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Right to Exist A Moral Defense of Israel's Wars

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ISBN-10: 1400032431

ISBN-13: 9781400032433

Edition: 2004

Authors: Yaacov Lozowick

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For more than a half-century, Israel has been forced to defend its existence against international political disapproval, racist calumny, and violence visited upon its citizens by terrorists of many stripes. While nations have always been made to defend their moral, political, economic, or social actions, Israel has the unique plight of having to defend its very right to exist. Covering Israel's struggle for existence from the British occupation and the UN’s partition of Palestine, to the dashed hopes of the Oslo Accords and the second intifada, Yaacov Lozowick trains an enlightening, forthright eye on Israel’s strengths and failures. A lifelong liberal and peace activist, he explores…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/9/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Yaacov Lozowick is the director of the archives at Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust Museum, and the author ofHitler’s Bureaucrats: The Nazi Security Police and the Banality of Evil.

List of Maps
Introduction: Why I Voted for Sharon
Early Zionism: The Decision to Have and Use Power
The British Mandate: The Decisions to Build and Destroy
1948: Decisions About Genocide
1949-1967: The Decision to Persist
Contradictory Decisions: Making Peace and Building Settlements, 1967-1981
The 1980s: Wrong Decisions
A Society Worth Fighting For
The 1990s: Deluded Decisions
The Jerusalem Intifada: Resolve, Fortitude, and Morality
Future Decisions: Living at War and Making Peace
Immoral Decisions: The Bad Faith of Israel's Detractors
Tenacity: The Decision to Endure
Timeline
Acknowledgments
Index