The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East

By | July 4, 2019
The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East Author Sandy Tolan
ISBN-10 1596913436
ISBN-13 9781596913431
Year 2007-05-01
Pages 400
Language English
Publisher Bloomsbury USA
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In 1967 Bashir Khairi a twenty five year old Palestinian journeyed to Israel with the goal of seeing the beloved stone house with the lemon tree behind it that he and his family had fled nineteen years earlier To his surprise when he found the house he was greeted by Dalia Eshkenazi Landau a nineteen year old Israeli college student whose family left fled Europe for Israel following the Holocaust On the stoop of their shared home Dalia and Bashir began a rare friendship forged in the aftermath of war and tested over the next half century in ways that neither could imagine on that summer day in 1967 Sandy Tolan brings the Israeli Palestinian conflict down to its most human level demonstrating that even amid the bleakest political realities there exist stories of hope and transformation

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