Anguished Hope: Holocaust Scholars Confront the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802833297
  • Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 9/28/2008
  • Pages: 253
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Prologue: Haunted by the Holocaust Leonard Grab Grab, Leonard John K. Roth Roth, John K. 1

I Challenges 9

1 Moral Visions in Conflict: Israeli and Palestinian Ethics Peter J. Haas Haas, Peter J. 14

2 Duped by Morality? Defusing Minefields in the Israeli-Palestinian Struggle John K. Roth Roth, John K. 30

3 Beware of Your Beliefs David Blumenthal Blumenthal, David 50

4 "Forgetting" the Holocaust: Ethical Dimensions of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Leonard Grob Grob, Leonard 68

5 Dimensions of Responsibility: A German Voice on the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict in the Post-Shoah Era Britta Frede-Wenger Frede-Wenger, Britta 84

II Risks 99

6 National Socialism, Israel, and Jewish/Arab Palestinian History. Myths and Realities Margaret Brearley Brearley, Margaret 103

7 Toward a Post-Holocaust Jewish Understanding of the Jewish State and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict David Patterson Patterson, David 120

8 Between a Dangerous Memory and a Memory in Danger: The Israeli-Palestinian Struggle from a Christian Post-Holocaust Perspective Didier Pollefeyt Pollefeyt, Didier 135

9 The Middle East Conflict, the Responsibility of History and Memory, and the American Jew Myrna Goldenberg Goldenberg, Myrna 154

III Possibilities 171

10 Beyond Conquest: Post-Shoah Christian Anguish and the Israeli-Palestinian Dilemma Henry F. Knight Knight, Henry F. 176

11 The Holocaust, Israel, and the Future of Jewish-Christian Relations in the United States Hubert Locke Locke, Hubert 191

12 Critical Thinking and Self-Identity: Educating for Peace between Israelis and Palestinians Amy H. Shapiro Shapiro, Amy H. 205

13 After the Peace: The Moral Responsibilityof Survival Rachel N. Baum Baum, Rachel N. 221

Epilogue: What Else? Leonard Grob Grob, Leonard John K. Roth Roth, John K. 235

Select Bibliography 239

About the Editors and Contributors 242

Index 248

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