8 February 1990
Show More Memoirs of a Jewish Revolutionary by Hersh Mendel, translated by Robert Michaels.
Pluto, 367 pp., £19.50, February 1989, 0 7453 0264 5Show More
Arlosoroff by Shlomo Avineri.
Peter Halban, 126 pp., £10.95, March 1989, 1 870015 23 1Show More
Golda Meir: The Romantic Years by Ralph Martin.
Piatkus, 416 pp., £15, April 1989, 0 86188 864 2Show More
“... With the virtual disappearance of the Jewish working class in the Diaspora, and the decline of the Labour movement in Israel, Jewish socialism is beginning to look historically limited, rather than an intrinsic part of a cultural heritage. The idea that the Jews are somehow natural radicals by virtue of their internationalism, messianism and inherited ethic of social justice does not stand up to scrutiny ...”