Israel Shahak is an Israeli Jew whose family lived for generations in a Jewish ghetto in Poland. Prof. Shahak survived the Holocaust and elected to settle in Israel where he lived out his life. Prof. Shahak, together with historian Ilan Pappe ("The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine") and prof. Shlomo Sand ("The Invention of the Jewish People") are smart, progressive, well-educated members of Israeli academia who understand that the present course of Israeli politics is untenable.
Jewish History, Jewish Religion demonstrates how the secular state of Israel has been and is being shaped by religious orthodoxy.
The last sentence of Shahak's book reads: "Although the struggle against antisemitism (and of all other forms of racism) should never cease, the struggle against Jewish chauvinism and exclusivism, which must include a critique of classical Judaism, is now of equal or greater importance."
John Lamb Nash – Not In His Image
Review by Stanislav Grof, M.D.
John Lamb Nash's Not In His Image is a rare achievement, combining impeccable scholarship with remarkable visionary insight. In a breathtaking tour de force, the author provides a profound analysis of the history of Judaism, Christianity, Islam and their connections to the patriarchal system. He identifies the deep roots of the intrinsic […]
Merlin Stone – When God Was A Woman
When Gods Was A Woman outlines the historical events and political attitudes that led to the writing of the Judeo-Christian myth of the Fall, the loss of Paradise and, most important, why the blame for that loss was atrributed to the woman Eve and -according to Judeo-Christian belief - every woman since.
Very few people today are aware of the archeological, mythological en […]
William Bramley – The Gods Of Eden
Created on Tuesday, 24 March 2009 21:21
This book deals with a controversial topic, alternative human history, or rather the dark side of human history occulted from the average person's world view. This is arguably one of the most fascinating fields of study, rivalled only by parapsychology.
Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find reliable sources […]
John Anthony West – Serpent In The Sky: The High Wisdom Of Ancient Egypt
Created on Friday, 26 July 2013 06:46
John Anthony West has done the world an enormous service with this bold, well written and engaging book. He extends the work of Alsatian philospher and mathematician, R.A, Schwaller de Lubicz, making it not only comprehensible to the lay reader, but also one of the most plausible explanations for the grandeur and magnificance of ancient […]
Arthur D. Horn – Humanity’s Extraterrestrial Origins
Created on Friday, 26 July 2013 06:01
Humanity's Extraterrestrial Origins is an excellent book, easy to read and most fascinating. It is fast becoming apparent that there are outside forces working against the peace and tranquility that we as a civilization strive for. Arthur David Horn, a Yale-educated man who taught evolution for over a decade at CSU, courageously […]
Thom Hartman – The Last Hours Of Ancient Sunlight
Created on Sunday, 30 August 2009 13:13
This is not an easy book to read. Hartman outlines very clearly what a dangerous predicament the planet is in right now, and how it got to be this way. However, unlike a lot of books which tell you how bad it is and then leave you in a state of desperation (supporting you in going back "to sleep"), Hartman lays out very clear […]