Brothers at War: Israel and the Tragedy of the Altalena

At the dawn of the Israeli state, the tragic sinking of the Israeli ship Altalena--by Israeli commandos no less--threatened to tear the new country apart, and has lessons still for its politics and peace. The first book in English on the event, and by a historian, this book tells the story, and the present profound implications, of a moment in the birth of modern Israel, with much relevance still.

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Published by Quid Pro Books
Words: 47,310
Language: English
ISBN: 9781610270632
About Jerold S. Auerbach

Jerold S. Auerbach is Professor Emeritus of History at Wellesley College, and an award-winning author of books on lawyers, legal history, American Judaism, and Israel.

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