DK Eyewitness Books: Judaism

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Penguin, Mar 17, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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Discover the history, faith, and culture that have shaped the modern Jewish world. With over 50 million copies sold in 88 countries andin 36 languages, Eyewitness Books are truly the ultimate visual information encyclopedias for the 21st Century. Carrying on the tradition of integrating words and pictures, these three new titles in the Eyewitness series are timely editions to any library.
Discover the history, faith, and culture that have shaped the modern Jewish world.

 

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Contents

6 Being Jewish
6
8 How it began
8
10 The Promised Land
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12 The first kings
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14 New rulers
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16 Roman rule
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18 The Middle Ages
18
20 Life in the Diaspora
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34 Prayer
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36 Sacred books
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38 Writings and thinkers
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40 Values
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42 Kosher food
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44 The faces of Judaism
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46 Symbols and language
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48 The Jewish lifetime
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22 The pogroms
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24 Zionism
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26 A new nightmare
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28 The Holocaust
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30 The aftermath
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32 The synagogue
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52 High Holy Days
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54 Festivals
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60 Jewish contribution
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64 Index
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