Shahak and Mezvinsky have written a "forbidden" book and for that they deserve praise.
I only wish there was a book written by Muslims that was as open and honest in their criticism of Islamic fundamentalists as this book is of Jewish fundamentalists.
The authors bring everything together with enviable clarity and with an unusally sharp eye for research.
One of the best books I've read in years. An absolute must for every American. If you want to understand the inner workings of the Israeli belief system and it's religious... Read morePublished 1 day ago by felixnola
Shahak certainly did a lot of good by translating Hebrew articles that showed that racism is inherent in Zionism. However by focusing on fundamentalism the authors miss the point. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Thomas P. Dengler
I like Shahak very much. The mandatory mythology is usually ignored by him. I have read his other book. He's pretty honest.Published 3 months ago by Kendra Blewitt
Israel Shahak the last prophet of Israel and the author of this excellent book.
This book is NOT anti Jewish. Read more
I couldn't resist reading this book. My three favorite American intellectuals Noam Chomsky, Edward W. Said and Gore Vidal have in one way or another recommended it. Read morePublished on October 8, 2010 by Peter J. Piaseckyj
Intelligent and reasonable people understand that multiple and complex cultural,psychological,and political forces are always at work to make things "the way they are. Read morePublished on April 10, 2010 by Dr. Michael A. Marcus
then please buy this book! This is clearly a book written by someone who has never stepped foot out of his comfortable city life and engaged with a real religious Jew. Read morePublished on December 1, 2009 by Jerusalem
Although many people have their own opinion about this book there is one requirement when reading it: be unbiased. Read morePublished on May 9, 2008 by Knowledge & Stuff
The title of this book doesn't do justice to its content, and I will focus on matters not generally emphasized by other reviewers. Read morePublished on November 4, 2007 by Jan Peczkis