A Jewish Israeli Soldier’s Perspective
Jewish soldier perspective

Khirbet Khizeh is a brief, fictional, 1949 novella by Israeli writer S. Yizhar about the violent expulsion of Palestinian villagers by the Israeli army. Considered a high point in Hebrew literature, it was published just months the author fought in the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. The book provides a window into the perspective of a Jewish soldier whose unit is tasked with expelling peaceful Palestinian families from their homes. Purchase the book here. Borrow the book from your local library here.

Plus, read a full article about the book here on our website.

Category: BOOKS

Title: S. Yizhar, Khirbet Khizeh, 1949.

Date of publication: 1949, published again in 2008

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