Rick Richman's Racing Against History: The 1940 Campaign for a Jewish Army PDF

By Rick Richman

Racing opposed to History is the lovely tale of 3 strong personalities who sought in 1940 to show the tide of heritage. David Ben-Gurion, Vladimir Jabotinsky, and Chaim Weizmann—the leaders of the left, correct, and middle of Zionism—undertook separate missions that 12 months to the USA, then frozen in isolationism, to hunt aid for a Jewish military to struggle Hitler.

Their efforts have been right away heroic and tragic. The booklet provides a portrait of 3 ancient figures and the yankee Jewish community—at the start of the main consequential decade in smooth Jewish history—and a cautionary story approximately divisions in the Jewish group at a time of yankee isolationism.

Based on formerly unpublished fabrics, the e-book sheds new mild on Zionism in the United States and the background of global struggle II, and it goals to stimulate dialogue in regards to the evolving courting among Israel and American Jews, because the Jewish country ways its seventieth anniversary less than the ongoing risk of annihilation.

A e-book for common readers, heritage buffs and lecturers alike, it contains seventy five pages of finish Notes that let readers to pursue the beautiful tale in additional intensity.

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