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  • TO THE RESCUE: Eight Artists in an Archive. by American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Marvin Heiferman and Carole Kismaric, curators (Magdalena Abakanowicz, Alan Berliner, Wendy Ewald, Leon Golub, Pepon Osorio, Gilles Peress, Fred Wilson and Terry Winters, artists).
    American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Marvin Heiferman and Carole Kismaric, curators (Magdalena Abakanowicz, Alan Berliner, Wendy Ewald, Leon Golub, Pepon Osorio, Gilles Peress, Fred Wilson and Terry Winters, artists).
    TO THE RESCUE: Eight Artists in an Archive.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee [Printed by Bolger], (1999.). First edition - Catalogue of an exhibition of newly commissioned art works by eight artists - Magdalena Abakanowicz, Alan Berliner, Wendy Ewald, Leon Golub, Pepon Osorio, Gilles Peress, Fred Wilson and Terry Winters - based on their research of, and responses to, 50,000 photographs in the archives of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. 96 pp. ISBN: 0-96696490X.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 43855
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  • EYES, STONES: Poems. by Bell, Elana.
    Bell, Elana.
    EYES, STONES: Poems.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original,.

    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (2011). First edition - "In this debut collection, Eyes, Stones, Elana Bell brings her heritage as the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors to consider the difficult question of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.The poems invoke characters inexorably linked to the land of Israel and Palestine. There is Zosha, a sharp-witted survivor whose burning hope for a Jewish homeland helps her endure the atrocities of the Holocaust. And there is Amal, a Palestinian whose family has worked their land for over one hundred years--through Turkish, British, Jordanian, and now Israeli rule." Recipient of the Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets. Notes, 62 pp. ISBN: 9780807144640.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 58801
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  • THREE MUSKETEERS. by Birmajer, Marcelo.
    Birmajer, Marcelo.
    THREE MUSKETEERS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Milford, CT & London: The Toby Press, (2008.). First edition - "From Argentine Birmajer presents a complicated tale of political intrigue revolving around Javier Mossen . . . Mossen is reluctantly writing a Sunday feature on Elias Traum, a Jew and former Argentine revolutionary now residing in Israel and recently returned for a visit. When he goes to meet Traum at the airport, Mossen is assaulted and Traum kidnapped. Originally published in Spanish in 2001, translated by Sharon Wood.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (as new).

    Book ID: 57168
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  • WIL'S BONES. by Bowen, Kevin.
    Bowen, Kevin.
    WIL'S BONES.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original

    Port Townsend, WA: Engage Publishing: (2000.). SIGNED first edition - Dr. Wil Wilson discovers a secret, buried in the Garden Tomb of Israel, that turns the world upside down. SIGNED on the title page. 244 pp. ISBN: 1-930892-128.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 18965
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  • STRANGE FIRE. by Bukiet, Melvin Jules.
    Bukiet, Melvin Jules.
    STRANGE FIRE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel written with Bukiet's trademark black humor - "Blind, fatherless, homosexual, Russian emigre speechwriter Nathan Kazakov has enough problems even before his left ear is obliterated by a bullet presumably meant for his employer, the hawkish prime minister of Israel. Consumed by the desire to discover exactly what happened, Nathan begins an investigation that leads him into a web of conspiracies involving messianic Orthodox settlers, Arab terrorists, and the Israeli secret service." SIGNED on the half title page. 337 pp. ISBN: 0-393049388.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82380
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  • ANY OLD IRON. by Burgess, Anthony.
    Burgess, Anthony.
    ANY OLD IRON.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Random House, (1989) dj. Hardcover first edition - A portrait of the first half of the 20th century from the sinking of the Titanic through two world wars and the creation of the state of Israel in the years after World War II - and the stories of two families, one Welsh, one Jewish, bound together by marriage and friendship. 360 pp. ISBN: 0-394-574842.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line, rubbing to the dj - an unread copy with some minor shelfwear)

    Book ID: 65029
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  • THE SECRET SCROLL. by Cutler, Ronald.
    Cutler, Ronald.
    THE SECRET SCROLL.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Beaufort Books, (2008.). SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, an archaeology thriller set in modern Israel. Cutler calls this 'a mixture of fact, fiction and historical speculation.' SIGNED on the title page and dated before publication on 10-7-07. Author's note. 334 pp.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy) in glossy illustrated wrappers. Promotional postcard laid in.

