Rables in the Holy Land

Rebels in the Holy Land

Author : Sam Finkel Published by : Feldheim Year : Feb 2013 Binding : Hard Cover, 460 pages Description : When a determined band of Russian Jewish farmers arrived in Palestine in 1882, they knew the world would be watching: In one of Baron Edmond de Rothschild's most daring experiments, their task was to build a Jewish agricultural colony to serve as a model for future refugees fleeing persecution. But this is no typical story of pioneering; it is one of monumental idealism in the face of duplicity and cynical betrayal. The farmers' simple wish to observe the Sabbatical year

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