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The Sand and the Stars: The Story of the Jewish People
The Sand and the Stars The Story of the Jewish People Author:Diana and Meir Gillon According to the Talmud, the Jewish people would at times ride as high as the stars, but at other times they would sink as deep as the sand on the shore. Certainly they have been like wanderers in the desert, their footprints erased by winds and shifting sand as soon as they were made. The Jews have constantly had to rebuild on a ruined past. — T... more »his story of their centuries-long progress tells how the Jews survived despite terrible persecutions, what they have done for the nations that allowed them to exist, and what their status is in today's world.
No one reading this book can fail to understand the longing of the Jewish people for a resting place, a national home. At last, in the latter part of the twentieth century, in the country of Israel this dream became a hard-won and still-threatened reality.« less