“Yossi Klein Halevi’s ‘Letters to a Palestinian Neighbor’ may not reach its intended audience, but it may well have another closer to home”

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by Liel Leibovitz
May 4, 2018

The title of Yossi Klein Halevi’s new book gives you some idea about its intended reader. It is Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor, and while the recipient of Halevi’s moving dispatches isn’t a concrete person, he or she is not an abstraction either: From his desk in Jerusalem, Halevi sees the separation barrier, and, just beyond it, the great big Other of Israeli life, the Palestinian men and women who are clearly visible yet ultimately unknown. Having earlier in his career traveled to meet these neighbors and listen to their stories, Halevi now reciprocates by telling them his, the epic of the Jewish people, their history, and their faith. READ MORE

TIMES OF ISRAEL David Horovitz, Publisher: Who we are, why we’re here: Israeli author explains Zionism to the Palestinians We’re rightly outraged by enemy attacks on our legitimacy, says Yossi Klein Halevi. But we’ve never bothered to tell them our story. Hence his ‘Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor’

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