Der Mandelbaum – The Almond Tree German Edition.
Forfatter: Randi Martha Evensen LITTERATUR JEG HAR i alle år lest mye om midtøsten, spesielt om Israel og jødenes historie. Jeg har ikke lest mye om palestinerne. Må nok innrømme at jeg har hatt mest sympati for israelerne kontra palestinerne. Noe som dog har endret seg en del hos meg de senere årene. Så kom […]
I shudder to hear Kerry pontificating about the right of people for self determination and peaceful existence (except, presumably, for Palestinians under occupation). I cringe to hear Hague lecturing the Russians about the rights of their neighbours to their territorial integrity and national sovereignty (except, as it were, for the Palestinians who should be pleased […]
Michelle Cohen Corasanti at Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC)
Dutch mid price edition of The Almond Tree
Hungarian cover of The Almond Tree
How great is now the risk of war on a large scale between Israel and the Palestinian Authority? The current conflict is exacerbated with each day. Is there a risk of serious military escalation?
The question assumes two parties with equivalent force. In order to understand the situation, one must understand the root cause. The seeds of the conflict were planted when European Jews at the turn of the 19thC decided that they needed a country of their own and set their sights on Palestine. The problem was that Palestine already had a people, the Palestinians.
Michelle Cohen Corasanti is the Jewish American author of The Almond Tree, a novel that examines the plight of the Palestinians of Israel and Gaza through the eyes of a boy named Ichmad. Corasanti lived in Israel for seven years, where she attended the Hebrew University and saw the horrors and humiliations Palestinians are subjected […]
This debut work of Michelle Cohen Corasanti is definitely something which readers are going to cherish for decades. A lovely story of suppleness, faith and compassion which I am going to recommend to all my readers who are in search of a fascinating read…
The Almond Tree is the saga of a young Palestinian boy’s journey from his village, where he lived under the threat of losing his home, imprisonment, and even death, as the Israelis took over his homeland…