American Jews: Settlers and Sceptics
Sara Yael Hirschhorn, Dov Waxman
In City on a Hilltop, Sara Hirschhorn tackles the much-contested American settler movement. Over 60,000 Jewish-Americans have settled in the territories since 1967. Who are they, and why did they chose to leave America to live at the centre of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict? In Dov Waxman examines the seismic shift in American-Jewry’s attitude towards Israel, which is more conflicted than ever before.
Sara Yael Hirschhorn lectures at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies. She is a regular op-ed contributor to Haaretz and other periodicals, as well as a frequent public speaker and consultant on Israeli and Jewish issues.Dov Waxman
Michael Goldfarb covers conflicts for The New York Times and The Guardian, among other publications. He is author of Emancipation: How Liberating Europe\'s Jews from the Ghetto Led to Revolution and Renaissance.