Literature: Yossi Klein Halevi
  • Literature: Yossi Klein Halevi

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    ​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


    An 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.​

    Date & Time:Thursday, 11.14.2013, 20:15 - 22:00Place:JCC of Greater Washington: 6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville, MD 20852
     
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