Amir Shaviv

Ralph Goldman Glided Through Century of Jewish History With Wit Intact

Armed with a razor-sharp mind and a disarming smile, Ralph Goldman, who died at 100, glided effortlessly through the Jewish mega-dramas of the 20th century.

Out of Africa: The Rescue of Ethiopian Jews

Operation Solomon: The Daring Rescue Of the Ethiopian Jews By Stephen Spector Oxford University Press, 320 pages, $28. ——-French Premier Georges Clemenceau once said, “War is a series of catastrophes that results in a victory.” Had he read Stephen Spector’s new book on Operation Solomon, he would not have hesitated