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Nakba and Holocaust in a Single Breath: Israel/Palestine Immersion Travel Bibliography: F - H

Nakba and Holocaust in a Single Breath: A Difficult Bibliography of Hope and Critique

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Palestinian Christian theologian Raheb has written intentionally for laypersons instead of academicians. Part of his mission is to relieve some of the naivete and ignorance regarding the Christian Palestinian experience.
An accidental tourist of a different stripe, Olson tells the story of her post-graduation trip to Egypt which lead to a furtive entry into the West Bank. She subsequently spent two years in Ramallah writing for the Palestinian Monitor.
Born a Conservative American Jew, whose family is Jewish Palestinian, the author is now the executive director of Kairos USA (see "Kairos Document" on the I-K page). Braverman presents this book particularly for US Christians to gain clarity regarding their atonement response to the Christian history of antisemitism, and to US Jews who believe safety is not possible without the state of Israel.
Co-directed by a Palestinian and Israeli, this documentary exposes five years of struggle by a Palestinian whose land is bulldozed to make way for the separation wall.
Munther argues that because Jesus is the fulfillment of the Old Testament the land (current Israel/Palestine) is now universalized and has lost its theological significance. Nonetheless he states his theology is not a replacement theology for either Jews or Muslims, but an "incorporation into" logic.
The author is a member of "Breaking the Silence", an Israel veterans' group that testifies against IDF (Israel Defense Forces) violence and their experiences as a part of the IDF.
African American author Wagner has published a memoir of his developing a political consciousness and move into the realm of Palestinian rights. The author is a witness to the burial aftermath of the Israeli massacre of the Lebanese Sabra and Shatila Refugee Camps in 1982.
This work surveys the development of the concept of Christian Zionism as much more than a mere Christian support of the state of Israel. It reveals its varied expressions, often dispensationalist in nature, and implications that effect politics and congregations in the United States, and Palestinian lives in Israel.
Bucaille has written an up-close and personal record of three young Palestinians’ lives while also analyzing the larger geo-politics of Palestine-Israel.

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Lerner is a rabbi that does not equate criticism of Israel with anti-Semitism. This is a work of apologetics yet has insights that produce a more informed conversation about the Israeli-Palestinian relationship.
Israeli human rights group B’Tselem discusses the Israeli high court’s refusal to discuss military operational discretion as a means to support human rights violations carried out by Israeli security forces on occupied Palestinians.
Clocking in at well over 1,000 pages this encyclopedia of articles on the historical, political, literary, and more relationship between Jews and Muslims is a great resource for study. Co-edited from both perspectives.
Detailed writing by a Jewish academic historian who was able to escape Germany but whose remaining family was murdered. Though sympathetic to the Zionist position he presents contemporary and historical critiques of Zionism.
History professor Weikart analyzes the perversion of Hitler’s racist Christianity that became Nazi Germany’s religion during the Third Reich.
Catholic author reconstructs Hitler’s theology using history and modified systematics. Accessible and only about 100 pages.
How did Hitler persuade the vast majority of German citizens to become part of his killing machine? Goldhagen weaves history, sociology, and psychology together to demonstrate to the reader how regular people can be led into behavior that seems to many to be unimaginable.
Essays written by Jewish Holocaust survivors interrogating and interpreting the system and experience of the Holocaust.
This work, co-edited by Palestinian and Jewish intellectuals, examines the intersectionality of the traumas of the Holocaust and the Nakba. Both events altered their communities’ consciousnesses and interpretations of their interlocking traumas.