The Seventh Million: The Israelis and the Holocaust

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Apr 1, 1993 - History - 593 pages
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This monumental history shows the decisive impact of the Holocaust on the identity, ideology and politics of Israel. With unflinching honesty, Segev examines the most sensitive and heretofore closed chapters of his country's history, and reveals how this charged legacy has at critical moments (the Exodus affair, the Eichmann trial, the Six-Day War) been molded

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THE SEVENTH MILLION: The Israelis and the Holocaust

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An unflattering examination of how political positions have shaped Israeli attitudes toward the Holocaust. Segev (1949: The First Israelis, 1986) covers world events for Ha'aretz, a leading Israeli ... Read full review

The seventh million: the Israelis and the Holocaust

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Segev ( 1949: The First Israelis , LJ 2/1/86), a highly respected Israeli journalist-historian, presents a compelling work of scholarship. This tour de force draws on previously untapped archival ... Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Tom Segev is a columnist for "Ha'aretz," Israel's leading newspaper, & the author of "One Palestine, Complete" & "1949: The First Israelis." His book, "The Seventh Million," has also been made into a documentary film. He lives in Jerusalem.

Haim Watzman is a translator and journalist who lives in Jerusalem with his wife and four children. He is the author of "Company C: An American's Life as a Citizen-Soldier in Israel "(FSG, 2005).

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