A concise history of the Jewish people

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Rowman & Littlefield, 2005 - History - 347 pages
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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 9-11; the Iraq War, Muslim fundamentalism, and rise of European anti-Semitism on the Jewish people.

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Contents

Abraham and the Patriarchs
1
The Ten Commandments and the Revelation at Sinai
7
Archaeology and the Bible
13
Copyright

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Naomi Pasachoff is the author of biographies of Marie Curie and Alexander Graham Bell for the Oxford Portraits in Science series, as well as Basic Judaism for Young People (3 volumes) and Great Jewish Thinkers: Their Lives and Work. The author of A Topical Bible, she has also contributed to the
series Macmillan Dictionary of Biblical Judaism.

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