A History of the Jewish People Author:Max L. Margolis & Alexander Marx Margolis and Marx's History of the Jewish People is an acknowledged landmark in Jewish historiography. Within a single volume of more than eight hundred pages the entire history of the Jewish people from its beginning to the period just prior to World War II is recounted. The achievement of such remarkable condensation was accomplished, moreover... more », without ignoring a single important event or distorting any historical process.
No one but those two pre-eminent scholars could have written this extraordinary history. The late Max L. Margolis, the foremost Jewish Bible scholar of his day and Editor-in-Chief of the Bible Translation published by the Jewish Publication Society, was a superb stylist as well as an excellent historian. Alexander Marx, until his death Professor of History at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, was one of the greatest Jewish scholars of the contemporary world.
A History of the Jewish People is an indispensable, thorough, comprehensive, and eminently readable history of the travail and genius of Judaism and the Jewish people.« less