    Book ID: 44245
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  • D'Alpuget, Blanche.
    WINTER IN JERUSALEM.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - Third novel by this Australian writer. Thomas Keneally said 'this brilliant story of a young woman's odyssey in the tormented and self-doubting Isreal of the present is continuously engaging and full of fascinating detail, deftly related.' Winner of the Australian prize in the Commonwealth Literature Award in 1987. ISBN: 0-671-498088.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 21629
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  • D'Alpuget, Blanche.
    WINTER IN JERUSALEM.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - Third novel by this Australian writer. Thomas Keneally said 'this brilliant story of a young woman's odyssey in the tormented and self-doubting Isreal of the present is continuously engaging and full of fascinating detail, deftly related.' Winner of the Australian prize in the Commonwealth Literature Award in 1987. ISBN: 0-671-498088.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line, price clipped.)

    Book ID: 21630
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  • Dayan, Yael.
    MY FATHER, HIS DAUGHTER.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1985. dj. Hardcover first edition - Biography of Moshe Dayan written by his daughter, and also her autobiography. A complicated and controversial story, but one written with love and respect.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 1592
    Keywords: israel, Women's Studies
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  • NEW FACE IN THE MIRROR. by Dayan, Yael.
    Dayan, Yael.
    NEW FACE IN THE MIRROR.

    Edition: Later printing.

    Cleveland and New York: World Publishing Co., (1959.) dj. Hardcover - First novel by this young Israeli writer, daughter of the former Commander in Chief of the Israeli Army, General Moshe Dayan. 151 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a good dust jacket (some rubbing to dj, price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 45165
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  • FINDING PALESTINE: One American's Trek from the Midwest to the Middle East. by Elliott, Liza.
    Elliott, Liza.
    FINDING PALESTINE: One American's Trek from the Midwest to the Middle East.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Pasadena, CA: Hope Publishing House, (2002). SIGNED first edition - "In 1948 Secretary of State George Marshall told President Truman he'd not vote for the president's re-election should he recognize Israel - and warned that the establishment of a Jewish state in Palestine would lead to war. More than 50 years later, war rages on, with America giving billions annually in aid to Israel. Has America's one-sided policy led to terrorism on all sides? . . This book examines what politicians don't want you to know about U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and the reason Palestinian children find martyrdom attractive. Elliott also discusses ways America has derailed the Palestinian statehood and supported ethnic and religious cleansing." SIGNED…

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    Pasadena, CA: Hope Publishing House, (2002). SIGNED first edition - "In 1948 Secretary of State George Marshall told President Truman he'd not vote for the president's re-election should he recognize Israel - and warned that the establishment of a Jewish state in Palestine would lead to war. More than 50 years later, war rages on, with America giving billions annually in aid to Israel. Has America's one-sided policy led to terrorism on all sides? . . This book examines what politicians don't want you to know about U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and the reason Palestinian children find martyrdom attractive. Elliott also discusses ways America has derailed the Palestinian statehood and supported ethnic and religious cleansing." SIGNED on the title page. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. Bibliography, appendices, maps. 245 pp. ISBN: 0-932727972.

