A history of the jewish people presents a total vision of jewish experiences and achievements -- religious, —jacob neuser, american historical review. This section is a guide to judaism, one of the oldest monotheistic religions, including and celebrations, beliefs, worship, famous jewish people and history. Read thomas cahill's “the gifts of the jews” or paul johnson's “history of the jews” to get an idea about how much this people changed. The first part of simon schama's history of the jewish people was a rousing success, says neil midgley.
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