Spies in Palestine

Spies in Palestine

Love, Betrayal, and the Heroic Life of Sarah Aaronsohn

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"Sarah Aaronsohn was a twenty-first century woman in a nineteenth-century world. She and her siblings were born as part of the first wave of Jewish immigrants who fled the pogroms of Russia and Eastern Europe in the 1880s, settling in the province of Syria-Palestine. By the outbreak of World War I in 1914 the settlers had come a dramatic distance in creating the Eretz Israel of their Biblical prophecies. Sarah's home village of Zichron Ya'akov brought prosperity to their lands between the Mediterranean coast and the Mount Carmel range. But when the Ottoman Turkish Empire sided with Kaiser Wilhelm II and the other Central Powers in World War I, the Jewish settlements faced cruel oppressions."--
Publisher: Berkeley :, Counterpoint,, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781619026131
1619026139
Branch Call Number: 940.4865694 A113S
Characteristics: xx, 203 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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