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Not the Israel my parents promised me

Harvey Pekar

Not the Israel my parents promised me

by Harvey Pekar

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Published by Hill and Wang in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Judaism,
  • Jews,
  • Attitudes toward Israel,
  • Comic books, strips,
  • Political and social views

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHarvey Pekar and JT Waldman
    ContributionsWaldman, JT
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS132 .P45 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25115989M
    ISBN 109780809094820
    LC Control Number2011047024

    Comix Month, Take II: Harvey Pekar’s “Not The Israel My Parents Promised Me” Posted: J in comics Tags: american splendor, harvey pekar, Hill & Wang, J. T. Waldman, Joyce Brabner, Not The Israel My Parents Promised Me.   Not the Israel my Parents Promised Me invites readers into a conversation about Israel and challenges us to hold all people accountable to basic values of justice. This poignant graphic novel is a fitting final statement from one of the most uncompromising voices in comics.

      "Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me" takes place over the course of a single day, during which Pekar and Waldman roam the streets of Cleveland. They go from one library to another, meet various characters and stop for a bite to eat. Mostly, though, they : Nirit Anderman. Foes of American Splendor, and perhaps some of its fans, will take heart in knowing that Harvey Pekar’s latest (and last) work, Not The Israel My Parents Promised Me, is not like this. It takes up the weighty theme (a theme!) of Harvey’s evolving and oftentimes ambivalent attitude toward Zionism.

    In Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me, one of the final graphic memoirs from the man who defined the genre, Pekar explores what it means to be Jewish and what Israel means to the Jews. Over the course of a single day in his hometown of Cleveland, Ohio, Pekar and the illustrator JT Waldman wrestle with the mythologies passed down to them. Combining his increasing disillusionment with Israel.   RECOMMENDED Harvey Pekar died in , but his posthumous graphic novel, "Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me," is released this summer. Pekar, as Author: Ella Christoph.


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But as he became attuned to the wider world, Pekar began to question /5(35). In Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me, the final graphic His father was a Zionist by way of faith. Whether Harvey was going to daily Hebrew classes or attending Zionist picnics, he grew up a staunch supporter of the Jewish state/5.

Harvey Pekar is the coauthor of Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me (Hill and Wang, ) and is best known for his graphic autobiography, American Splendor, which was based on his long-running comic-book series and adapted into a film of the same died in JT Waldman is an artist, interactive designer, and comic-book creator.

He is the coauthor with Harvey Pekar of Not the. In Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me, one of the final graphic memoirs from the man who defined the genre, Harvey Pekar explores what it means to be Jewish and what Israel means to the 's mother was a Zionist by way of politics, his father by way of faith, and he inevitably grew up a staunch supporter of Israel.

But as he became attuned to the wider world, Pekar began to question. In Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me, one of the final graphic memoirs from the man who defined the genre, Pekar explores what it means to be Jewish and what Israel means to the Jews. Over Not the Israel my parents promised me book course of a single day in his hometown of Cleveland, Ohio, Pekar and the illustrator JT Waldman wrestle with the mythologies passed down to them/5().

Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me is a beautiful book for those who are looking to better understand the world they live in and the people that live with them in that world. Mark Squirek has written for Comic Book Marketplace, Comics and Games Weekly, Hogan’s Alley, and other magazines, including book reviews for the weekly email.

Harvey Pekar is the coauthor of Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me (Hill and Wang, ) and is best known for his graphic autobiography, American Splendor, which was based on his long-running comic-book series and adapted into a film of the same died in JT Waldman is an artist, interactive designer, and comic-book creator.

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But he represents a voice that disaffected American Jews have struggled to articulate: how one can believe in Judaism, but not in Israel/5. In NOT THE ISRAEL MY PARENTS PROMISED ME, the final graphic memoir from the man who defined the genre, Pekar explores what it means to be Jewish and what Israel means to the Jews.

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[Harvey Pekar; J T Waldman; Joyce Brabner; Charles Pritchett] -- Over the course of one day, traces the loss of the author's Zionist faith against a backdrop of Jewish history, recounting how his growing disaffection with the modern state of Israel was shaped by.

Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me NPR coverage of Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me by Harvey Pekar and J. Waldman. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. NOT THE ISRAEL MY PARENTS PROMISED ME. while the focus extends beyond the purely personal to the history of the Jewish people and the formation and essence of Israel.

Both of his parents were ardent Zionists, but the author was not. The story begins with a visit by the narrator and the artist to a huge used bookstore in his native Cleveland. I have a great comic book for you to read: Harvey Pekar's "Not the Israel my parents promised me." Pekar is well-known as an underground comic.

When Harvey Pekar died, he and JT Waldman were collaborating on a nonfiction graphic novel -- an illustrated memoir with historical divagations -- called Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me. The book follows the two authors through Cleveland as they discuss Pekar's relationship with Israel, from the Zionism he imbibed in childhood through a.

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But as he became attuned to the wider world, Pekar began to question 3/5(2). Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me interweaves Pekar's gradual disaffection with the modern state of Israel with a comprehensive history of the Jews, from biblical times to the present. Told over the course of a single day in Cleveland, Ohio, the graphic novel follows Pekar and the book's illustrator, JT Waldman, as they wrestle with the /5(25).

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In this excerpt from the forthcoming graphic memoir Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me, which Pekar’s partner Joyce Brabner finished and epilogued after his death, Pekar and Waldman wrestle with fairness, justice, and solutions, ranging from. Buy Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me by Harvey Pekar (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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