Like dreamers : the story of the Israeli paratroopers who reunited Jerusalem and divided a nation /

In Like Dreamers, acclaimed journalist Yossi Klein Halevi interweaves the stories of a group of 1967 paratroopers who reunited Jerusalem, tracing the history of Israel and the divergent ideologies shaping it from the Six-Day War to the present.

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Author / Creator: Klein Halevi, Yossi, 1953-
Format: Book
Language:English
Edition:First edition.
Imprint: New York, NY : HarperCollins, [2013]
Series:Beren Family Jewish Studies Library Fund (Wellesley College)
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Local Note:Gift of the Beren Family Jewish Studies Library Fund.
Table of Contents:
  • Who's Who
  • Introduction: June 6, 1967
  • Part 1. The Lions' Gate (May-June 1967)
  • 1. May Day
  • 2. The Center
  • 3. Born to Serve
  • 4. A Time of Waiting
  • 5. No-Man's-Land
  • 6. "The Temple Mount Is in Our Hands"
  • 7. "Jerusalem of Iron"
  • Part 2. The Seventh Day (1967-1973)
  • 8. The Summer of Mercaz
  • 9. The Kibbutzniks Come Home
  • 10. The Children Return to Their Borders
  • 11. Attrition
  • 12. The Invention of Yisrael Harel
  • 13. Utopias Lost and Found
  • 14. Across the Border
  • Part 3. Atonement (1973-1982)
  • 15. Brave-Hearted Men
  • 16. "Our Forces Passed a Quiet Night in Suez"
  • 17. The Home Front
  • 18. "End of the Orange Season"
  • 19. A New Israel
  • 20. Building Different Israels
  • 21. Hurban
  • Part 4. Middle Age (1982-1992)
  • 22. The Forty-First Kilometer
  • 23. Civil Wars
  • 24. Idolatrous Fire
  • 25. New Beginnings
  • 26. Under Siege
  • Part 5. End of the Six-Day War (1992-2004)
  • 27. A New Israel, Again
  • 28. Almost Normal
  • 29. Careening Toward the Center
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index