History of the Jewish People Vol. 2: The Birth of Zionism to Our Time (Paperback)

History of the Jewish People Vol. 2: The Birth of Zionism to Our Time By Jonathan D. Sarna, Jonathan B. Krasner (With) Cover Image

History of the Jewish People Vol. 2: The Birth of Zionism to Our Time (Paperback)

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Presents Jewish history from the turmoil and strife of Russia in the 1880's, to the great migration to the United States, the creation of the modern State of Israel, modern American Jewish life, and life in the Diaspora. Finally, a Jewish history book through which students can view their own lives and think about their futures The History of the Jewish People, Volume 2 was developed and written by two esteemed scholars, Jonathan D. Sarna and Jonathan B. Krasner. This dynamic text (for grades 5-7) is a rich presentation of Jewish history from the turmoil and strife of Russia in the 1880's, to the great migration to the United States, the creation of the modern State of Israel, modern American Jewish life, and life in the Diaspora. Each chapter helps students consider how their lives compare with the lives of our ancestors, how each generation adapts Judaism to its time and place, and how the decisions of previous generations influence our own lives and decisions.The History of the Jewish People, Volume 2 brings these times alive through a dynamic array of famous personalities, diverse source material, clear and concise charts, engaging activities, thought-provoking questions, and exciting graphics, including maps and more than 80 full-color historical and contemporary images.

Product Details ISBN: 9780874411928
ISBN-10: 0874411920
Publisher: Behrman House Publishing
Publication Date: March 26th, 2007
Pages: 144
Language: English