The Jews Of Khazaria

February 9, 2018|
The Jews Of Khazaria by Kevin Alan Brook
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The Jews of Khazaria explores the history and culture of Khazaria-a large empire in eastern Europe (located in present-day Ukraine and Russia) in the early Middle Ages noted for its adoption of the Jewish religion. The third edition of this modern classic features new and updated material throughout, including new archaeological findings, new genetic evidence, and new information about the migration of the Khazars. Though little-known today, Khazaria was one of the largest political formations of its time-an economic and cultural power connected to several important trade routes and known for its religious tolerance. After the royal family converted to Judaism in the ninth century, many nobles and common people did likewise. The Khazars were ruled by a succession of Jewish kings and adopted many hallmarks of Jewish civilization, including study of the Torah and Talmud, Hebrew script, and the observance of Jewish holidays. The third edition of The Jews of Khazaria tells the compelling true story of this kingdom past.
Kevin Alan Brook is an American historian and genetic genealogy consultant who has researched the Khazars since 1993. He contributed an article about the Khazars to The Encyclopaedia of Judaism, second edition, and wrote an introduction for Rabbi Daniel Korobkin''s translation of The Kuzari. He also researches Sephardic Jewish migratio...
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Title:The Jews Of Khazaria
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:374 pages, 9.31 X 6.29 X 0.99 in
Shipping dimensions:374 pages, 9.31 X 6.29 X 0.99 in
Published:February 9, 2018
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781538103425

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