THE BOOKS

At the Entrance to the Garden of Eden
A Jew's Search for Hope with Christians and Muslims in the Holy Land

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“A permanent masterwork.”

— CYNTHIA OZICK, AUTHOR OF NUMEROUS ACCLAIMED WORKS OF FICTION AND NONFICTION

 

While religion has fuelled the often violent conflict plaguing the Holy Land, Yossi Klein Halevi wondered whether it could be a source of unity as well. To find the answer, this religious Israeli Jew began a two–year exploration to discover a common language with his Christian and Muslim neighbors.

 

At the Entrance to the Garden of Eden traces that remarkable spiritual journey. Halevi candidly reveals how he fought to reconcile his own fears and anger as a Jew to relate to Christians and Muslims as fellow spiritual seekers.

Memoirs of a Jewish Extremist
An American Story

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An award-winning Israeli journalist recounts his youth as a Jewish activist in America and the Soviet Union, his devotion to the late rabbi Meir Kahane, and his eventual moderation and advocacy of Jewish-Gentile reconciliation.