A Safe Haven

Harry S. Truman and the Founding of Israel

by Ronald Radosh,

“[This] revelatory account of Truman's vital contributions to Israel's founding. . .is told. . . with an elegance informed by thorough research."
Wall Street Journal

"Even knowing how the story ends, A Safe Haven had me sitting on the edge of my seat.”
—Cokie Roberts

A dramatic, detailed account of the events leading up to the creation of a Jewish homeland and the true story behind President Harry S. Truman’s controversial decision to recognize of the State of Israel in 1948, drawn from Truman’s long-lost diary entries and other previously unused archival materials.

  • HarperCollins; May 2009
  • ISBN 9780061940668
  • Read online, or download in secure EPUB format
  • Title: A Safe Haven
  • Author: Ronald Radosh; Allis Radosh
  • Imprint: HarperCollins e-books

In The Press

“[A] revelatory account of Truman’s vital contributions to Israel’s founding. . . . Told by the Radoshes with an elegance informed by thorough research.”