Howard Sachar

Howard M. Sachar is the author of numerous books, including <i>A History of Israel</i>, <i>A History of the Jews in America</i>, <i>Farewell Espana</i>, <i>Israel and Europe</i>, and <i>A History of Jews in the Modern World</i>. He is also the editor of the 39-volume <i>The Rise of Israel: A Documentary History</i>. He serves as Professor of Modern History at George Washington University.

Articles by Howard Sachar

The Madrid Conference

The process and product of meetings between Israel and her Arab neighbors from 1991 to 1993.

The Oslo Accords

Israel and the Palestinians pursue peace.

Oslo Negotiations

In 1992 and 1993, representatives from Israel and the PLO met secretly in Oslo to discuss the possibilities of Palestinian self-rule and Israeli security.

The British Mandate in Palestine

The emergence, structure, and function of the mandatory government from 1923-1948.


Immigrants from the same towns came together for fun and charity.

Jewish Immigrants in the Garment Industry

New York was a hub of clothing production, with sweatshops the first American workplace for many newly arrived Jews.

Jews in the Civil Rights Movement

Nowhere did Jews identify themselves more forth­rightly with the liberal avant-garde than in the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s.

Jews in Radical Politics

America's Communist movement owed a lot to Jewish support.

The New York Intellectuals

A particularly prolific, influential group of American-Jewish writers and editors.

Smart Jews

The Jewish impact on American intellectual culture.