HOW do you get a ﬁve-year-old in 1960 Jerusalem to eat his vegetables?
WHY did my mother not eat anything when the 1948 siege was ﬁnally lifted from Jerusalem?
WHAT did my great-grandfather do on his death-bed that shocked the British Consul?
Gil has published three best-selling novels, all related in different ways to his family's colorful history, exposing with humor and emotion a Jerusalem of his childhood. The fourth, titled Twenty Four Doors, hit the top of the national bestseller list. His memoir, Candies from Heaven, was recently published in English and Chinese.