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Raquela

by Ruth Gruber

  • 355 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Three Rivers Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nursing,
  • Prywes, Raquela,,
  • Medical,
  • Nursing (General),
  • Women,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Nursing - General,
  • History: World,
  • Medical - Nurses,
  • Jewish - General,
  • History / Jewish,
  • Prywes, Raquela,
  • History,
  • Social life and customs,
  • 1924-,
  • Biography,
  • Israel,
  • Nurses

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages456
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8020294M
    ISBN 10081293153X
    ISBN 109780812931532

    Raquela A Woman of Israel (Book): Gruber, Ruth: Raquela Prywes lived on the front lines of Israel's history. A ninth-generation Jerusalemite, she found her true calling as a hospital and battlefield nurse, delivering babies in the infamous Athlit detention camp, where Holocaust survivors were interned by the British, and literally walking across minefields to tend the wounded during the A National Jewish Book Award–winning biography: A look at the early years of Israel’s statehood, experienced through the life of a pioneering nurse. During her extraordinary career, nurse Raquela Prywes was a witness to history. She delivered babies in a .

    Raquela is ""beautiful and statuesque"" Raquela Levy Brzezinski Prywes, ninth-generation Jerusalemite, indomitable nurse-midwife, wife and working partner of two distinguished doctors, bereaved mother and sister, whose fictionalized life, papered with historical fact, serves as still another celebration of Israeli fortitude over the years. An early baptism of fire during the Arab assault. Raquela | A National Jewish Book Award-winning biography: A look at the early years of Israel's statehood, experienced through the life of a pioneering her extraordinary career, nurse Raquela Prywes was a witness to : Open Road Media.

    See more of Raquela on Facebook. Log In. or. Raquela Prywes lived on the front lines of Israel's history. A ninth-generation Jerusalemite, she found her true calling as a hospital and battlefield nurse, delivering babies in the infamous Athlit detention camp, where Holocaust survivors were interned by the British, and literally walking across minefields to tend the wounded during the War of nded by men of uncommon /5().


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Raquela is the biography of a woman born in Jerusalem close to the year of my mother's birth. My mother Raquela book born in Tennessee but comparing the dates is a way to make book time real.

The author chose her as a subject because she was attractive and intelligent, a high achiever who became Raquela book nurse and midwife, had romances and friendships galore and showed bravery and fortitude not Raquela book mention /5. Book Review--Raquela, A Woman of Israel by Ruth Gruber Of the 39 book reviews of this book on Amazon, 38 give Raquela 5 stars--one is 4 stars.

This is, first of all, a true story. When Ruth Gruber, a foreign correspondent for the New York Herald Tribune set out in Israel to find one woman whose life "would define what it means to be a woman of Cited by: 1. Ruth Gruber (–) was an award-winning Jewish American journalist, photographer, and humanitarian.

Born in Brooklyn inshe was the author of nineteen books, including the National Jewish Book Award–winning biography Raquela (). She also wrote several memoirs documenting her astonishing experiences, among Raquela book Ahead of Time (), Inside of Time (), and Haven /5().

The book begins in Jerusalem in when Raquela (the Sephardic, [meaning Spanish,] version of Rachel) was five years old. Her family lived in Bet Hakerem three miles from the center of Jerusalem, described as a “neighborhood [that] was founded in as one of six garden cities developed in Jerusalem during the days of the British Mandate for Palestine” ().

Raquela was sent to refugee camps as a midwife to minister to women that were refused entry into Palestine.

The vivid detail describes life in Israel during the war years: Israel’s War of Independence (), Six-Day War () and Arab-Israeli War ().

The book describes events through the experiences of Raquela and her family. Raquela, the book's heroine, is a Jewish nurse, midwife and health care expert whose family had lived in Palestine for several hundred years. In her medical practice she is as concerned with the health of Arab mothers and children as of her own people.

And though she is repeatedly struck down by the deaths of those she loves, she continues to /5(). Ruth Gruber is an award-winning Jewish American journalist, photographer, and humanitarian.

Born in Brooklyn inshe is the author of nineteen books, including the National Jewish Book Award winning biography Raquela (). She also wrote several memoirs documenting her astonishing experiences, among them Ahead of Time (), Inside of Time (), and Haven (), which /5().

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During her extraordinary career, nurse Raquela Prywes was a witness to history. She delivered babies in a /5(). Raquela Prywes (Hebrew: רחלה פריבס ‎; born Raquela Levy, in Jerusalem; died March, ) was a nurse in Israel, trained in midwifery, and obstetrics, at the Hadassah Medical Center.A ninth generation Jerusalemite, Raquela is the chief protagonist in the eponymous book, written by Ruth Gruber, who, inspent a year in Israel writing the life story.

Ruth Gruber (–) was an award-winning Jewish American journalist, photographer, and humanitarian. Born in Brooklyn inshe was the author of nineteen books, including the National Jewish Book Award–winning biography Raquela ().

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She delivered babies in a 4/5(1). Book Review--Raquela, A Woman of Israel by Ruth Gruber Of the 39 book reviews of this book on Amazon, 38 give Raquela 5 stars--one is 4 stars. This is, first of all, a true story. When Ruth Gruber, a foreign correspondent for the New York Herald Tribune set out in Israel to find one woman whose life "would define what it means to be a woman of /5().

A National Jewish Book Award–winning biography: A look at the early years of Israel’s statehood, experienced through the life of a pioneering her extraordinary career, nurse Raquela Prywes was a witness to history.

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She also wrote several memoirs documenting her astonishing experiences, among them Ahead of Time (), Inside of /5(2).

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Raquela is sent to some of these camps to care for the pregnant women there, to deliver their babies, as well as delivering hope of eventual freedom. The book is an excellent history lesson from the point of view of one who lived it. The Arab-Israeli conflict is nothing new, and /5().

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