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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Shipler, David K.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 1986

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

O'Malley, Padraig

Summary: Arguing that a two-state solution is no longer a viable path to lasting peace, a controversial assessment of the Israeli-Palestine conflict addresses key issues while outlining a framework for action.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2015

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

Halper, Jeff

Summary: "Governments today are waging a 'war against the people' - whether 'securitization' against asylum seekers in Fortress Europe, 'counterinsurgency' in Afghanistan, or the subliminal war of policing and surveillance arising everywhere. Israel's contribution to this is key: exporting the high-tech weaponry, security systems and methods of pacification perfected on the Palestinians in the Occupied...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PlutoPress 2015

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

Grossman, David.

Summary: Ora, a middle-aged Israeli mother, is on the verge of celebrating her son Ofer's release from army service when he returns to the front for a major offensive. She sets out for a hike in the Galilee, leaving no forwarding information for the "notifiers" who might darken her door with the worst possible news. Recently estranged from her husband, Ilan, she drags along their former best friend and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Grossman

Lerner, Michael

Summary: "Embracing Israel/Palestine presents Rabbi Michael Lerner's continuing attempt to explain the current struggles between Israel and Palestine in a way that is sympathetic to both sides and provides a strategy to building a lasting peace based on acceptance, generosity, and open-hearted reconciliation"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tikkun Books ; North Atlantic Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.05 LER

Stein, Mark

Summary: "In American Panic, New York Times bestselling author Mark Stein traces the history and consequences of American political panics through the years. Virtually every American, on one level or another, falls victim to the hype, intensity, and propaganda that accompanies political panic, regardless of their own personal affiliations. By highlighting the similarities between American political...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.2 STE

Toumani, Meline.

Summary: A young Armenian-American goes to Turkey in a 'love thine enemy' experiment that becomes a transformative reflection on how we use-- and abuse-- our personal histories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TOUMANI, MELINE TOU

Summary: Today, Europe's fastest growing Jewish population is in Berlin. Germany is considered one of the most democratic societies in the world, assuming the position of moral leader of Europe as they embrace hundreds of thousands of refugees. This development couldn't have been imagined in 1945. Through personal stories Germans & Jews explores Germany's transformation as a society, from silence about...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2016

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Summary: A drama based on the true story of a Palestinian widow who must defend her lemon tree field when a new Israeli Defense Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN LEM
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF LEM

Summary: Like it or not, humans are adept at the art of lying. Drawing upon the fields of psychology, sociology, technology, philosophy, and criminology, this program sheds light on the complex realities of untruthfulness through the work of researchers who have made lying a subject of profound study: Professor Bella DePaulo, an expert on the communication of deception; Professor Maureen O'Sullivan, an...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Tsabary, Shefali

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The time has come for parenting to become what it was always meant to be - about the parent. Dr Shefali Tsabary details how our children can be raised as conscious adults only when we as parents allow ourselves to be raised into a higher state of consciousness."--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Namaste Pub. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 TSA

Hammerman, Ilana

Summary: "A Woman on Her Own, the latest book by Israeli writer Ilana Hammerman, is an episodic book, marrying stories of protest and more personal interludes on larger moral issues at play in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Though Hammerman is an activist, thereader will not find her arguing with Israeli settlers, tearing down blockades, or getting arrested. Hers is a much more personal, moving, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Echoing the infamous Milgram experiment from the 1960s, this ABC News program sets up a psychological test in which an authority figure urges men and women to inflict pain. Test administrator and social psychologist Dr. Jerry Burger interprets the disturbing findings. The program also analyzes the 1971 Stanford prison experiment as well as the 2004 hoax in which a McDonald's manager and her...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Javal Davis was imprisoned for assaulting inmates at Abu Ghraib, but insists he is not a torturer. His fellow MP Ken Davis was never implicated, having reported the abuse to superiors. This program presents in-depth interviews with both men, detailing their side of the story and conveying their disillusionment with Pentagon officials who wanted interrogations pushed "up a notch." Featuring...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Danon, Danny.

Summary: Outlines a plan for Israel's future, arguing against any acquiescence to U.S. foreign policy and discussing such topics as the "two state/one state" stalemate, nationalism, and the potential for severing the bond between Israel and the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.053 DAN

Summary: I want doctors! I'm gonna kill doctors! I want white coats! In 1993, gunman Damacio Torres shot up the Los Angeles County-USC Healthcare emergency room and took two hostages. Using the Torres case as a springboard, this program explains the tricky business of hostage negotiation while seeking to understand the mentality of hostage-taking. Psychologist Kris Mohandie, SWAT team supervisor Lt....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Philip Zimbardo has spent decades researching the transformation of character that occurs when generally good people are led to engage in evil actions. In this lecture, Zimbardo discourses on theories of conformity, prejudice, aggression, social influence, and antisocial behavior. Topics include the permeability of behavioral boundaries; the nature of evil and its societal consequences;...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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La Guardia, Anton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.9405 LAG

Davidi, Guy

Summary: Bil'in villager Emad Burnat documents the Palestinian struggle when he buys a camera to record the birth of his youngest son and he then films the turmoil and destruction happening around him as his village is threatened by encroaching Israeli settlements.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FIV
2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FIV

Grant, Adam M.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Explains how networking and leadership skills are subject to the professional interaction styles of takers, matchers, and givers, and how these personalities dramatically shape success rates.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 158.2 GRA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158.2 GRA

Tizon, Alex.

Summary: "A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist's memoir, in the spirit of Richard Rodriquez's Hunger for Memory and Nathan McCall's Makes Me Wanna Holler--an intimate look at the mythology, experience, and psyche of the Asian American male"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TIZON, ALEX TIZ

Summary: Complete summary of Adam Grant's book: "Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success." This summary of ideas from Adam Grant's book "Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success" shows how success depends on how you interact with others. In the world of work, there are three types of people: 1. Takers: maximize reward from every transaction 2. Matchers: give only as much as they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Business Book Summaries 2015

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Summary: When the residents of Budrus learn that the Israeli army plans to build the Separation Barrier through their town, cutting them off from neighboring Palestinian villages and uprooting their precious olive groves, they decide to organize. Under the leadership of Ayed Morrar, Palestinian men of all political factions come together to wage an unarmed struggle to preserve their lands. Victory seems...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arab Film Distribution 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF BUD