The “Oppenheimer Story Tellers” met at Beit Ariella in Tel Aviv for their annual meeting of story tellers who enthralled the audience with their tales and celebrated the 20th anniversary of “Oppies” and the 88th birthday of the founder Dvora Shurman.

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What a story
Category: Literature
Issue No. 170
 

Although not interested in politics, reviewer Mike Porter found great interest in this controversial book. It is a collection of short articles on events reported between Israel and its detractors and illustrates the skill and unswerving passion of journalist Sarah Honig to articulate her defense when Israel is being criticized and attacked.

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Seeing events from a new angle - Book Review
Category: Literature
Issue No. 170
 

Gloria Deutsch reviews and highly recommends Kim Kushner's cookery book “The Modern Menu”. She says the book truly lives up to its sub-title ‘Simple. Beautiful. Kosher.’

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Kim keeps it simple for today’s busy cooks - book review
Category: Literature
Issue No. 169
 

A review of the book The Glass: Half Full by Libyan-born Victoria Habib. Proceeds of sales of the book will go to a new ESRA community project.

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Victoria has new book all sewn up-The Glass: Half Full - Book review
Category: Literature
Issue No. 169
 

Everything you ever wanted to know for every would-be aspiring author. Not for the overly sensitive, the clear message is, learn to cope with rejection and if one publisher is not interested, approach another immediately. Becoming an overnight success may take time but it's an interesting journey.

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The write stuff
Category: Literature
Issue No. 169
 

Ben Krengel's beautiful poem is about fulfilling his dream of coming at last to Jerusalem

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Jerusalem in dreams
Category: Literature
Issue No. 169
 

Story of a remarkable man who established the Nazareth Hospital overcoming deep-rooted prejudice against evangelical missionaries.

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Vartan of Nazareth: Missionary and Medical Pioneer in the Nineteenth-century Middle East - a review
Category: Literature
Issue No. 168
 

This is a charming, beautifully-illustrated children's book written in Hebrew rhyme, which tells the story of a lonely orange tree.

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The Orange Tree Meets Friends - a review
Category: Literature
Issue No. 168
 

A compelling review of the English translation of Elazer Stern’s book describing the painful emotions, decisions and confrontations he faced as a general in the Israeli army for 30 years. A must read.

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Struggling Over Israel’s Soul - a review
Category: Literature
Issue No. 168
 

Dov Indig, a 22 year-old hesder yeshiva student, was killed in action in the 1973Yom Kippur War. This is a collection of correspondence between him and a high school student from a secular kibbutz.

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Letters to Talia - a review
Category: Literature
Issue No. 168
 
 
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