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"Grandfather, you were the pillar of fire in front of the camp and now we are left in the camp alone, in the dark . . . . Grandfather, you were and still are our hero."
When Noa Ben Artzi-Pelossof spoke at the funeral of her grandfather Yitzhak Rabin, she touched the world's heart. She does so again, in this deeply moving memoir and plea for peace.
A stirring voice from yet another Israeli generation living in turmoil and in danger, Noa, at age 19, reflects on her life to date: a childhood scarred by tragedy and rescued by her family's love; a constant fear--fed by random bombings- for the lives of relatives and friends; the chaotic impact of war--Lebanon, the Intifada, the Gulf War; the hate from outside, and now from within, Israel. Noa talks of her grandfather's assassin and the extremists who nourished his violence.
She shares her precious memories of her grandfather, with whom she lived until the age of six and to whom she remained close for the rest of his life. She offers insights into his transformation from soldier to leader to peacemaker, his courageous determination to change the course of the Middle East conflict, and the steps he took in search of a lasting peace for future generations of Israelis. Noa speaks to him, and to the world.
A book that is pure, passionate, and unfailingly honest -- and goes straight to the heart.
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The granddaughter of Yitzhak Rabin reflects on her life, her precious relationship with her grandfather, his murder, the violence that divides the Middle East, Jewish extremists, and her grandfather's determination to bring about peace between Israel andthe Palestinians.About the Author:
Noa Ben Artzi-Pelossof is the only grandaughter of Yitzhak and Leah Rabin. She is presently performing her military service in Israel.
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Book Description Schocken, 1997. Paperback. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX0805210849
Book Description Schocken, 1997. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0805210849
Book Description Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. Hard Cover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. Hardcover 1st Ed (stated) 1st Printing in unclipped dust jacket AS NEW SIGNED by Noa Ben Artzi-Pelossof to special Commemorative bookplate in honor of her grandfather attached to front endpaper, a new unread copy (dj in mylar protector); 8vo; 181pp illus. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 26122
Book Description Schocken, 1997. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110805210849
Book Description Schocken. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0805210849 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.1312848