Sulha tells the story of Leora, who, twenty years after her husband was killed in the Sinai War, is empowered by law to decide whether or not to allow her only son to serve high-risk duty as his father did. As Abraham was so severely tested, so is Leora with her son's fate in her hands. Charged with this burden, Leora leaves her uneasy exile in Toronto and ventures to Sinai and encounters a Bedouin clan, which offers her a glimpse of the other: the mysterious Arab world that so fascinated her as a child, the enemy that her son might face. But are these people really the enemy?aaWhere did you learn Morse code, a he said, rubbing my body to draw the blood back to my face. Just then the Jeep started to creak and to roll, and the two of us jumped out and grabbed a couple of rocks to wedge under the wheels. ... as I reloaded the Pentax and snapped a long view of them from way below, close to the blue exit, my back glued to the mountain face as I scan for a better perspective .
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