A concise history of the Jewish people
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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Abraham and the Patriarchs
The Ten Commandments and the Revelation at Sinai
Archaeology and the Bible
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