Blood Brothers - Epilogue Summary & Analysis

Elias Chacour
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Epilogue Summary and Analysis

In reflecting upon his book, Father Elias Chacour hopes that those who read it will be called in some way to work for justice, not simply discuss it. To him, Jews and Palestinians, be they Muslim or Christian, are truly "blood brothers," and this makes the Israeli-Palestinian conflict so horrific. He calls upon Jews to stop killing and taking land in the name of their previous sufferings. He calls upon Palestinians to stop the violence and martyrdom. He calls upon Westerners to stop defining terrorism only in terms of Arabs - there has been plenty of terrorism on both sides, and plenty of terrorism throughout history, often re-defined as heroism.

Chacour calls upon the nations who engage in arms build-ups and proliferation to stop. For both sides in this conflict to have as their goal the obliteration of one another is...

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