Review: The Peace and Violence of Judaism: From the Bible to Modern Zionism

Professor Robert Eisen of George Washington University has produced a work that not only does not inform, but also makes the uninformed more confused on the nature of the perspective of the sacred Jewish texts regarding war and peace. Oddly enough, that is the thrust of his argument- and his contribution to the understanding of Jewish literature regarding the topic at hand; that in reality we can not understand the texts because

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