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Elias Chacour
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Chacour was ready to leave Israel and seek a university teaching position in Europe. Returning to Europe for a number of speaking engagements, the offers were numerous, but always, he found a reason to decline. The turning point came during a speech in Germany, when he was informed that hundreds of refugees in two Lebanese camps - Sabra and Shatila - were massacred, under the guise of wiping out the PLO. Women, children and elderly were all killed by Lebanese Christians, as Israeli soldiers circled the camps to keep media and UN peace keepers out. The world demanded an investigation and got it. In the end, Palestinians and Jews mourned the dead together, outraged by the violence and insanity. Holding his dead mother's necklace of doves and fishes, Elias Chacour knew that his life's work remained unfinished in Israel...

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