The human face of conflict. war, political threat, Intifada, struggle for the good life, women and their loved ones searching for the "good life" under war. Israel, the Israel Palestinian conflict.
Life is complicated under normal, happy conditions.Those complications---family feuds, insecurities, hope, betrayals, loyalty and love--don't vanish in war time, they don't even necessarily take a back seat; rather they intermingle with the heavier, more long-lasting pain of tragedy and loss, complicating everyday lives even further.
Israela: secrets, lies, and alienation. Heroism. Arabs saving Jews and Jews healing Arabs in Israel. Israela: An eternal struggle for peace. Three women and their loved ones seeking the "good life" under war. The complex social structure of Israel, tradition, history, war, Intifada, and love.
Author Batya Casper.