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Israel for Perplexed Beginners
Israel for Perplexed Beginners

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Authors: Angelo Colorni
Avi Katz (illustrator)
Publisher: Gefen Books

Price: $16.95
Format: Paperback
ISBN 10: 965229960X
ISBN 13: 9789652299604
Catalog Number: g960 / 960-4
Number of Pages: 104
Year Published: 2018

In his third book of the Israel for Beginners series, the author again uses his personal experience to highlight the challenges of non-natives (about 40 percent of the Israeli population) as they negotiate life in their adoptive country. Through a collection of insightful essays, Israelis are once again wittily explained to prospective immigrants, new immigrants, and the public at large. Israel for Perplexed Beginners is an enjoyable read for newcomers and old-timers alike.

Learn more about:

  • Sabras: like cactus pears to which they are often compared, the Israeli natives display a spiny exterior concealing a tender, sweet core.
  • Israeli technology’s great advancement in the last decades: it has apparently been produced by lazy men looking for easier ways to do things.
  • Desalination: from Moses parting the Red Sea to Jesus walking on the Sea of Galilee, the ability of Jews to perform miracles with water has been legendary.
  • And much more!

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