Violence and Defense in the Jewish...

Violence has always existed, and the Jews have been its victims for thousands of years in all parts of the world and in all periods of history. The book presents the fruits of the colloquium on Violence and Defense in Jewish History held in Tel-Aviv in 1974.

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Violence and Defense in the Jewish Experience


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FRONT MATTERTitle PageCopyrightContentsForewordOpening RemarksViolence and Defense in the Jewish ExperienceIntroductionPart One The Ancient and Medieval Periods1 Review of the History2 The Situational Ethics of Violence in the Biblical Period3 Violence and Tranquility in Ancient Israel: An Archaelogical View4 Jewish Doctrines and Practices in the Hellenistic and Talmudic Periods5 Jewish Doctrines and Practices in Halakhic and Aggadic Literature6 Violence and the Value of Life: The Halakhic View7 War, Conquest, and the Treatment of Religious Minorities in Medieval IslamPart Two The Modern and Contemporary Periods8 Review of the History9 Muslim-Arab Attitudes Toward Jews in the Ottoman and Modern Periods10 Violence and the Jew in Nazi Ideology11 Soviet Policy Versus the Jewish State12 Anti-Semitism in Latin America13 Self-Denial and Self-Preservation: Responses to Anti-Semitism Among American Jews14 The Role of Communal Workers in Jewish Self-Defense15 Law and Reality in Israel TodayAfterwordContributorsIndex
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