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The Jews of Germany: A Historical Portrait
 
 
Author
Ruth Gay.
Publisher Yale  
Format paperback
Product Dimensions 11 x 8.4 x 0.6 inches
ISBN 9780300060522
Pages/Publication Date 297/1994
Daedalus Item Code 33141
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Forming a tapestry of the 1500-year history of the Jews in Germany, Ruth Gay's illustrated text is interwoven with contemporary accounts, memoirs, and letters, following the German Jews from their first settlements on the Rhine in the 4th century to the destruction of the community in World War II.

"Modeled on the tradition of memorial books handed down among German-Jewish families to commemorate the lives of the dead, Ruth Gay's moving and lively portrait of the Jews in Germany succeeds in restoring a culture's rich history, despite the menacing strokes that so quickly erased it."NYTBR

 
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