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Prophets outcast : a century of dissident Jewish writing about Zionism and Israel

Author: Adam Shatz
Publisher: New York : Nation Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes writings by Isaac Deutscher, Sigmund Freud, Martin Buber, Albert Einstein, Hannah Arendt, Leon Trotsky, I.F. Stone, Uri Avnery, Noam Chomsky, Judith Butler, and others.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Shatz
ISBN: 1560255099 9781560255093
OCLC Number: 53330855
Description: xviii, 408 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: In praise of diasporism, or, three cheers for Irving Berlin / Adam Shatz --
"The non-Jewish Jew" from the non-Jewish Jew and other essays (1968) / Isaac Deutscher --
"Estranged brothers : reconsidering Jewish history" from Harper's magazine (April 2003) / Daniel Lazare --
Excerpt from "Truth from Eretz Israel" (1891), from Israel Studies (translated by Alan Dowty) / Ahad Ha'am (Asher Ginzberg) --
"A hidden question" (1907), from Israel Studies (translated by Alan Dowty) / Yitzhak Epstein --
"Letter to the Keren Hajessod (Dr. Chaim Koffler) of the Palestine Foundation Fund (February 26, 1930) / Sigmund Freud --
"Zionism and 'Zionism'" from a Land of Two Peoples (May 1948) / Martin Buber --
"Three statements" (1930, 1938, and 1948) / Albert Einstein --
"'The Jew as pariah : peace or armistice in the Near East?," from the Jew as pariah : Jewish identity and politics in the modern age (1950) / Hannah Arendt --
Excerpts from On the Jewish problem (February 1934 and January 1937) / Leon Trotsky --
"Zionism from The Jewish question : a Marxist interpretation (1940) / Abraham Leon --
Introduction and conclusion from The birth of Israel : myths and realities (1987) / Simha Flapan --
"Erasures" from The New Left Review ((July 10-August 2001) / Gabriel Pierberg --
"The Israeli-Arab War, June 1967" from the non-Jewish Jew and other essays (1968) / Isaac Deutscher --
"Holy war" from Polemics and Prophecies (1969) / I.F. Stone --
"Pax Semitica" from Israel without Zionists : a plea for peace in the Middle East (1968) / Uri Avnery --
"Israel and the Palestinians " from Towards a new cold war (1975) / Noam Chomsky --
"Occupation and terror" from Judaism, human values, and the Jewish state (1976) / Yeshayahu Leibowitz --
"Mercy and truth" (1991) / Yehudi Menuhin --
"Sephardim in Israel : Zionism from the standpoint of its Jewish victims" From Social Text (1988) / Ella Habiba Shohat --
"The Palestinian uprising and the future of the Jewish people" from Towards a Jewish theology of liberation : the uprising and the future (1988) / Marc Ellis --
"Living with the Holocaust : the journey of a child of Holocaust survivors" from The Journal of Palestine Studies(2003) / Sara Roy --
"The charge of anti-Semitism : the risks of public critique" from the London Review of Books (2003) / Judith Butler --
"A discourse on the border" from Sur la Frontière (2002). Traslated by Randell Cherry / Michel Warschawski --
"A time to speak out : rethinking Jewish identity and solidarity with Israel" from The Jewish Quarterly, no. 188 (2002-2003) / Brian Klug --
"Israel : an alternative future" from the New York Review of Books (October 23, 2003) / Tony Judt.
Responsibility: edited by Adam Shatz.

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