Sussex Academic Press. Paperback 2011. 360 pages. £47.03 / $52.25. Available from Gazelle Book Services sales@gazellebooks.co.uk & Amazon. (Hebrew edition NIS 98 from Steimatzky). Reviewed by Rhoda Goodman

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Eilam’s Ark - A Review
Category: Literature
Issue No. 165
 

This book of 25 short poems by Riva Rubin is reviewed by well known poet and teacher, Prof. Richard Sherwin. Reflecting everyday domestic objects, the power, elegance and accessibility of the poems is very attractive.

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Bialik’s Bird - A Review
Category: Literature
Issue No. 165
 

Hillel Cook, better known as Peter Bergson, is well known for his efforts in America in the 1940’so help the Jews in Europe. This book is based on a series of interviews that David Wyman held with Peter Bergson.

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A Race Against Death - A Review
Category: Literature
Issue No. 165
 

In this book Jonathan Danilowitz details incidents in his life in a very honest and intimate way. Most famous for his action against El Al, the ground breaking case that helped established civil rights for homosexuals.

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FLYING COLORS - A Review
Category: Literature
Issue No. 165
 

Revised and updated this 2012 edition of Wine Route of Israel has extensive new information and is beautifully laid out. Divided into geographical areas, about 100 of the 300 Israeli winemakers are described giving maps, contact details and descriptions about each one.

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Wine Route of Israel - A Review
Category: Literature
Issue No. 165
 

Do you want a more fulfilling and satisfying life? Batya Ludman, a clinical psychologist, who wrote a newspaper column has edited her articles into this book which is a very helpful guide to many life situations that we may face.

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Lifes Journey – Exploring Relationships, Resolving Conflicts. A Review
Category: Literature
Issue No. 164
 

The article describes the survey of libraries in Israel that have books in English. It ranges from a number of small independent English only collections, to the public libraries in the larger towns with thousands of books in English.

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English Libraries & Collections in Israel
Category: Literature
Issue No. 164
 

A new book by Diana Lerner is a fun read. Insight into life in Israel, anecdotes, personal recollections and colourful descriptions of people she knows are just some of the topics covered.

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Ageless in Tel Aviv -  A Review
Category: Literature
Issue No. 164
 

This book is an in-depth look at relationships, be it sibling, mother-child, friendship and the all important marriage relationship with ideas of improving and working on these complicated connections.

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How To Build Relationships That Stick - A Review
Category: Literature
Issue No. 164
 

A harrowing event experienced by the family of a schizophrenic young man, David’s Story, is written by Jill Sadowsky, and reviewed here by Carol Novis. Ms. Sadowksy describes the feelings of grief, fear, guilt and bewilderment suffered by the family having to deal with this terrible disorder as they try to cure, and ultimately have to live with this complex mental illness.

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Davids Story - A Review
Category: Literature
Issue No. 164
 
 
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