Pdf [My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel] BY Ari Shavit
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s agenda And interesting how passionately he can write on behalf of his non Jewish friends and agenda And interesting how passionately he can write on behalf of his non Jewish friends and it from their perspective and agree over and over that the way Israel took land was wrong and still needs to be addressedIt s a subject that splits us and confuses outsiders from every side but I think this book has great value for those of us too far away to properly grasp every single etail I went to Tel Aviv once found it fascinating but with an unmistakeable paranoia and a bit intimidating too I have seen parallels much closer to my home with a lot of what happened in Northern Ireland and all of IrelandAt least this book made me think about it all and view it from new perspectives and witness an Israeli who admits openly there have been plenty mistakes on both sidesClearly a country that will be in the news for years to come Wouldn t it be nice if we could all get along settle historical African Literature 9 differences and find a liveable solution for everyone Sadly it s unlikely Meantime Israeloes have to protect itself and Palestine oes have to keep asking when they will get their land back I wouldn t want to be the politician who is left to sort it all outThank you sir a very interesting book It is an important book to read but it has its blind spots Overall his love of Israel and pride in its achievements shines through and it is a thoughtful and cutting analysis Key personalities with their strengths and weaknesses loom large on the page Like so many Israeli s of conscience it is not reticent in pointing out where in his judgement mistakes and wrongdoings have been committed But while he highlights the blindness of the early Zionists in recognising the significance of the Arabs who also
regarded the land as their home he continues to be blind to the Palestinians as ynamic the land as their home he continues to be blind to the Palestinians as Secrets of the TEAS® Exam Study Guide dynamic to the story of Israel and as key players in the currentilemma s They are not given agency or responsibility If you want to understand Israel this is the book From the beginning til today what went wrong and why sehr gute historische Wahrheiten zu Rising Above The Influence: A True Story about Alcohol, Drugs, and Recovery der Vertreibunger Pal stinenser aus ihrer Heimat Conjure In African American Society die man aus keinem anderen Buch erfahren kann Great book Written well and super interesting One of the best books written on the story of Israel that I have read so far Viel glaube ich aufgenommen wahrgenommen zu habener Grundkonflikt Womens Political Activism in Palestine dieses jungen Staates ist klarargestellt Es wird vieles berzeugend vorgestellt Fr Interessierte sehr zu empfehlen The book offers a first person glimpse on Israel s history and the complexity of Israeli Jewish and Arab identities Shavit addre. Program the religious Zionists who started the settler movement Israeli journalist Ari Shavit illuminates the issues and threats that Israel is currently facing and uses the efining events of the past to shed new light on the present The result is a landmark portrait of a small vibrant country living on the edge whose identity and presence play a crucial role in today s global political landscap. A tremendous book that takes a very mature and honest look at the nation of Israel It explains wonderfully nations historical strengths as well as its many weaknesses and contradictions Well worth a read if you want to learn about the israel Palestine conflict and you want to avoid the unconditional criticism of a Chomsky or the unrelenting support of a Dershowitz The author brings to life
the need for the creation of the state of Israel and the complexities that face its future Brilliantly and compellingly need for the creation of the state of Israel and the complexities that face its future Brilliantly and compellingly
A Book That Must book that must read by all who care eually about Israel and its Palestinian peoples future I found this book to be excellent and thought provokingI are say there are reviewers who will wish to The alphas abused mate discredit the contents of this book If so I say to them present your evidence in a valid reasoned format to counter the points raised in My Promised LandAn excellent book and well worth the purchase and read Everyone is entitled to their own opinion but they re not entitled to their own facts according to US Sen Daniel Patrick Moynihan One might indeed be entitled to an opinion but actually unless it is informed by facts it s worthless So much of what gets said and written about what is happening in Israel is vacuous and uninformed that s a fact not my opinionIf you want a brilliant perspective on Israel I strongly recommend that you read My Promised Land by Ari Shavit I promise that your opinion will be worth hearing after reading his fantastic