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By Haim Chertok

Stealing house is an now and then witty, every now and then grave, every now and then hopeful, and from time to time cynical, yet regularly thought-provoking choice of autobiographical essays. This booklet is a man's daring but humble research of his personal offerings, fairly of his choice to renounce a modest, bucolic, and safe educational lifestyles in California for an excellent extra worthwhile and significant one in Israel. those twenty-eight splendidly written essays depart no tender topic untouched. Chertok exposes the materialistic self-esteem of many American assimilated Jews. He describes his stories within the Israeli military and his starting to be misery with Israel's involvement in Lebanon. He bemoans Israel's colleges, he criticizes Israel's therapy of the Arabs. he's, in truth, a unprecedented fowl- a devoted Zionist and an observant Jew who despises narrowmindedness in any form or shape, even if or not it's cultural, social, left-win, right-wing, or non secular. This publication is vital analyzing not just for these involved in Israel or with the Jewish-American experience.Stealing domestic addresses common matters that experience involved everybody in all countries all through historical past. it's a ebook approximately discovering one's position within the world...without turning into complacent or self-righteous.

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