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Callahan, Maureen

Summary: "A gripping tour de force of investigative journalism that takes us deep into the investigation behind one of the most frightening and enigmatic serial killers in modern American history, and into the ranks of a singular American police force: the Anchorage PD Most of us have never heard of Israel Keyes. But he is one of the most ambitious, meticulous serial killers of modern time. The FBI...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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Keret, Etgar

Summary: "A brilliant, life-affirming, and hilarious memoir from a "genius" (The New York Times) and master storyteller. The seven years between the birth of Etgar Keret's son and the death of his father were good years, though still full of reasons to worry. Levis born in the midst of a terrorist attack. Etgar's father gets cancer. The threat of constant war looms over their home and permeates daily...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KERET, ETGAR KER

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

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan 1998

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 956.94 LEV

Derfner, Larry

Summary: No Country for Jewish Liberals is Larry Derfner’s personal and political story of life in contemporary Israel, describing how an American Jewish emigrant and his adopted country grew apart. Taking readers from his boyhood in Los Angeles as the son of Holocaust escapees, through his coming of age amidst the upheavals of 1960s America, to his move to Israel and controversial career in journalism,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Just World Books, an imprint of Just World Publishing, LLC 2017

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PlutoPress 2015

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

Summary: Examines the long standing Palestinian/Jewish conflict in the Middle East.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FOREIGN IN

Summary: Examined is the occupation of the Palestinian West Bank, and explored is the work of Israelis and Palestinians organizing against militarism and occupation through conversations with Israeli conscientious objectors, former soldiers, and Palestinians living under occupation. Explored is the Israeli social environment plus the consequences of Israeli policies are examined both for the Palestinian...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Emphasis Entertainment Group 2012

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

Bellow, Saul.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.694 BEL

La Guardia, Anton.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2002

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Grossman

Summary: Aviva is a poor cook at a local Tiberias hotel whose big dream is about to come true. Through her sister, Anita, she meets Oded, a famous write who promises he'll make Aviva a great writer too. But Aviva's big break starts to affect her family, and not necessarily in a good way. Aviva's future begins to alternate between despair and hope.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Sisu Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN AVI

Derovan, David Jay.

Summary: "This book explores the cultures across Israel. Learn about the people, lifestyles, food, politics, music, dance, religion, language, arts, architecture, education, sports and so on, and how they affect the culture of the Israel"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Glidden, Sarah.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vertigo/DC Comics 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 GLI

Sasek, M. (Miroslav)

Summary: A pictorial tour of the "promised land" presenting drawings of the historic sights and modern city and town life in Israel.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan 1962

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 915.694 SAS

Summary: A heartwarming and light hearted look at the daily lives of ultra-Orthodox Jews learning, living and loving in modern-day Israel. The story of a family facing hardships who must rely on their faith for miracles to happen during the holiday season.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN USH

Sekulow, Jay

Summary: "In his new book, New York Times bestselling author Jay Sekulow presents a political and historical rationale for the existence of Israel as a sovereign nation. The State of Israel and its very right to exist is a lynchpin issue not only in the Middle-East, but is a critical issue to the world at large. Whether it is the blatant and stated desire of ISIS, Hamas, Hezbollah, or Iran to wipe...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Trilogy Christian Publishers 2018

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2013

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 1998

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2015

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

Miller, Aaron David.

Summary: For nearly twenty years, Aaron David Miller has played a central role in U.S. efforts to broker Arab-Israeli peace. His position as an advisor to presidents, secretaries of state, and national security advisors has given him a unique perspective on a problem that American leaders have wrestled with for more than half a century. Why has the world's greatest superpower failed to broker, or...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2008

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

Carter, Jimmy

Summary: President Carter, who was able to negotiate peace between Israel and Egypt, has remained deeply involved in Middle East affairs since leaving the White House. He has stayed in touch with the major players from all sides in the conflict and has made numerous trips to the Holy Land, most recently as an observer in the Palestinian elections of 2005 and 2006. In this book President Carter shares...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.04 Carter

Chomsky, Noam.

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Publisher / Publication Date: South End Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.7305 CHO

Summary: "Leaving the devastation of World War II behind them, a little girl and her brother travel from Europe to Israel in search of family, hope, and future. Placed in a refugee camp on their arrival they are confronted by a world of colorful characters whose intrigues both terrify and tantalize them and are forced to face the difficult realities of a new land. Powerfully reflecting the complexities...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sisu Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN NEW