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The Jews of Germany: A Historical Portrait Ruth Gay

The Jews of Germany: A Historical Portrait

Ruth Gay

Published July 29th 1992
ISBN : 9780300051551
Hardcover
297 pages
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This book provides a panoramic overview of a now extinct culture: the 1500-year history of the Jews in Germany. Through texts, pictures and contemporary accounts, it follows the German Jews from their first settlements on the Rhine in the fourthMoreThis book provides a panoramic overview of a now extinct culture: the 1500-year history of the Jews in Germany. Through texts, pictures and contemporary accounts, it follows the German Jews from their first settlements on the Rhine in the fourth century to the destruction of the community in World War II. Using both voices and images of the past the book reveals how the German Jews looked, how they lived, what they thought about, and what others thought of them.