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By Michael Lerner

A big sleek conundrum is how the Arab/Israel clash continues to be unresolved and, probably, unresolvable. during this inspirational ebook, Rabbi Michael Lerner means that a transformation in cognizance is important. With readability and honesty, he examines how the mutual demonization and discounting of every facets’ valid wishes force the controversy, and he issues to new methods of considering that could bring about an answer.

Lerner emphasizes that this new method of the problem calls for giving primacy to like, kindness, and generosity. It demands tough the grasp narratives in either Israel and Palestine in addition to the fake concept that “homeland defense” should be completed via army, political, financial, or media domination. Lerner makes the case lasting peace needs to prioritize supporting humans on each side (including Europe and the united states) and that genuine protection is healthier accomplished via an ethos of worrying and generosity towards “the other.” As many non secular leaders have taught, difficulties like those can't be solved on the comparable point at which they originated—one needs to search better floor, and that turns into a vital job for somebody who desires a sustainable peace. Embracing Israel/Palestine is written for these searching for optimistic, practical solutions to this ongoing difficulty.

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