The Palestine-Israeli Conflict
Giving a thorough and accessible account of the Palestine-Israeli conflict past, present and future, this introduction is jointly authored by an American rabbi and Professor of Judaism, and a Palestinian lecturer on Islam. The result is a real insight into...
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Giving a thorough and accessible account of the Palestine-Israeli conflict past, present and future, this introduction is jointly authored by an American rabbi and Professor of Judaism, and a Palestinian lecturer on Islam. The result is a real insight into the bitter truths at the heart of this situation, with each author giving full vent to the emotions behind the two sides of the debate without avoiding any issues, however confrontational and conflict-ridden. The conclusion is a direct exchange between the two authors, which raises many further issues, but which does see both sides holding out hope for resolution and a real solution in the future.
Jointly authored by a Jew (Dan Cohn-Sherbok) and a Palestinian (Dawoud El-Alami), this book is the only one on the subject of the conflict between Israel and Palestine to present both sides of the argument in their true, raw reality.
An American rabbi and a Palestinian lecturer jointly author this innovative introduction to the Middle-East Conflict. The result is a real insight into both the facts and emotions behind the two sides of the debate, and no issue is avoided, however conflict-ridden.
Rabbi Dan Cohn-Sherbok has a Ph.D. in philosophy from Cambridge University (UK) and an honorary doctorate in divinity from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He has written numerous books, including The Blackwell Dictionary of Judaica and Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers. He is currently Professor of Judaism at the University of Wales, Lampeter, Wales. Previous books include The Crucified Jew: Twenty Centuries of Christian Anti-Semitism and God and the Holocaust.
- Chronology A Jewish Perspective - Dan Cohn-sherbok 1. The Zionist Movement Religious And Spiritual Zionism Secular Zionism The Origins Of The Zionist Movement Jewish Settlement In Palestine 2. Beyond The First World War Aftermath Of The Balfour Declaration Steps Towards Statehood Jews And Arabs Palestine Before The Second World War 3. The Jewish State Revolt Against The British Post-war Developments Jewish Statehood The First Years Of Independence 4. The Six-day War And Its Aftermath Prelude To War The Arab World Renewed Conflict Between Israel And The Arabs The Palestinian Problem 5. The Road To Peace Intensification Of The Uprising Arab-israeli Negotiations Negotiations And Terrorism Undermining Oslo A Palestinian Perspective - Dawoud El-alami 6. The Origins Of Modern Palestine Palestine In The Nineteenth Century Ottoman Administration Foreign Influence And The Collapse Of The Ottoman "empire" Early Jewish Immigration The Decline Of The Ottoman Empire The First World War And The Arab Revolt Secret Agreements And Broken Promises The Balfour Declaration 7. Palestinians, Jews And The British The Aftermath Of The First World War Early Palestinian Reaction The 'churchill White Paper' The Mandate The Wailing Wall Crisis The First Proposals For Partition The 1939 White Paper 8. Towards The Establishment Of A Jewish State The Second World War Jewish Acquisition Of Land Arab Unity The Declaration Of The State Of Israel 9. Arabs And Jews Peace With Israel Fatah And The Plo Egyptian Involvement After The Six-day War The War Of Attrition From Mid-1967 To October 1973 Black September 10. Towards Liberation The October War The Palestinians And Lebanon The Invasion The New Hope The Intifada The Second Gulf War Madrid, Oslo And Beyond Debate Notes Bibliography Index