A Filipina caregiver working in Israel finds herself falling for a younger man and must confront the complexities of working illegally.
Confident, original and humane, the stories in The Best Place on Earth are peopled with characters at the crossroads of nationalities, religions and communities: expatriates, travellers, immigrants and locals. In illustrating the lives of those whose identities swing from fiercely patriotic to powerfully global, The Best Place on Earth explores Israeli history as it illuminates the tenuous connections--forged, frayed and occasionally destroyed--between cultures, between generations and across the gulf of transformation and loss.
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