In order to help our friends to keep themselves informed about the truth about what’s going on in Israel, we have compile this list of recommended books to help you get informed about the unbiased attacks against Israel.
The Case for Israel
by: Alan Dershowitz
Noting that he has been working on versions of these arguments since 1967, famed Harvard law professor Dershowitz offers “a proactive defense of Israel,” a kind of amicus brief to “the court of public opinion.” Not least among the exhibits are a WWII-era Muslim Palestinian leader who was “a full fledged Nazi war criminal, and he was so declared at Nuremberg”; a “vastly underpopulated” late 19th-century Palestine, to which European Jews began emigrating; and a 75-year-long Arab-Israeli war that features “Arab nations dedicated to genocidal aggression against civilians.” Each of the 32 chapters begins with a commonly heard accusation against Israel, with long quotes from reputable “Accusers” (including newspapers and intellectuals), followed by “The Reality” as Dershowitz sees it, and “The Proof,” often drawing on the historical record.
Why the Jews? The Reason for Antisemitism
by Dennis Prager and Joseph Telushkin
The very word Jew continues to arouse passions as does no other religious, national, or political name. Why have Jews been the object of the most enduring and universal hatred in history? Why did Hitler consider murdering Jews more important than winning World War II? Why has the United Nations devoted more time to tiny Israel than to any other nation on earth?
In this seminal study, Dennis Prager and Joseph Telushkin attempt to uncover and understand the roots of antisemitism — from the ancient world to the Holocaust to the current crisis in the Middle East. This postmillennial edition of Why the Jews? offers new insights and unparalleled perspectives on some of the most recent, pressing developments in the contemporary world, including:
- The replicating of Nazi antisemitism in the Arab world
- The pervasive anti-Zionism/antisemitism on university campuses
- The rise of antisemitism in Europe
- Why the United States and Israel are linked in the minds of antisemites
Clear, persuasive, and thought provoking, Why the Jews? is must reading for anyone who seeks to understand the unique role of the Jews in human history.