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Israeli Pacifist: The Life of Joseph Abileah

Bing, Anthony G.

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ISBN 10: 0815624883 / ISBN 13: 9780815624882
Published by Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, NY, 1990
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23 cm, 199, illus., pencil erasure residue on front endpaper. Foreword by Yehudi Menuhin. Bookseller Inventory # 23041

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Title: Israeli Pacifist: The Life of Joseph Abileah

Publisher: Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, NY

Publication Date: 1990

Book Condition: very good, very good

Edition: First Edition. First Printing.

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Traces the life of Joseph Abileah, who has worked for reconciliation between Arabs and Jews

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A musician living inok? clearer with "born in Austria" Haifa, a pacifist, Quaker and conscientious objector, Joseph Abileah, who was born in Austria in 1915, has created harmony not only on the viola, but in building bridges between Arabs and Jews. A convert to Gandhi's nonviolent philosophy, he has worked for protecting minority rights in Israel and on cooperative projects bringing together Jews and Arabs. His call for a tripartite confederation which would unite Arab Palestine, Israel and Jordan in tackling common regional problems is now given serious consideration in some quarters. An opponent of right-makes-might nationalism, Abileah, in this quietly inspirational biography, presents an alternative vision of what the Middle East might look like. Bing teaches at Earlham College in Indiana. Photos.
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