Triumph of Survival: The Story of the Jews in the Modern Era 1650-1996
by Berel Wein
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
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
(showing 1-17 of 17)
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.
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.More about Berel Wein...