Israel: Stories of Conflict and Resolution, Love and Death
In the course of more than a century of nation building (even though Israel has few natural resources other than the grit of its people), the country has developed into a high–tech wonder. Yet peace remains an elusive dream. Israel faces the constant threat of an Iranian nuclear attack and has been involved in several wars. Many Israelis are veterans of more than a single war. Since many Israelis are haunted by war and terror, Post–Traumatic Stress Disorder is common.
Voices from Israel: Stories of Conflict and Resolution, Love and Death tells about Israel s many accomplishments in the face of great adversity. It s a warts and all commentary on the Jewish state—a country, like many countries, that has its flaws.
The battle–hardened people of Israel—Jews, Arabs, Druze, and others—are persevering against the Middle East s climate of racism, intolerance, and terror. These eight stories depict the prejudice, frustration, and heartbreak—tempered with hope—which people experience in Israel.