The Hebrew Republic: How Secular Democracy and Global Enterprise Will Bring Israel Peace At Last
Political economist Bernard Avishai has been writing and thinking about Israel since moving there to volunteer during the 1967 War. now he synthesizes his years of study and searching into a short, urgent polemic that posits that the country must become a more complete democracy if it has any chance for a peaceful future. He explores the connection between Israel’s democr
The title threw me off. The book has almost zero following in Goodreads. The author has good discussion points on the role of religion, of cultural/ national Jews, the 'benefits' of the Palestinians in the 'greater' Israel, on Israeli enterprises, on Israel's relationships with Europe, the US, and its neighbors.
The author sees 'nirvana' in the evolving political/ economic life of Israel and Palest ...more