Bibi The Turbulent Life and Times of Benjamin Netanyahu

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Publisher's Synopsis

For many in Israel and elsewhere, Benjamin Netanyahu is anathema, an embarrassment; yet he continues to dominate Israeli public life. How can we explain his rise, his hold on Israeli politics, and his outsized role on the world's stage? In Bibi, Anshel Pfeffer reveals the formative influence of Netanyahu's father and grandfather, who bequeathed to him a once-marginal brand of Zionism combining Jewish nationalism with religious traditionalism. In the Zionist enterprise, Netanyahu embodies the triumph of the underdogs over the secular liberals who founded the nation. Netanyahu's Israel is a hybrid of ancient phobia and high-tech hope; of tribalism and globalism -- just like the man himself. We cannot understand Israel today without first understanding the man who leads it.

Book information

ISBN: 9781787383272
Publisher: C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd
Imprint: Hurst & Company
Pub date:
Edition: Paperback edition
DEWEY: 956.94055092
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: ix, 667
Weight: 662g
Height: 132mm
Width: 199mm
Spine width: 49mm