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Letters to Auntie Fori

The 5,000-Year History of the Jewish People and Their Faith
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Judaism, History Of Jews, History - General History, History: World, Jewish - General, History / Jewish, History,
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Open LibraryOL7934064M
ISBN 100805241884
ISBN 139780805241884

Martin Gilbert's Letters to Auntie Fori is a proud, part epistolary history of the Jews as well as a parsing of the basic tenets of the faith and the meaning and form of its holy days and ritual observances.

Beginning with the first chapter of Genesis, Gilbert follows his people through five millennia, concluding with the founding of Israel and, briefly, the political and religious Middle /5(26). Letters to Auntie Fori documents Jewish history, faith and tradition in the form of fascinating letters to a woman in India BK Nehru who reveals she is a Jew born in Hungary who would like to know something about her people.

Gilbert traces Jewish history and faith from the Creation until the year /5. During Auntie Fori's last days, her son Aditya Nehru wrote: "She was well almost to the very end; I read her 3 letters of Martin's Letters to Auntie Fori the night before she died.

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Letters to Auntie Fori documents Jewish history, faith and tradition in the form of fascinating letters to a woman in India BK Nehru who reveals she is a Jew born in Hungary who would like to know something about her people.

Gilbert traces /5(21). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Story of the Jewish People: Letters to Auntie Fori by Martin Gilbert at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 Brand: RosettaBooks. Running to pages in the hardback version, this is a massive book both physically and in its scope as it covers the 5, year history of the Jewish people.

Just how the letters to Auntie Fori started is fascinating; Martin Gilbert knew her son from his time at Oxford University and when he visited New Delhi, he was urged to visit Mrs B.

LETTERS TO AUNTIE FORI: THE 5,00 and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at As Martin describes in his book Letters to Auntie Fori, the Story of the Jewish People, in Martin had hitchhiked from England to India and turned up at the door of his Oxford friend’s parents, with a “rebellious” stomach.

It was Auntie Fori who nursed him back to health and became a lifelong friend. The Story of the Jewish People: Letters to Auntie Fori and over 2 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

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[Martin Gilbert] -- An epistolary narrative follows the story of the Jews from Abraham's adoption of monotheism, through the biblical and Greco-Roman eras and the centuries of diaspora, to the twentieth-century founding. The whole story of Jewish history told in 70 letters, a wonderfully readable overview and introduction to Jewish history and faith - by a bestselling author.

Letters to Auntie Fori: The year History of the Jewish People and Their Faith. Martin Gilbert.

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Phoenix, - Jews - pages. 1 Review. A Jewish friend loaned me this book 5/5(1). Letters to Auntie Fori: The 5,Year History of the Jewish People and Their Faith by Martin Gilbert and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A history of Judaism written in letters from historian Martin Gilbert to his acquaintance in India, who wants to learn more about her ancestry.

At her ninetieth birthday celebration in New Delhi, "Auntie Fori" revealed to her longtime acquaintanc. Ma - President John F. Kennedy Meets with Indira Gandhi at the White House - Duration: HelmerReenberg Recommended for you. Sir Martin first met "Auntie Fori" in ,when he arrived in New Delhi with a letter of introduction from her son, a fellow Oxford student.

Their friendship flourished for forty years through correspondence and visits to the capitals where her husband, the diplomat B.

Nehru, was posted. PDF-Ebook: Sir Martin first met. Martin Gilbert Story of the Jewish People Letters to Auntie Fori. The 20th century, with its dichotomous events -- the Holocaust and the establishment of Israel -- looms large as well.

In the book's final third, Gilbert recalls for Auntie Fori the components of. Buy Letters to Auntie Fori: The 5,Year History of the Jewish People and Their Faith by Sir Martin Gilbert online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - 5/5(1).

Gilbert would end up writing letters to her which were published as a book on Jewish history called Letters to Auntie Fori: The 5,Year History of the Jewish People and Their Faith.

Letters to Auntie Fori documents Jewish history, faith and tradition in the form of fascinating letters to a woman in India BK Nehru who reveals she is a Jew born in Hungary who would like to know something about her people.

Gilbert traces Jewish history and faith from the Creation until the year /5(21). Letters to Auntie Fori. This book is the answer to Auntie Fori’s question.

Martin Gilbert is the author of numerous books on Jewish themes, and his mastery of the subject shows in his simple, approachable and assured treatment of an enormous topic.

Recommended. Take a whirlwind journey through five thousand years of Jewish history in just 50 short videos. This isn’t another stuffy history course – but a spellbinding testament to the tenacity and achievements of the Jewish people through the ages.

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[Martin Gilbert] -- Sir Martin first met "Auntie Fori" in ,when he arrived in New Delhi with a letter of introduction from her son, a fellow Oxford student.

Their friendship flourished for forty years through. Cama searched her study and fetched me Letters to Auntie Fori. “Read this and return the book on time,” she said. The book is remarkable as it grew out of a conversation between Fori and. Book is in Very Good Condition. Text will be unmarked.

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Good. Ships with Tracking Number. INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be re-issue. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. In response, Gilbert wrote a book, “Letters to Auntie Fori: The 5,Year History of the Jewish People and Their Faith,” published inbased on his correspondence with her.

Being Jewish is, first and foremost, being a part of the Jewish people, and Fori felt this kinship until the end. Some time ago an elderly Indian friend of Martin Gilbert's, known to him as Auntie Fori, revealed that she was actually Jewish and asked him to recommend a history of the Jews.

He decided to write it for her, in letter form, week by week. This book is the result. Dearest Auntie Fori, So you are now ninety-one years old, a great and wonderful age.

And the Jewish people, of whom you are a part, are more than five and a half thousand years old. According to the Jewish calendar—the oldest calendar in the world—this present year is the year   Gilbert would end up writing letters to her which were published as a book on Jewish history called Letters to Auntie Fori: The 5,Year History of the Jewish People and Their Faith.

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