Pioneers of Israel



Pioneers of Israel presents 54 intimate profiles of the people who created the modern State of Israel. Pioneers of Israel weaves the history of Israel from the 1880s through the 1950s, and through the stories about its earliest pioneers describes of the birth of a nation-Israel-the only democracy in the Middle East today. Filled with hundreds of archival photographs, the 288 page book depicts the history of the modern Jewish State through the eyes and words of its pioneers. Experience the early years of modern day Israel through the personal histories of well-known pioneers such as Moshe Dayan, Chaim Weizmann, Golda Meir, Albert Einstein, Hannah Senesh, and Theodor Herzl, as well as lesser known artists and writers, thinkers, social activists, and military and political leaders. The book is filled with little known facts and anecdotes about each personality and gives the reader an insight into the personal lives of these heroic and dedicated people. The profiles illuminate the realities, hardships and remarkable successes of ordinary people who performed extraordinary feats to transform a stark desert into a thriving nation. People of all cultures and religions will appreciate this compelling tabletop book that documents the struggles and celebrates the triumphs of the remarkable people that built a country and created a language-Modern Hebrew. This beautiful and inspiring book, Pioneers of Israel, has been personally acclaimed and endorsed by many celebrities and notables, among them Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who described Pioneers of Israel as "a captivating book about some of the fascinating people who have built and shaped the State of Israel.”

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