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    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 87058
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  • MY LAST TWO THOUSAND YEARS. by Gold, Herbert.
    Gold, Herbert.
    MY LAST TWO THOUSAND YEARS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1972) dj. Hardcover first edition - Biographical account of his return to Europe and beyond, in search of roots and community and an answer to the question - what am I? It was only in the middle of his life that he became what he was born - a Jew. 246 pp. ISBN: 0-394470982.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder mark, price-clipped)

    Book ID: 84711
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  • WHEN I LIVED IN MODERN TIMES. by Grant, Linda.
    Grant, Linda.
    WHEN I LIVED IN MODERN TIMES.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Dutton, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Story of a 20 year old woman who emigrates from London to Palestine in 1946. Winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction, and the author's first novel to be published in the US. 260 pp. ISBN: 0-525-945946.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50775
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  • Grossman, David
    THE BOOK OF INTIMATE GRAMMAR

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1994. dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel of the loss of childhood, set in Jerusalem as Israel is inching towards the 6-Day War. Translated from the Hebrew by Betsy Rosenberg. 343 pp. ISBN: 0-374-115478.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 7104
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  • THE ZIGZAG KID. by Grossman, David.
    Grossman, David.
    THE ZIGZAG KID.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1997. First edition - The fourth novel by this highly praised Israeli writer,, the story of a hijacked locomotive and the fantasy world of an imaginative young boy. Translated from the Hebrew by Betsy Rosenberg. 308 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 88432
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  • Grossman, David
    THE BOOK OF INTIMATE GRAMMAR

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1994. dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel of the loss of childhood, set in Jerusalem as Israel is inching towards the 6-Day War. Translated from the Hebrew by Betsy Rosenberg. 343 pp. ISBN: 0-374-115478.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 42950
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  • Grossman, David.
    THE SMILE OF THE LAMB.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Translated from the Hebrew by Betsey Rosenberg. The first novel, originally published in Hebrew in 1983, by one of Israel's best young writers. 325 pp.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 35273
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  • BRIDGE OF SAND. by Gruber, Frank.
    Gruber, Frank.
    BRIDGE OF SAND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, 1963. dj. Hardcover first edition - Unusual suspense novel, one which shifts between Israel and San Francisco, the story of a man who changed his identity, became a scholar in Biblical languages, joins an archeological expedition, all because he is obsessed with the desire to kill one man. 251 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 61470
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  • ICE COLD KILL. by Haynes, Dana.
    Haynes, Dana.
    ICE COLD KILL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2013) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First international thriller featuring Daria Gibron, a former Shin-Bet agent now in exile in the U.S. and under the protection of the F.B.I., who is working primarily as an interpreter - until, on her way to a meeting, she gets unexpected and anonymous tipoff that she's about to walk into an ambush. SIGNED on the title page. 343 pp. ISBN: 978-1250009630.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78227
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  • JERUSALEM, JERUSALEM. by Hazleton, Lesley.
    Hazleton, Lesley.
    JERUSALEM, JERUSALEM.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (1986) dj. Hardcover first edition - "A memoir of war and peace, passion and politics" - "Hazleton first went to Jerusalem at the age of 20, remained 13 years, then moved to New York City. Five years later, in 1984, she returned for what she intended would be a final breaking away, only to find herself drawn yet again to the much-changed city. Recalling the innocence of the past - her own and the city's - she writes vividly of the passions and wars that have wracked Jerusalem and all of Israel (the "'blood and racism and hatred'); the religious-secular clash for 'the soul of the city'; and the friendships and excitement that continue to attract her to this 'city of paradox'." (Publishers Weekly) 243 pp. ISBN: 0-871130645.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 87304
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  • THE DOVEKEEPERS. by Hoffman, Alice.
    Hoffman, Alice.
    THE DOVEKEEPERS.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Scribner, (2011.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in 70 C.E. in ancient Israel at Masada where a small band of Jews held out for months against the Roman armies. . 504 pp. Orange illustrated endpapers, brown boards. ISBN: 978-1451617474.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 72757
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  • Kaniuk, Yoram.
    HIS DAUGHTER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: George Braziller, 1984. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in modern Israel - the story of a general's search for his missing daughter. Translated from the Hebrew by Seymour Simckes. ISBN: 0807612154.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 16020
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  • DRAWING IN THE DUST. by Klein, Zoe.
    Klein, Zoe.
    DRAWING IN THE DUST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, (2009.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, the story of an archeological discovery in Israel that brings to light a long-buried Biblical romance. Author's note. 360 pp. ISBN: 9781416599128.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 51179
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  • Land, Jon.
    A WALK IN THE DARKNESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The murder of a group of archaeologists and geologists in the Judean desert is investigated by the Israeli-Palestinean police team of Ben Kamal and Danielle Barnea. A fast-moving suspense story, with its roots 2000 years ago, and a very personal human look at the problems existing in Palestine. SIGNED on the title page. 352 pp. ISBN: 0-312-872658.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46364
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  • THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL. by Le Carre, John.
    Le Carre, John.
    THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. dj. Hardcover first edition - Espionage novel involving an Israeli agent on the track of a Palestinian terrorist and a young actress who is drawn into the middle of the web. 430 pp. ISBN: 0-394-530152.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 47775
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  • Levin, Jenifer
    SHIMONI'S LOVER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1987. dj. Hardcover first edition - Third novel by this highly praised young writer. This is the story of a family living on a Kibbutz in Israel - the mother, Yael, who sent four sons to war, and of the sons, and also of the remembrance of the father, General Shimoni Kol, a military hero who died a grisly death. ISBN: 0-15-1819904.

