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, greatly researched and extra appropriate than ever, David Shipler delves into the origins of the prejudices that exist among Jews and Arabs which were intensified by means of conflict, terrorism, and nationalism.

targeting the varied cultures that exist part by way of part in Israel and Israeli-controlled territories, Shipler examines the method of indoctrination that starts in faculties; he discusses the far-ranging results of socioeconomic ameliorations, historic conflicts among Islam and Judaism, attitudes in regards to the Holocaust, and masses extra. And he writes of the folk: the Arab lady 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 ebook, their tales and hundreds of thousands 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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