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Blood in the Desert: Only The Unwavering Power Of Love And Faith Can Overcome Persecution

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Blood in the Desert: Only The Unwavering Power Of Love And Faith Can Overcome Persecution

Blood in the Desert: Only The Unwavering Power Of Love And Faith Can Overcome Persecution Religious persecution was an all-too cruel reality for early Christians in 294 A.D. The Roman Empire searched relentlessly for believers, torturing and killing some and selling others into slavery. It was a dark time for Miriam, an orphaned young woman…

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Adam Levinson releases new book The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah

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Adam Levinson releases new book The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah

Adam Levinson releases new book The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah: Fear and Love in the Modern Middle East By Adam Valen Levinson In THE ABU DHABI BAR MITZVAH: Fear and Love in the Modern Middle East [W. W. Norton & Company; November 14, 2017; $25.95 hardcover], Valen Levinson, armed only with college…

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Ehrenreich book exposes media lies about Israel’s occupation

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Ehrenreich book exposes media lies about Israel’s occupation

Ehrenreich book exposes media lies about Israel’s occupation Author and award winning journalist Ben Ehrenreich pens a new book that offers readers fair and balanced insight into the reality of the Israeli occupation of the Palestinians in a way that most mainstream American news media pretends does not exist. Ehrenreich has come under vicious attack…

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Salt Houses, new book on Palestinian experience

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Salt Houses, new book on Palestinian experience

Salt Houses, new book on Palestinian experience Hala Alyan has written a phenomenal book that shares the experiences of a Palestinian family from Nablus, told from multiple perspectives as the family is scattered throughout the Middle East and the West. SALT HOUSES (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, May 2, 2017) is the dazzling debut novel by Hala…

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Something for everyone at La Grande-Poste Garden Vendor Books

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Something for everyone at La Grande-Poste Garden Vendor Books

Something for everyone at La Grande-Poste Garden Vendor Books Walking up to the la Grande-Poste Garden, one encounters joyful and excited faces of so many people, who gather at the book-vendor’s tables. By Abdennour Toumi Passers-by rush for books, confirming that used-book merchants have broken the myth that Algerians do not read unless they need…

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New book on challenges facing refugees, immigrants

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New book on challenges facing refugees, immigrants

New book on challenges facing refugees, immigrants Melissa Fleming, Chief Spokesperson of the UN Refugee agency and one of the world’s foremost experts on refugees, has published a new book that speaks to the heart of the debate over the suspension of refugee resettlement in the United States and the suspension of visas for immigrants…

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