How Jews became a people of the books


How Jews became ‘people of the books’ – Daniel Burke – CNN 12.04.17
For a people that lived in diaspora for more than 1,800 years, books took the place of temples and monuments, governments and great battle sites. In ‘The People and the Books’,  Adam Kirsch brings to life 18 classics of Jewish literature and offers new ways to think about their enduring power and influence.


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