Refusing to Be Enemies
Refusing to Be Enemies

Refusing to be Enemies shares the experiences of more than 100 nonviolent activists and thinkers, primarily in Palestine and Israel. The book argues that despite Palestinians’ legal right to armed struggle, nonviolent resistance is the more effective method to win justice and equal rights. These thinkers also reflect on the special challenges of joint struggle and their hopes and visions for a shared future in the region. The book can be purchased here. Borrow the book from your local library here.

Category: BOOKS

Title: Maxine Kaufman-Lacusta, Refusing to be Enemies: Palestinian and Israeli Nonviolent Resistance to the Israeli Occupation, 2011.

Date of publication: March 1, 2011

Latest Posts

Stefan Moore

Stefan Moore

A self-described “secular Jew,” documentary filmmaker Stefan Moore wrote about the troubled history of creating the Jewish state for Consortium News. He argues for a shift from fighting for a two-state solution toward a “democratic secular state accommodating both...

read more
Zionism in Israel

Zionism in Israel

Howard Lisnoff wrote about “The Long View of Palestine, Israel and War” in a piece for Counter Punch. In the article, he reflects on the history of Zionism in Israel and the dehumanization of Palestinians. He aptly points out that critiquing Zionism and occupation...

read more
A History of Oppression

A History of Oppression

In an Opinion piece for Moment Mag, David K. Shipler reflects on the weight of history and memory in shaping the ongoing violence the Israeli government is waging against the people of Palestine. As a former Jerusalem bureau chief for The New York Times, David speaks...

read more
Jerusalem