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Raquela: A Woman of Israel


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PrefaceOne: Jerusalem, August 1929Two: September 1929Three: January 31, 1943Four: February 1943Five: November 5, 1944Six: March 1945Seven: May 8, 1945, MorningEight: May 8, 1945, 6 P.M.Nine: October 1945Ten: November 1945Eleven: April 1947Twelve: April 1947Thirteen: June 1947Fourteen: November 1947Fifteen: November 1947Sixteen: January 1, 1948Seventeen: February 4, 1948Eighteen: February 22, 1948Nineteen: May 14, 1948Twenty: July 1948Twenty-One: February 1949Twenty-Two: November 1949Twenty-Three: June 1950Twenty-Four: August 1950Twenty-Five: April 1952Twenty-Six: August 1960Twenty-Seven: September, 1963Twenty-Eight: April 1967Twenty-Nine: July 1967Afterword

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A National Jewish Book Award-winning biography and a fascinating look at the early years of Israel's statehood through the eyes of a pioneering nurse

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Ruth Gruber (1911-2016) was an award-winning Jewish American journalist, photographer, and humanitarian. Born in Brooklyn in 1911, she was the author of nineteen books, including the National Jewish Book Award-winning biography Raquela (1978). She also wrote several memoirs documenting her astonishing experiences, among them Ahead of Time (1991), Inside of Time (2002), and Haven (1983), which documents her role in the rescue of one thousand refugees from Europe and their safe transport to America. Gruber passed away in 2016 at the age of 105.


"Ruth Gruber is an adventure in herself." -New York Herald Tribune"You couldn't invent Ruth Gruber . . . not even in a movie." -Richard Holbrooke, Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan

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