Abraham Edelheit

Dr. Abraham J. Edelheit is an assistant professor of History at Kingsborough Community College of the City University of New York. Educated in Israel and the United States, Dr. Edelheit holds degrees from Yeshiva University, Brandeis University, and the City University of New York.

Publications by Abraham Edelheit

The Holocaust and the Rise of Israel: A Reassessment Reassessed

The two momentous events that define Jewish history in the twentieth century, the Holocaust and the rise of the State of Israel, may be viewed as polar opposites in the spectrum of Jewish political power: the Holocaust represents the nadir of Jewish powerlessness, while the actions that culminated in the State of Israel’s revival represent the use of all diplomatic resources then available to Jewry. However, lingering questions remain about the connection? Beyond mere chronological coincidence?
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