book I have long felt the need to be objectively critical of Israel s governance and found Ari Shavit sguidance and explanation invaluable Ari s coverage of the contemporary birth of the Israeli state is both accurate and compassionateIt lays an excellent understanding for helping people to make a better assessment of how to be critical of current Israeli government behaviour and policy whilst respecting the sacrifices made by thousands of Jewish people to build a ju Have finished the excellent My Promised Land I learnt lots either that Iid not know at all or colouring in of stuff I sort of knew by explaining and linking the history in a human and unbiased fashion I m no expert about books on this topic but it certainly seems to be a book of its time for its time a balanced must readAs I read the first half of the book I wished the story telling and clear balance was augmented with Palestinian voices And then in the second half there they were Perhaps all the powerful for having held off these testimonies until thenIn a few places the style was arrogant More often it was repetitive in the reflective passages And especially towards the end it was too eulogistic about Israel an. A groundbreaking and authoritative examination of Israel by one of the most influential columnists writing about the Middle East today Facing unprecedented internal and external pressures Israel today is at a moment of existential crisis My Promised Land tells the story of Israel as it has never been told before and asks Word Alchemy difficult but important uestions Whyid Israel come to be How The Black Renaissance in Francophone African and Caribbean Literatures did it come D Israelis I m not referring to the right or wrong of the merits of Israel or Israelis but to the eulogising itself It serves only to undermine the otherwise balanced narrative by hinting at biasI felt the last third of the book lost the focus of what had come before and as reflective sections came in made me think as I was reading that one of his interviewees might have been right in accusing Shavit of thinking too much That said once I finished and reflected on what I learnt I admit I found it helpful to follow Shavit s introspective thoughtsHowever these are relatively petty asides the book was unputdownable It s just a shame that in my humble opinion these petty asides give the critics of this liberal left opinion their entry points for attack I grew up after the war when information about the holocaust was being made known I remember the shock and horror that overwhelmed me as a child and has stayed with me all my life In the 60 s I had many Jewish friends some born in Israel some who had fought for Israel We were all enthusiastic about changing the world and the vision and energy of The State of Israel was inspiring I admit that my reactions to the events happening in Israel since then have been simplistic and fuelled by my gut reaction that we allow Israel to be wiped off the mapReading this beautifully written ruthlessly honest book has opened mind to the complex multi faceted society Israel has becomeAri s ruthlessly honest book has opened my mind to the complex multi faceted society Israel has becomeAri s has me exultant about the triumphs weeping about the tragedies and horrified by the actions some Israelis have and are taking to efend themselvesMy heart aches for all the Jews and Arabs caught up in this painful painful situation A VERY well written
in epth look inside Israel and at all that surrounds itWhatever you think of how the nation was born and depth look inside Israel and at all that surrounds itWhatever you think of how the nation was born and it has handled itself since it s a fascinating mostly ROMANCE (BWWM Military Romance Boxset) (African American Urban Series Short Stories Book 1) dark storyI hope the future for Israel and its neighbours is brighter and there are some things here to give you hope along with things to make you worryHow could a people who suffered so much then inflict suffering on others and kick them off their land Why in 70 years haven t all sides been able to sitown and talk and why when it was attempted My Hero Academia memes for kids - Funny New Memes 2019 did one side or other refuse to listen What has the outside worldone to help and why has it helped one side at times and the other side at times There are a million uestions that a lot of very intelligent people over the years have been unable to answerInteresting how secularism could alter everything and how the Arab Spring has kept people otherwise engaged or things could have reached a head already Interesting some critics take on this book how. O be And can Israel survive Through revealing stories of significant events and lives of ordinary individuals the youth group leader who recognised the potential of Masada as a powerful symbol for Zionism the young farmer who bought an orange grove from his Arab neighbour in the s and helped to create a booming economy in Palestine the engineer who was instrumental in After the Tears developing Israel s nuclear.