Dawn Characters

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Elisha

Elisha is an eighteen-year-old young man, going on nineteen. He spends several years at Buchenwald before being freed by Americans. They offer to send him back home, but he refuses. He knows it won't be the same with his parents gone, and the Russians now occupying his native town. Instead, Elisha goes to France, where he is offered asylum. He immerses himself in French lessons, so he can major in philosophy at the Sorbonne. All this changes when he meets Gad, joins the Movement and comes to Palestine. He is very thoughtful, contemplating man's actions and his own place in the scheme of things.

Gad

Gad recruits Elisha into the Movement and brings him to Palestine from Paris. When Elisha first meets Gad, Elisha sees a young, tall, slender man who looks like a detective or an adventurer. His face is tanned and expressive. His hair is unruly...

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