Triumph of Survival: The Story of the Jews in the Modern Era 1650-1996
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Triumph of Survival: The Story of the Jews in the Modern Era 1650-1996

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Through his hundreds of lectures, Rabbi Wein has brought the Torah perspective on history to thousands of listeners. In this original work, he paints a magnificent, panoramic picture of our people in the centuries that shaped us and our world. This major work has the touches of luxury you expect in books of this magnitude, including a ribbon place-marker and embossed foil-...more
Hardcover, 508 pages
Published October 1st 1990 by Mesorah Pubns Ltd
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Ben
This is a story of Orthodox jews written by an orthodox jew. This book is not really representative of of the history of jews in the time frame 1650- 1996. Basically the guy who wrote this is frum and if you are not his kind of frum you are not really jewish and not a good person. He fails to give any substnative coverage to any group outside of eastern european ashkenazi, if at all.
Eli Mandel
The Torah which was written over 3,000 years ago has a perspective on the history of the past 300 years? And Berel Wein is privy to it, how?

The book spends too much time on Israel from 1948 and on.
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Berel Wein is an American-born Orthodox rabbi, scholar, lecturer, and writer. He is regarded as an expert on Jewish history and has popularized the subject through more than 1,000 audio tapes, a four-volume book series, newspaper articles and international lectures. Throughout his career, he has retained personal and ideological ties to both Modern Orthodox and Haredi Judaism.
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