“For those interested in an introductory volume about the Jewish people and Israeli history, this book is highly recommended.”
After thousands of years in a state of wandering statelessness, the modern state of Israel came into existence in 1948.
Reading the latest crop of books about Israel, a reviewer has the sense of reading half a book at a time.
“King Abdullah closes the book with his hope of success and his fear of failure in the process. The title, Our Last Best Chance is not accidentally chosen.
“Despite its strife riven past, Jerusalem is a vibrant, beautiful city, and the extensive history covered in Jerusalem: The Biography helps to bring its past alive.”