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Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation

Halevi, Yossi Klein

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ISBN 10: 0060545763 / ISBN 13: 9780060545765
Editorial: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Harper, 2013
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An as new copy in an as new, mylar protected DJ. Signed by author on a special American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) plate (signature only); 2nd printing. 8vo., 575 pages. Language: eng Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng Language: eng. N° de ref. de la librería 23029

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Título: Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli ...

Editorial: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Harper

Año de publicación: 2013

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:As New

Condición de la sobrecubierta: As New

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Winner of the Everett Family Jewish Book of the Year Award (a National Jewish Book Award) and the RUSA Sophie Brody Medal.

In Like Dreamers, acclaimed journalist Yossi Klein Halevi 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.

Following the lives of seven young members from the 55th Paratroopers Reserve Brigade, the unit responsible for restoring Jewish sovereignty to Jerusalem, Halevi reveals how this band of brothers played pivotal roles in shaping Israel?s destiny long after their historic victory. While they worked together to reunite their country in 1967, these men harbored drastically different visions for Israel?s future.

One emerges at the forefront of the religious settlement movement, while another is instrumental in the 2005 unilateral withdrawal from Gaza. One becomes a driving force in the growth of Israel?s capitalist economy, while another ardently defends the socialist kibbutzim. One is a leading peace activist, while another helps create an anti-Zionist terror underground in Damascus.

Featuring an eight pages of black-and-white photos and maps, Like Dreamers is a nuanced, in-depth look at these diverse men and the conflicting beliefs that have helped to define modern Israel and the Middle East.

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In Like Dreamers, acclaimed journalist Yossi Klein Halevi 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.

Following the lives of seven young members from the 55th Paratroopers Reserve Brigade, the unit responsible for restoring Jewish sovereignty to Jerusalem, Halevi reveals how this band of brothers played pivotal roles in shaping Israel?s destiny long after their historic victory. While they worked together to reunite their country in 1967, these men harbored drastically different visions for Israel?s future.

One emerges at the forefront of the religious settlement movement, while another is instrumental in the 2005 unilateral withdrawal from Gaza. One becomes a driving force in the growth of Israel?s capitalist economy, while another ardently defends the socialist kibbutzim. One is a leading peace activist, while another helps create an anti-Zionist terror underground in Damascus.

Featuring an eight pages of black-and-white photos and maps, Like Dreamers is a nuanced, in-depth look at these diverse men and the conflicting beliefs that have helped to define modern Israel and the Middle East.

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