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Booklist s Top 10 Religion and Spirituality Books A superb work of investigative journalism that reads like a detective thriller. "The Wall Street Journal" Friedman s clear writing and dogged pursuit of some otherwise overlooked assumptions read more like a detective novel than history . . . Friedman has written an important account in accessible, gripping prose. "The Christian Science Monitor " A thrilling, step-by-step quest to discover what really happened to Judaism s most important book . . . Many of ["The Aleppo Codex" s] most astute and well-earned revelations are also its biggest surprises. " The Boston Globe" The Aleppo Codex builds to a moral crescendo more impressive than the climactic fight scene in any thriller. " Salon " Friedman creates a riveting story, one that the reader will have a hard time putting down. "The Advocate" Thrilling . . . a real-life National Treasure that reads like fantastical fiction. " CultureMob " [Friedman] opened a treasure box of history, mystery, conspiracy, and convolutions that would do any biblical thriller proud . . . Friedman has done a remarkable job finding sources and digging through archives of getting the Crown s fascinating story out of the shadows and into the light. In the process, he s become the latest in the long line of the Crown s protectors. "Booklist, "starred review Sharply etched . . . A carefully paced narrative of purloined Judaica. " Kirkus Reviews " Friedman s account of how the Codex was taken from Syria in the 1940s, later to resurface in Jerusalem, although no longer" -- Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine andere Ausgabe: Taschenbuch .

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Hugely enjoyable and unexpected academic thriller - and it's true! 21. Mai 2012
Von Paul Shaviv - Veröffentlicht auf Amazon.com
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The genre of 'academic thrillers' - mysteries centred around old manuscripts or artefacts - has its following; in this case, however, the story has the added, great advantage of being true! Anyone interested in the transmission of the Hebrew bible -- the basic text of Western civilization -- very quickly comes across the work of the ninth-century grammarians and scholars, the Ben Asher family. Their work in establishing a 'standard text' (the 'Masoretic text') incredibly survives in a manuscript of the Bible written under the direction of Aaron Ben Asher. This actual book was regarded by Maimonides as the most accurate Hebrew text. It travelled around the MIddle East and finally came to rest in the synagogue of Aleppo, where it was kept guarded for centuries, and referred to as the 'Keter', or 'Crown'.

Following the establishment of Israel in 1948, it was removed from the synagogue; hidden; and finally smuggled into Israel in 1958. To safety. Well, no..... In this excellently written book, journalist Matti Friedman disentangles the murky story of how the codex was smuggled into Israel, and how it came to be in the possession of the government-sponsored Ben-Zvi Institute. But there is more, because he also disentangles the scandal that the most important part of the 500-leaf mss - the Pentateuch, or most of it - went 'missing' - almost certainly AFTER the book arrived in Israel. The missing pages have never been found. Matti Friedman points a (surprising) finger in a certain direction. This is a great read, combining scholarship, drama, espionage, money, scandal and even a body. In its pages you meet professors, statesmen, scholars, cheese merchants, rabbis, spies, eccentric millionaires and a further cast of characters.

My only complaint - it lacks an index. But if you enjoyed the award-winning Israeli film 'Footnote', also about the arcane world of Hebrew scholarship. you will love this book!
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A Book of the wonder of the shades of grey in which we live. 19. Juni 2012
Von Jojobone - Veröffentlicht auf Amazon.com
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Addling to the other marvelous reviews...

I take away from this book an understanding of the important historical events leading to the birth of the New Israel; I am ashamed to say that I was not as learned as I should have been about this important segment of world history; what led from pre-WWII to the birth of the Israels new home? The author brings deep understanding alive!

Researching, discovering and telling the story of the shadowy travels of the Aleppo Codex cloaked in secrecy by players of many levels takes on the mystery and excitement of a modern spy novel.

The author's style of carefully knitting the story of the mysterious codex travels with the world of politics and history (to amplify the story) makes it a completely satisfying tapestry.

Read this book, become smarter, and enjoy the process!
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Fascinating story 8. Juni 2012
Von A. Rubin - Veröffentlicht auf Amazon.com
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This is a terrific account of the recovery of the Aleppo Codex, perhaps the most important surviving manuscript of the Hebrew Bible. The story of this codex is well known -- or should I say, thought to be well konwn. Friedman shows that much of the story surrounding this codex is false. He tells his quest for the true story in a very compelling manner. I highly recommend this book. It is far, far better than the other recent account of the codex, which now sells for over $100 on amazon.
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Interesting, But Not Quite Enough Material for a Book 23. Dezember 2012
Von Gary L. Misch - Veröffentlicht auf Amazon.com
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1. The Aleppo Codex, including its ancient and modern history, is worth reading about. You will learn more about it here than you will in Wikipedia, &c.
2. The discussion of the Israeli government's treatment of the sacred texts of North African and Arabian Jewish communities that were resettled in Israel is is a sidelight, but interesting. It's also illustrative of the attitude of the the secular Jews who founded modern Israel. They placed the culture of these ancient communities in museums, while pushing their people into the modern socialist framework.

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There simply isn't enough here for a book length piece. Too much conjecture, both on the part of the author and many of the interviewees. Overall, I'm glad the author took the time to do the leg work.

I bought the Kindle version.
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Ha Keter 9. August 2012
Von LILA - Veröffentlicht auf Amazon.com
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The Aleppo Codex was my very first purchase on my Kindle. (At that time only 1 week old) I learned more about the subject that I knew, or thought that I knew. I am a guide in the Israel Museum and shortly after finishing the book I discovered that it was a very "hot" subject in the museum. A lecture was given on the book by the Curator of the Shrine of the Book, Dr. Adlopho Roitman. To my further suprise I was only one of 2 people in the audience who had read the book. I read it in English, on my Kindle, and another guide read it in Hebrew.
The author did a very thorough investigation and brought new light onto the arrival back here to Israel of the Aleppo Codex, known as the Keter. The vast majority agreed that it belongs here in Israel. Lila Stein
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