews and Judaism in the Land of Israel is about the history and religion of the Jewish people who originated in the Land of Israel, and have maintained physical, cultural, and religious ties to it ever emerging in the later part of the 2nd millennium BCE as an outgrowth of southern Canaanites, the Hebrew Bible claims that a United Israelite monarchy existed.

This book describes the most important events and people in Jewish history from Abraham to the present day, in a very concise, accessible way.

These 'read-bites' include up-to-date essays discussing the impact of ; the Iraq War, Muslim Fundamentalism, and rise of European anti-Semitism on the Jewish People. Judaism (originally from Hebrew יהודה ‎, Yehudah, "Judah"; via Latin and Greek) is an ethnic religion comprising the collective religious, cultural and legal tradition and civilization of the Jewish people.

Judaism is considered by religious Jews to be the expression of the covenant that God established with the Children of Israel. It encompasses a wide body of texts, practices.

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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For thousands of years the Jewish people have survived and flourished, against all odds. Miraculous Journey takes you on a page tour of Jewish history, all in one volume, from Creation to President Obama. Yosef Eisen, a noted historian and lecturer, tells the miraculous story and history of an eternal nation.

Books may be ordered directly. And, to give this overview an international and timely perspective, Raymond P. Scheindlin focuses his study on the pivotal events and dominant communities within each historical n by a respected Hebrew scholar, cultural historian, noted author, and rabbi,A Short History of the Jewish People carefully describes the story of a people /5(3).

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"The Jews, Story of a People", is not exactly a history, even though it tries to cover all major Jewish historical events. Fast's "Story of a People" reads more like the story of HIS people, a fascinating, at times emotional story of his people who are bookish, nonviolent, and resilient against all odds.4/5.

While every culture's cuisine tells a story, there are few foods that carry as much history and meaning as do those on the Passover Seder t: A Taste of Jewish History is the first book ever written about this traditional.

Timelines for Jewish History. The Dinur Center & The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Interactive, searchable, filterable Jewish history timeline from the Gannopedia – Timeline from Abraham to the end of the Talmud i.e.

Timeline for the History of Judaism; The History of the Jewish People The Jewish Agency. Model Number: book-history-jewish-people-time-jesus 5 books. They explain 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 the Messiah.

pages. This is a concise, informative history of the Jewish people from the Biblical period of the patriarchs to when it was published. As the author clarifies in the introduction, the book looks at the history of the Jewish people, rather than providing a history of the Jewish religion.

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Examining the entire span of Jewish history by focusing on thirty pivotal moments in the Jewish people’s experience from biblical times through the present—essentially the most important events in the life of the Jewish people—Turning Points in Jewish History provides “the big picture”: both a broad and a deep understanding of the Jewish historical experience.

The Jewish People book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A survey of Jewish history and literature. It also presents what t /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 culture. During the academic year –, the Center for Jewish History in New York gathered a small number of scholars, at various career stages, working on different periods in Jewish history and representing a range of methodologies and disciplines, to convene a Working Group on the History of the Jewish Book.

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.

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 “protected people.A group of Colgate students and alumni celebrated the kick-off of the Bicentennial Year by publishing a new book that traces the history of Jewish people at Colgate.

Published in June, “Repression, Re-Invention, and Rugelach: A History of Jews at Colgate,” was the culminating work of a Jewish Studies seminar course taught by Alice Nakhimovsky.The dust jacket is rubbed.

xv & pages. Color endpaper maps & black-and-white illustrations. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. Third printing."The World History of the Jewish People" was conceived as an ambitious and comprehensive volume project, embracing the history of the Jewish people from prehistoric times to the present.