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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5 It then elected a thirty - six - member Vaad Leumi ( National Council ) to act on behalf of the Elected Assembly between sessions and to implement its decisions regarding the conduct of the public affairs of the Yishuv .
6 As a result , the ambitious plans of the Vaad Leumi were stymied from the outset . The next session of the Elected Assembly had been scheduled for May 1921 , but it was delayed for about a year because of the rioting in Jaffa that ...
The Vaad Leumi called for a general strike , to be carried out on May 22 . The move by the Vaad Leumi pointed up the lack of cohesion within the Yishuv . The Vaad Leumi had never bothered to consult the Agudah about its participation ...
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