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Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel
Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel
by Max Blumenthal
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In Goliath, New York Times bestselling author Max Blumenthal takes us on a journey through the badlands and high roads of Israel-Palestine, painting a startling portrait of Israeli society under the siege of increasingly authoritarian politics as the... (read more)

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My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel
My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel
by Ari Shavit
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WINNER OF THE NATAN BOOK AWARD An authoritative and deeply personal narrative history of the State of Israel, by one of the most influential journalists writing about the Middle East today. Not since Thomas L. Friedman’s groundbreaking From Beirut... (read more)

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Jerusalem: The Biography (Vintage)
Jerusalem: The Biography (Vintage)
by Simon Sebag Montefiore
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Jerusalem is the universal city, the capital of two peoples, the shrine of three faiths; it is the prize of empires, the site of Judgement Day and the battlefield of today’s clash of civilizations. From King David to Barack Obama, from the birth of... (read more)

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Palestine Peace Not Apartheid
Palestine Peace Not Apartheid
by Jimmy Carter
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President Carters challenging and provocative assessment of what must be done to bring permanent peace to Israel with dignity and justice for Palestinians--and one of the most important books of the year--is now available in paperback.... (read more)

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Blood Brothers
Blood Brothers
by Eliasa Chacour
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Chacour blends his riveting life story with historical research to reveal a little-known side of the Arab-Israeli conflict and the birth of modern Israel. He touches on controversial questions, such as "What behind-the-scenes politics touched off the... (read more)

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Jerusalem: The Biography
Jerusalem: The Biography
by Simon Sebag Montefiore
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Jerusalem is the universal city, the capital of two peoples, the shrine of three faiths; it is the prize of empires, the site of Judgement Day and the battlefield of today’s clash of civilizations. From King David to Barack Obama, from the birth of... (read more)

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Jerusalem, Jerusalem: How the Ancient City Ignited Our Modern World
Jerusalem, Jerusalem: How the Ancient City Ignited Our Modern World
by James Carroll
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“Provocative . . . the book brims with splendid insights.” — Los Angeles Times Jerusalem: the ancient City on a Hill, a place central to three major religions, a transcendent fantasy that ignites religious fervor unlike anywhere... (read more)

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Arik: The Life of Ariel Sharon
Arik: The Life of Ariel Sharon
by David Landau
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Preface · Land of Hope   My grandfather was a Hebrew teacher in Rehovot at the beginning of the last century.” Ariel Sharon, corpulent, white-haired, looked up over his reading glasses at the half-full Knesset, the Israeli parliament... (read more)

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Making David Into Goliath: How the World Turned Against Israel
Making David Into Goliath: How the World Turned Against Israel
by Joshua Muravchik
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In the Six Day War of 1967, polls showed that Americans favored Israel over the Arabs by overwhelming margins while in Europe support for Israel ran even higher. In the UN Security Council, a British resolution essentially gave Israel the terms of peace... (read more)

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The Invention of the Land of Israel: From Holy Land to Homeland
The Invention of the Land of Israel: From Holy Land to Homeland
by Shlomo Sand
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What is a homeland and when does it become a national territory? Why have so many people been willing to die for such places throughout the twentieth century? What is the essence of the Promised Land? Following the acclaimed and controversial The... (read more)

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The Arab-Israeli Wars: War and Peace in the Middle East
The Arab-Israeli Wars: War and Peace in the Middle East
by Chaim Herzog
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Now in its third edition, this classic study has been updated for the first time in more than twenty years. Chaim Herzog, former President of Israel, was involved in every conflict involving Israel and its Arab neighbors from before the 1948 War of... (read more)

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The Jewish State: A Century Later
The Jewish State: A Century Later
by Alan Dowty
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The one intelligent overview of Israeli politics that addresses the paradox at the heart of Israeli statehood: How can Israel be both a Jewish state and a democratic state?... (read more)

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Jerusalem in the Twentieth Century (96 Edition)
Jerusalem in the Twentieth Century (96 Edition)
by Martin Gilbert
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From one of the world's most revered historians, the first major history of contemporary Jerusalem "Gilbert is a first-rate storyteller." —The Wall Street Journal "Fascinating and admirably readable . . . unmatched for sheer breadth of acutely... (read more)

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The Hebrew Republic: How Secular Democracy and Global Enterprise Will Bring Israel Peace at Last
The Hebrew Republic: How Secular Democracy and Global Enterprise Will Bring Israel Peace at Last
by Bernard Avishai
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"Inspired and highly informative: a stunningly fresh narrative of a century old conflict." -- Amos Elon "During the past two decades, Avishai has emerged as one of the most eloquent and penetrating analysts of the Israeli scene: of its politics... (read more)

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Coming Together, Coming Apart (06 Edition)
Coming Together, Coming Apart (06 Edition)
by Daniel Gordis
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Praise for Coming Together, Coming Apart "Interesting conversation is Israel's most ingratiating commodity, and this is an especially interesting one. To read Coming Together, Coming Apart is to be engaged in an ongoing dialogue with one of Israel's most... (read more)

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1967: Israel, the War, and the Year That Transformed the Middle East
1967: Israel, the War, and the Year That Transformed the Middle East
by Tom Segev and Jessica Cohen
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“A marvelous achievement . . . Anyone curious about the extraordinary six days of Arab-Israeli war will learn much from it.”—The Economist Tom Segevs acclaimed One Palestine, Complete and The Seventh Million overturned accepted... (read more)

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Exodus 1947: The Ship That Launched a Nation
Exodus 1947: The Ship That Launched a Nation
by Ruth Gruber
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On July 18, 1947, American journalist Ruth Gruber stood on a wharf in Haifa as the Exodus 1947 limped into harbor. The evening before, this unarmed ship, crammed with more than 4,500 Holocaust survivors, had been rammed and boarded by sailors of the... (read more)

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We Look Like the Enemy: The Hidden Story of Israel's Jews from Arab Lands
We Look Like the Enemy: The Hidden Story of Israel's Jews from Arab Lands
by Rachel Shabi
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“There is a class split,” writes Rachel Shabi, “that runs on ethnic lines”—specifically, between Jews of European origin and those whose ancestral homes were Arab countries. Middle Eastern Jews from Egypt, Morocco, Iraq, Yemen,... (read more)

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The Jews' Secret Fleet: The Untold Story of North American Volunteers Who Smashed the British Blockade of Palestine
The Jews' Secret Fleet: The Untold Story of North American Volunteers Who Smashed the British Blockade of Palestine
by Murray S Greenfield
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This is the dramatic story of the rescue of Jews from Europe after World War II by North American Jewish volunteers who smashed through the British blockade and brought thousands of refugees to safe haven in Palestine through the illegal Aliyah Bet. Film... (read more)

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The Unlikely Settler
The Unlikely Settler
by Lipika Pelham
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During our fifth year in Jerusalem, I was faced with a dilemma: where to give birth to our third child. In London, where my two older children were born and where my husband wanted me to go? In Bethlehem, because my friends recommended the Holy Family... (read more)

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