It is very rare to find someone trying to find a prisoner he once watched over so that he can open his home to that person.
As long as Israelis are in denial it difficult to see how Israel can survive surrounded by Arabs who know the real story and thus hate Israel even more.
This is already an interesting story but Goldberg makes it all the more gripping with insightful, moving, and beautifully written prose.
Difficult to follow the sequence of events.. Even my husband said so.
Maybe this book is written for men.. not a book, I'd read twice, recommend or leave in my library. Read more
I spent a great amount of time in this area of the world and found Jeff Goldberg "right on" in all the locations he experiences throughout the book. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Janashii
All my relatives, father and 4 uncles, were members of the Soviet Army during WWII and fought Nazis occupying Soviet land; and Nazis and islamic fascists, lead by mufti of... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Mark Bernadiner
A must read about a young man's quest to live as a full and complete Jew in Israel as told through his own personal experiences as a journalist. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Fnm
This is what happens when shameless self-promotion, propaganda and bigotry are passed off a insight. You get something like this book.Published on January 30, 2013 by Poyan Nahrvar
Just as he does in his blog, Jeffrey Goldberg presents a nuanced picture of Israel from the perspective of a Zionist and lover of the Jewish people.Published on November 26, 2012 by Rivky Stern
The content itself receives a one star easily, but Jeffrey Goldberg's writing style and flow deserve a 4 or 5, hence I equal it out to a three in generosity. Read morePublished on May 15, 2012 by Christopher M. Whitman Jr.
"Prisoners" is a very enjoyable read, but also incredibly educational. The author, Jeffrey Goldberg, isn't afraid of nuance, and the whole book is textured and very, very smart. Read morePublished on November 30, 2009 by Rebecca Goldsmith
This is a great book. It's compelling and very very interesting. But most of all, it helps you understand why everything you hear about the Middle East is basically simple-minded. Read morePublished on October 30, 2009 by Harold Talik