From Herzl to Rabin: the changing image of Zionism
This book traces the history of the Israeli state and provides the reader with a fascinating study of Zionism. Moving deftly between the roles of objective historian and persuasive politician, the author uses his skills to show both the political and religious aspects of Zionism and the attacks on it by the haredim and Post and Anti-Zionists. Israel's presence in the world has changed the status of Jews everywhere -- both inside and outside its borders. But a recent destructive reality threatens the classic Zionist perception. The threat comes from the danger of religious and 'haredi' Judaiism becoming the spearhead of nationalism in its most insidious form, and the threat to the essence of Judaism and Israel from the Left.
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Zionism and the Quest for a New Jewish Identity
The Meaning of Normalization
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