The Lemon Tree
About this deal
All signs continued to point toward war, except that Nasser privately continued to express aversion to it. Like many Americans, I grew up with one part of the history, as told through the heroic birth of Israel out of the Holocaust. Palestinian Arabs should be re-settled in other Arab countries, which have huge amounts of empty land.
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Through the biography, Tolan aims to highlight how two families on opposite sides of the conflict—the al-Khairis and the Eshkenazis—are connected on a level that transcends both faith and human fallibility. What was that secret, and how do you think it affected his view of Israel, war and peace, and himself?The simplest way would be for the illegal settlements to be turned over to the Palestinians totally in-tact, in exchange for all they have lost, for the homes, the fields, the orchards, towns, that they have been forced to leave.
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Half an hour later, an answer came from Cairo, advising the Jordanians to withdraw from the West Bank and arm the general population. At 6:30 that evening, the United Nations imposed a cease-fire; the shooting and shelling had stopped. This position was still unacceptable for the "host" governments, the grassroots political factions that were based in the camps, and most of all the refugees themselves.In The Lemon Tree, which provides an impartial, journalistic account of the shared Israeli-Palestinian history, I found myself reading a story that was only half familiar to me. The radio picked up broadcasts of a serene Egyptian voice, saying, "Why don't you go back to where you came from?