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Title:
A history of Jewish civilization
Author:
Cohn-Sherbok, Lavinia.
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Publication Information:
Edison, N.J. : Chartwell, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
190 pages : illustrations, maps, photographs ; 32 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Who are the Jews? -- The Middle Eastern background -- The stories of the Hebrew scriptures -- Dispersion -- Oral law -- Philosophers and mystics -- The Hasidim -- Anti-Semitism and Zionism -- Holocaust -- The Jewish community today -- Index.
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ISBN:
9780785807988
Format :
Book

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Central Library DS112 .C64 1997 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize
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Full color photographs and a lively text describe the ancient rituals and the modern customs of the Jewish people. Traces the influences of their many migrations throughout the world on the development of Jewish culture and how it all fuses in Israeli, American and international life today.


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