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  • ‘Jerusalem’ — ancient symbol, modern struggles

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    March 29, 2011 | 5:25 pm

    Blood has been spilled yet again in the streets of Jerusalem in recent days, and so there is a certain urgency that inevitably attaches itself to “Jerusalem, Jerusalem: How the Ancient City Ignited Our Modern World” by James Carroll (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28). Carroll...