We Belong to the Land: The Story of A Palestinian Israeli Who Lives for Peace and Reconciliation

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Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize several times, Chacour has achieved international recognition. His own story - from his boyhood in a Palestinian Christian family to his work as a priest in the village of Ibillin in Galilee - takes us beyond the headlines and into the homes and communities of Palestinians in Israel, providing a portrait of a people struggling for equality in their ancient homeland. Determined to provide education and opportunity to the young Palestinians in the Galilee region, Chacour battles governmental opposition and builds schools, libraries and youth and community centres. The summer camps he founds are attended by thousands of children of varied religions. Urging the persistent yet peaceful pursuit of justice, he instructs he people never to hate, for "hatred is corruption".

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The conflict of being a clergyman and a Palestinian Arab in Israel forms the backdrop for this human drama as the author, a priest in the Melkite Catholic Church, tries to serve as a spokesperson for fellow Palestinians against what they perceive as injustices imposed on them by a Jewish state. Among the travails he relates are the destruction of his village in the Upper Galilee by Israeli authorities, who transformed the area into a military security zone; and the forced evacuation of Biram, another village in the Galilee. Similar and complementary to Beyond Occupation , edited by Rosemary Radford Reuther and Marc Ellis ( LJ 7/90), this is recommended for those interested in a local perspective on the communal conflict in contemporary Israel.
- Sanford R. Silverburg, Ca tawba Coll., Salisbury, N.C.
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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