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Sand and Stars II
The Jewish journey through time.

By Yaffa Ganz (Author) Rabbi Berel Wein (Editor) 
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Catalog #: SA2H
ISBN-10: 0899060374
ISBN-13: 9780899060378
Binding: Hardcover / Pages: 386
Dimensions: 8.5 x 11 inches / Weight: 3.40 LBS
Published: by Shaar Press

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There is no more exciting story anywhere than the Jewish People's march through the menaces of history. It's a gripping, absorbing story, peopled by great names and arch-villains, full of courage and cowardice, and leavened with the conviction that the Chosen People must survive come what may. This volume traces the story from the 16th century to the present. This book is the work of two great names in today's Jewish literary world: YAFFA GANZ the acclaimed, award-winning author of children's literature; in collaboration with RABBI BEREL WEIN rosh yeshivah, rabbi, historian, and lecturer, whose history cassettes are the primary basis of the book. Lavishly illustrated and filled with maps and time charts, SAND AND STARS II brings the story alive. Especially recommended for young readers aged 10-16, it is fascinating reading for all ages. A perfect gift for bar or bas mitzvah, graduation or any special event

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Table of Contents

Section I: Grievous Times 1300-1800

  • Jewish Poland
  • The Massacres of Tach V'Tat
  • The False Messiah - Shabtai Tzvi
  • Guarding the Future Section II: Winds of Change 1700-1900
  • Emancipation and Enlightenment
  • The Challenge of Reform
  • Fortifying the Old
  • Rothchild and Montefiore Section III: Challenges and Responses 1700-1900
  • The Baal Shem Tov
  • The Growth of chassidus
  • The Goan of Vilna and the Misnagdim
  • The Yeshiva Movement
  • The Haskalah Section IV: The Russian Front 1800-1900
  • A Bird's-Eye View
  • The Pale of Settlement
  • Ethics and Mussar
  • Turmoil and Ferment Section V: Old New Horizons 70-1910
  • Zion - A Bird's-Eye View
  • The Return to Zion
  • Political Zionism
  • Shores of Gold - The Rise of American Jewry
  • Before the Storm Section VI: A World At War 1900-1948
  • The First World War
  • The Aftermath of the War
  • The Yishuv In Palestine
  • Jews East and West
  • The Second World War
  • The Holocost - The War Against The Jews
  • Holocost: Reactions Sections VII: Israel - The Jewish State 1945-1980
  • Birth of the State
  • First Steps
  • Six Days of Deliverance Section VIII: The New Jewish world 1950-2000
    • A Time of Reckoning
  • American and Russian Jewry
  • The Revival of Torah
  • Tomorrow - Looking Toward Redemption

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