Howard M. Sachar


American historian and Professor Emeritus at George Washington University, Howard M. Sachar (born 1928) has written some 16 books mostly on Jewish and Zionist history.

The atmosphere in Palestine for the time being was tranquil, even hopeful. So, initially, were the prospects for the Zionists. For them, the Balfour Declaration was less a definitive statement than a skeleton of principles that now had to be fleshed out…

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