The Holocaust, Israel, and Canadian Protestant Churches

The Holocaust, Israel, and Canadian Protestant Churches

by Haim Genizi




Genizi pays particular attention to the controversy surrounding A.C. Forrest, editor of the influential United Church Observer, which constantly criticized Israel's policies and strongly supported the Palestinian cause, a position that led to a serious dispute with the Canadian Jewish community. Genizi also deals with the complications and ambiguities of the geopolitics of the Middle East and examines the dilemmas they pose for both the Christian and the Jewish conscience. The conflict over resolutions condemning Israel for accepting apartheid and maintaining systematic racial cleansing, adopted in the international conference on racism in Durban, South Africa, in late 2001, shows how explosive the controversy over the Israel-Palestinian crisis remains.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780773524019
Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date: 07/09/2002
Series: McGill-Queen's Studies in the History of Ideas Series , #49
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: (w) x (h) x 1.10(d)

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