I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor's Journey

March 29, 2011|
I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor's Journey by Izzeldin Abuelaish
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A Palestinian doctor who was born and raised in the Jabalia refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, Izzeldin Abuelaish is an infertility specialist who lives in Gaza but works in Israel. The Gaza doctor has been crossing the lines in the sand that
divide Israelis and Palestinians for most of his life--as a physician who treats patients on both sides of the line, as a humanitarian who sees the need for improved health and education for women as the way forward in the Middle East. And, most recently, as the father whose daughters were killed by Israeli soldiers on January 16, 2009, during Israel's incursion into the Gaza Strip.

It was Izzeldin's response to this tragedy that made news and won him humanitarian awards around the world. Instead of seeking revenge or sinking into hatred, he called for the people in the region to start talking to each other. His deepest hope is that his daughters will be "the last sacrifice on the road to peace between Palestinians and Israelis."

Heather's Review

Every once in a long while you come across a book that touches your heart so deeply you will always remember where you were when you read it. And well after you turn the last page, the story will remain with you – imprinting a message that in some small way changes how you see the world. I Shall Not Hate, Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish’s per...

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Foreword by Sally Armstrong Introduction by Dr. Marek Glezerman  One Sand and Sky Two Refugee Childhood Three Finding My Way Four Hearts and Minds Five Loss Six Attack Seven Aftermath  Epilogue Acknowledgements
Title:I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor's JourneyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 7.99 X 5.21 X 0.58 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 7.99 X 5.21 X 0.58 inPublished:March 29, 2011Publisher:Random House of CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0307358895

ISBN - 13:9780307358899

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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