What Israel Means to Me

What Israel Means to Me

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A collection of essays that reflect on the meaning of Israel from a personal perspective brings together contributions by eighty leading scholars, journalists, politicians, performers, and writers, including Ed Koch, Larry King, Jonathan Kellerman, Erica Jong, Pat Robertson, Harold Kushner, and many others.

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Personal and Passionate Reflections on the Land and Its People

""The Mediterranean landscape, the exuberance of the Israelis, the way politics is a matter of life and death there-all these things beguiled me.""
-Erica Jong, author

""What does Israel mean to me? Courage. The Israelis have more courage in their pinky finger than I have in my whole life.""
-Tovah Feldshuh, actress

""It is an unparalleled story of tenacity and determination, of courage and renewal. And it is ultimately a metaphor for the triumph and enduring hope over the temptation of despair.""
-David Harris, Executive Director of the American Jewish Committee

""I have no desire to be like everyone else. Something in me wants the entry of the Jewish people into world politics to be judged by the highest conceivable measure. Indeed, that may be what is both so inspiring and confounding about the existence of Israel.""
-Rabbi Lawrence Kushner?

""Israel isn't a symbol. Israel is the practical manifestation of hope, freedom, and self-determination.""
-Larry King, television host


Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, [2006]
Copyright Date: ©2006
ISBN: 9780471679004
0471679003
Branch Call Number: 956.9405 WHAT
Characteristics: viii, 360 pages ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Dershowitz, Alan M.

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