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By Dan Mendelsohn Aviv

"End of the Jews: Radical Breaks, Remakes and What Comes subsequent" explores a trend of challenge by means of an intensive holiday and remake as a power phenomenon in Jewish heritage. The Jewish humans have jointly braved many turning issues during the last 4 millennia and, in each one example, did so via creating a radical holiday from previous types of worship, notions of self and state in addition to experience of position on this planet. In different phrases, the Jews have ended a number of instances of their background, yet now not within the experience of “the end,” yet really “an end.”

And but, regardless of a number of “ends,” the Jewish humans have survived because of their skill to remodel these radical breaks into seeming continuities which maintained and bolstered a sacred chain of culture from Abraham via Moses and the march of centuries into the current second. every one remake, notwithstanding unswerving to the “original,” used to be essentially different.

Many are likely to shrink back from pointing out their second as one among main issue and radical transformation. frequently, we're extra reserved, claiming we are living in a “period of transition.” even though, the facts helping this book’s assertion is compelling. the novel holiday is upon us, and this e-book explores the beginnings of the remake, dubbed through Mendelsohn Aviv because the subsequent Jew. www.endofthejews.com

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