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One of the things I wanted to introduce in The Same Sea beyond transcending the conflict, is the fact that deep down below all our…
I wrote The Same Sea not as a political allegory about Israelis and Palestinians. I wrote it about something much more gutsy and immediate. I…
I wrote a novel about Israelis who live their own lives on the slope of a volcano. Near a volcano one still falls in love,…
The actual gap between Labor, Likud and the new central party is microscopic.
I was born and bred in a tiny, low-ceilinged ground-floor apartment.
All of my novels are democracies.
On my parents’ scale of values, the more Western something was, the more cultured it was considered.
I recommend the art of slow reading.
I have seen for the first time in 100 years of conflict, the two peoples – the Israeli people and the Palestinian people – are…
But for 30 years, Orthodox leaders have tipped the balance between hawks and doves, and have been in a position to determine who forms a…
But The Same Sea is set precisely in this Israel, which never makes it to the news headlines anywhere. It is a novel about everyday…
It is crystal clear to me that if Arabs put down a draft resolution blaming Israel for the recent earthquake in Iran it would probably…
Israel of the coastal plain, where eight out of ten Israeli Jews live far removed from the occupied territories, from the fiery Jerusalem, from the…
Well, my definition of a tragedy is a clash between right and right.
Every single pleasure I can imagine or have experienced is more delightful, more of a pleasure, if you take it in small sips, if you…
In many ways, I regard Sharon and Arafat as birds of a feather.
A conflict begins and ends in the hearts and minds of people, not in the hilltops.
And in this respect, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been a tragedy, a clash between one very powerful, very convincing, very painful claim over this land…
Two children of same cruel parent look at one another and see in each other the image of the cruel parent or the image of…
If we don’t stop somewhere, if we don’t accept an unhappy compromise, unhappy for both sides, if we don’t learn how to unhappily coexist and…
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