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The Jew in the Modern World: A Documentary History
The last two centuries have witnessed a radical transformation of Jewish life. Marked by such profound events as the emancipation from the ghettoes of Europe, the Holocaust and the establishment of the State of Israel, Judaism's long journey through the modern age has been a complex and tumultuous one, leading many Jews to ask themselves not only where they have been and w ...more
Paperback, 912 pages
Published December 21st 2010 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published March 1980)
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The book was edited by Paul Mendes-Florh and Jehuda Reinharz and is a collection of original source documents a la Back to the Sources (Barry Holtz). Kant, Spinoza, Mendelssohn, Friedlander, decrees about and against Jews, Frankel and Chorin and heaps of others. Good stock.