Haaretz Weekly

2020-09-10T20:38:01+00:00

From Haaretz – Israel's oldest daily newspaper – a weekly podcast in English on Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World, hosted by Simon Spungin.

Haaretz Weekly2020-09-10T20:38:01+00:00

Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land by Sandy Tolan

2020-09-01T03:08:19+00:00

It is an unlikely story. Ramzi Hussein Aburedwan, a child from a Palestinian refugee camp, confronts an occupying army, gets an education, masters an instrument, dreams of something much bigger than himself, and then, through his charisma and persistence, inspires scores of others to work with him to make that dream real. The dream: a [...]

Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land by Sandy Tolan2020-09-01T03:08:19+00:00

A History of Modern Palestine: One Land, Two Peoples by Ilan Pappe

2020-09-01T03:03:40+00:00

Ilan Pappe's book traces the history of Palestine from the Ottomans in the nineteenth century, through the British Mandate, the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948, and the subsequent wars and conflicts which have dominated this troubled region.

A History of Modern Palestine: One Land, Two Peoples by Ilan Pappe2020-09-01T03:03:40+00:00

The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East by Sandy Tolan

2020-09-01T03:04:34+00:00

In 1967, Bashir Khairi, a twenty-five-year-old Palestinian, journeyed to Israel with the goal of seeing the beloved stone house with the lemon tree behind it that he and his family had fled nineteen years earlier. To his surprise, when he found the house he was greeted by Dalia Eshkenazi Landau, a nineteen-year-old Israeli college student, [...]

The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East by Sandy Tolan2020-09-01T03:04:34+00:00

Scars of War, Wounds of Peace: The Israeli-Arab Tragedy by Shlomo Ben-Ami

2020-09-01T02:56:02+00:00

Former Israeli Foreign Minister Shlomo Ben-Ami was a key figure in the Camp David negotiations and many other rounds of peace talks, public and secret, with Palestinian and Arab officials. Here he offers an unflinching account of the Arab-Israeli conflict, informed by his firsthand knowledge of the major characters and events.

Scars of War, Wounds of Peace: The Israeli-Arab Tragedy by Shlomo Ben-Ami2020-09-01T02:56:02+00:00

Orientalism by Edward Said

2020-09-01T02:51:25+00:00

Edward Said's groundbreaking critique of the West's historical, cultural, and political perceptions of the East traces the origins of "orientalism" to the centuries-long period during which Europe dominated the Middle and Near East and, from its position of power, defined "the orient" simply as "other than" the occident. Said describes how this entrenched view continues [...]

Orientalism by Edward Said2020-09-01T02:51:25+00:00
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