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.
Sometimes they meet with their friends in the evening. Ratiba listens. She rarely enters into the debate, but she puts her thoughts into carefully penned articles and submits them, free-lance, to the Arab newspaper in East Jerusalem. On the third Sunday of each month Ratiba takes the bus to the newspaper agency, to collect payment for her articles.
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.