Author:Bahia Abrams


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The Other Half of My Soul (Signed First Edition)

By: Bahia Abrams

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Asheville, NC, Grateful Steps: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 038669

ISBN: 097895484X

Condition: Near Fine

Consistently receiving 5-star ratings, The Other Half of My Soul; is a gripping story about an American-born Syrian Jew from Brooklyn and a Syrian-born Shi-ite Muslim from Aleppo. The book raises profound questions about personal choices, commitments, responsibility, and the most basic truths of the human race.Rayna is born into wealth and privilege. She is raised in a community steeped in orthodox Judaism and Syrian culture. Rebelling against an unwritten law dictating that a female does not leave her family home until marrying a man approved by her parents, Rayna breaks away and attends the ... View more info

Alien at Home: Divine Intervention: The Life of Elie Sutton (Signed by co-author)

By: Bahia Abrams

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Sutco Publishing: 2011

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by co-author

Seller ID: 038488

ISBN: 061540085X

Condition: Very Good +

Elie Sutton is both the central figure of this book and a symbol of the Syrian-Jewish people. Jews had resided in Syria for over 2500 years. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, they were confronted with widespread military conscription into the Ottoman Empire. Then a sharp rise in violent anti-Semitism swept over the country after Israel became a state in 1948. The Jewish people suffered a severe decline in their economic and social conditions and their citizenship, businesses and homes were confiscated. For these reasons, the Jews fled Syria and scattered to foreign lands. Elie's fat... View more info