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To the Promised Land. A History of Zionist Thought

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Zionism is one of the most misunderstood and controversial of all political doctrines. To the Promised Land illuminates its origins and developments and discusses its political theory and ideology through an examination of the ideas of Zionism's leading thinkers. David J. Goldberg's detailed survey begins with Moses Hess, author of Rome and Jerusalem (1862), a seminal work ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published May 1st 1997 by Penguin (Non-Classics)
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Nov 24, 2008 Adam rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: People forced to read it, Those interested in the ideological history of a Jewish state
Hmmm, brought to me in Seoul by my father who cleared out the sale rack at the public library, I only read the book in full because I have a very limited amount of English text available to me.

"To the Promised Land: A history of Zionist thought" is an objective, historical account of the ideology behind the eventual formation of the State of Israel. Even so, the majority of the book focuses on the history of Zionist thought rather than the actual political events culminating in the creation of I
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David J.^^Goldberg - Historian

Rabbi Dr. David J. Goldberg OBE is Rabbi Emeritus of The Liberal Jewish Synagogue, London, having served the congregation as Associate then Senior Rabbi since 1975. He was educated at Manchester Grammar School, Oxford University, and Trinity College, Dublin and received his Rabbinic Ordination from the Leo Baeck College in 1971.

In a full and varied career which enhanc
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