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The Israeli-American Connection

Its Roots in the Yishuv, 1914-1945

Michael Brown

American History, Jewish Studies

American Holy Land Series

Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344590
Pages: 396 Size: 6x9
Illustrations: 15 black-and-white images
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344583

The Israeli-American Connection examines the ways in which the American experience influenced some of the major leaders of the yishuv, the Jewish settlement in Palestine, during and between the world wars. In six biographical chapters, Michael Brown studies Vladimir Jabotinsky, Chaim Nahman Bialik, Berl Katznelson, Henrietta Szold, Golda Meir, and David Ben-Gurian, focusing on each leader's involvement with and image of America, as well as the impact of America on their lives and careers.