By Rick Richman
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Based on formerly unpublished fabrics, the e-book sheds new mild on Zionism in the United States and the background of global struggle II, and it goals to stimulate dialogue in regards to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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