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Walled

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An award-winning journalist explores the culture of denial in Israeli and Palestinian societies–and its lethal consequences.

Walled examines the contemporary state of mind of Israel's citizens, tracing the history of the State of Israel back to the Jewish national movement and the beginnings of Zionism. Sylvain Cypel offers a lucid analysis of the Israeli-Palestinian situat
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Paperback, 534 pages
Published June 17th 2007 by Other Press (first published June 12th 2007)
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Israel is imperiled. So argues the French Jewish writer of this heavily researched analysis of Israel's current social and political status. The peril he identifies is within, based on a denial of its responsibility for displacement of Palestinian populations in 1948 and 1967 and the evidence that exists of systematic ethnic cleansing. Not all blame is laid at the feet of Israel; the author points to failures of political leadership, especially in the case of Arafat, that have subverted nearly e ...more
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