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Have just read "From Time Immemorial" by Joan Peters and was astounded and impressed by the research and facts. However, my Rabbi tells my this book is a fraud and therefore must never be considered factual...he says leading writers in Jerusalem agree it is a "fraud". What do I believe (I cannot check ALL of her research...as he claims to have been done)
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An interchange of letters between two defenders of the book's thesis (one is Daniel Pipes, recently in the news) and one of its critics (Yehoshua Porath) can be found at www.nybooks.com/articles/5172
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