By Gershon Shafir

The Israel-Palestine clash is without doubt one of the world’s so much polarizing confrontations. Its present part, Israel’s “temporary” profession of the West financial institution, Gaza, and East Jerusalem, grew to become a part century previous in June 2017. In those well timed and provocative essays, Gershon Shafir asks 3 questions—What is the career, why has it lasted goodbye, and the way has it remodeled the Israeli-Palestinian clash? His cogent solutions light up how we came, what this is, and the place we're prone to move. Shafir expertly demonstrates that at its 50th 12 months, the profession is riven with paradoxes, criminal inconsistencies, and conflicting pursuits that weaken the occupiers’ carry and depart the career itself susceptible to challenge.

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