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Alice Rothchild- Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine

  • Busboys and Poets 5th & K 1025 5th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20001 United States (map)

Author Alice Rothchild, MD will discuss her new book, Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/ Palestine.

Since 2003, obstetrician Alice Rothchild has traveled annually to Israel/Palestine with other concerned Americans, to learn about health and human rights situation of politically marginalized communities, especially Palestinians. Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine presents key blog posts and analytical essays that explore everyday life in Israel, East Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Gaza up close and with searing honesty. These eyewitness reports and intimate stories depict the critical condition of a region suffering from decades-old wounds of colonization and occupation. Condition Critical dares (and inspires) its readers to examine the painful consequences of Zionism and Israeli expansion and to bend the arc of the moral universe towards justice.

About the book:  "In Condition Critical Alice Rothchild grabs for the truth behind the lies, writing with extraordinary moral clarity and a sharp eye for the injustices, absurdities, and cruel historical ironies that define Palestinian life on both sides of the Green Line." Ben Ehrenreich, Author of The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine


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