Open Doors: Women of the Holy Land Tell Their Stories

Open Doors: Women of the Holy Land Tell Their Stories

by Nicole Minor

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The stories we tell about our lives become our personal truth�and our identities.

In the Holy Land where Israelis and Palestinians reside in a common land, many share a common history. Here in Open Doors, women from this historic region share the personal details of their lives in their own words. They tell their life stories�and offer us different perspectives of their existence in an area identified as much by conflict and unrest as by religion.

These women vary in age, religion, and educational level. Some are refugees. Some are immigrants coming from different continents, other conflicts and other wars. A few came with only the clothes on their backs, forced to completely rebuild their lives. Others fled their homes at a minute�s notice, staring into the barrel of a machine gun. Yet, each woman�s experience shows a strong connection to this common land.

Journey through the Holy Land to read the stories of these courageous women whose hope, bravery, strength and wisdom show the true beauty and character of this land and the people who reside within its boundaries.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149603343
Publisher: Nicole Minor
Publication date: 04/07/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 154
File size: 973 KB

About the Author


Nicole Minor
Founder & Executive Director
The Pangea Network
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Nicole Minor is the founder and executive director of The Pangea Network, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Pangea partners with hundreds of women and youth in ongoing education and economic development programs in Kenya and the U.S. and also partners with local organizations on a project-by-project basis in areas such as the Jordan Valley.
Ms. Minor earned a Master�s Degree in International Management from Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management, in Glendale, Arizona in 1999 and a Bachelor�s Degree in French from UCLA in 1994. She resides in The Woodlands, Texas, the headquarters of Pangea. (See

Jo-Ann Power
Author, freelance writer, publicist
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Jo-Ann Power is an award-winning author of nineteen novels and a freelance writer whose articles have appeared in various newspapers and magazines for more than twenty-eight years. Her profiles of people, their businesses, services and issues have appeared in The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Austin-American Statesman, Financial Times, Journal Newspapers and more. She also recently closed her own public relations firm, a twenty-year-old company that specialized in book and author promotion.
A transplant to Texas from Washington, D.C. where she was a senior executive in a nationwide financial services corporation and later, in a financial services trade organization, Jo-Ann debuted her latest novel, Heroic Measures, in November 2013, about American nurses serving along the front lines of France during World War One. Her novels have won numerous awards and have been selected as Alternates for The Mystery Guild, Doubleday Books and Rhapsody Book Club.
For more information, visit her author website:

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