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Yet starving, subjected to every kind of horror, the Jews held the might of Rome at
bay until 70 C.E., fighting to their last inch of ground, until they could fight no more
. Hundreds of thousands of them perished. The city was razed to the ground ...
Agudat Yisrael (Heb.). The organization of ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel and
abroad. Ashhenazi (Heb.). Literally: German. Jews hailing from Northern, Central
and Eastern Europe. Baruch Hashem (Heb.). "Praised be the Lord." Bezalel (Heb
Jewish broadcast service in Jerusalem a/ter the establishment of the State of
Israel. Lebben (Ara.). Curdled milk. Lehi. See Stern Group. úP. Palestine pound,
equal to pound sterling; divided into 1,000 mils. Magen David Adorn (Heb.).
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Polaris- - LibraryThing
I found this book in a small used bookshop in Brecon. It was a pretty gruelling read as the diarist recorded repeated accounts of hunger, constant shelling, and endless deprivation. The conditions in ... Read full review
Review: Jerusalem Embattled: A Diary of the City Under Siege March 25, 1948 to July 18th, 1948 (Global Issues)User Review - Michael Murray - Goodreads
Heartbreaking. Essential reading for anyone trying to understand the Middle East. Read full review