Moshe Pearlman

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Moshe Pearlman (Hebrew: משה פרלמן‎‎; 1911 – 5 April 1986) was an Israeli writer.


He was born in England and his original name was Morris Perlman. His father was born in Minsk, his mother was born in England by an immigrant family who came from Poland.

He studied at the London School of Economics and was a student of Harold Laski.

He first worked as a journalist and emigrated to Israel. He joined the Army of the newly founded state. From 1948 to 1952 he was the first Israeli military spokesman. In 1960 he retired and devoted himself to the literary activity.

See also[edit]


  • What has been happening in Palestine, 1937
  • The kvutza: a description of the collective settlement in Palestine (with Shalom Wurm), 1943
  • The army of Israel, 1950
  • The Capture Of Adolf Eichmann, 1961
  • The capture and trial of Adolf Eichmann, 1963
  • Historical sites in Israel, 1965
  • The Zealots of Masada, 1967
  • Jerusalem; a history of forty centuries (with Teddy Kollek), 1968
  • In the footsteps of Moses, 1973
  • The Maccabees, 1973
  • Digging up the Bible: the stories behind the great archaeological discoveries in the Holy Land, 1980