The human face of conflict. war, political threat, Intifada, struggle for the good life, women and their loved ones searching for the "good life" under war. Israel, the Israel Palestinian conflict.
For as long as she could remember, Alison saw herself in her pale wooden frame directly in her father’s line of vision, smiling like a puppy with her head on her hands, telling the self that was watching her, I’m happy here, you see, like this. I don’t want to change. But when the girl with the transparent hair grew outside of that frame as she was forced to do, and developed into her fully redheaded reality, change had already happened.
Israela: secrets, lies, and alienation. Heroism. Arabs saving Jews and Jews healing Arabs in Israel. Israela: An eternal struggle for peace. Three women and their loved ones seeking the "good life" under war. The complex social structure of Israel, tradition, history, war, Intifada, and love.
Author Batya Casper.