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Operation Olive Tree

At Neve Shalom High, two students meet and cultivate a friendship inspired by their mutual love for opera. Two adults in their lives, a Neve Shalom instructor and a Tel Aviv voice professor, nurture a belief that their artistic contributions could play an unexpected and important role in reactivating the peace talks between the Palestinians and the Israelis.

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OPERATION OLIVE TREE
THE PAHLAVI SWORD

The Pahlavi Sword

A story of redemption and self-examination, The Pahlavi Sword introduces SAVAK security Captain Jamsheed Al-Armaghani, the young, handsome officer who finds himself at risky odds with his immediate supervisor, Commander Farouk Nabizadeh. SAVAK's systematic torture of Evin Prison's inmates infuriates and confronts Jamsheed's conscience and security status to the point of underground resistance.

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Perception Wars: Iraq From the Outside In

This book is Metti’s journey to Iraq under extraordinary family circumstances. It describes personal and academic challenges he encountered by the need to acclimate to a new language and culture. This story is also a depiction of cultural rejection aggravated by assimilation issues: He was compelled to live in places not of his choosing; to master a tongue alien to his childhood; and to feel out of place every time he stepped outside the hospitable and generous embrace of his extended Iraqi family into the corporal punishment landmines of Iraqi education.

ISBN: 978-1-4363-0745-1

PERCEPTION WARS IRAQ FROM THE OUTSIDE IN JEMIL METTI