Jewish Leaders Book Club
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The Jewish Leaders Book Club includes the lives of groundbreaking visionaries from antiquity through the modern era.
“Vibrant and nuanced” —The Jewish Week
A reexamination of the biblical David, legendary warrior, poet, and king, by one of America’s most respected rabbis
“A beautiful portrayal” —Shimon Peres, President of Israel (2007-2014)
An insightful study of the inner life of the Zionist leader responsible for the creation of the state of Israel
“Gripping” —The Boston Globe
The story of a modern radical who took seriously the idea that inner liberation is the first business of social revolution.
“A rich, erudite study” —Kirkus Review, Starred Review
An unprecedented portrait of Moses's inner world by the distinguished biblical scholar
"An ideal introduction to Brandeis’ life” —Booklist, Starred Review
A riveting new examination of the leading progressive justice of his era, published in the centennial year of his confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court
“Engrossing, elegant, and erudite” —The Jewish Daily Forward
An insightful meditation on the Solomonic desire to know all of life's secrets, and on the role of this desire in world history.
“[A] fresh perspective” —Kirkus Reviews
An insider’s perspective on the life and influence of Israel’s first native-born prime minister, his bold peace initiatives, and his tragic assassination
“Illuminating” —Foreign Affairs
A new appreciation of the extraordinary life and legacy of Léon Blum, the first Jewish prime minister of France
“Incisive, elegantly written” —The Washington Times
Instantly recognizable with his iconic eye patch, Dayan was one of Israel's most charismatic—and controversial—personalities
“Superb” —The Wall Street Journal
A fresh, vivid look at Disraeli's life, achievements, and temperament that casts doubts on his much-touted commitment to Jewish rights
“Learned, luminous and uncannily timely”—Jewish Review of Books
Rav Abraham Isaac Kook (1865–1935) was one of the most influential—and controversial—rabbis of the twentieth century.
“Incisive and probing”—The Washington Times
A deeply informed biography of a man who—both thoroughly German and unabashedly Jewish—rose to the exalted position of foreign minister in the early days of the Weimar Republic.