There are around 14 million Jews in the world today, less than 0.2 per cent of the global population, yet this remarkable people has always provoked a curiosity, stimulated an admiration, goaded an antipathy and exerted an influence out of all proportion to its numbers. Tracing its origins back to the Biblical patriarch Abraham approximately 3,500 years ago, redeemed from Egyptian slavery by Moses and bound to the One God at Mt Sinai around 1250 BC, the religion of the Jews - Judaism - gave birth to the two other ...

Story of the Jews 2014, Andre Deutsch Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780233003948

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