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Summary: This film explores the 20-year relationship between two families, one Israeli and one Palestinian. Danae Elon last saw her childhood caregiver in 1991, and she seeks here to discover what happened to Musa, the Palestinian who helped raise her from her infancy until she joined the Israeli army. Her quest takes her to Paterson, NJ, where he had sent his own children to school, and she finds...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GeoQuest Entertainment Group, Ltd. 2006

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ANO

Summary: "Along with the ordinary soldiers, civilians, and kibbutzniks who contributed to the independence movement, notable dignitaries share their most personal anecdotes about this remarkable moment in history," the establishment of the Jewish state.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan 1998

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 956.94 LEV

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 CHI

Klein Halevi, Yossi

Summary: Interweaves the stories of a group of 1967 paratroopers who reunited Jerusalem, tracing the history of Israel and the divergent ideologies shaping it from the Six-Day War to the present.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 356.166 HAL

Glidden, Sarah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vertigo/DC Comics 2010

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Gresko, Marcia S.

Summary: Learn about the people, history and places of Israel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 956.94 GRE

Gordis, Daniel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.94 GOR

Summary: After not being able to recall the time he spent on an Israeli Army mission during the Lebanon War, Ari attempts to unravel the mystery by traveling around the world to interview old friends and comrades. As the pieces of the puzzle begin to come together, his memory begins to return in illustrations that are surreal.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WAL
1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WAL
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WAL

Williams, Emma.

Summary: A memoir in which Emma Williams reviews the political background of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and describes her experiences after moving to Jerusalem with her family to work as a doctor in August 2000, just months before the second Palestinian intifada.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Olive Branch Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.05 WILLIAMS, EMMA WIL

Chacour, Elias

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.94 CHA

Friedman, Matti

Summary: "Describes the author's harrowing experiences manning a remote Israeli outpost with a regiment of other young soldiers, during a small, unnamed war in the late 1990s that foreshadowed other unwinnable conflicts in the Middle East,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FRIEDMAN, MATTI FRI

Tolan, Sandy.

Summary: Describes how a simple act of faith and the relationship between two families--one Israeli, one Palestinian--represents a personal microcosm of decades of Israeli-Palestinian history and symbolizes the hope for peace in the Middle East.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 956.94 TOL

Appelfeld, Aron.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schocken Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 892.436 APP

Tolan, Sandy.

Summary: The tale of a simple act of faith between two young people--one Israeli, one Palestinian--that symbolizes the hope for peace in the Middle East. In 1967, not long after the Six-Day War, three young Arab men ventured into Israel, on a pilgrimage to see their childhood homes; their families had been driven out nearly twenty years earlier. Two were turned away, but the third was met at the door by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Pub. 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.94 TOL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.94 Tolan

Summary: "Enter the world of Ohad Naharin and the Batsheva Dance Company. A man with an extraordinary vision, Naharin is regarded as one of the most important choreographers in the world today. He is known for developing "Gaga"--a movement language that resists labels, highlights somatic experience, emphasizes improvisation, and pushes dancers to use their body in ways that are ignored or overlooked by...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MR.

Proser, Jim

Summary: "When General James Mattis took command of the First Division in 2000, he took for their motto a paraphrase of Roman general Lucius Cornelius Sulla: "No better friend, no worse enemy." In 2003, General James N. Mattis shared a "Message to All Hands," to his soldiers. He shared with them the importance of the mission, the goal to act with honor, and ended with the motto he brought to his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MATTIS, JAMES PRO

Summary: Recounts the story of David, the shepherd boy who slew the Philistine giant Goliath to become the hero of his people.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 222.40 DVD David 2005

Mattis, James N.

Summary: "Call Sign Chaos is the account of Jim Mattis's storied career, from wide-ranging leadership roles in three wars to ultimately commanding a quarter of a million troops across the Middle East. Along the way, Mattis recounts his foundational experiences as a leader, extracting the lessons he has learned about the nature of warfighting and peacemaking, the importance of allies, and the strategic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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Sharon, Gilad.

Summary: Written by his youngest son, a portrait of the former Israeli prime minister draws from diaries, day books, military directives, and correspondence to trace his evolution into one of the world's most powerful and influential figures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHARON, ARIEL SHA

Jessop, Carolyn

Summary: Chronicles one woman's courageous flight to freedom with her eight children, and her account of life inside an ultra-fundamentalist American religious sect.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 289.3092 JES

Plaskin, Glenn.

Summary: "The heartwarming true story of how one special cocker spaniel turned four strangers into family"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 PLA

Bascomb, Neal

Summary: In 1945, at the end of World War II, Adolf Eichmann, the head of operations for the Final Solution, walked into the mountains of Germany and vanished from view. Sixteen years later, an elite team of spies captured him at a bus stop in Argentina and smuggled him to Israel, resulting in one of the century's most important trials--one that cemented the Holocaust in the public imagination. THE NAZI...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 364.151 BAS

Bascomb, Neal

Summary: Recounts how, sixteen years after the end of World War II, a team of undercover Israeli agents captured the Nazi war criminal, Adolf Eichmann, in a remote area of Argentina and brought him to trial in Israel for crimes committed during the Holocaust.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 364.151 BAS

Smith, Patti.

Summary: In this tough, tender memoir, singer-song writer Patti Smith transports readers to what seemed like halcyon days for art and artists in New York as she shares tales of the denizens of Max's Kansas City, the Hotel Chelsea, Scribner's, Brentano's, and Strand bookstores and her new life in Brooklyn with a young man named Robert Mapplethorpe--the man who changed her life with his love, friendship,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SMITH, PATTI SMI