How Israel Lost

How Israel Lost : The Four Questions

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In How Israel Lost Richard Ben Cramer analyzes the four questions that have bedeviled Israel and Palestine for almost forty years: I. Why do we care about Israel? II. Why dont the Palestinians have a state? III. What is a Jewish state? IV. Why is there no peace? Cramer illustrates how Israel is losing her soul by maintaining her occupation of the lands conquered in the Six Day War. Israel has become a victim of that occupation no less than the Palestinians, who must have a nation of their own. Both his observations and argument are drawn with startling clarity, informed by the fierce and fearless reporting that won him the Pulitzer Prize for Middle East more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 139.7 x 213.36 x 22.86mm | 317.51g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 074325029X
  • 9780743250290
  • 1,429,764

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"How Israel Lost has many virtues: moving stories about Israeli and Palestinian suffering; shrewd reporting...and a street-smart attitude that cuts through the fog of government doublespeak and partisan myth." -- Jonathan Dorfman, The Boston Globeshow more

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