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The Jews of France:
A History from Antiquity to the Present
Esther Benbassa
Translated from the French by M. B. DeBevoise

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ADDITIONAL REVIEWS:

"Not only does The Jews of France provide an excellent overview of their history from ancient times to the present, but it also offers a fresh interpretation of French-Jewish history, which itself will inevitably shape the future scholarship in the field. . . . This is a first-rate survey."--Vicki Caron, Times Literary Supplement

"Benbassa's clear, cogent, and concise synthesis of the history of the Jews of France is a most welcome addition to the increasing number of more specialized studies of French Jewry."--Choice

"An excellent overview of their history from ancient times to present . . . [and] a fresh interpretation of French-Jewish history. . . . [It] will inevitably shape future scholarship in the field. . . . [Benbassa] presents her account with considerable clarity and flair. . . . A first-rate survey."--Vicki Caron, Times Literary Supplement

"Benbassa writes with a sense of mission. . .. She provides a masterful, concise synthesis of the Jewish presence in France."--Alexander Zvielli, Jerusalem Post

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