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Rise and Kill First Deubts on Two German Bestseller Lists

Feb 8, 2018

Ronen Bergman’s Rise and Kill First has debuted on the Der Spiegel bestseller list at no. 4 in their Non-Fiction chart. A senior correspondent for military and intelligence affairs for Israel’s largest daily newspaper, Ronen Bergman was the recipient of the Sokolow Prize, Israel’s most esteemed award for journalism, as well as the B’nai B’rith International Press Award.

Rise and Kill First delves deep into the heart of Israel’s most secret activities, and traces from statehood to the present the gripping events and difficult ethical questions underlying Israel’s targeted killing campaign which has shaped the nation, Middle East, and the world. It’s publication had been met with rave reviews with the New York Times stating that it was ‘an exceptional work, a humane book about an incendiary subject’