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Offence : the Jewish case

Author: Brian Klug
Publisher: New Delhi : Seagull Books, 2009.
Series: Manifestos for the 21st century.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Judaism in its depths cries out for outspokenness, yet here is a battle among Jews over the limits of free speech about Israel. This is the context of the discussion that follows: what the author calls 'a battle for Judaism'. On the one hand, there is nothing that non-Jews can do that is more likely to cause Jews to take offence than misunderstanding or misrepresenting Judaism - if only because Jews generally

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Klug
ISBN: 9781906497392 1906497397
OCLC Number: 614399509
Description: 101 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: In the Beginning --
What is Judaism --
Calling Judaism a Religion --
Calling Judaism Judaism --
The Cultures of the Jews --
Enlightenment Piety --
Rubbing Shoulders with Voltaire --
The Enlightenment as a Contemporary Myth --
Judaism as an Enlightenment Myth --
The Jewish Case Today --
Disambiguating Zion --
Arguing Over Israel.
Series Title: Manifestos for the 21st century.
Responsibility: Brian Klug.


Part of an ongoing series that deals with religion and free expression, this title focuses on the current controversy over Israel, and draws on three basic features of Judaism - iconoclasm,  Read more...


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