Join us at the 44th Annual Book Festival at the JCC of Greater Washington for a lecture with Yossi Klein Halevi!
Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation
internationally respected commentator on Israeli and Middle Eastern affairs and
a master storyteller, Yossi Klein Halevi interweaves the diverse stories of a group of 1967
paratroopers who reunited Jerusalem. Giving us an in-depth look at these men
and their conflicting beliefs, he masterfully traces the history of Israel and
the divergent ideologies shaping it from the Six-Day War to the present.
Yossi Klein Halevi is
an American-born journalist who has lived in Jerusalem since 1982. He is a
contributing editor to the New Republic
and a senior fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. His work
appears often in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Foreign Affairs. He is a frequent
commentator on Israeli affairs for NPR, The BBC and other international news
organizations. He is the author of At the Entrance to the Garden of Eden: A
Jew’s Search for God with Christians and Muslims in the Holy Land and Memoirs
of a Jewish Extremist.
Tickets go on sale October 7. For the complete schedule and to purchase tickets visit jccgw.org/bookfestival or call the Box Office, 301-348-3805.