Everything you need to understand or teach From Beirut to Jerusalem by Thomas Friedman.
From Beirut to Jerusalem is the story of Thomas Friedman's time as a news correspondent first in Beirut and then in Jerusalem. Friedman learns a great deal serving in both locations. When he takes the job in Jerusalem, he drives from Beirut to Jerusalem. In many ways the two cities are worlds apart but in many ways they are very similar. Friedman says this book describes his journey between these two worlds and the problems and experiences that he has in each.
Friedman is not a journalist by training. He majors in Middle Eastern studies and takes a masters degree from Oxford. While there he writes some articles that eventually land him a job with United Press International after graduation. Friedman becomes interested in the Middle East as a student. He is extremely impressed with Israel after the Six Day War and... View more of the From Beirut to Jerusalem Summary
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