The Jews

  • 308 Pages
  • 3.37 MB
  • English
Constable & Company , London
Jewish question.,
Statementby Hilaire Belloc.
SeriesConstable"s miscellany of original & selected publications in literature
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 308 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15582605M

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Jews (Hebrew: יְהוּדִים ISO Yehudim, Israeli pronunciation) or Jewish people are an ethnoreligious group and a nation, originating from the Israelites and Hebrews of historical Israel and ethnicity, nationhood, and religion are strongly interrelated, as Judaism is the ethnic religion of the Jewish people, while its observance varies from strict observance to Canada: ,–, The Everything Jewish History and Heritage Book: From Prepare yourself for an extraordinary adventure.

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