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In Days to Come: A New Hope for Israel

Book Specification

Binding Hardcover
Language English
Number Of Pages 336
Author Avraham Burg
Publisher Nation Books
Isbn-10 1568589786
Isbn-13 9781568589787
Dimension 15.88*3.18*24.13

In Days to Come: A New Hope for Israel

Avraham Burg's In Days to Come: A New Hope for Israel

Born in 1955, Avraham Burg witnessed firsthand many of the most dramatic and critical junctions in Israeli history. Here he chronicles the highs and lows of his country during the last five decades, beginning with the 1967 war, when, as a young boy, his mother brought him back Uzi cartridges from the Kotel, which he incorporated into the Chanukah menorah he made for his Home Economics class. Burg narrates the misplaced hopes of Religious Zionism (informed by his conservative upbringing), Israel's obsession with Military might (informed by his own experiences as a paratrooper), the country's democratic aspirations (informed by his tenure in the Knesset) and more. What he delivers, ultimately, is an analysis of the ambitions and failures of Israel and Judaism, from the unique standpoint of his generation--the Children of the mythical "founders" who established the state.

In Days to Come is Burg's philosophical inquiry into what Jewish-Israeli identity means today if you are personally, ethically, and politically opposed to what your country Stands for. With bravery and candor, he urges his countrymen to dare to ask the difficult questions and accept the truth of difficult answers, have the courage to move on from trauma to trust, understand that Jews do not have monopoly over suffering but a responsibility to prevent crimes against humanity, have the will to solve the conflict between Israel and Palestine by adopting new paradigms, be ready to relinquish the privileges given to the Jews and create a shared space with equal rights for every human being, lay the groundwork for a constitutional reality in which every individual--under Israeli sovereignty or responsibility--has equal rights, and build a Wall of separation between synagogue and state.

In this book, Burg lays bare the seismic intellectual shifts that drove the country's political and Religious journeys, offering a vision for a new comprehensive paradigm for Israel and the Middle East.

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This book has been written by Avraham Burg, who has written books like In Days to Come: A New Hope for Israel,The Holocaust Is Over; We Must Rise From its Ashes. The books are written in Biographies & Autobiographies,Biographies, Diaries & True Accounts category. This book is read by people who are interested in reading books in category : Biographies & Autobiographies. So, if you want to explore books similar to This book, you must read and buy this book.

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