A comprehensive, detailed survey of Jewish politics, religion, economics, and society and of Jewish life and achievement, from the second millennium B.C. through the Diaspora, and in the state of Israel
The book's thematic approach puts it in a category by itself."--Joseph Blenkinsopp, author of "Abraham: The Story of a Life" "This is a fine volume of worthwhile essays, many of which are highly informative.
" Roby Harly, Director General, The Israel Tour Guides Association "You have indeed produced a fine and important work! I believe that this book may be used as a guide in the paths of the rich and complicated history of the Land of Israel.
New chapters in this expanded edition elucidate the Oslo peace process, including the reasons for its failure, and the political dynamics in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza at a critical time of transition.
Winner of the Jewish Book of the Year Award The first comprehensive yet accessible history of the state of Israel from its inception to present day, from Daniel Gordis, "one of the most respected Israel analysts" (The Forward) living and ...