Long is the Road to Freedom by Yaakov Meridor

2020-09-08T23:09:07+00:00

Long is the Road to Freedom accounts the personal experience of the leader of the Irgun before Menachem Begin took over after his arrival in Israel. Yaakov Meridor describes his experience of being a prisoner of the British colonial administration, exiled in prison camps in Africa, and the countless escapes he took part in and his [...]

Long is the Road to Freedom by Yaakov Meridor2020-09-08T23:09:07+00:00

No Trophy No Sword: An American Volunteer in the Israeli Air Force During the 1948 War of Independence by Harold Livingston

2020-09-08T23:10:09+00:00

Harold Livingston recounts the greatest adventure he would ever know: the true story of how a ragtag fleet of predominantly American Jewish volunteers were assembled to form what would eventually become the revered and indomitable Israeli Air Force. Just prior to the 1948 war for independence, a group of American and foreign Air Force veterans [...]

No Trophy No Sword: An American Volunteer in the Israeli Air Force During the 1948 War of Independence by Harold Livingston2020-09-08T23:10:09+00:00

Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier’s Story by Matti Friedman

2020-09-08T23:10:18+00:00

It was just one remote hilltop in an unnamed war in the late 1990s, but it would send out ripples that are still felt today, foreshadowing the chaos of 21st-century conflicts in the Middle East. The hill, in Lebanon, was called the Pumpkin; ‘flowers’ was the military code word for casualties. Part memoir, part reportage [...]

Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier’s Story by Matti Friedman2020-09-08T23:10:18+00:00

Son of Hamas by Mosab Hassan Yousef

2020-09-08T23:10:30+00:00

Since he was a small boy, Mosab Hassan Yousef has had an inside view of the deadly terrorist group Hamas. The oldest son of Sheikh Hassan Yousef, a founding member of Hamas and its most popular leader, young Mosab assisted his father for years in his political activities while being groomed to assume his legacy, [...]

Son of Hamas by Mosab Hassan Yousef2020-09-08T23:10:30+00:00

The Birth of Israel: The Drama As I Saw It by Jorge Garcia Granados

2020-09-08T23:11:21+00:00

Guatemalan diplomat Jorge Garcia Granados served on the Palestine commission which presented the UN report recommending the 1947 partition plan. This is the story of his experience with UNSCOP (UN Special Committee on Palestine) and the difficulties they faced throughout the process - differences within the commission, boycotted by the Arabs, hampered by the British, [...]

The Birth of Israel: The Drama As I Saw It by Jorge Garcia Granados2020-09-08T23:11:21+00:00

The Revolt by Menachem Begin

2020-09-08T23:11:41+00:00

The book traces the development of the Irgun from its early days in the 1930s, through its years of violent struggle in the Palestine Mandate against both British rule (the "revolt" of the title) and Arab opposition, to the outbreak of the Israeli War of Independence in 1948. The book is also part autobiographical, tracing [...]

The Revolt by Menachem Begin2020-09-08T23:11:41+00:00

To Win the Promised Land by Eliahu Lankin

2020-09-02T03:13:17+00:00

Eliahu Lankin's book is an insider's account of the Israeli Herut party's predecessor, the Irgun Zvi Leumi (IZL, Etzel), from the 1930s to its demise as a military unit before transforming into a political party of the newly established State of Israel in 1948. It focuses on Lankin's adventures in Mandatory Palestine, his capture and [...]

To Win the Promised Land by Eliahu Lankin2020-09-02T03:13:17+00:00

Underground to Palestine by I.F. Stone

2020-09-02T03:11:23+00:00

This is an eyewitness story of the modern Exodus. Underground to Palestine was written in the spring of 1946 when I.F. Stone was the first newspaperman to accompany survivors of the Holocaust on their epic clandestine journey from Eastern Europe, through the British blockade, to the biblical homeland. Recognized as a tour de force of [...]

Underground to Palestine by I.F. Stone2020-09-02T03:11:23+00:00
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