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Summary: This film dramatizes part of the Israeli independence moment, dealing with various factions involved in the internecine struggle between the moderate Haganah and the radical terrorist Irgun Zvai Leumi. Interspersed throughout are segments showing the migration of European Jews to the new land, paying special attention to the ragged survivors of Nazi death camps on board the vessel Exodus,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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O'Nan, Stewart

Summary: "A moral thriller of the Jewish underground resistance in Jerusalem after the Second World War"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC ONA

Rashḳes, Moshe

Summary: "Exquisitely written with a poetically beautiful touch, Days of Lead is the page-turning true story of a young soldier's brave escapades during Israel's War of Independence in 1948. This incredible account is a story of determination and heroism, but also a stinging portrait of life on the battlefield--of looking an enemy soldier, also wide-eyed and only eighteen, in the eyes and knowing that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Apollo Publishers 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RASHKES, MOSHE RAS

Fletcher, Martin

Summary: "The tumultuous early years of the young Jewish state are brought to vivid life through the eyes of two German Jewish brothers. Arie survived the Holocaust in Europe. Peter, one year older, was sent to America before the war began. They find each other again in Israel, learning everyone else in their family has been murdered. Peter becomes a top Mossad agent, deeply involved in many of the key...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION FLE

Thoene, Bodie

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Summary: Presents three television documentaries that provide an in-depth examination of the presidential campaigns of 1960, 1964, and 1968, based on the books by Theodore H. White, and showing archival footage, behind-the-scenes moments, backroom deals, and scenes from the convention floor that took place during the races between Kennedy and Nixon; Johnson and Goldwater; and Humphrey, Nixon and Wallace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2011

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAK

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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Summary: In 1960, a filmmaking group was granted direct access to John F. Kennedy, filming him on the campaign trail and eventually in the Oval Office. This resulted in three films of remarkable, behind-closed-doors intimacy, Primary, Adventures on the New Frontier, and Crisis, and, following the president's assassination, the poetic short Faces of November. Collected here are all four of these titles,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Bishop, Patrick (Patrick Joseph)

Summary: "One of Britain's most renowned military historians revisits the death of Zionist leader Avraham Stern-- head of Israel's notorious Stern Gang-- at the hand of a British policeman during WW II"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956 BIS

Parsons, Laila

Summary: "Revered by some as the Arab Garibaldi, maligned by others as an intriguer and opportunist, Fawzi al-Qawuqji manned the ramparts of Arab history for four decades. As a young officer in the Ottoman Army, he fought the British in the First World War, and won an Iron Cross. In the 1920s, he mastered the arts of insurgency and helped lead a massive uprising against the French authorities in Syria....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 QAWUQJI, FAWZI PAR

Sacco, Joe.

Summary: "From the great cartoonist-reporter, a sweeping, original investigation of a forgotten crime in the most vexed of places. Rafah, a town at the bottommost tip of the Gaza Strip, is a squalid place. Raw concrete buildings front trash-strewn alleys. The narrow streets are crowded with young children and unemployed men. On the border with Egypt, swaths of Rafah have been bulldozed to rubble. Rafah...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.04 SAC

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