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History of the Jewish People Vol. 1: Ancient Israel to 1880's America
Grade Level: 5 - 7Product Code: 190
Price: $13.50 In stock.
Winner of the 2007 Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Educational Publishing
awarded by The Association of Educational Publishers.
Finally, a Jewish history book through which students can view their own lives and think about their futures.The History of the Jewish People 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 our earliest ancestors in the Land of Israel to our dispersion in the Diaspora through the Jewish experience in America in the 1880’s. 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.
History comes alive through a dynamic array of famous personalities, diverse source material, clear and concise charts, engaging activities, thought-provoking questions, and exciting graphics, including 16 maps and more than 115 full-color historical and contemporary images.
ABOUT THE SERIES:
This is the first book in a two-volume series. Volume 2 covers from the birth of Zionism to the present time.
Each chapter includes these special features:
A Glossary and detailed Index are available at the back of the book.
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