Interprets a much revered chapter in Jewish and Zionist history: the clandestine immigration to Palestine of Jewish refugees. This title scrutinizes the Mossad's mode of operation, its ideology and politics, its structure and history, and its collective human profile.
Idith Zertal, an Israeli historian and essayist, is the author of several books and many articles on Jewish, Zionist, and Israeli history. She teaches history and cultural studies at The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, and at The Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Herzliya. She has also been a visiting professor and senior research fellow in the United States, Europe, and Israel.