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Like dreamers : the story of the Israeli paratroopers who reunited Jerusalem and divided a nation

Author: Yossi Klein Halevi
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yossi Klein Halevi
ISBN: 9780060545765 0060545763 0060545771 9780060545772
OCLC Number: 827260124
Awards: Winner of National Jewish Book Award (Book of the Year) 2013
Description: xxvi, 575 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Lions' Gate (May-June 1967) --
May Day --
The Center --
Born to serve --
A time of waiting --
No-man's-land --
"The Temple Mount is in our hands" --
"Jerusalem of Iron" --
The seventh day (1967-1973) --
The summer of Mercaz --
The Kibbutzniks come home --
The children return to their borders --
Attrition --
The invention of Yisrael Harel --
Utopias lost and found --
Across the border --
Atonement (1973-1982) --
Brave-hearted men --
"Our forces passed a quiet night in Suez" --
The home front --
"End of the orange season" --
A new Israel --
Building different Israels --
Hurban --
Middle age (1982-1992) --
The forty-first kilometer --
Civil wars --
Idolatrous fire --
New beginnings --
Under siege --
The end of the Six Day War (1992-2004) --
A new Israel, again --
Almost normal --
Careening toward the center.
Responsibility: Yossi Klein Halevi.

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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.

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