By David K. Shipler

"The top and such a lot accomplished paintings there's within the English language in this subject." —New York Times

In this enormous paintings, largely researched and extra correct than ever, David Shipler delves into the origins of the prejudices that exist among Jews and Arabs which have been intensified by way of battle, terrorism, and nationalism.

targeting the varied cultures that exist facet through part in Israel and Israeli-controlled territories, Shipler examines the method of indoctrination that starts off in faculties; he discusses the far-ranging results of socioeconomic variations, ancient conflicts among Islam and Judaism, attitudes concerning the Holocaust, and lots more and plenty extra. And he writes of the folks: the Arab girl in love with a Jew, the retired Israeli army officer, the Palestinian guerrilla, the good-looking actor whose father is Arab and whose mom is Jewish.

For Shipler, and for all who learn this e-book, their tales and hundreds and hundreds of others mirror not just the truth of "wounded spirits" but additionally a glimmer of wish for eventual coexistence within the Promised Land.

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