Dissenter in Zion: From the Writings of Judah L. Magnes

Dissenter in Zion: From the Writings of Judah L. Magnes

by Arthur A. Goren, Judah Leon Magnes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674212835

ISBN-13: 9780674212831

Pub. Date: 04/28/1982

Publisher: Harvard University Press

For nearly half a century, until his death in October 1948, Judah Magnes occupied a singular place in Jewish public life. Dissenter in Zion draws upon a rich corpus of private letters, personal journals, and diaries to offer a moving account of an eloquent and sensitive person grappling with the great questions of the day and of an activist striving to translate…  See more details below

Overview

For nearly half a century, until his death in October 1948, Judah Magnes occupied a singular place in Jewish public life. Dissenter in Zion draws upon a rich corpus of private letters, personal journals, and diaries to offer a moving account of an eloquent and sensitive person grappling with the great questions of the day and of an activist striving to translate private moral feelings into public deeds through politics and diplomacy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674212831
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1982
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
6.59(w) x 9.58(h) x 1.54(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Editor's Note

Abbreviations

Introduction: The Road to Jerusalem

1. Rebel Rabbi: Judaism, Zionism, and American Life 1900-1910

2. Community Builder and Mediator 1911-1916

3. Dissenter: Pacifist and Radical 1917-1922

4. Jerusalem: Chancellor of the Hebrew University 1922-1935

5. The Pursuit of Compromise: Arabs And Jews 1935-1939

6. War and the Politics of Dissent 1940-1947

7. A Mission of Peace 1948

The Documents and Their Sources

Glossary of Names

Selected Works

Judah L. Magnes

Acknowledgments

Index

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