Review: "Palestine" by President Jimmy Carter (B&I 8)

I was a little hesitant to choose a controversial book, but after I read President Carter's new book, Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid, I felt the ideas were too important not to share. I also feel that anyone who reads the book for themselves will agree that Jewish Americans are being unfair when they accuse President Carter of taking sides. It is true that he highlights the plight of the Palestinians in the occupied territories, but this hardly makes him biased.

Episode 8 of Books and Ideas is only an introduction to the book. You will have to read it yourself to make your own decision.

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Here are some links you might find interesting:

The Carter Center

CNN's coverage of the resignation of the Jewish members of the Carter Center

Some information about the Wall Israel is building around its settlements