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The Jew in the Modern World: A Documentary History, 2nd Edition

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The last two centuries have witnessed a radical transformation of Jewish life. Marked by such profound events as 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 where they are going, but what it means to be a ...more
Paperback, 766 pages
Published March 30th 1995 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published March 1980)
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Bob Mendelsohn
Aug 08, 2011 Bob Mendelsohn rated it liked it
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.
Seth Kaplan
Jun 10, 2014 Seth Kaplan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Fantastic collection of primary source material about the Jewish experience in the modern era. Does a wonderful job of bringing history to life and is a great source for the study of modern Jewish history.
Greg
Aug 11, 2012 Greg rated it really liked it
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This is a great collection of translated documents for use in teaching modern Jewish history.
Nranger7
Feb 27, 2013 Nranger7 rated it it was amazing
Bought for a class on Modern Jewish History. Good book with interesting documents.
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