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By David Reifler

Dr. Avraham Albert Ticho used to be a Viennese-trained ophthalmologist who immigrated to Ottoman-ruled Jerusalem in 1912. There he married his cousin, the artist Anna Ticho, and jointly they made their mark at the background of the Land of Israel. In Days of Ticho, the Tichos' tale is advised in all its attention-grabbing element. Their own historical past is gifted opposed to the backdrop of quite a few old views histories of drugs, artwork, civilian associations, governments, and conflict; the struggles and progress of the Yishuv, the Jewish neighborhood in Palestine; and the conflicts that arose among Jews and their Arab buddies. one of the tales during this booklet are Dr. Ticho's supervision of the 1st Hadassah nurses in Palestine and the early years of Hadassah sanatorium, in addition to the near-fatal stabbing of Dr. Ticho by means of an Arab would-be murderer in November 1929, through the murderous riots that came about all through Palestine. these riots have been an incredible turning aspect in Jewish-Arab kin, the harbinger of difficulties that stay the point of interest of global consciousness till this present day. The Ticho residence in Jerusalem used to be committed in may possibly 1984 as a downtown annex of the Israel Museum, and it welcomes millions of holiday makers each year. This publication extra contributes to the Tichos' legacy whereas advancing an knowing in their occasions and ours.

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