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springs of Jewish life

by Chaim Raphael

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Published by Chatto & Windus, Hogarth Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- History.,
  • Jews -- History.,
  • Jews -- Civilization.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChaim Raphael.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 p. ;
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22101452M
    ISBN 100701123354

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A broad historical survey of Jewish identity that achieves its stated aim of being ""sad without self-pity, involved without megalomania, proud without vainglory."" Raphael is a Research Fellow in Jewish Social History at the Univ.

of Sussex. His approach, though it rests on solid scholarship, is popular, uncluttered, and simple enough for readers with little or no knowledge of Judaism.

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