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Summary: Gifted Eyad, a Palestinian Israeli boy, is given the chance to go to a prestigious Jewish boarding school in Jerusalem. As he desperately tries to fit in with his Jewish schoolmates and within Israeli society, Eyad develops a friendship with another outsider, Jonathan, a boy suffereing from muscular dystrophy, and gradually becomes part of the home Jonathan shares with his mother, Edna. After...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

McCann, Colum

Summary: "Bassam Aramin is Palestinian. Rami Elhanan is Israeli. They inhabit a world of intractable conflict that colors every aspect of their daily lives, from the roads they are allowed to take to the schools their daughters, Abir and Smadar, each attend. Theirs is a life in which children from both sides of the wall throw stones at one another. But their worlds shift irreparably when ten-year-old...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCC

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Shakespearian in its scope and themes; revenge, loyalty, hope and despair, draws us into the lives of two brothers fearing assassination; a young refugee working illegally to cover his mother's medical expenses; a cop obsessed with finding his missing brother. Through this dramatic collision of different worlds, we witness cultural and religious tensions simmering beneath the surface and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: After she rescues dozens of children who survived a massacre in Jerusalem in 1948, Palestinian Hind Husseini establishes an orphanage that helps thousands of other children left homeless by violence. But the success of her peace-through-education institution is tested when pupil Miral gets a taste of radical politics in the region's refugee camps.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Company Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Simone Bitton, a Jewish woman born in Morocco who identifies with both Arab and Jewish cultures, examines the personal, cultural, and monetary costs of the Israeli West Bank Barrier, a wall being built to separate Israelis and Palestinians.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Life Size Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.04 Carter

Carter, Jimmy

Summary: Believing the lack of permanent Middle Eastern peace is a persistent threat to global peace, President Carter suggests two stumbling blocks to lasting harmony in this region. One is Israel refuses to honor previous peace commitments. Secondly, Arab countries refuse to acknowledge Israel's right to exist as a nation. Carter places the lion's share of the blame for this impasse on Israel and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 956.04 CAR

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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