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Nakba and Holocaust in a Single Breath: Israel/Palestine Immersion Travel Bibliography: W - Z

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


Originally published in 1969 when post-Holocaust literature became increasingly abundant. The conspiracy theory discussed here has regained traction since the rise of Trump and other politicians bent on gaining power through antisemitism and hatred.
In this memoir Kiraz, editor-in-chief of Gorgias Pres, relates the stories of his growing up in Bethlehem in the Christian Syriac community, 1965-1983.
An early (1990) memoir by Melkite Church priest Chacour (see Blood Brothers).
Published after his highly controversial Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid (above) this text is Carter’s plan for peace. Carter maintains that Israel’s control over the Occupied Territories is the major obstacle to overall peace in the region.
A quote from Edward Said (page 91) best helps this bibliographer to make a brief description of this multidisciplinary work: “Neither Palestinian nor Israeli history at this point is a thing in itself, without the other. In so doing we will necessarily come up against the basic irreconcilability between the Zionist claim and Palestinian dispossession. The injustice done to the Palestinian s is constitutive of these two histories, as is also the effect of Western anti-Semitism and the Holocaust.”
White paper condemning Israeli operations in Gaza in the summer of 2014. See also The Drone Eats with Me, Words of My Father, and Burning Children.
A memoir from life in Gaza during the Second Intifada (2000-2005), this book is about loss, love, and forgiveness.


An exhaustive account if all the ghettos, ranging from the tiniest villages to Warsaw established by the Nazi regime throughout its sphere of control.


Edited by authors associated with Sabeel and the Presbyterian Church (PCUSA), this title challenges the ethics and politics surrounding the Christian Zionist project.
Of these two collections of Zionist documents the first is described as “canonical,” and the second as the “Zionist Bible.” 20th century scholar and activist Arthur Hertzberg (who marched with Martin Luther King) published the first collection of Zionist documents in English in 1959, 8 years before Israel would reset the trajectory of Israeli -Palestinian conflict onto its current direction via the Six-Day War. Documents covered begin with Rabbi Yehuda Alkalai’s 1843 “The Third Redemption,” and extend to include David Ben-Gurion’s 1944 “The Imperatives of the Jewish Revolution.”
In the second collection, American Canadian scholar Gil Troy expands the range of documents to finish shortly before the volume’s publication in 2018. By the nature of the collections there is little if any room for debate regarding the supremacy of the Israeli state.