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The Founding Fathers of Zionism

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In 1893 he went together with Stephany, a Christianfriend, to Borkum, a seaside summer resort. Whenhe sat down to have his lunch at the hotel, he founda letter near his plate. Without suspecting anythinghe opened it and read: 'Jews are not wanted here.' And so the small stories of five extraordinary mencoalesced, becoming one over-arching history thatculminated in the esta...more
Hardcover, 230 pages
Published June 1st 2012 by Balfour Books & Gefen Publishing House (first published January 1st 2012)
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Yair Bezalel
I dragged my feet on this review because, quite frankly and honestly, there's just too much to say. Prohibitively so. But the show, and the review, must go on, so please bear with me as I try to navigate what is a great, if more than a little incendiary book.

First, a little history: the writer of the book Benzion Netenyahu is/was (he died last April) the father of Israel's current Prime Minister Benyamin 'Bibi' Netenyahu. He, the father, was a staunch and unbending revisionist zionist from polan...more
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Review by Micah D. Halpern for the Jewish Book Council.
important book on the people who changed the world for us. very insightful and helpful for not only understanding the past, but the current situation today.

I don't want to give a full review but I will say that Benzion views these individuals all as heirs to eachother and promulgating the same ideas while they in constant conflict with the main Zionist establishments best represented by the likes of lilienblum, ahad haam and weizman.
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