Between Zionism and Judaism

By Shalom Ratzabi,

Book cover of Between Zionism and Judaism: The Radical Circle in Brith Shalom 1925-1933

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This work provides a vivid picture of the dichotomy between the ideology preached by the radical circle of the Brith Shalom Society and the nationalism of early twentieth-century Palestine. Many considered the Brith Shalom Society representative of the spiritual trend of Zionism.
This important book examines the aspirations and cultural…

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1 author picked Between Zionism and Judaism as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

The tension between nationalism and humanism, on the one hand, and between Zionism and Judaism, on the other, is vividly illustrated by this work. This is done through a comprehensive description of a variety of sources and ideas that inspired the Brith Shalom Society's radical circle in early twentieth-century Palestine, which advocated a bi-national state, in which Jews and Arabs would share on the basis of absolute parity.

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