The Invention of the Jewish People

To state my position when reviewing a book with a “Jewish” author: it is normally something I would almost never do having been saturated by Hollywood’s unavoidably insidious and inaccurate works of historical fiction over many years. As Napoleon rightly put it, “history is a lie agree upon.”

However, “The Invention of the Jewish People’ by Dr Shlomo Sand is its antithesis. Only one in a million members of the Jewish community have the courage to break ranks. Thoroughly researched, he delves into what it really means to be “Semitic.” The answer is far from expected.

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