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My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel


Why did Israel come to be? How did it come to be? Can Israel survive? Ari Shavit tackles these questions in his most recent book, My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel, a New York Times best seller and recipient of the Natan Book Award, the National Jewish Book Award and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award. Shavit is a senior correspondent at Haarretz newspaper and is a member of its editorial board. He studied at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.