In The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism, a teamof internationally-renowned scholars offer a comprehensive andauthoritative overview of Jewish life and culture, from thebiblical period to contemporary times.
- Provides a comprehensive and authoritative overview of the mainperiods and themes of Jewish history, from Biblical Israel, throughmedieval and early modern periods, to Judaism since the Holocaust, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and Judaism today
- Brings together an international team of established andemerging scholars across a range of disciplines
- Discusses how to present Judaism - to both non-Jews and Jews -as a religious system on its own terms and with its own uniquevocabulary
- Explores the latest scholarship on a range of issues, includingfolk practices, politics, economic structure, the relationship ofJudaism to Christianity, and the nature of Zionism diaspora and itsimplications for contemporary Israel
- Considers Jewish historiography and the lives of ordinarypeople, the achievements of Jewish women, and the sustainedinteraction of Jews within the environments they inhabited
- Edited by a leading scholar in Jewish studies and history