By Sheila H. Katz
Thousands of standard humans in Israel and Palestine have engaged in a stunning array of bold and visionary joint nonviolent tasks for greater than a century. they've got persevered regardless of condemnation by means of their very own societies, repetitive mess ups of international relations, harsh inequalities, and endemic cycles of violence.
Connecting with the Enemy offers the 1st accomplished background of extraordinary grassroots efforts to forge nonviolent choices to the deadly collision of the 2 nationwide routine. Bringing to mild the paintings of over teams, Sheila H. Katz describes how Arabs and Jews, childrens and elders, artists and activists, educators and scholars, storage mechanics and physicists, and attorneys and prisoners have spoken fact to energy, secure the surroundings, proven peacefully, mourned jointly, stood in resistance and unity, and recommended for justice and safeguard. She additionally reviews and assesses the importance in their paintings and explores why those good-will efforts haven't but controlled to finish the clash or career. This formerly untold tale of Palestinian-Israeli joint nonviolence will problem the mainstream narratives of terror and melancholy, monsters and heroes, that aid to perpetuate the clash. it's going to additionally motivate and inspire somebody grappling with social swap, peace and warfare, oppression and inequality, and grassroots activism at any place within the world.
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