A People Tall and Smooth: Stories of Escape from Sudan to Israel

A People Tall and Smooth Stories of Escape from Sudan to Israel True stories of five refugees who escaped from genocide in south Sudan and Darfur made their way through Egypt and were smuggled into Israel the only country their Islamic government prohibited them
  • Title: A People Tall and Smooth: Stories of Escape from Sudan to Israel
  • Author: Judith Galblum Pex
  • ISBN: 9780981892931
  • Page: 475
  • Format: Paperback
  • A People Tall and Smooth: Stories of Escape from Sudan to Israel
    True stories of five refugees who escaped from genocide in south Sudan and Darfur, made their way through Egypt and were smuggled into Israel, the only country their Islamic government prohibited them from entering In desperation they fled across the border anyway, with nothing but the clothes on their backs No food No money No papers No possessions Just thankful toTrue stories of five refugees who escaped from genocide in south Sudan and Darfur, made their way through Egypt and were smuggled into Israel, the only country their Islamic government prohibited them from entering In desperation they fled across the border anyway, with nothing but the clothes on their backs No food No money No papers No possessions Just thankful to be alive When hundreds of these tall, dark Africans showed up in Eilat, Israel, John and Judy Pex, who own a hostel there, befriended the refugees Most of these refugees are Christian and one is Muslim Their stories will both gladden and tear your heart.
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    About " Judith Galblum Pex "

  • Judith Galblum Pex

    Judith Pex was born in Washington, D.C and lived there until she was 18 years old She lived 3 years in Alaska and then spent a year backpacking through Europe before landing in Israel in 1973 Judith fell in love with Israel, the Bible, and John from Holland in that order After marrying and living with John for a year in the U.S they immigrated to Israel in 1976 and have made it their home since then They have 4 grown children and 7 grandchildren.Judith and John have been running a hostel guest house drop in center for nearly 30 years called the Shelter Hostel Nine years ago they felt they needed a break, and combining their love of the land of Israel with their passion for hiking, they walked the 1000 km 600 mile Israel Trail This became the inspiration for Judith s first book, Walk the Land A Journey on Foot through Israel More than a regular hostel, The Shelter welcomes people from all backgrounds and to serve their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs When Sudanese refugees fleeing from the civil war in their country arrived in Eilat, Judith and John welcomed them in the hostel and became very involved with them, which led to Judith s second book, A People Tall and Smooth Stories of Escape from Sudan to Israel Her third book, the story of the Shelter Hostel is due to be published in December.

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  • A People Tall and Smooth is the combined autobiographies of 4 Christian Sudanese refugees from South Sudan, 1 Muslim Sudanese refugee from Darfur, and the Israeli author who happens to be a Messianic Jew The author explained how she ended up in Israel running The Shelter Hostel and how she and her husband first meet the Sudanese refugees.After helping these refugees for a while, she asked several of the refugees to tell her their story for this book They spoke the story into a tape recorder, the [...]


  • For years, we ve heard about the struggles of the Sudanese people In the news, we ve heard the horrid stories of rape and murder, genocide and a country torn apart by civil war Arabs to the north, tribal people to the south But how many of us know the truth about the history of this war torn country and it s refugees Rarely do we ever have the chance to put a face or name to the victims of this travesty The author of this book does just that The book is a collection of memoirs, told through inte [...]



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