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By Judith R. Baskin,Kenneth Seeskin

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ISBN-13: 9780521689748

ISBN-10: 0521869609

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The Cambridge consultant to Jewish historical past, faith, and tradition is a finished and fascinating evaluation of Jewish lifestyles, from its origins within the old close to East to its influence on modern pop culture. The twenty-one essays, prepared traditionally and thematically, and written especially for this quantity via prime students, learn the improvement of Judaism and the evolution of Jewish background and tradition over many centuries and in a variety of locales. They emphasize the continuing variety and creativity of the Jewish adventure. in contrast to past anthologies, which be aware of elite teams and expressions of a male-oriented rabbinic tradition, this quantity additionally contains the diversity of reviews of normal humans and appears on the lives and achievements of ladies in each position and period. the various illustrations, maps, timeline, and word list of vital phrases increase this book's accessibility to scholars and common readers.

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