Gary Selikow

 
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Helpful votes received on reviews: 69% (1,857 of 2,704)
Location: Great Kush
Birthday: 24 Dec
In My Own Words:
Zionist , Monarchist , Communitarian, defender of the nation-state and national self-determination for every nation, Supporter of social-market economy, economically centrist, Anti-Communist , Anti-anti-imperialist, anti-Revolutionary and opposed to Communism, Revolutionary Leftism, Nazism, Totalitarianism, Anti-Semitism/Anti-Zionism, , Internationalism and above all political correctness.

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Israel, Spirituality, books, music, movies , animals , 1970s, travel ,parapsychology, art, rock music (especially from the 1970's and 80's), space , nature, the sea , history , fantasy mythology, parapsychology.
 

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A history of the Jews by Goodman, Paul, 1875-
A history of the Jews by Goodman, Paul, 1875-
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A pioneering work, 17 Sep 2014
One of the first comprehensive histories of the Jewish people in the 21st century. Written and published first in 1911 and revised and enlarged in 1939.

Most of the points made in the book are not facts you wont find in histories by the current master historians of the topic such as Martin Gilbert, Simon Schama and Paul Johnson
But some interesting listings in chapters on Jews in Europe and America in the 19th and 20th centuries on Jews who distinguished themselves in very many fields.
In the chapter on the 20th century in Europe before the war, an important point is made about Soviet Communist Jews. 'The prominent participation of a number of Jews in the establishment… Read more
The Holocaust and Halakhah by Irving Rosenbaum
The Holocaust and Halakhah by Irving Rosenbaum
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Halakha could be translated as the "Jewish Way" and encompasses both law in the purely juridical sense and ethics in those areas were value choices must be made and ideals implemented.
This book describes the various Halachic questions and rulings on issues relating to the Holocaust.
The book deals with questions as to whether it was acceptable according to Halakha for a Jew to try to save his or her life in times of murderous persecution by publicly embracing conversion to a non-Jewish faith.

The permissibility of buying a family member their right to live in exchange for the life of another Jew, and how Jewish observance of law and of fasts and holidays could… Read more
Against All Odds: Israel Survives [DVD] [Region 1]&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Michael Greenspan
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
This enthralling, educational and inspiring film is vital viewing for anyone with any interest in Israel or the Middle East conflict.
Whatever your faith and whether you are religious or not this docudrama will certainly make a case for believing with solid evidence that
inexplicable phenomena, which can only be described as miracles, have worked in Israel's favour to ensure Israel's survival and often to save the lives of her people.

The presenter of this series makes the point that West Point military academy does not study the Arab-Israeli wars because they simply do not make sense from any logical or military science point of view.
Events and real life… Read more

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