Description: Israel describes itself as a Jewish state. What, then, is the status of the one-fifth of its citizens who are not Jewish? Are they Israelis, or are they Palestinians? Or are they a people without a country? How will a Palestinian state if it is established influence the sense of belonging and identity of Palestinian Israeli citizens? Based on conversations with Palestinians in Israel, Sleeping on a Wire is essential reading for anyone trying to understand the Middle East today.
By David Grossman
Translated by: Haim Watzman
(352 Pages)Publisher: Picador, 2003
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