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MONUMENTAL AND EXHAUSTIVELY DOCUMENTED. Monumental in scope, Edwin Black s new book The Farhud sheds light on the under-researched, 14-century-long confrontation between the Caliphate and the Jewish communities, and offers new exhaustively documented details of exactly how the Pan-Arabist and Jihadist movement of the Levant, led by the Mufti of Jerusalem, al-Husseini, partnered with the Nazis during the darkest days of the Holocaust. --Walid Phares, author of Future Jihad and Fox TV Terrorism Analyst
SUPERB ANALYSIS. Edwin Black's latest book, The Farhud, provides a superb analysis of the origins of Islamic-Fascism and is a must read for those seeking to understand the nature of Israel s current confrontation with Muslim extremism." --Isi Leibler, columnist Jerusalem Post
MASSIVE. AN IMPORTANT STORY. Black moves massive mounds of material ... to tell his important story ... you ll be amply rewarded ... a worthy addition to the historiography of the modern Middle East. --Sheldon Kirshner, Canadian Jewish News
Edwin Black is the award-winning, New York Times and international investigative author of 80 bestselling editions in 14 languages in 61 countries, as well as scores of newspaper and magazine articles in the leading publications of the United States, Europe and Israel. With a million books in print, his work focuses on genocide and hate, corporate criminality and corruption, governmental misconduct, academic fraud, philanthropy abuse, oil addiction, alternative energy and historical investigation. Editors have submitted Black's work nine times for Pulitzer Prize nomination, and in recent years he has been the recipient of a series of top editorial awards. He has also contributed to a number of anthologies worldwide. For his work, Black has been interviewed on hundreds of network broadcasts from Oprah, the Today Show, CNN Wolf Blitzer Reports and NBC Dateline in the US to the leading networks of Europe and Latin American. His works have been the subject of numerous documentaries, here and abroad. All of his books have been optioned by Hollywood for film, with three in active production. His latest film is the screen adaptation War Against the Weak, based on his book of the same name. Black's speaking tours include hundreds of events in dozens of cities each year, appearing at prestigious venues from the Library of Congress in Washington to the Simon Wiesenthal Institute in Los Angeles in America, and in Europe from London's British War Museum and Amsterdam's Institute for War Documentation to Munich's Carl Orff Hall. He is the editor of The Cutting Edge News, which receives more than 1.5 million visits monthly. Black's ten award-winning bestselling books are IBM and the Holocaust (2001), British Petroleum and the Redline Agreement (2011), The Farhud (2010), Nazi Nexus (2009), The Plan (2008), Internal Combustion (2006), Banking on Baghdad (2004), War Against the Weak (2003), The Transfer Agreement (1984), and a 1999 novel, Format C:. His enterprise and investigative writings have appeared in scores of newspapers from the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune to the Sunday Times of London, Frankfurter Zeitung and the Jerusalem Post, as well as scores of magazines as diverse as Playboy, Sports Illustrated, Reform Judaism, Der Spiegel, L'Express, BusinessWeek and American Bar Association Journal. Black's articles are syndicated worldwide .
Mr. Black's account of Jewish life in the Arab Muslim world is detailed and rich. How that life become undone by hatred is a history that is little
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The Holocaust history no one knows, and, apparently, no one who blames everything wrong with the middle east on Israel wants to ever know or acknowledge. Read morePublished 6 months ago by S. Kessler
A MUST READ TO HAVE ANY, ANY UNDERSTANDING WHAT SO EVER REGARIND THE MIDDLE EAST SINCE 1880 ONWARD, PRE WW I, MUSLEM BROTHERHOOD, 1924, POST WW I, PALESTINE MANDATE, SIKES-PICCOT... Read morePublished 6 months ago by GERARD LA TOURNERIE
A brilliantly researched book documenting the Arab complicity in the Holocaust by an esteemed journalist an author. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Cliff Pinto
Who knew? The back-ground to the collaboration between the Nazi's and the Sultan of Jerusalem is an important piece of putting together the geopolitical pieces of today's Middle... Read morePublished 19 months ago by John P.
From the point of history it is very well written.
a lot of research was put into this book.
It is dynamic as it uncovers much that we have forgotten. Read more
The only reason I read this book was to give me more information about the history of Israel/Palestine. I'm a bit obsessed with that topic. Read morePublished on June 23, 2013 by tthurm