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  • Howard M. Sachar, GWU scholar and ‘trailblazer’ of Jewish history, dies at 90

    Dr. Sachar published more than a dozen books, including a two-volume history of Israel.
  • The Legacy of Bernard Lewis

    John Richard Cookson Society, Americas There were many views of the man—none alone gets us to the truth. Bernard Lewis, who died on May 19 at the age of 101, wrote more than thirty books. Yet his favorite review of any of his works, or at least a review he referenced often and with obvious relish, was for The Middle East and the West. First published in the United States in 1964 by Indiana University Press, the book was later translated into Arabic by the Muslim Brotherhood. Lewis’s affection...
  • Bernard Lewis, prolific Mideast scholar, dies at 101

    Bernard Lewis, a prolific Middle East scholar whose insights on Islam illuminated debates on the region's conflicts, has died. He was 101.Lewis died Saturday...

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