Burning Children: A Jewish View of the War in Gaza by Marc H. Ellis

By Marc H. Ellis

This choice of commentaries, written in the course of the contemporary Gaza battle because it spread out, represents an try out of 1 Jew on behalf of Jews of judgment of right and wrong all over, to return to grips with the country of Israel because it is very than what it purports to be. notwithstanding written from a geographic distance, one feels the discomfort Palestinians skilled as a problem to Jewish background.

Have Jews survived the Holocaust basically to recreate scenes of horror Israel now visits upon the Palestinian humans? Or is there a fashion ahead for Jews and Palestinians past mutual recrimination, displacement and warfare? utilizing the burning young children of the Holocaust because the center of Jewish moral post-Holocaust lifestyles, those commentaries ask Jews, the country of Israel and all these in unity with Jews and Jewish historical past to carry Israel liable for its attack on Gaza and supply a automobile for a destiny the place Jews and Palestinians stay jointly in justice and peace.

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