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Book Review: Aerial Atlas Of The Holy Land

Aerial Atlas Of The Holy Land, by John Bowker, Photography by Sonia Halliday and Bryan Knox It seems baffling that three recorded authors were required to make this book.  It is not hard to see why a book like this … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Netanyahu Years

The Netanyahu Years, y Ben Caspit, translated by Ora Cummings This book was written by a hack.  It was also translated by a hack, and by that I can figure that the translator did a good job at translating a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bibi

Bibi:  The Turbulent Life And Times Of Benjamin Netanyahu, by Anshel Pfeffer In this book one gets the sense that the author is showing respect to its subject almost in spite of himself.  It is obvious that the author is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Be Strong And Of Good Courage

Be Strong And Of Good Courage:  How Israel’s Most Important Leaders Shaped Its Destiny, by Dennis Ross and David Makovsky To be sure, it is worthwhile to praise leaders for their moral courage in resisting their evil times and popular … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Brief History Of Israel

A Brief History Of Israel, by Bernard Reich This book generally lives up to its name, and is a worthwhile book if one wants to read an insider’s perspective of the history of Israel as an independent nation.  Admittedly, my … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Making Of The Arab-Israeli Conflict

The Making Of The Arab-Israeli Conflict:  1947-1951, by Ilan Pappé If you want to read what a pro-Arab source has to say about the start of the Arab-Israeli conflict, this book will provide that.  Now, admittedly, my own views of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Krav Maga

Krav Maga:  Real World Solutions To Real World Violence, by Gershon Ben Keren I had heard of this particular Israeli martial arts, in which all recruits to the Israeli Defense Force are trained, but I had never read it in … Continue reading

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Mysteries Of The Bible: Isaiah 66:7-8: Shall A Nation Be Born At Once?

When we look at Bible passages, it is extremely important to recognize the sorts of double messages that exist in them.  Let us take as our text Isaiah 66:5-11, a text which looks at the consolation of Zion:  “Hear the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Catch The Jew

Catch The Jew, by Tuvia Tenenbom In many ways, I think that politically speaking the author and I would have a lot of differences.  Certainly in our background we would be quite different–my own Jewish ancestry goes back within the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Night; Dawn; The Accident: A Trilogy

Night; Dawn; The Accident:  A Trilogy, by Elie Wiesel In reading some reviews to this book after I had finished reading it for myself, I noticed that many people had a hard time placing this particular trilogy in that the … Continue reading

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