What Israelis Can Teach the World Authors: Naomi L Baum Michael Dickson Price: $18.00 ISBN 13: 9789657023464 Catalog Number: 7023-46 g7346 Year Published: 2020
Description: Part-history, part-biography, part-self-help manual, ISResilience is a study of a nation that has had to collectively and individually hang tough like no other country on earth.
Each chapter comprises an interview with a compelling Israeli personality some famous, some not, but all exceptional profiles them, and traces the characteristic that unites them all resilience - extrapolating from them life lessons that can teach everyone of us to be stronger people.
From well-known leaders making life-and-death decisions to ordinary people who have overcome incredible loss to do inspirational things meet the Israelis that thrive against all odds, and learn how you can too.
Absorb yourself in the stories of people who:
toughed it out in a Soviet Gulag to emerge a human rights icon
overcame disability to pioneer tech helping paraplegics walk again
fell from the sky, beating death and emerging an Olympic hero
withstood 90 body burns to lead an iconic victory in battle
survived the Nazis turning from child orphan refugee to spiritual leader
broke through the glass ceiling to become a female Colonel
went from having limbs blown off to winning high office
overcame death threats to find his voice as an Arab in the Jewish State
climbed Mount Everest to forgo reaching the peak in order to save a life
gave up NBA fame to take a tiny country to basketball glory
got elected to parliament, refusing to have others in her community define what a women could achieve
turned unbearable grief into a promise to ease the pain of others
walked barefoot from Africa to reach the Promised Land