Chanan Reich

Dr. Chanan Reich is head of the Department of Political Science at the Yizre’el Valley Academic College, visiting lecturer at the University of Haifa, and honorary research associate at the Centre for the Study of Jewish Civilisation in the School of Historical Studies at Monash University. He is the author of Australia and Israel: An Ambiguous Relationship (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2002).

Publications by Chanan Reich

Chanan Reich on H. V. Evatt and the Establishment of Israel: The Undercover Zionist

The Undercover Zionist
H. V. Evatt and the Establishment of Israel: The Undercover Zionist, by Daniel Mandel, Frank Cass, 2004, 336 pp.
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The Policies and Attitudes of Labor and Non-Labor Governments in Australia Regarding the Establishment of a Jewish State: 1932-1949

While acknowledging certain reservations about Australian Minister of External Affairs Dr. Herbert Evatt’s boda fide support for Israel, this essay shows that, in marked contrast with the governments of Lyons and Menzies, which strongly opposed the aspirations of the Jewish people to develop a national home in Palestine and establish their own state there, Evatt and important leaders in the Labor movement were very sympathetic to the Zionist ideal of establishing a Jewish state in Palestine and made a significant contribution to the achievement of that
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