The Complete Idiot's Guide to Jewish History and Culture
Description: Get the real story on Jewish History!
You're no idiot, of course. You're intrigued by Judaism -- who wouldn't be? But whenever you try to get some insights you come up empty...Don't stop believing! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Jewish History and Culture, Second Edition, gives you an overview of important movements, moments, and people in Jewish History -- from Abraham to Zionism. You get:
Important facts about Jewish confrontations with the major empires of ancient times.
Incredible insights into the breakthrough movements that led to Jewish emancipation and enlightenment.
A compelling look at the state of Israel -- reflections on its past and insights into its future.
An idiot-proof introduction to the heroes of the Bible.
The gifts of Jews to the world and Western civilization.
Learn about different Jewish communities around the world.