The Founding Fathers of Zionism

The Founding Fathers of Zionism

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by Benzion Netanyahu
     
 

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Before the state of Israel became a reality in 1948,
a group of thinkers advanced the idea; five of
these men would become icons of the Zionist movement,
and today, renowned history professor Benzion
Netanyahu (himself a significant figure) has profiled
The Founding Fathers of Zionism. From the mind of
Herzl, to the persevering efforts in… See more details below

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Before the state of Israel became a reality in 1948,
a group of thinkers advanced the idea; five of
these men would become icons of the Zionist movement,
and today, renowned history professor Benzion
Netanyahu (himself a significant figure) has profiled
The Founding Fathers of Zionism. From the mind of
Herzl, to the persevering efforts in Russia and elsewhere,
this landmark book brings to life the men,
times, and ideology that propelled a fantastic idea to
reality.

Editorial Reviews

Seth Frantzman
The book is made all the more pertinent by the fact that its author is the recently deceased Benzion Netanyahu, a confidant of Jabotinsky, scholar of the history of the Jews and Spain and father of the prime minister. This monograph is not laid out as one work but is a collection of five essays that were published between 1937 and 1981. The essays are presented chronologically. These were prescient words when he wrote them in 1981, and are certainly still meaningful today.
Michael Curtis
Throughout history political systems have come to an end when citizens of countries lose faith in them. The state of Israel has not had to face this situation in the extreme, but it has been challenged by so-called "post-Zionism." Netanhayu serves a valuable role in reminding us of the need to establish a safe and secure state in which Jews can live a healthy and normal life, rather than, as in the 1940s, having boatloads of refugees turned away, leaving them to drown.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014753678
Publisher:
Balfour Books, LLC
Publication date:
05/02/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
225
Sales rank:
384,969
File size:
4 MB

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