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Book Reviews

Grains Of Sand: The Fall Of Neve Dekalim by Shifra Shomron                                                                                                   © 2007, ISBN 978-965-7344-19-4, soft cover, 185 pages, Mazo Publishers

Gush Katif book review

Another point of view                                                                                                                                                                                               by Liane Chsherbakov


Miriam’s Words Blog                                                                                                                      Where is the Promised Peace                                                                                                                                                         by Miriam Goodman


A Rabbi’s Perspective                                  

by Rabbi Dovid Orlofsky                                                                                                                                                                                                 International Lecturer                                                                                                                                             



Tzomet Frik ‘N Frak

Gush Katif is a Winner! - “YA books reviewed by YA reviewers”
Student Book Reviewer RTho
Subject: ”Grains of Sand” (Re The Fall of Gush Katif) by Janet                                                                     
Subject: “inspiring students“ by Ra’anan
Subject: “Recommended Reading“ by Esther Revivo
Subject: “Grains of Sand“ by Robert Pepe
Subject: “RE: Grains of Sand“ by David
Subject: “RE: Grains of Sand“ by Ra’anan 

“Right Truth” blog - Counterterrorism, politics, religion…

Grains Of Sand: The Fall Of Neve Dekalim

 by Debbie Hamilton


Mazo Publishers

Submitted by Menachem Ben-Mordechai
Submitted by Ra’anan Elozory

Customer Reviews



Customer Reviews

Interview with Shifra Shomron, Author of Grains of Sand: The Fall of Neve Dekalim                                                                                            by Jen Abrams                                                                                                                                                                                                   Editorial Intern


Oy Va Goy! Blog

“Grains Of Sand”
by Chas Newkey-Burden
Author and Journalist 

ETNI-Israeli English Teachers Network

“Recommended Reading”
by Esther Revivo
Ulpanat Tzvia 

Young Adult Books Central Reader Reviews 

“Good choice for teens” by Abby
“A Glimpse Into the Shattered World of Gush Katif”by Chaya 

Jewish - Largest Jewish Weekly in Canada

“Novel draws on young girl’s experiences through Disengagement” page 25
by Atara Beck
Jewish Tribune Staff Writer

Voices Magazine

Grains of Sand – The Fall of Neve Dekalim
by Nava Katz
An avid reader who enjoys writing book reviews for Voices Magazine  

Jewish Literary Review

“A voice from Gush Katif”
by Steve Pollak
Founder and Editor of Jewish Literary Review and Journalist 

Dr. Michael Schneidman, (Hebrew)

Givat Washington College Of Education
Professor of Education



Grains Of Sand discussion – My opinion                                                                                                                                                                  by Yosef Goldgur


The Jerusalem Post

“Continuing, but not moving on”
by Orit Arfa

The Jewish Press - Americas Largest Independent Jewish Weekly

by Dvora Waysman
Author and Journalist

Israel National News – Arutz Sheva

“Grains of Sand: A Novel by 16-Year-old Gush Katif Historian”
by Hillel Fendel,
Editor of Arutz-Sheva - A division of Aish HaTorah

Grains of Sand: The Fall of Neve Dekalim
by Rosally Saltsman
Author and Journalist 

David Grossman,

Owner of The Jewish Internet,
with 40 websites and 136 popular forums
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Yisrael Medad,

Information Resource Director,
Menachem Begin Heritage Center, Jerusalem, Israel

Leanne Olson, PhD,

“Honest assessment of life amidst change”
Associate Professor of Psychology
Chair, Institutional Review Board
Wisconsin Lutheran College

Shilo Musings Blog

“A Novel Novel”
by Batya Medad

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