An avowed anarchist and Stern Gang hitman is sent to Jerusalem to assassinate a senior British officer creating much tension within the already troubled cell and almost brings its collapse, as the British operatives are closing in. Heralded by the Film Society of Lincoln Center as one of the most important films in fifty years [...]
A leader of resolute intention and firm Zionist conviction, Yitzhak Shamir adheres to the principle that there can be no compromise in matters of conscience. His term as Prime Minister (1986-1992) and tenure as leader of the Likud party were notable for his unflinching integrity and abiding concern for Israel's growth and security. This one-time [...]
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.
Geula Cohen weaves her personal story together with the chronicles of the Lehi underground during the period of the British Mandate over Palestine. As a secret radio broadcaster, later as a prisoner and afterwards following her escape, she writes with special appreciation for the inner forces that urged on the young fighters in their battle [...]
In this groundbreaking work, Bruce Hoffman—America’s leading expert on terrorism—brilliantly re-creates the crucial thirty-year period that led to the birth of Israel. Drawing on previously untapped archival resources in London, Washington, D.C., and Jerusalem, Anonymous Soldiers shows how the efforts of two militant Zionist groups brought about the end of British rule in the Middle [...]
Stern: The Man and His Gang traces Abraham Stern's evolution from hated gangster to folk hero and chronicles the military and political deeds of the thousand Jews who joined his war against England. In the 1940s, before there was an Israel, the Holy Land was rocked by warfare and violence, and no militia was fiercer [...]
With The Jewish Revolution, classical Zionism has found its true interpretation. In the highest tradition of the soldier-statesman, Dr. Israel Eldad advocates a form of Zionism that is unpopular in conventional society. He condemns "establishmentarian," "social-club" Zionism as a belittling of Jewish history and a threat to Jewish lives. In its place, he calls [...]
Elnakam is the code name given to Ezra Yakhin. He was born in Jaffa in 1928 but his early childhood was spent in Jerusalem, opposite the walls of the Old City, from where he and his family were evacuated during the 1929 Arab riots. His youth was spent in the busy lanes of the Machane [...]