Like Dreamers; the Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation by Yossi Klein Halevi
In 1967 Israel won the Six-Day War and one of the triumphs was the reunification of Israeli West Jerusalem and Jordanian East Jerusalem. This was accomplished by a group from the 55th Paratroopers Reserve Brigade.
Halevi tracks down 7 members and traces their lives in the following years. While united in their experiences with the paratroopers, it is fascinating to hear & see the ideological differences that emerge so strongly and that reflect modern Israel today. A fascinating read.
Fackenheim’s Jewish Philosophy; an Introduction by Michael L. Morgan
This book explores the pivotal themes of Fackenhem’s philosophical and religious thought. The author traces the influences of Kant, Hegel, and rabbinic midrash on his works. The last chapter evaluates Fackenheim’s legacy for present and future Jewish philosophy.
The Sisters Weiss by Naomi Ragen
A brand new novel brimming with family conflict for the many Naomi Ragen fans!
The Lawgiver by Herman Wouk (1 copy in Large Print)
Now 97, Herman Wouk has written a book based on the life of Moses. The book in novel format, tells of a group of people trying to make a movie of Moses in the present day. Herman Wouk and his wife, Betty Sarah, are two of the characters in the book.
The Baby Experiment by Anne Dublin
A new Young Adult novel by Anne Dublin ,an active member of Holy Blossom. This is a story of a 14 year old who lives in Germany in the early eighteenth century. She wants to explore and lies about her identity. She lands a job at an orphanage but discovers there’s a secret experiment occurring , resulting in babies dying. She kidnaps one baby and heads toward Amsterdam. Many dangers follow. A page turner for your young adult.