Pangs of the Messiah: The Troubled Birth of the Jewish State
Praeger, 2000 - 261 páginas
He shows that virtually every major problem faced by contemporary Israel, a half-century after it came into existence, was foreshadowed by the events and circumstances that precipitated and conditioned its emergence. Sicker examines the seemingly irreconcilable differences between the left and right extremes of the political spectrum; between the religious community and the secular; and between the Zionists and the anti-Zionists. Today, a half-century later, these same issues are causing an increasing polarization of Israeli society, with uncertain ramifications for the future.
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Because to me close cooperation with Great Britain was the cornerstone of our policy in Palestine . But this cooperation remained unilateral — it was unrequited love . 22 > The reception given the Peel Commission proposals was no warmer ...
He argued , in effect , that the White Paper was the logical consequence of a policy that led the Jews to support Britain even when it was sacrificing Jewish interests to appease the more militant Arabs . It seemed obvious that the only ...
To make matters worse for the British , a proposed loan to Britain had been approved by the Senate in May and was coming up for debate in the House of Representatives . American Zionist leaders now threatened to organize mass Jewish ...
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