In Search of Israel: The History of an Idea

In Search of Israel: The History of an Idea ᅳ In Search of Israel: The History of an Idea free download pdf ᆳ PDF Author Michael Brenner ሠ Brenner once again provides a concise and accessible look at a complex topic with this history of modern Zionism Even readers familiar with the contours of this history will still find something to learn in Brenners even handed take Publishers Weekly A lucid, valuable text about a homeland that may not yet be a light unto the nations but is surely unique Kirkus Sophisticated in exposition, drawing on wide ranging literary sources, among others, and judicious in its treatment of vexatious issues, Brenners book demonstrates that Israel today is neither a Garden of Eden nor another Albania Bernard Wasserstein, Literary ReviewIt is a rare history that compels the reader to think constantly about the present and even about the future But that is what the historian Michael Brenner has accomplished in this meticulous journey through the labyrinth of yearning that has led to the modern State of Israel David K Shipler, Moment MagazineA timely and useful survey Jonathan Kirsch, Jewish JournalMichael Brenner is one of the leading authorities on the history of Zionism in the twentieth century, and this book is a must read for everyone who is interested in the subject.Walter Laqueur, author of A History of ZionismThere are excellent histories of both Zionism and the state of Israel, but Michael Brenner has managed to combine the two subjects in a single volume that takes the reader from the original vision of Theodor Herzl to the present This is an authoritative account of a complex and absorbing story.Itamar Rabinovich, president of The Israel Institute and Israel s former ambassador to the United StatesSince the birth of political Zionism, the idea of Israel has oscillated between the Jewish millenarian quest for normalcy and the claim of uniqueness of a people with a universal mission Michael Brenners elegant study is a compelling voyage into this fascinating contradiction This absorbing book also sheds much needed scholarly light on the heated debate between those for whom Israel is an inspiring dream come true and her growing army of detractors.Shlomo Ben Ami, vice president of the Toledo International Center for Peace and former foreign minister of IsraelElegant and accessible, In Search of Israel is a beautifully crafted exploration of the tensions within the Zionist project between Israel s strivings for normality and its ongoing sense of exceptionalism Michael Brenner treats a highly contentious subject with grace and tact.Derek Penslar, Harvard UniversityThe story of the very different visions for a Jewish homeland, and how they played out in theory and practice, is extremely complex Michael Brenner does an excellent job of making the various twists and turns of Israel s history intelligible, and he writes with considerable verve, irony, and even humor.John Efron, University of California, Berkeley Michael Brenner is one of the leading authorities on the history of Zionism in the twentieth century, and this book is a must read for everyone who is interested in the subject Walter Laqueur, author of A History of Zionism There are excellent histories of both Zionism and the state of Israel, but Michael Brenner has managed to combine the two subjects in a single volume that takes the reader from the original vision of Theodor Herzl to the present This is an authoritative account of a complex and absorbing story Itamar Rabinovich, president of The Israel Institute and Israel s former ambassador to the United StatesSince the birth of political Zionism, the idea of Israel has oscillated between the Jewish millenarian quest for normalcy and the claim of uniqueness of a people with a universal mission Michael Brenners elegant study is a compelling voyage into this fascinating contradiction This absorbing book also sheds much needed scholarly light on the heated debate between those for whom Israel is an inspiring dream come true and her growing army of detractors Shlomo Ben Ami, vice president of the Toledo International Center for Peace and former foreign minister of Israel Elegant and accessible, In Search of Israel is a beautifully crafted exploration of the tensions within the Zionist project between Israel s strivings for normality and its ongoing sense of exceptionalism Michael Brenner treats a highly contentious subject with grace and tact Derek Penslar, Harvard University The story of the very different visions for a Jewish homeland, and how they played out in theory and practice, is extremely complex Michael Brenner does an excellent job of making the various twists and turns of Israel s history intelligible, and he writes with considerable verve, irony, and even humor John Efron, University of California, Berkeley IN SEARCH OF Food, Lifestyle Travel Sardinien Die Insel, die vor allem durch das Wasser drum herum zu karibischem Ruhm kam, bietet nicht nur 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  • Hardcover
  • 385 pages
  • Michael Brenner
  • English
  • 25 July 2016