Author: Yotam Ottolenghi, Sami Tamimi
Summary: Winner of the Observer Food Monthly Cookbook of the Year 2013.
Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi are the men behind the bestselling Ottolenghi: The Cookbook. Their chain of restaurants is famous for its innovative flavours, stylish design and superb cooking.
At the heart of Yotam and Sami’s food is a shared home city: Jerusalem. Both were born there in the same year, Sami on the Arab east side and Yotam in the Jewish west. Nearly 30 years later they met in London, and discovered they shared a language, a history, and a love of great food.
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Claudia les presenta el libro Orgullosas y Asfixiadas, con una linda entrevista a la autora Anna Garcia. Para las personas que se instalan a vivir en Jerusalén, o que quieren acercarse a la cultura judío ultra ortodoxa, el libro de la periodista Anna Garcia (Barcelona, 1965) es un gran alivio porque permite entrar en un mundo que suele percibirse de forma fugaz e impenetrable a pesar … Continue reading Entrevista con Anna Garcia, autora del libro Orgullosas y Asfixiadas
Author: Emma Williams
Summary: In August, 2000, Emma Williams arrived with her three small children in Jerusalem to join her husband and to work as a doctor. A month later, the Palestinian intifada erupted. For the next three years, she was to witness an astonishing series of events in which hundreds of thousands of lives, including her own, were turned upside down. Williams lived on the very border of East and West Jerusalem, working with Palestinians in Ramallah during the day and spending evenings with Israelis in Tel Aviv.
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Author: Meron Benvenisti
Summary: Though at moments slightly biased, this biography of Jerusalem offers a clear and comprehensive insight on the foolishness this city was built upon. Packed with interesting details.
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Author: Guy Deslile
Summary: “Il y a beaucoup de cases dans cet album où je suis en train de dessiner (en tout 33). J’ai pensé que ce serait intéressant de les extraire et de mettre en vis-à-vis les croquis que j’ai réalisés pendant ces moments précis”. Source: www.guydelisle.com
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Author: Odd Karsten Tveit
Summary: Anna’s House tells the story of a young Norwegian girl whose family emigrated to America in the middle of the 19th century, and who later became a charismatic sect leader from Chicago who brought her flock to Jerusalem in 1881. Though of Norwegian origin, her story becomes truly an American saga in Jerusalem, which parallels the radical changes in the Middle East, the results of which we are living through today. Source: amazon.com
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