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Israel and the Arab world

Zohar, Gil (author.).

Summary: "Israel and the Arab World, written from an Israeli viewpoint, examines Israel's geopolitical position in the Middle East and the Arab world. The status of many Palestinians as stateless people and refugees is often in the news. This book explains how this tragedy was created and is being perpetuated. The narrative examines Zionist chauvinism, Arab rejectionism, the long and convoluted search for peace, and the history of asymmetric warfare and terror. Israel's relationship with Egypt and Jordan-with whom it has peace treaties-is discussed. The reader will meet some Palestinians, including Palestinian Americans, and will encounter a symbol that evokes co-existence and peace. Parallel to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is a war for public opinion. The author encourages each reader to have an open mind and to avoid stereotypes as they seek to unravel the tangled truth. Peace begins in one's heart, and not from government decrees; certainly not from propaganda. It is the hope in this undertaking that we may all merit to contribute to peace and understanding in the global village which is our planet Earth"--Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781680200003
  • ISBN: 1680200003
  • Physical Description: print
    63 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Hockessin, Delaware : Mitchell Lane Publishers, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The roots of the conflict -- The Balfour declaration -- War refugees : the plight of the Palestinian people -- The debate over the root causes of the refugee problem -- Uncle and nephew : the bloody legacy of two palestinian leaders -- Israel's neighbor Egypt : 35 years of a "cold peace" -- Israel and Jordan : the odd couple of the Middle East -- Palestinians in Jerusalem : property rights and the destruction of homes -- The story of a family living on Jerusalem's Mount of Olives -- Settlements in the disputed territories of the West Bank -- A Boston clan brings its own beer to Palestine -- Israeli and Palestinian cartoon characters symbolize the dream of peace.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader MG+ 8.8 2 2 181786
Subject: Arab-Israeli conflict -- Influence -- Juvenile literature
Israel -- Foreign relations -- Arab countries -- Juvenile literature
Arab countries -- Foreign relations -- Israel -- Juvenile literature
Palestinian Arabs -- Juvenile literature
Arab-Israeli conflict -- Influence
Diplomatic relations
Palestinian Arabs
Arab countries
Israel
Genre: Juvenile works.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Westchester Library System.

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  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ardsley Public Library J 956.94 Z (Text) 31000151109744 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Hendrick Hudson Free Library J 956.94 Z (Text) 31016151489597 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

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