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Arab and Jew: Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land

  • ISBN13: 9780142002292
  • Condition: NEW
  • Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark.

Product Description
The Jew, according to the Arab stereotype, is a brutal, violent coward; the Arab, to the prejudiced Jew, is a primitive creature of animal vengeance and cruel desires. In this monumental work, revised and more relevant than ever, David Shipler delves into the origins of the prejudices that have been intensified by war, terrorism, nationalism, and the failure of the peace process.

“The best and most comprehensive work there is in the English language on this subject.” (Walter Laqueur, The New York Times)

“A rich, penetrating, and moving portrayal of Arab-Jewish hostility, told in human terms.” (Newsday)Amazon.com Review
The correspondent for The New York Times in Jerusalem from 1979 to 1984, David K. Shipler brings a very American moral commitment to the problem of Arab-Jewish relations. The occupation of the West Bank was by then a static fact of life; many young Israelis and Palestinians had grown up knowing no other reality. The Israeli invasion of Lebanon and the massacres of Palestinians by Lebanese militiamen at the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps, which were under Israeli control, had shaken the consciences of many American Jews. Many of the voices in this book are American, from idealistic young secular Jews working for Arab-Jewish cooperation to the more fanatical followers of Meir Kahane. This work, which won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction, gives Shipler’s narrative the power of a terrible family argument.

Arab and Jew: Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land

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Dubai may herald end of an era in espionage

Dubai may herald end of an era in espionage
JERUSALEM: The killing of a Hamas operative in Dubai may signal the end of an era: the moment when technology finally caught up with the cloak-and-dagger world of disguised assassins and fake passports.

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