A Threat from Within: A History of Jewish Opposition to Zionism

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Zed Books, May 14, 2006 - Religion - 261 pages
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There's a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in. These words by the poet Leonard Cohen could aptly describe this book, which takes history as a witness to the exceptional nature of Zionism in Jewish history. It explains many points of discord between the political ideology of Zionism and what most people consider Judaism. It also shows how Jewish traditional conscience offers a hope for the solution of the Middle East crisis. The conflicts in Israel/Palestine acquire a different meaning when seen in the context of Jewish opposition to Zionism. This book has attracted Jewish and non-Jewish readers alike who find this story inspiring in today's world of mobile identities.

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Propaganda Masquerading as Judaica

User Review  - W.R. Grodzinsky - Borders

From the very title of this mean-spirited book to its very conclusions, nothing written by the author Yakov Rabkin rings true. The "Jewish opposition to Zionism" turns out to be the criticism of a ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
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Prophecies of Destruction and Strategies for Survival
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Orientations Secularization and Assimilation History as Battlefield AntiZionists and NonZionists
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About the author (2006)

Professor Yakov Rabkin has taught Jewish history and the history of science at the University of Montreal since 1973.

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