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Remembering a Forgotten Zionist Vision for Peace?

I was inspired after reading Bob Dockhorn’s review in Friends Journal about Maxine Kaufman-Lacusta’s book Refusing To Be Enemies: Palestinian and Israeli Nonviolent Resistance to the Israeli Occupation (FJ Nov. 2010). I recently reviewed the book myself for the Nonviolent Change Journal and I also recommend it to Friends. The book was particularly meaningful to me because I sometimes despair about our ever finding a way to break the brutal cycle of conflict where the stronger party, Israel, remains locked into a rigid pattern of military occupation, state terrorism, and illegal settlements, and the weaker party, the Palestinians, fire🔒

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Steve Chase is a member of the Putney (Vt.) Meeting and the founding director of Antioch University New England's Graduate Environmental Studies Program in Advocacy for Social Justice and Sustainability. He has had a long-standing interest in Middle East peace initiatives.


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