Objects & Places from 2002 Arab and Jew: Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land

David K. Shipler
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Ansar - This is the Israeli prison camp for suspected PLO activists and Lebanese prisoners of war in southern Lebanon.

Al-Aqsa Mosque - This is part of the complex of Muslim buildings on Jerusalem's Temple Mount (known by Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif). The Noble Sanctuary is the traditional site of Muhammad's miraculous ascension to heaven in 621 C.E. It is the third holiest shrine in Islam and can accommodate some 5,000 worshipers.

Arab Work - This is the pejorative phrase widely used by Jews to mean shoddy, inaccurate work.

Bedouin - These are the Desert Arabs, romanticized by nineteenth-century pilgrims and tourists. Their nomadic life and frequent, bloody vendettas fuel Jewish stereotypes about the Arab -- no matter how different modern Palestinians are from this picture.

Blood Libel - This is the medieval calumny against Jews, alleging that they use the blood of Christian children in preparing their...

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