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The Triangular Connection
America, Israel and American Jews

ISBN 9780367519827
Published October 30, 2020 by Routledge
174 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1982, The Triangular Connection explores the relationship between two countries, the USA and Israel, and Jews resident in America.

Spanning from British Colonial times until 1949, the year in which Israel was admitted to the United Nations, the book traces the interaction between America’s Christians and Jews with Zionism and the modern state of Israel. It also details the reasons for America’s support of Israel in the past, as well as debating its continued support in the future.

Table of Contents

1: Introduction; Part One: The Historical Setting; 2: Colonial America and Ancient Israel; 3: Nineteenth-Century Zionism: the Christians; 4: Nineteenth-Century Zionism: the Jews; 5: Twentieth-Century Zionism: from Basle to Versailles; 6: Twentieth-Century Zionism: from Jewish Home to Jewish Commonwealth; 7: Twentieth-Century Zionism: from Jewish Commonwealth to Jewish State; Part Two: Essays on the Present and Future; 8: Jewish Lobby, Jewish Vote; 9: The Economics of Israeli Existence; 10: Palestinian Terrorism and Israeli Retaliation; 11: American Jews and Israelis: the Unequal Partners; 12: The Geopolitics of Population; 13: Interlocking the United States and Israel; Notes; Bibliography; Index

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Edward Bernard Glick was Professor of Political Science at Temple University, Philadelphia.