by Josef Ben-Eliezer
Publisher: The Plough Publishing House 1999
Number of pages: 94
In a world that is increasingly torn by violence, hatred, injustice and war, is there an answer to the need of humanity? This is a fascinating account of survival against all odds, but it is more than that -- the story of one man's search for the answers to the questions that in one way or other face us all.
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