The Seventh Million by Tom Segev
The Israelis and the Holocaust

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Artifacts in Holocaust museums and memorials in Israel, Europe and the United States continue to be reminders of genocide and inhumanity in this dying century. So are such impressive written testaments as "The Seventh Million."
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This monumental history shows the decisive impact of the Holocaust on the identity, ideology and politics of Israel. With unflinching honesty, Segev examines the most sensitive and heretofore closed chapters of his country's history, and reveals how this charged legacy has at critical moments (the Exodus affair, the Eichmann trial, the Six-Day War) been molded
 

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Tom Segev is a columnist for "Ha'aretz," Israel's leading newspaper, & the author of "One Palestine, Complete" & "1949: The First Israelis." His book, "The Seventh Million," has also been made into a documentary film. He lives in Jerusalem.
 
Published November 14, 2000 by Picador. 608 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference. Non-fiction
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Reviewed by Herbert Mitgang on Sep 16 2018

Artifacts in Holocaust museums and memorials in Israel, Europe and the United States continue to be reminders of genocide and inhumanity in this dying century. So are such impressive written testaments as "The Seventh Million."

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