"The Jewish Odyssey"
To savor, to study, to send to someone as a great
gift book, to steal some time from a busy schedule to read and
revel in its superb content and archival photos - - “The Jewish
Odyssey” by Marek Halter (Rizzoli/Flammario,$49.95, 220 pages)
is the book for you. Sub-titled “An Illustrated History,” Halter’s
terrific tome is bound to be a classic. We are there “From Sumer
to Jerusalem” to “Next Year in Jerusalem” to “Israel and
“Diaspora” in a panoramic work that spans more than four
thousand years. The times of triumph and the times of terror,
the times of accomplishment and the times of agony – all are
clearly and carefully presented by Halter, an academic,
activist and author of more than twenty books. This one is
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About the Authors: Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer are a wife and husband
team who successfully bridge the worlds of popular culture and traditional
scholarship. Co-authors of the critically acclaimed interactive oral histories
It Happened in the Catskills, It Happened in Brooklyn, Growing Up Jewish in
America, It Happened on Broadway, It Happened in Manhattan, It Happened in
Miami. They teach what they practice as professors at Dartmouth College.
They are also travel writers who specialize in luxury properties and fine dining
as well as cultural history and Jewish history and heritage in the United
States, Europe, and the Caribbean.
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