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15 edition of The Jewish people. found in the catalog.

The Jewish people.

by Deborah Pessin

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Published by United Synagogue Commission on Jewish Education in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- History -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementForeword by Leo L. Honor. Illus. by Ruth Levin.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS118 .P37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6095145M
    LC Control Number51013031
    OCLC/WorldCa631668

    A list of famous Jewish people. The Jewish people are an ethno-religious group who originate from the historical Israelites. Many Jewish people also adhere to the religious faith of Judaism, but also people of Jewish ethnicity may cease to practise their ancestral religion. Prophet Abraham (2nd Century BC). Abraham is mentioned in Genesis and is . Sergio DellaPergola, “World Jewish Population, ,” in Arnold Dashefsky and Ira M. Sheskin (eds.), The American Jewish Year Book, , Volume Dordrecht: Springer, pp. ; “Israel’s population tops 9 million as Jewish new year approaches,” Times of Israel, (Septem ).

    A History of the Jews Homework Help Questions. How could someone write a brief history of the Jewish people? When preparing to write a short history of a long subject, it is always a good idea to. The ‘People of the Book’ Jewish book fairs are now held across the country, and Detroit’s Jewish Books Fair is the granddaddy of them all. Detroit’s first Jewish Book Fair, in , featured three authors over three days. Attendance at the now eight-day festival is booming. Jaemi Loeb, senior director of cultural arts for the Jewish.

    In May , Rabbi Sacks spoke at the National Library of Israel in Jerusalem. In the process of being redeveloped and rehoused in a new site next to the Israel Museum, Rabbi Sacks articulated the vision of the National Library as “a home of the book for the people of the book”.   How the people of the book became the people of the library With over half a million kids around the world getting free books every month, the PJ .


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The Hebrew Bible: The Sacred Books of the Jewish People. It’s the all-time best-seller, and the No. 1 book many would choose as a desert island companion. But three-quarters of the Christian 'Holy Bible' read around the globe in over languages is in fact the Hebrew Bible, in its 'Old Testament' : Mike Rogoff.

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