The Diaspora’s Jewish Warriors
About the author:
Derek J. Penslar is the William Lee Frost professor of Jewish history at Harvard University. His books include Zionism and Technocracy, In Search of Jewish Community, and, most recently Theodor Herzl: The Charismatic Leader.
“Israel’s military ethos is the product of not only the country’s geopolitical situation but also a long heritage of Jewish engagement with military affairs.” (Interview by Samuel Moyn)
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