To what extent was the American Revolution an achievement of Judaism? How did Zionism win over American Jews? Is there an American Jewish equivalent to Yiddish? These are but some of the questions asked—and answered—in this new collection of never-before-published essays from five of Jewish America's leading thinkers. Out in time for the Fourth of July, 2016 What America Owes the Jews, What Jews Owe America is an essential text for lovers and observers of American and Jewish life.
Dara Horn, Norman Podhoretz, Rick Richman, Jonathan Sarna, and Meir Soloveichik
<p> The president has long been criticized for his lack of strategic vision. But what if a strategy, centered on Iran, has been in place from the start and consistently followed to this day?</p>
<p class="p1"> This collection of brilliant and never-before-published essays by six of the most perceptive observers of Jewish and American life gives fresh insight into the personal, political, and religious character of one of Israel's most remarkable and controversial figures. </p> <p class="p1"> <i>Menachem Begin's Zionist Legacy</i> explains Begin's “unabashed and unapologetic commitment to his people before any others”; the misunderstood relationship between Begin and his mentor Ze’ev Jabotinsky; why Begin was detested by his rival David Ben-Gurion; and the true role of Jimmy Carter in the process leading up to the Camp David Accords. And there’s lots more. </p> <p class="p1"> Available now from Mosaic Books in all major ebook formats. Forthcoming in hard-cover from Koren Publishers in 2015.</p>
<p> The essential, never-before-collected writings on Jews and Judaism by one of America's most perceptive and provocative intellectuals, containing pieces on American Jews and religion, the Holocaust and anti-Semitism, and Israel and Zionism.</p>