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Not the Israel my parents promised me

Author: Harvey Pekar; J T Waldman; Joyce Brabner; Charles Pritchett
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Over the course of one day, traces the loss of the author's Zionist faith against a backdrop of Jewish history, recounting how his growing disaffection with the modern state of Israel was shaped by the mythologies and realities of the Jewish homeland.
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Genre/Form: Comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Named Person: Harvey Pekar
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey Pekar; J T Waldman; Joyce Brabner; Charles Pritchett
ISBN: 0809094827 9780809094820
OCLC Number: 759175091
Description: 172 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Harvey Pekar and JT Waldman ; epilogue written by Joyce Brabner ; lettering by Charles Pritchett.

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Harvey Pekar's mother was a Zionist. His father was a Zionist by way of faith. Whether handing out communist pamphlets, or going to daily Hebrew classes, Pekar grew up a staunch supporter of the  Read more...

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"[Pekar's] message here is important--that a good Jew asks tough questions, that a history of oppression requires us to be more conscious of the oppressed." --David L. Ulin, "Los Angeles Times ""This Read more...

 
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