Zionism and the Creation of a New Society

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University Press of New England, 2000 - History - 342 pages
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Two experts trace the development of the Zionist idea from its earliest expressions up to the birth of the State of Israel.

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The late Halpern (emeritus, Near Eastern studies, Brandeis) wrote The Idea of the Jewish State in 1961. Coauthored by Reinharz (president and professor of modern Jewish history at Brandeis), the noted ... Read full review

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JEHUDA REINHARZ is Richard Koret Professor of Modern Jewish History and President of Brandeis University. He is author, editor, or coeditor of numerous books, including Zionism and Religion (1998), Essential Papers on Zionism (1995), Chaim Weizmann: The Making of a Statesman (1993), and Israel in the Middle East (1984).

BEN HALPERN (1912 - 90) was Professor Emeritus of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis University. Among his studies of the modern Jewish experience are A Clash of Heroes (1987) and The Idea of the Jewish State (1969).

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