by Yotav Eliach
The 4,000–year religious, ideological, and historical story of the Jewish nation is brought into stunning clarity by a leading authority on the subject. Required reading in schools across the country, the book has transformed the conversation on the subject of modern Israel and its inseparable connection to the Jewish people. The realm of international law and diplomacy and indeed the aspirations of Jewish people have been impacted by the deep mining of religious, historical and political precepts. Nominated for the National Jewish Book Award.
About the Author:
Rabbi Yotav Eliach has been a teacher for decades and is currently the esteemed principal of Rambam Mesivta High School in Long Island, New York. Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel frames the emergence of the modern state of Israel in Biblical and historical reference. The product of a lifetime of study and teaching, the book is now mandatory reading at high schools across the nation, and is cherished by those who study Israel and Jewish history.
Bringing together his scholarship and spiritual leanings, Rabbi Eliach has produced a massive volume that bridges the gaps between the many elements of Jewish history, tradition, and faith, in addition to the political and military history of the wider world. Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel was nominated for the National Jewish Book Award.