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History of the Jews

3.64  ·  Rating details ·  14 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Second Edition, Revised and Expanded
Paperback, 510 pages
Published January 1st 1982 by Mcgraw-Hill College
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Gary
May 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is an interesting account of the history of the Jewish people. I have a copy of the 1940 edition.

The first three chapters deal with his theory as to the origin of the Hebrew people, and cannot be said to be really history. It is simply theory - which largely departs from the Biblical narrative- without any real proof or substance. Yet it is an interesting theory nonetheless.

The author puts more stock on Assyrian and Moabite accounts of ancient Hebrew history than on Hebrew accounts, an
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Adam Cherson
Jan 20, 2014 rated it really liked it
I rate this book a 3.71 on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being best.
This book captures the great waves of Jewish history from the mystical to the prophetic to the doctrinaire. If you’ve ever wondered who exactly were the scribes, or the pharisees, or how Jesus and his Jewish followers eventually became Christians, this is a good way to learn. Histories of the Great Rabbis, the Cuzari, and many other branches of this fascinating history are covered here. If you don’t know who Shammai, or Anan ben Davi
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