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Inside Israel: The Faiths, the People, and the Modern Conflicts of the Worlds Holiest Land John Miller

Inside Israel: The Faiths, the People, and the Modern Conflicts of the Worlds Holiest Land

John Miller

Published August 29th 2002
ISBN : 9781569245569
Paperback
320 pages
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The Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues to crescendo, bringing with it the worst violence in the Middle East in decades. Now Inside Israel helps make sense of the regions longstanding travails, detailing the past, present, and future of a placeMoreThe Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues to crescendo, bringing with it the worst violence in the Middle East in decades. Now Inside Israel helps make sense of the regions longstanding travails, detailing the past, present, and future of a place that has been holy to Jews, Christians, and Arabs for thousands of years. Organized into three sections—the History, a Day in the Life, and the Peace Process—the collection includes nonfiction pieces by a distinguished roster of writers, historians, journalists, and scholars. David Grossman offers a portrait of Palestinians on the West Bank, Saul Bellow captures the length and depth of Jerusalems history while Robert Stone considers the capitals future, and Hendrik Hertzberg analyzes the current conflict and how the U.S. needs to be involved in a peaceful solution. Other writings include contributions by David Remnick, Karen Armstrong, David Grossman, Saul Bellow, Robert Kaplan, Robert Stone, David Shipler, Deborah Sontag, Anthony Lewis, and many others. The state of this holy, contested land makes this is an essential book for everyone seeking new levels of understanding about the place whose fate, now more than ever, impacts the entire world.