Be Strong and of Good Courage: How Israel’s Most Important Leaders Shaped Its Destiny by Dennis Ross and David Makovsky

2020-09-01T01:21:17+00:00

Modern Israel's founding fathers provided some of the boldest and most principled leadership of any nation. At a time when the political destiny of Israel is more uncertain than at any moment since its modern founding, Be Strong and of Good Courage celebrates the defining generation of leaders who took on the task of safeguarding [...]

Be Strong and of Good Courage: How Israel’s Most Important Leaders Shaped Its Destiny by Dennis Ross and David Makovsky2020-09-01T01:21:17+00:00

A State at Any Cost: The Life of David Ben-Gurion by Tom Segev

2020-09-01T01:21:41+00:00

As the State of Israel's first leader, David Ben-Gurion long ago secured his reputation as a leading figure of the twentieth century. Determined from an early age to create a Jewish state, he thereupon took control of the Zionist movement, declared Israel’s independence, and navigated his country through wars, controversies and remarkable achievements. And yet [...]

A State at Any Cost: The Life of David Ben-Gurion by Tom Segev2020-09-01T01:21:41+00:00

Summing Up by Yitzhak Shamir

2020-09-01T01:07:30+00:00

A major figure in Israeli politics, Yitzhak Shamir chronicles his long career and his fervent belief in Zionism, recounting how he left Poland to join the Jewish underground of Palestine, spent years in the Mossad, and became Prime Minister of Israel.

Summing Up by Yitzhak Shamir2020-09-01T01:07:30+00:00

Menachem Begin: A Life by Avi Shilon

2020-08-31T22:54:43+00:00

The first full-scale biography of one of the most important—and enigmatic—leaders in Israeli history. This riveting biography is the first to provide a satisfactory answer to the question, Who was Menachem Begin? Based on wide-ranging research among archival documents and on testimonials and interviews with Begin's closest advisers, the book presents a detailed new portrait [...]

Menachem Begin: A Life by Avi Shilon2020-08-31T22:54:43+00:00

The Prime Ministers: An Intimate Narrative of Israeli Leadership by Yehuda Avner

2020-09-08T23:04:41+00:00

The Prime Ministers is the first and only insider account of Israeli politics from the founding of the Jewish State to the near-present day. It reveals stunning details of life-and-death decision-making, top-secret military operations and high level peace negotiations. The Prime Ministers brings readers into the orbits of world figures, including Menachem Begin, Yitzhak Rabin, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy [...]

The Prime Ministers: An Intimate Narrative of Israeli Leadership by Yehuda Avner2020-09-08T23:04:41+00:00

Ben Gurion Epilogue

2020-09-08T23:06:50+00:00

In the great depths of the archive, six hours of interview footage was discovered of one of modern history’s greatest leaders- David Ben-Gurion. It is 1968 and he is 82 years old, five years before his death. He lives in his secluded home in the desert, removed from all political discourse, which allows him a [...]

Ben Gurion Epilogue2020-09-08T23:06:50+00:00

Netanyahu at War

2020-09-10T21:11:22+00:00

An inside look at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political rise and his relationship with the United States. This documentary traces the stormy relationship between Prime Minister Netanyahu and US President Barack Obama over their fundamentally different views of the world. For Netanyahu, Obama’s vision of the Middle East threatened Israel’s existence. Told through riveting [...]

Netanyahu at War2020-09-10T21:11:22+00:00

Rabin in His Own Words

2020-09-08T23:07:42+00:00

Rabin in His Own Words is an “autobiography” of sorts, the story is told entirely in Rabin’s own voice. Through a combination of rare archival footage, home movies and private letters, his personal and professional dramas unfold before the viewer's eyes - from his childhood as the son of a labor leader before the founding of [...]

Rabin in His Own Words2020-09-08T23:07:42+00:00

Menachem Begin: The Battle for Israel’s Soul by Daniel Gordis

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

A biography of the sixth prime minister of Israel that explains how the pre-state “terrorist” became the first Israeli leader to sign a peace treaty with an Arab country. Reviled as a fascist demagogue by his great rival Ben-Gurion, venerated by Israel’s underclass, internationally admired as a statesman who became the first Israeli to win [...]

Menachem Begin: The Battle for Israel’s Soul by Daniel Gordis2020-09-08T23:09:11+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
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