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My Sis­ter Is Sleeping by Devo­ra Bush­eri

My Sis­ter Is Sleeping by Devo­ra Bush­eri

Illustrator: Michel Kich­kaTranslator: Shi­ra Atik A big sister in an Israeli family draws pictures as she eagerly anticipates her baby sister waking from her nap. She lovingly describes the baby, imagining all the things...

A Ticking Bomb by Izhar David

A Ticking Bomb by Izhar David

A stirring true story, riveting and touching about a Director of Field Operations of the Israel Security Agency September 2000. The Al-Aqsa Intifada, a violent conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Authority breaks out,...

Zionism and the Melting Pot by Matthew Mark Silver

Zionism and the Melting Pot by Matthew Mark Silver

Preachers, Pioneers, and Modern Jewish Politics Zionism and the Melting Pot pivots away from commonplace accounts of the origins of Jewish politics and focuses on the ongoing activities of actors instrumental in the theological, political,...

Four Girls From Berlin by Marianne Meyerhoff

Four Girls From Berlin by Marianne Meyerhoff

A True Story of a Friendship That Defied the Holocaust A pair of silver Regency candlesticks. Pieces of well-worn family jewelry. More than a thousand documents, letters, and photographs Lotte Meyerhoff’s best friends risked...

Lethal Scripture by Yoram Katz

Lethal Scripture by Yoram Katz

France, 1798. Cavalry Captain Pascal de Charney is summoned by his father, Roland, before leaving to Egypt with Napoleon’s army. Roland wishes Pascal to perform a task for him. Israel, 2010. Yossi Luria is...