No Country For Jewish Liberals by Larry DerfnerNo Country For Jewish Liberals by Larry Derfner

No Country For Jewish Liberals

byLarry Derfner

Hardcover | April 4, 2017

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No Country for Jewish Liberals is Larry Derfner’s personal and political story of life in contemporary Israel, describing how an American Jewish emigrant and his adopted country grew apart. Taking readers from his boyhood in Los Angeles as the son of Holocaust escapees, through his coming of age amidst the upheavals of 1960s America, to his move to Israel and controversial career in journalism, Derfner explores Israel’s moral decline through the lens of his own experiences. This provocative book blends memoir, reportage, and commentary in a riveting narrative of a society whose mentality of fear and aggression has made it increasingly alien to Jewish liberals.
Larry Derfner is an Israeli-American journalist, living in Modi'in, Israel with his wife Philippa and sons Alon and Gilad. He currently works at Haaretz as a copy editor and op-ed contributor. His career began at City News Service of Los Angeles in 1981 and continued after his move to Israel where learned Hebrew and took a position wit...
Title:No Country For Jewish LiberalsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:240 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.9 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.9 inPublished:April 4, 2017Publisher:Just World BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1682570649

ISBN - 13:9781682570647


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"Highly recommended. General readers; lower-division undergraduates through faculty." —R. W. Olson, CHOICE