Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Balaam's Prophecy: Eyewitness to History: 1939-1989” as Want to Read:
Balaam's Prophecy: Eyewitness to History: 1939-1989
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Balaam's Prophecy: Eyewitness to History: 1939-1989

4.25  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Balaam's Prophecy is a personal account of Jewish history in the years 1939-89. Written by Ambassador Naphtali Lau-Lavie, journalist and diplomat, who survived the horrors of Nazi concentration camps and later became a leading personality in the government of Israel, this book reflects upon major historic events during the second half of this century as experienced by the ...more
Hardcover, 496 pages
Published October 1st 1997 by Cornwall Books
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Balaam's Prophecy, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Balaam's Prophecy

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-15)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Riv
Jul 28, 2011 Riv rated it liked it
Wow, I certainly got an education about Israeli politics from this... This book begins with the author's experiences during the Holocaust, and moves on after his liberation and emigration to Israel and involvement in Israeli government. I was touched by his survival of the war, and how he undertook, as a teenager the responsibility of saving his young brother, who went on to ultimately become the Chief Rabbi of Israel. Not that Naphtali was any slouch, being an adviser to Moshe Dayan, among othe ...more
ira davis
ira davis rated it it was amazing
Apr 26, 2016
Dassi
Dassi rated it really liked it
Jan 05, 2015
Paul
Paul rated it liked it
May 12, 2014
Alisa
Alisa rated it it was amazing
Sep 06, 2015
Karen
Karen rated it it was amazing
Jul 28, 2013
Betsy
Betsy rated it it was amazing
Aug 14, 2010
Hindy
Hindy rated it really liked it
Jan 15, 2014
SaraK
SaraK marked it as to-read
Apr 30, 2015
Toby Press
Toby Press marked it as to-read
Jun 23, 2015
Bruce Harris
Bruce Harris marked it as to-read
Oct 15, 2015
Misna
Misna marked it as to-read
Nov 28, 2015
Jay
Jay marked it as to-read
Jun 29, 2016
Leon Genesove
Leon Genesove marked it as to-read
Oct 04, 2016
Ilana
Ilana added it
Oct 30, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book