home > paid book/ebook

Berl: The Biography of a Socialist Zionist: Berl Katznelson 1887-1944

Customer Reviews:

The Man Who Helped Make Israel Possible

By Paul Hosse - June 5, 2010

Few people have ever heard of Berl Katznelson, and yet without him, Israel may not have been born, or at least, in the way it was. Berl was a Zionist, a Socialist, a avid unionist, a writer, and strongly independent. Berl Katznelson was born in Bobruisk, White Russia (Belarus) in 1887. Unlike many of Israel's founders, his was a relatively comfortable life steeped in the Jewish traditions of Eastern Europe.

During Berl's lifetime, he laid the framework for absorbing immigrants into Israel and reculitivating the land (the Kibbutz movement), helped organize workers into unions and unions into a political party, the Mapai. He was the editor and writer for one the country's most important newspapers, Davar. He helped to establish educationial programs for the country's youth. He led international fundraisers. He also the confidant of many of Israel's leaders, but none so as important as David Ben Gurion. If Ben Gurion was Israel's Founding Father, Berl Katznelson was it's... read more

Use coupon below to get discount at eCampus.com!

SHADES
$3 off textbook orders over $75

SUNBLOCK
$4 off textbook orders over $90

SUNSHINE
$5 off textbook orders over $100

Copy the coupon code before clicking the button!

AVAILABILITY
MerchantFormatPrice
Amazon USPaperback$34.95 - $48.00
eCampusPaperback$44.85 discount!
PREVIEW
Related Documents
Strange Fruit: The Biography of a Song

Strange Fruit: The Biography of a Song

$0.01 - $12.99

Recorded by jazz legend Billie Holiday in 1939, "Strange Fruit" is considered to be the first significant song of the civil rights movement and the first direct musical assault upon racial ...

Every Heart Restored: A Wife's Guide to Healing in the Wake of a Husband's Sexual Sin (The Every Man Series)

Every Heart Restored: A Wife's Guide to Healing in the Wake of a Husband's Sexual Sin (The Every Man…

$1.65 - $14.99

Wholeness and Healing for Women Caught in the Crossfire.As the wife of a man who is addicted to lust, pornography, or masturbation, you are not alone. Millions of men can’t get ...

Lincoln: The Biography of a Writer

Lincoln: The Biography of a Writer

$0.99 - $15.99

“Fred Kaplan’s Lincoln offers penetrating insights on Lincoln’s ability to explain complex ideas in language accessible to a broad range of readers and listeners.” ...

Our Little Secret: The True Story of a Teenager Killer and the Silence of a Small New England Town

Our Little Secret: The True Story of a Teenager Killer and the Silence of a Small New England Town

$4.05 - $7.99

The true story of a teenage killer and the silence of a small New England town. For twenty years Daniel Paquette's murder in New Hampshire went unsolved. It remained a secret between ...

The Myth of a Christian Religion: Losing Your Religion for the Beauty of a Revolution

The Myth of a Christian Religion: Losing Your Religion for the Beauty of a Revolution

$7.00 - $19.99

The kingdom of God is a beautiful revolution. Marked by the radical life, love, servanthood, and humility of Jesus, it stands in stark contrast to the values and ways of the world. Regrettably, ...

Lyme Disease: The Ecology of a Complex System

Lyme Disease: The Ecology of a Complex System

$18.99 - $39.95

Most human diseases come from nature, from pathogens that live and breed in non-human animals and are "accidentally" transmitted to us. Human illness is only the culmination of a complex series of ...

Out of Mao's Shadow: The Struggle for the Soul of a New China

Out of Mao's Shadow: The Struggle for the Soul of a New China

$1.99 - $16.00

From an award-winning journalist for The Washington Post and one of the leading China correspondents of his generation comes an eloquent and vivid chronicle of the world's most successful ...

Rise of a Dynasty: The '57 Celtics, The First Banner, and the Dawning of a New America

Rise of a Dynasty: The '57 Celtics, The First Banner, and the Dawning of a New America

$3.68 - $24.95

How the seventh game of the 1957 NBA championship influenced a team, a city, and the country-from the author of '78. On a fateful day in 1957, the country saw the Boston ...

The Education of a Photographer

The Education of a Photographer

$4.74 - $19.95

• Ideal for art students at every level • Illuminating words about creating great images • Published in association with New York’s School of Visual Arts   What does it mean ...

The biography of a grizzly

The biography of a grizzly

$14.19 - $22.75

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the ...

loading