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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It attempted to establish a Constituent Assembly of Palestine Jewry , to serve as a legally recognized body representing all the Jews of Palestine that could assume the functions of a legislature . The effort proved fruitless .
Haifa could serve as a substitute for the naval base at Alexandria , and British control of the Negev would assure ready access to the Suez Canal in the event of emergency . Given these conflicting goals , the Anglo - American Committee ...
It thus seemed that only a solution to the Palestine problem which suited Arab purposes would serve British interests . On January 14 , Bevin completed a policy paper in which he spelled out his intention of developing a proposal that ...
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