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The Evergreen State College

The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict Lecture/Community Dialogue Series

Suggested Background Readings for January Events

These readings and additional resources can be found on reserve at the
Timberland Public Library in Olympia and The Evergreen State College Library

Jan. 8--Difficult Dialogues: Mohammed Abu-Nimer (American University) and Rabbi Seth Goldstein (Temple Beth Hatfiloh)

•  Abu-Nimer, Mohammed (1999). Dialogue, Conflict, Resolution, and Change: Arab-Jewish Encounters in Israel . N.Y: SUNY Press. (Introduction and Chapter 10 "Arab-Jewish Encounter Programs).

•  Bernards, Rita (2000).   Pioneers in Dialogue: Jews Building Bridges . In M. Adams, W. Blumenfeld, R. Castaneda, H. Hackman, M. Peters, X. Zuniga (Eds.) Readings for Diversity and Social Justice London: Routledge (pp. 191-198).

•  Ateek, Naim Stifan (1991). The Basic Principles of Dialogue in the Israeli -Palestine Conflict: Respect, Honesty, Sincerity, Humility. In Gordon. H. & Gordon, R. (Eds.) Israel Palestine: The quest for Dialogue . Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books (pp. 59-73)

•  Jick, Leon (2000). Finding Someone to Blame: The Anatomy of Anti-Semitism. In Leon Zakim & Janice Dichek (Eds.) Confronting Anti-Semitism: A Practical Guide .   Hoboken, NJ: Anti-Defamation League of B'nai Brith KTAV Publishing (pp. 60-66).

•  Cainkar, Louise (Fall, 2002).   No Longer Invisible: Arab and Muslim Exclusion after Sept 11. Middle East Research & Information Project , Report 224.

•  Greenspan, Miriam (Nov/Dec 2003). The New Anti-Semitism. Tikkun Magazine .

•  Green, Phillip (May 5, 2003). 'Anti-Semitism,' Israel and the Left.   The Nation Magazine.

•  Jan.   22--History of Palestine/Israel : Ellis Goldberg and Farhat Ziadeh (Univ. of Washington)

•  Gerner, Deborah (1994). One Land Two People.   Boulder: Westview Press.

•  Hasian, Marouf (1998). Intercultural Histories and Mass-Mediated Identities: The Re-Imagining of the Arab-Israeli Conflict. In J. Martin, L. Flores, & T. Nakayama (Eds.) Readings in Cultural Contexts . Mountain View, CA: Mayfield (pp. 97-104).

•  Lerner, Michael (2003). Healing Israel/Palestine: A Path to Peace and Reconciliation . Berkely, CA.: Tikkun Books (Chapter 2, "Zionism Comes to the Land," pp.21-43).

•  Said, Edward (1979/1992). The Question of Palestine . New York: Vintage Books (Chapter 2, part I, "Zionism from the Standpoint of It's Victims," pp. 57-82).

•  Laqueur, Walter (1972/2003). A History of Zionism . New York, Schocken Books (Conclusion: Thirteen Thesis on Zionism, pp. 589-599).

•  Netanyahu, Benjamin (1996) Palestinians Should Not Have Their Own Nation. In Charles Cozic (Ed.) Israel: Opposing Viewpoints . San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press ( pp. 147-153).  

•  Pappe, Ilan (1998).   Israeli Historians Ask: What Really Happened Fifty Years Ago? The Link , Vol 31, Issue 1 (pp. 1-13).

•  Ribak, Rivka (2001). 'In the Beginning...' Israeli Jews and Arabs Construct Intifadas and Selves.   In   Mary j. Collier (Ed.) Constituting Cultural Discourse. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage (pp. 295-318).