The Zionist Idea: A Historical Analysis and Reader

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Arthur Hertzberg
Atheneum, 1972 - History - 638 pages
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A collection of essays by the classic Zionist thinkers and statesman of all political and spiritual persuations. This book contains a lengthy introduction on Zionist thought and its history. the book offers an anthology of selection from the writings of leading zionist figures from the early 19th century until the establishment of the state of israel. among the important thinkers whose works are presented here are: Theodor Herzl, Ahad Ha-am, Martin Buber, Louis Brandeis, Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, Judah Magnes, Max Nordau, Ludwig Lewinsohn, Solomon Schechter, Mordecai Kaplan, Vladimir Jabotinsky, Chaim Weitzmann, and David ben Gurion.

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This 1960 "historical analysis and reader" gathers the writings of the most important Zionists of the time. LJ's reviewer stated that the "stress is upon the men's ideas and works as they relate to ... Read full review



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Rabbi Arthur Hertzberg, author of "The Zionist Idea", "Jewish Polemics", "The Jews in America", "Jews", and "A Jew in America", is the Bronfman Visiting Professor of Humanities at New York University and Professor Emeritus of Religion at Dartmouth. A world-renowned Jewish scholar, he has served as president of the American Jewish Policy Foundation and the American Jewish Congress and as vice-president of the World Jewish Congress.

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