The story of the Jews: a 4,000-year adventure

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Villard, Apr 1, 1998 - History - 273 pages
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Beginning with Abraham and Sarah, celebrated artist Stan Mack takes us on a rewarding pictorial journey across 4,000 years of Jewish history, through its ups and downs. From the biblical era to the twentieth century, with Mack's signature wit and delightful sketches, we witness Moses receiving the Ten Commandments, the world's first "oy," the creation of the Talmud, the Crusades, the Holocaust, the birth of the Israeli state, the evolution of the stand-up comic, and much more. In addition, we meet the men and women who have shaped the Jewish experience, including Maimonides, Theodor Hertzl, Irving Berlin, and Golda Meier. An illustrated narrative that celebrates the major characters and events that built this enduring culture, The Story of the Jews is a first of its kind and worthy of a sincere mazel tov.

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Fun, informative cartoon history of the Jews. Engaging for older children and teens. A useful conversation starter for parents. Read full review

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Contents

THE EMPIRE BUILDERS JoshuaSolomon 1200 bce925 bee
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THE PORTABLE TORAH ProphetsScribes 925 bce444 bee
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THE WEST READY OR NOT GreeksRomans 332 bce135 ce
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The recipient of awards from the American Booksellers Association and the American Ins-titute of Graphic Arts, Stan Mack is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and the former art director of The New York Times Magazine. He's created regular cartoon features for Adweek, Modern Maturity, Print, and Natural History, and Real Life Funnies for The Village Voice. He's authored and/or illustrated over a dozen children's books and collaborates on young adult books with his partner, Janet Bode.

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