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A malevolent spirit seemed to have taken hold of it, lifted it out of the pattern of
Rehavia, transformed it into an endless black tunnel. Shots kept cracking out.
Would I reach the end of it? And why only this street, I thought. And why only
For five long months, day in, day out, we heard the shots cracking down on us
from the hilly border ground between Katamon and Rehavia, less than half a mile
from our house. One went about one's business, shopped, visited friends in the ...
Mortaring heavy, too, especially at Rehavia towards dusk. That is when the little
plane usually glides in. Jews and Arabs announced their truce terms for
Jerusalem. Jewish terms: (1) opening of the Jerusalem-Tel- Aviv road and access
to the ...
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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