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Without future : the plight of Syrian Jewry

Author: Saul S Friedman
Publisher: New York : Praeger, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The first two chapters discuss "the myth of Islamic toleration" and Arab-Jewish relations in the 20th century, showing that hatred of Jews was a constant that was expressed throughout the Islamic world. The rest of the book describes the persecutions (harassment, torture, and killing) endured by the 4,500 Jews who remain in Syria today as virtual hostages. Several first-person accounts reveal systematic oppression  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Friedman, Saul S., 1937-
Without future.
New York : Praeger, 1989
Online version:
Friedman, Saul S., 1937-
Without future.
New York : Praeger, 1989
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Saul S Friedman
ISBN: 027593313X 9780275933135
OCLC Number: 19352713
Description: xi, 146 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface The Myth of Islamic Toleration Arab-Jewish Relations in the Twentieth Century A Humanitarian Gesture The Deal Debating Society Sophie's Choice Freedom to Emigrate The Bahats Purim 1986 Abu Wujjah, Father of Pain A Death at the Door Damascus: The Haret el-Yahud Qamishli Feminine Destiny Conclusion Bibliographic Essay Index
Responsibility: Saul S. Friedman.


Friedman writes that the 4,500 Jews left in Syria--virtual hostages in Syria's conflict with Israel--live under conditions that have been compared to those of Nazi Germany. He includes first-hand  Read more...


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