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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Jewish History (Complete Idiot's Guides)by Benjamin Blech
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'You\'re no idiot, of course. You know that Judaism began with Abraham and that Moses led the children out of slavery in Egypt. But when it comes to knowing who Elijah, Esther, and Judah Maccabee were, and their significance to Judaism, you feel like you\'ve been wandering in the desert for 40 years. Don\'t feel Jewish guilt just yet! The Complete Idiot\'s Guide to Jewish History and Culture provides you with a complete, authoritative account of the Jewish people--from Abraham, Moses, and King David to Golda Meir, Menachem Begin, and Yitzhak Rabin. In this Complete Idiot\'s Guide, you get:'
One of our most popular religion and history titles-updated and revised.
This guide contains a complete, authoritative account of the Jewish people- including profiles of Biblical and political leaders-and focuses on understanding the Jewish influence on American and world culture, offering insights into the Yiddish and Hebrew languages, theater, art, literature, comedy, film, television, and more.
Completely revised, this guide contains a complete, authoritative account of the Jewish people--including profiles of Biblical and political leaders--and focuses on understanding the Jewish influence on world culture.
About the Author
Rabbi Benjamin Blech is a nationally recognized educator, religious leader, author, and lecturer. He has appeared frequently on national television, including The Oprah Winfrey Show, and has written for Newsweek, New York Times, Newsday, and Reader's Digest.
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