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Very well written and easy to read.
To a surprising extent, a great deal of modern Western history owes a large debt to Jews in the way this survival strategy enriched the cultures of those nations.
And peace will only come when the Arabs and their backers realize once and for all that the Jews of Israel are there to stay.
The book correlates with the article in the Boston newspaper.
The Map Tells the Story
Ruth Wisse’s article in the Jewish Advocate
Dec 17, 2010
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I am very interested in the present plight with the Jewish people and Israel being continually attacked by jew haters. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Mark B.
This is an important book to read and would be even better to study with a small group. Initially I bought it because I thought I would have the opportunity to study with Professor... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Eclectic Reader
I just finished this marvelous small book of 184 pages of powerful thoughts about the history of Jews and how they got to re-establish Israel once again. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Nadene Goldfoot
As the saying goes: Two Jews, three opinions. Jewish politics has a long history, as Wisse explains in her thought-provoking analysis and reflection on the Jewish relationship to... Read morePublished on December 26, 2012 by Jordan Sokolic
As a black man who has read a great deal of Jewish history, both as a potential idealized theoretical model for how blacks might someday finally get their act together and... Read morePublished on April 29, 2011 by Herbert L Calhoun
Wisse's erudite and highly readable survey of Jewish history covers the entire period between the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 C.E. and the present day. Read morePublished on October 6, 2009 by Jonathan Groner
The book I started to read , and after 15 pages left it for 8 months to cool down. With author's classification of her views ,I digested that I am not what she would like me to be... Read morePublished on October 3, 2009 by Z. Hanzlik
I find that Michael Santomauro's (former identification S. Jacoby) review for this book is offensive and does not do any justice for the book. Read morePublished on April 21, 2009 by jmathb