The Other Zions: The Lost Histories of Jewish Nations (Hardcover)

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The Other Zions tells the fascinating and little-known stories of independent Jewish states, kingdoms, and tribes throughout history. Though Israel is the only Jewish nation most people can name, there have been many more. Author Eric Maroney introduces readers to the Jews of Khazaria, Adiabene (modern day Iraq), Ethiopia, Birobidzhan (modern day Russia), Himyar (modern day Yemen), and more. Leading readers through the rich histories of these communities, this accessible book digs into the intriguing myths that surround many of these Jewish nations, including the legends of the "lost tribes of Israel.

About the Author


Eric Maroney is a freelance writer and works at Cornell University. He is also the author of Religious Syncretism.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781442200456
ISBN-10: 1442200456
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: December 16th, 2009
Pages: 240
Language: English