book review

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping stand side by side at the G20 leaders sum
Will the US or China rule the future?

Mounting a timely, robust defense of democracies.

Reading George Eliot in the time of COVID-19

Books and articles on the history of modern Zionism often refer to the important role of Daniel Deronda, a 755-page didactic novel written by George Eliot.

By JACOB SIVAK
27/05/2020
A life journey from Casablanca to Jerusalem, Sinai, Texas and Spain

A nostalgic journey back through the time when there was a vibrant Jewish community in Morocco.

By HARRIETT KIRSH POZEN
27/05/2020
Defending Zionism: Arming allies and countering critics

Zionism: The Concise History aims to arm allies and controvert adversaries in the impassioned struggle over the meaning and legacy of the Zionist movement.

Triggered: Donald Trump Jr.’s bestseller is firmly pro-Israel

The book addresses what he sees as the current state of bias in the mainstream American media.

By JOSEPH SCUTTS
27/05/2020
THE HOLLYWOOD sign is instantly recognizable to generations of movie-goers.
A window into the arts with Viertel

Exiles from Nazi Germany when Hollywood was born.

A Greek Jewish man holds an Israeli flag November 23 in front of a monument in memory of more than 5
Not only Tevya’s family was wrecked

The heritage and destruction of what was lost in Sephardi Salonica.

By BEN FISHER
07/05/2020
Yossi’s story – A memoir by the founder of Shalva, Rabbi Kalman Samuels

Dreams never Dreamed: is a true story that both tears at the heartstrings and fills one with wonder at what human beings are capable of achieving.

SNORKELERS SWIM with a whale shark, the world’s largest fish, at the Maldives’ South Ari Atoll in 20
'Fins': Relatable characters, a rollicking story and lots of sharks

Fins is the first in the Sharks Incorporated series for middle-grade readers. Kids who enjoy adventure, science and sharks will be hooked by this swashbuckling story.

By COLETTE BANCROFT
30/04/2020
RAHM EMANUEL, former mayor of Chicago, speaks during the Wall Street Journal CEO Council, in Washing
'The Nation City': When US states step in for federal government

In a nutshell: As our national political conversation has devolved into a rancorous, never-ending partisan feud, mayors are digging in to do the real work of governing.

By JENNIFER DAY
30/04/2020
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