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David Ben-Gurion and the American alignment for a Jewish state

Author: Allon Gal
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press ; Jerusalem : Magnes Press, ©1991.
Series: Modern Jewish experience (Bloomington, Ind.)
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Against the background of Kristallnacht and Britain's retreat from the Jewish mandate for Palestine, David Ben-Gurion shaped a new Zionist foreign policy based on the assumed rise of the United States as a world power that would determine the future of the Middle East. This book traces the evolution of the demand for a Jewish state into a central and specific aim of Zionist policy and the interrelated process by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Gal, Allon.
David Ben-Gurion and the American alignment for a Jewish state.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press ; Jerusalem : Magnes Press, ©1991
(OCoLC)610085896
Named Person: David Ben-Gurion; David Ben-Gurion; Daṿid Ben-Guryon
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Allon Gal
ISBN: 025332534X 9780253325341
OCLC Number: 23690792
Notes: Translation of: Daṿid Ben-Guryon--liḳrat medinah Yehudit.
Description: 280 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. American Jewry as a Political Factor --
Ch. 2. "Don't Yield!": Meeting America's Zionists --
Ch. 3. Confronting the St. James Conference and the White Paper --
Ch. 4. Charting the Course toward a Jewish State --
Ch. 5. Zionist Aspirations and Anglo-American Democracy --
Ch. 6. A Jewish Commonwealth --
Ch. 7. Biltmore: The Road to 1948 --
Appendix I: Ben-Gurion's Summary of his First "State" Visit to the U.S. --
Appendix II: Ben-Gurion's Political Reaction to the Promulgation of the Land Regulations --
Appendix III: Membership of American Zionist Organizations, 1938-1948 --
Appendix IV: Ben-Gurion's Policy following Roosevelt's "Great Arsenal of Democracy" --
Appendix V: Ben-Gurion Concludes his 1940-1941 American Visit --
Appendix VI: First American Zionist Call for a Jewish Commonwealth --
Appendix VII: Ben-Gurion's "Guidelines for Zionist Policy" --
Appendix VIII: The Opposition in Mapai: First Treatise.
Series Title: Modern Jewish experience (Bloomington, Ind.)
Other Titles: Daṿid Ben-Guryon--liḳrat medinah Yehudit.
Responsibility: Allon Gal ; [translated from the Hebrew, David S. Segal].

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