Be Strong and of Good Courage: How Israel’s Most Important Leaders Shaped Its Destiny by Dennis Ross and David Makovsky

2020-09-01T01:21:17+00:00

Modern Israel's founding fathers provided some of the boldest and most principled leadership of any nation. At a time when the political destiny of Israel is more uncertain than at any moment since its modern founding, Be Strong and of Good Courage celebrates the defining generation of leaders who took on the task of safeguarding [...]

Be Strong and of Good Courage: How Israel’s Most Important Leaders Shaped Its Destiny by Dennis Ross and David Makovsky2020-09-01T01:21:17+00:00

A State at Any Cost: The Life of David Ben-Gurion by Tom Segev

2020-09-01T01:21:41+00:00

As the State of Israel's first leader, David Ben-Gurion long ago secured his reputation as a leading figure of the twentieth century. Determined from an early age to create a Jewish state, he thereupon took control of the Zionist movement, declared Israel’s independence, and navigated his country through wars, controversies and remarkable achievements. And yet [...]

A State at Any Cost: The Life of David Ben-Gurion by Tom Segev2020-09-01T01:21:41+00:00

Years of Wrath, Days of Glory by Yitzhak Ben-Ami

2020-09-08T22:57:50+00:00

Autobiography and history are combined in this chronicle of unending struggle, in the 1920s and 1930s, by the Zionist Revisionists and the Irgun Zvai Leumi to get Jews from Europe to Palestine and then to fight the British and the Arabs for independence. Some of the most interesting parts, as one might expect, have to [...]

Years of Wrath, Days of Glory by Yitzhak Ben-Ami2020-09-08T22:57:50+00:00

Spies of No Country: Israel’s Secret Agents at the Birth of the Mossad by Matti Friedman

2020-09-08T23:03:26+00:00

The four spies were young, Jewish, and born in Arab countries. In 1948, at the outbreak of war in Palestine, they went undercover in Beirut, spending two years running sabotage operations and sending crucial intelligence back home. It was dangerous work. Of the dozen members of their ragtag unit, five would be caught and executed—but [...]

Spies of No Country: Israel’s Secret Agents at the Birth of the Mossad by Matti Friedman2020-09-08T23:03:26+00:00

Elnakam by Ezra Yakhin

2020-09-08T23:04:24+00:00

Elnakam is the code name given to Ezra Yakhin. He was born in Jaffa in 1928 but his early childhood was spent in Jerusalem, opposite the walls of the Old City, from where he and his family were evacuated during the 1929 Arab riots. His youth was spent in the busy lanes of the Machane [...]

Elnakam by Ezra Yakhin2020-09-08T23:04:24+00:00

Above and Beyond

2020-09-08T23:06:46+00:00

Would you risk everything - your future, your citizenship, even your life - to help a brother in need? In 1948, just three years after the liberation of Nazi death camps, a group of Jewish American pilots answered a call for help. In secret and at great personal risk, they smuggled planes out of the [...]

Above and Beyond2020-09-08T23:06:46+00:00

The Forgotten Refugees

2020-09-08T23:07:46+00:00

In 1945 there were one million Jews living in the Middle East and North Africa. For over two millennia they lived under varying rulers as part of the diverse fabric of peoples native to the region. Yet, in 1948 with the establishment of the State of Israel, Jewish life in other countries in the region dramatically [...]

The Forgotten Refugees2020-09-08T23:07:46+00:00

1948 by Benny Morris

2020-09-08T23:07:55+00:00

This history of the foundational war in the Arab-Israeli conflict is groundbreaking, objective, and deeply revisionist. A riveting account of the military engagements, it also focuses on the war's political dimensions. Benny Morris probes the motives and aims of the protagonists on the basis of newly opened Israeli and Western documentation. The Arab side--where the [...]

1948 by Benny Morris2020-09-08T23:07:55+00:00

From Time Immemorial by Joan Peters

2020-09-08T23:08:54+00:00

This monumental and fascinating book, the product of seven years of original research, will forever change the terms of the debate about the conflicting claims of the Arabs and the Jews in the Middle East. The weight of the comprehensive evidence found and brilliantly analyzed by historian and journalist Joan Peters answers many crucial questions, [...]

From Time Immemorial by Joan Peters2020-09-08T23:08:54+00:00
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