2002 Arab and Jew: Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

David K. Shipler
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Introduction

• Shipler discusses his plan for the book.

• A 2002 postscript shows that the area continues to be fraught with turmoil.

Part 1, Chapter 1

• Day of Remembrance brings both sorrow and glorification.

• Both sides are represented by families reaching back in the disputed lands for generations.

• The official Israeli myth is dissected.

• Shipler discusses the later massacres of Kfrar Kassem, Qibya, Sabra, and Shatila.

Part 1, Chapter 2

• Shipler depicts life in the refugee camps established for Arabs expelled from their villages.

• The longing to return to their home is central for the refugees.

• Shipler discusses the many sides of Zionism.

• As recent as 2002, Arabs continue to long to return to their lands.

Part 1, Chapter 3

• Four heavily armed Arabs seize a hostage on King George Street in 1984.

• Shipler claims Jerusalem used to be safer than New York City.

• Shipler analyzes the terrorism practices by Jews and Arabs.

• A commuter bus was hijacked...

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