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The Dolls Journey to Eretz-Israel Abraham Regelson

The Dolls Journey to Eretz-Israel

Abraham Regelson

Published March 17th 2015
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Kindle Edition
95 pages
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An enchanting tale of an adventure-filled voyageacross the ocean, from America to pre-stateIsrael. The year was 1933, and the travellers –a family of dolls. Or is this a real-life familychronicle of the hardships of immigration andabsorption,MoreAn enchanting tale of an adventure-filled voyageacross the ocean, from America to pre-stateIsrael. The year was 1933, and the travellers –a family of dolls. Or is this a real-life familychronicle of the hardships of immigration andabsorption, related as a whimsical doll-fantasy?A picture of how people lived in what was thenJewish Palestine, how they spoke, and what theyfelt toward their ancestral homeland.Written by Abraham Regelson, the poet, author, essayist and translator– a former recipient of the prestigious Brenner, Bialik and Neuman(NYU) Prizes for Hebrew literature. The Dolls’ Journey is a vintage book,treasured as a children’s classic in the memory of many veteran Israelis– among them the late songwriter Naomi Shemer, who, in a radiointerview, named it her favorite childhood read. Out of print for years,it is often mentioned on Yaron Enosh’s weekly call-in radio program“Kol Shishi” (Friday Voice). On these broadcasts, Book Hunter ItamarLevy declares, “One of my most frequently requested books!”English translation, prologue and epilogue by the author’s daughterSharona, who was the actual “mother of the dolls”. Original illustrationsby Nahum Gutman, Aryeh Navon, Bina Gevirtz and others, fromvarious previous editions.The young of all ages – children, parents and grandparents alike – willrelish this quality book of sheer delight.