Zionism & the State of Israel


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Between Arab & Jew The Lost Voice of Simon Rawidowicz

David N. Myers

An exploration of the fascinating Jewish thinker Simon Rawidowicz and his provocative views on Arab refugees and the fate of Israel.

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Yehuda Amichai: The Making of Israel's National Poet

Nili Scharf Gold

"By uncovering the European roots of this central, widely read and much translated Israeli author, Gold opens the way for other similar studies of the European background of Israeli writing. Her book will be indispensable for all future studies of Amichai's poetry."
— Arnold Band, Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature, University of California at Los Angeles

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israel in the middle east

Israel in the Middle East: Documents and Readings on Society, Politics, and Foreign Relations, Pre-1948 to the Present, Second Edition

Itamar Rabinovich and Jehuda Reinharz

This timely anthology provides convenient access to the most significant documents of the Zionist movement since 1882 and of Israel's domestic and foreign policy issues between 1948 and 2006.

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jews in israel

Jews in Israel: Contemporary Social and Cultural Patterns

Uzi Rebhun and Chaim I. Waxman, eds.

"A first-rate collection of essays on social trends in Israel which should be required reading in all courses on Israeli society and provides a most useful corrective to the usual emphasis on Israeli politics and foreign policy."
— Steven Bayme, American Jewish Committee

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plough woman 

Plough Woman: Records of the Pioneer Women of Palestine

Edited and Annotated by Mark A. Raider & Miriam B. Raider-Roth

"The editors have performed a most valuable service in this detailed exploration of the public and private writings of Zionist women pioneers."
— Anita Shapira, Tel Aviv University

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zionism and the creation of a new society 

Zionism and the Creation of a New Society

Ben Halpern and Jehuda Reinharz

"This is a seminal work on the history of Zionism and the emergence of the State of Israel. It uniquely combines the history of ideas with social and political analyses."
— Shlomo Avineri, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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zionism and religion

>Zionism and Religion

Shmuel Almog, Jehuda Reinharz and Anita Shapira, eds.

"The subject is of great and growing importance... arguably the most important challenge facing Israel and Jews at the present time."
— Walter Laqueur

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state of israel 

State of Israel, Diaspora, and Jewish Continuity: Essays on the "Ever-Dying People"

Simon Rawidowicz

"Rich in content, a pleasure to read, an encounter with the first-rate mind of a major historian of Jewish intellectual history reflecting on issues that engaged him passionately."
— Arnold Eisen, Stanford University

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the zionist idealogy

The Zionist Ideology

Gideon Shimoni

"Offers the most complete and detailed study to date of the history of Zionist ideology, from its roots through the establishment of the state of Israel."
— Choice

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chaim weizmann: the making of a statesman

Chaim Weizmann: The Making of a Statesman

Jehuda Reinharz

"An academic tour de force…. It must surely become the definitive biography of a man who was arguably the foremost representative of the Jewish people in the twentieth century."
— American Historical Review

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chaim weizmann: the making of a zionist leader

Chaim Weizmann: The Making of a Zionist Leader

Jehuda Reinharz

"An academic tour de force….It must surely become the definitive biography of a man who was arguably the foremost representative of the Jewish people in the twentieth century."
— American Historical Review

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