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Explores the lifestyles and occupation of 1 of the 20th century’s such a lot colourful Zionist leaders.

The lifestyles, profession, and legacy of Nahum Goldmann (1895–1982), essentially the most colourful and critical Zionist leaders of the 20th century, are absolutely printed during this illuminating number of essays. American, Israeli, and eu students communicate to the many facets of Goldmann, together with his upbringing, upward push within the overseas public area as a preferable suggest for Jewish existence and the Zionist company, and his function as an elder statesman within the Nineteen Sixties and Seventies. usually sooner than his time, Goldmann proved hugely influential at a number of severe historic junctures—on the eve of the production of the Jewish kingdom, he performed a key position articulating Israel’s courting with diaspora Jewry, postwar Germany, and the Arab international. This quantity captures Goldmann in all his complexity, whereas making this crucial determine and his time available to researchers, scholars, and readers.

“…this long-overdue ebook on Goldmann fills a niche in Zionist historiography … It provides a superb contribution to the starting to be literature at the dating of yankee Jewry and Jews in different components of the Diaspora to the kingdom of Israel.” — H-Net Review

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