O Powerful Western Star by Peter Golden
American Jews, Russian Jews, and the Final Battle of the Cold War

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O Powerful, Western Star: American Jews, Russian Jews, and the Final Battle of the Cold War explores the hundreds of years of history that led American Jewry into the middle of the Cold War. The book s primary focus is on the impact of the Second World War, the Holocaust, and the founding of Israel on American and Soviet Jewry. The changes in American and Soviet culture, and the Cold War are explored in depth. Along with original documents, published histories, newspapers, journals, and magazines, Peter Golden also relied on his interviews with Mikhail Gorbachev, Ronald Reagan, Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger, George Shultz, Larry Eagleburger, Richard Perle, and many other individuals connected to the events.
 

About Peter Golden

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Peter Golden is an award-winning journalist, biographer, and historian. He lives outside Albany, New York, with his wife and son. Comeback Love is his first novel.
 
Published May 16, 2012 by Gefen Publishing House. 571 pages
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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An extensively researched history of the impact of the Cold War on Soviet Jews, Golden's book is largely concerned with the American Jewish community's efforts to help their Soviet counterparts emigrate from the flagrantly anti-Semitic U.S.S.R.

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