Despite the Jews? subordinate status in Muslim society, it was under Muslim rule that early Judaism developed into the religion that we know today. In recounting the history of Jews living in the world of Islam from the age of Muhammad to the present day, Lucien Gubbay, acclaimed author of Origins and Quest for the Messiah, fosters a better understanding of a long-standing, enriching, yet problematic relationship. "Gubbay writes clearly and fairly on the close and continuing relationship between Jews and Muslims-ties which ...

Sunlight & Shadow 1999, Other Press (NY)

ISBN-13: 9781892746696

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