Thursday, May 7, 2009

letting others speak for me

Crazy Religious Kooks Back In The Cornfield

I am somewhat comforted by this:
Obama Administration Takes Stronger Line With Israel
I remind my loyal readers that my views on the Israel-Palestinian conflict were and are largely shaped by Leon Uris's Exodus, which I read at age 13. I spent summer between 10th & 11th grade glued to TV, watching Abba Eban assert Israel's right-to-existence at the U.N. during Gulf of Aqaba crisis - as a firm supporter of Israel!

1 comment:

  1. Have you read his book The Haj? It'll also enlighten you to that area of the world.
    James A. Michener's The Source is my favorite book on Southwest Asia.