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Invention of the Jewish People by Shlomo Sands: A Book Review
About this show
|Fri Sep 28, 2012||8:30 pm|
|Wed Oct 3, 2012||8:30 am|
|Fri Oct 5, 2012||4:14 pm|
|Thu Dec 27, 2012||4:28 am|
|Thu Jan 17, 2013||4:00 am|
Guest and host discuss key findings presented by Tel Aviv Professor of history Shlomo Sand in his scholarly best-selling book, The Invention of the Jewish People.
At the onset, “Are modern Palestinians the rightful descendants of ancient Jews?”
If so and it appears likely, anti-Semitism has been widely misapplied.
Then the question is raised “Was the Roman Expulsion of Jews from Palestine, circa 70 AD, imagined myth-history?”
The evidence presented by Professor Sand indicates no monumental and unprecedented expulsion of Jews but their eventual conversion to Christianity, Paganism, Hellenic Philosophies, and - last but not least - Islam.
With no “chosen lineage” back to King David and no “right-of-return”, Professor Sand brings forth the BIG question “Who are the so-called Jews occupying Palestine today?”
Although controversial, the majority of Jews today may trace to Turkic-Slav “late converts” to Judaism.
Simply, so many popular myths about Jewish history – including the Exodus from Egypt or the Crumbling Walls of Jericho - remain unsupported according to Professor Shlomo Sand.
Guest Dr. Ibrahim Soudy and host Bill Alford explore reasons The Invention of the Jewish People enraged Zionists yet engaged the reading populace.