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Author Jones, Jennifer Lynn, 1972- author.

Title All roads lead to Jerusalem : an American Muslim Mom's search for meaning in the Holy Land / Jennifer Lynn Jones
Edition First edition
Published Green Bay, WI : TitleTown Publishing, LLC, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (254 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; Introduction; PART ONE: Beginnings; Chapter 1: So There Was This Rabbi; Chapter 2: In the Closet; Chapter 3: Leaping In; Chapter 4: Tranquil Unease; Chapter 5: Gold, White Satin, and Scent of Skunk; Chapter 6: The Culture of Marriage; PART TWO: Destination: The Holy Land; Chapter 7: Home in Safa; Chapter 8: The Princess in Her Castle; Chapter 9: Woman's Work; Chapter 10: Angels in the Holy Land; Chapter 11: Solomon's Playground; Chapter 12: What Would Solomon Do?; Chapter 13: Tribal Life, Ta'mre Style; Chapter 14: Take the Heat; PART THREE: Small Battles on the Road
Chapter 15: Off-LimitsChapter 16: Troubled Waters; Chapter 17: Car Trouble; Chapter 18: Sister Wives; Chapter 19: A Safa Thanksgiving; Chapter 20: Shifting Normal; Chapter 21: This Land Is Your Land ... This Land Is My Land; Chapter 22: Where Angels are Forbidden to Tread; PART IV: All Roads To War; Chapter 23: Beautiful Day for a War; Chapter 24: The Sky is Falling; Chapter 25: Tamar; Chapter 26: It's All About Who You Know; Chapter 27: Pretty Birds; Chapter 28: Murder in Bat Ayin; Chapter 29: Escape; Chapter 30: Safety in Numbers; PART V: The Road to Jerusalem; Chapter 31: Pressing On
Chapter 32: Happy to HelpChapter 33: Temple Mount Waqf; Chapter 34: Dog Days; Chapter 35: The Haunt of Jackals; Afterword: At Home in Seattle; Author's Note; Acknowledgments; Recommended Reading; About the Author
Summary When Jenny Jones and her three children move from their Washington home to that of Jenny's in-laws in the West Bank, the village of Safa seems like a haven. Sheltered from much of the area's troubles, Jenny considers the village to be the ideal place for her children to explore a part of their identity they deserved to know more about. In spite of its pastoral charm, Safa is far more complex than Jenny had imagined. On top of dealing with inter-tribal battles, military round-ups, and nighttime raids, Jenny has to deal with her in-laws and day-to-day difficulties caused by her less than eloquent
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on July 15 2014)
Subject Jones, J. Lynn.
Arab-Israeli conflict.
Muslim converts -- United States -- Biography
Muslim women -- United States -- Biography
Muslim women -- West Bank -- Biography
Arab-Israeli conflict.
Muslim converts.
Muslim women.
United States.
West Bank.
Genre/Form Downloadable e-Books
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2014011745
ISBN 0991193806