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We’ll Meet Again

Orit Uziel
AGE: 12 up

It is 1935, soon after the Nuremberg Laws are passed, and Paul, the son of a German Christian father and a Jewish mother, decides to leave Germany. He gets to Switzerland and there he meets Elsa, a young Jewish refugee. Together, the two cross the border and eventually they reach Paris. They face many hardships, but in the meantime the friendship between them has blossomed into love. In July 1936, the Spanish Civil War breaks out. Paul, who feels he cannot stand by while another democracy is trampled by tyranny, joins a group of volunteers and sets off to fight in Spain. There, he meets volunteers from Palestine. Elsa, who realizes that Paul will not be coming back any time soon, sails to Palestine and settles in Tel Aviv.
When the foreign volunteers are evacuated from the Spanish front, Paul leaves Europe and also makes his way to Palestine, where Elsa is waiting for him.
A moving story about two youngsters who are willing to fight for their ideals and true love.

Title We’ll Meet Again
Author’s Last Name Uziel
Author's First Name Orit
Genre youth
Publisher (Hebrew) Sifriat Poalim/ Hakibbutz Hameuchad
Year of Publication (Hebrew) 2010
No. Pages 219 pp.
Book title - Hebrew (phonetic) Ad She-Nipagesh
Representation Represented by ITHL

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