From Abraham and the birth of monotheism to the Holocaust and the creation of modern Israel-Crash Course in Jewish History explores 3,800 years of Jewish existence. Ken Spiro takes the reader on a fascinating and informative journey through time, highlighting the key lessons of Jewish and world history and the profound relevance that the past holds for the future of both the Jewish people and humanity.
Rabbi Ken Spiro has written an excellent review of the story of the Jewish people over the past millennia…Reading this book will help give one a better perspective on today’s world…
- Rabbi Berel Wein, Jewish historian and author
Rabbi Spiro has written a comprehensive, thoughtful and highly educational survey of Jewish history…giving the reader an insight into who the Jews are [and] what they have experienced...through the millennia…
- Sir Martin Gilbert, preeminent British Historian, author of more than eighty historical works