“Yossi Klein Halevi: I Am Looking for the Vanished Israel”

"Yossi Klein Halevi hasn't always had the best timing.

His first book, 'Memoirs of a Jewish Extremist,' was an account of growing up in the insular Borough Park neighborhood of Brooklyn as the son of a Holocaust survivor, and of his teenage dalliance with Meir Kahane's Jewish Defense League. It was published in November 1995, a few days after the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, when potential readers were not especially open to hearing about Jewish extremism, even if, as in his case, the tale was one of redemption."

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