By Dan Cohn-Sherbok
In contemporary years there was an explosion of curiosity in center japanese affairs. The clash among Israel and the Palestinians is a continuing topic on tv and in newspapers. The photographs of seriously armed infantrymen dealing with younger Palestinian kids hurling stones – like Goliath dealing with David – have evoked dismay and consternation. in the course of the global, anger has been expressed on the Jewish state. but there's massive false impression in regards to the origins and beliefs of the Zionist move and the transformation of those principles into historic occasions. This quantity seeks to supply a concise and accomplished advisor to the advance of Zionism from its inception within the 19th century and the heritage of the Jewish country till the current day.
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