ISBN-10: 0671008048

ISBN-13: 9780671008048

Israeli Jews and Palestinians look aspect by way of facet for the 1st time during this awesome booklet to proportion strong emotions and reflections on becoming up in a single of the world's longest and most threatening conflicts. the following, thirty-six women and men, girls and boys, inform in their coming-of-age in a land of turmoil.
From kibbutzim in Israel and the occupied territories to Palestinian refugee camps within the West financial institution and the Gaza Strip, Israeli Jews and Palestinians inform of tragedy and transcendence as they face their private fears and dream of a calm destiny. take heed to them as they recount tales in their short and infrequently violent youth.
No topic what their ethnic id, how a lot and the way lengthy they've got suffered, those brave autobiographers most of the time display a deep eager for peace. possibly their hopes and fears are most sensible illustrated via a parable retold through eighteen-year-old Redrose (a pseudonym):
"Two frogs obtained trapped in a jar of cream. They could not bounce out of the liquid and so they could not climb as the facets of the jar have been slippery. One frog acknowledged, 'By sunrise i will be dead,' and went to sleep. the second one frog swam all evening lengthy and within the morning discovered herself floating on a pat of butter."

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