Rick Richman: ‘Racing Against History: The 1940 Campaign for a Jewish Army to Fight Hitler’

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A Failed Attempt
by David Isaac
December 24, 2017

Why wasn’t there a Jewish army in World War II to fight the Nazis? No group had more motivation to do so. Well, it’s not that they didn’t want one. Rick Richman’s Racing Against History skillfully recounts the efforts by three major Zionist leaders to raise a Jewish army in America to fight Hitler. Chaim Weizmann, Vladimir Jabotinsky, and David Ben-Gurion, representing the center, right, and left of the political spectrum, came to the United States on separate missions with the same goal in 1940…Vladimir Jabotinsky held to precisely the opposite approach of Weizmann, believing public pressure was the key to political resultsREAD MORE

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