The Complete Idiots Guide to Jewish History and Culture

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The Complete Idiots Guide to Jewish History and Culture

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Get the real story on Jewish history! You're no idiot, of course. You're intrigued by Judaism - who wouldn't be? But whenever you try to get some insights into this fascinating religion, you come up empty... Don't stop believing! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Jewish History and Culture, Second Edition, gives you an overview of important movements, moments, and people in Jewish history - from Abraham to Zionism. In this book, you get: * Important facts about Jewish confrontations with the major empires of ancient times. * Incredible insights into the breakthrough movements that led to Jewish emancipation and enlightenment. * A compelling look at the state of Israel - reflections on its past and insights into its future. * An idiot-proof introduction to the heroes of the Bible. You will learn more about... * The gifts of Jews to the world and to Western civilization. * Different Jewish communities around the world. * The Jewish responses to persecution by the way of mysticism and Hasidism. * The relationship between Jews and their "homeland," Israel. * The achievements of the Jewish people. * The lessons learned from the Holocaust. * The unique story of Jews in America, from the 13 colonies to the 20th century. 403 page softcover book

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