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A Young Person's History of the Jews
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Mitchell Silver, a philosophy professor at the University of Massachusetts and former educational director of the I.L. Peretz School of the Boston Workmen's Circle and cultural director at Camp Kinderland, has created a highly readable yet nuanced volume of Jewish world history for young adults. Silver's previous works include "A Plausible God" and "Respecting the Wicked Child: A Philosophy of Secular Jewish Identity and Education."

A "wonderful and engaging summary of the history of the Jews. . . a useful tool to reach out to our youngsters . . ." —Moshe Waldoks

"A rich, lively, and informative brief history of the Jewish experience which can be read usefully by readers of all ages. Silver is a liberal and a secularist who clearly loves Jewish community and culture and cares deeply about all people. He is scrupulously objective in describing the triumphs and tragedies of Jewish history . . ." —Daniel Gordis