It Takes a Dream: The Story of Hadassah

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Gefen Publishing House Ltd, 2002 - History - 407 pages
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Originating as a study group in 1912, Hadassah's remarkable activities are carried out today by over 300,000 women in 34 countries! Former Time/Life correspondent Marlin Levin recounts the adventures of Hadassah's pioneers against the tumultuous backdrop of the Middle East.
 

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Contents

FOREWORD
5
PREFACE
8
INTRODUCTION
10
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
21
JERUSALEM
23
FLIES IN NOVEMBER
32
WAR DISEASE STARVATION DEATH
42
THE UNIT
57
A WORLD AT WAR
179
SIEGE
200
THE CONVOY
219
THE WEB AND THE WOOF
244
EIN KEREM
262
SIX DAYS IN JUNE
275
SCOPUS REVIVED
288
WAR AND PEACE
298

PANTIES IN THE GAS TANK
69
JEW SPEAK HEBREW
81
YOURE WASTING OUR TIME DOCTOR
92
BUTTER FOR THE PARSNIPS
110
THE BLOOD OF AUGUST
116
THE CONTRACT
133
NAILS ON THE ROAD
156
MOUNT SCOPUS
165
THE JEWISH WOMAN
304
UNIVERSITY WITHOUT WALLS
319
THE EXPLOSIVE NINETIES
329
HADASSAH GOES GLOBAL
346
FOR THE LOVE OF PEOPLE
365
AFTERWORD
379
EPILOGUE
383
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