Tag: jordan hirsch
Prisoners depicts Goldberg’s journey from being a heady, idealistic Zionist who dropped out of Penn to enlist in the Israeli Defense Forces, into a disillusioned, embittered soldier manning Israel’s infamous Ketziot prison camp during the first Palestinian uprising.
Leebaert makes the case in To Dare and to Conquer that special operations and the qualities that define them—ingenuity, speed, and audacity—have not only decided battles, but have swung the history of civilizations.
When we discuss subjects like the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and issues involving questions of Jewish identity, we often devote attention to the intricacies and neglect to address a far more obvious, yet challenging question: Who is a Jew?
As the crisis in Iran has unfolded, one book has received numerous mentions across the blogosphere: Amir Taheri’s The Persian Night: Iran under the Khomeinist Revolution.