Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-01 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This book offers a reappraisal of David Ben-Gurion's role in Jewish-Israeli history from the perspective of the twenty-first century, in the larger context of the Zionist 'renaissance', of which he was a major and unique exponent. Some have described Ben-Gurion's Zionism as a dream that has gone sour, or a
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989-10-26 - Publisher: Oxford University Press
This volume critically examines the State of Israel forty years after its establishment. It offers symposia, articles, book review, and lists of recent dissertations by major scholars of Jewish history from around the world.
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Columbia University Press
Cohen focuses on a two-decade period from about 1950 until 1970, during which David Ben-Gurion's vision of making Israel a nuclear-weapon state was realized. He weaves together the story of the formative years of Israel's nuclear program, from the founding of the Israeli Atomic Energy Commission in 1952, to the