    Condition: Very near fine in near fine dust jacket (an unread copy with some signs of handling or shelfwear, remainder line.)

    Book ID: 21228
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  • Matalon, Ronit.
    THE ONE FACING US.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Young Israeli author's first novel to appear in English, translated by Marsha Weinstein. "Esther - seventeen years old, wild and rebellious - is sent to live with her hardheaded uncle Sicourelle, who is charged with straightening her out. But Esther resists his plans - which include marriage to a cousin - and in the privileged indolence of postcolonial Africa she looks to the past instead. With sepia portraits and scraps of letters, Esther pieces together the history of her family, a once-grand Egyptian Jewish clan, and its dispersal from Cairo in the 1950's to Israel, Africa, and New York. " Illustrated with photographs at the head of each chapter. 296 pp. ISBN: 0-805048804.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Review copy with publisher's material laid in.

    Book ID: 36491
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  • APEIROGON. by McCann, Colum.
    McCann, Colum.
    APEIROGON.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Random House, (2020). First edition - An epic novel by this award-winning writer rooted in "the real-life friendship between two men united by loss.. . Bassam Aramin is Palestinian. Rami Elhanan is Israeli. They inhabit a world of conflict that colors every aspect of their daily lives, from the roads they are allowed to drive on, to the schools their daughters, Abir and Smadar, each attend. . Their worlds shift irreparably after ten-year-old Abir is killed by a rubber bullet and thirteen-year-old Smadar becomes the victim of suicide bombers. When Bassam and Rami learn of each others stories, they recognize the loss that connects them and they attempt to use their grief as a weapon for peace." Photographs. 453 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 79478
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  • PROMISES TO KEEP: One Man's Journey Against Incredible Odds. by Michel, Ernest W.; foreword by Leon Uris.
    Michel, Ernest W.; foreword by Leon Uris.
    PROMISES TO KEEP: One Man's Journey Against Incredible Odds.

    Edition: 4th printing.

    New York: Barricade Books, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover - At 15, Michel was taken to Auschwitz, where his parents and grandmother died and where he witnessed unbearable atrocities, including the conducting of medical experiments on girls and women by Joseph Mengele. Late in the afternoon of April 15, 1945, the author and two friends escaped and he went on to became a successful speaker and fund-raiser for the United Jewish Appeal in America, leading a group to Auschwitz, and participating in the World Gathering of Survivors in Israel and more. Illustrated with photographs. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper with the exhortation to "Remember! Never forget." xvii, 298 pp. ISBN: 0-962303240.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (bottom edge of front board bumped)

    Book ID: 88405
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