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'Bloody Price of Freedom': Defending Israel against its enemies

The Bloody Price of Freedom is the product of years of work and countless sources cited for accuracy and transparency

By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN
19/05/2022

'Nine Quarters:' Showing the residents of Jerusalem's Old City - review

Matthew Teller’s “Nine Quarters of Jerusalem” is a love letter to people of the Old City, emphasizing worldliness over spiritual reflection.

By YUVAL BEN-AMI
14/05/2022

'Law's Dominion:' Jews in a globalized context - review

Were France’s Jews in the 1500s more integrated than previously thought?

By ROSS SINGER
14/05/2022

Did the Deir Yasin massacre actually happen? New book investigates - review

Was there a massacre or a battle, with many fewer killed civilians than portrayed?

'The Israeli Century': Yossi Shain's view of Israel-Diaspora dynamics - review

Despite its elisions and hyperbole, The Israeli Century is an extensive and substantive assessment of Jewry’s contemporary homeland-Diaspora dynamic.

Leonard Cohen's troubled tour of Israel shown in new book - review

The title of this new book, Who By Fire: War, Atonement, and the Resurrection of Leonard Cohen, by Matti Friedman, references what is considered the most important prayer in the Yom Kippur liturgy.

By SIMONE COHEN SCOTT
05/05/2022

An exceptional Holocaust diary

If one quality in particular imbues the pages of Who by Fire, Who by Water (From the Diary of a Holocaust Survivor), it is the immediacy that Goldmann-Gilead brings to his account of his life

'Hidden Saint': The Jewish fantasy novel now a reality - review

‘The Hidden Saint’ features a heroic rabbi battling demons.

By ALAN ZEITLIN
28/04/2022

'Voice of Silence': The story of the Soviet Jewish underground - review

The book helps appreciate struggling to get to Israel versus ‘window seat-style arrivals.’

By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN
28/04/2022

'Cobblestones of Jerusalem': Reunion in Jerusalem's Armenian Quarter - review

The Old City’s four quarters reflect its holiness for different peoples.

By MIRIAM KATES LOCK
28/04/2022
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