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  • ‘Rabbi-Averse’ biographer takes on rabbi who works with Evangelicals

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    November 19, 2015 | 11:08 am

    “I should say, right off, that I am not generally an admirer of rabbis,” journalist Zev Chafets writes in “The Bridge Builder: The Life and Continuing Legacy of Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, An Authorized Biography” (Sentinel). “Like a great many irreligious Israelis, I became — and have...

  • Evangelical support for Israel—good for the Jews?

    By Tom Tugend

    March 1, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Zev Chafets, a native of Pontiac, Mich., left for Israel in 1967 but arrived too late for the Six-Day War. Nevertheless, he stayed on for the next 33 years, served as director of the Government Press Office under Prime Minister Menachem Begin and was a founding editor of the...
  • Book review: Are Christian Zionists good for the Jews?

    By Steve Weinberg

    March 1, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    "A Match Made in Heaven: American Jews, Christian Zionists, and One Man's Exploration of the Weird and Wonderful Judeo-Evangelical Alliance" by Zev Chafets. (HarperCollins, $24.95)

    A book about the serious matters of religion and nationalism and politics and war is not usually...