Refusing to be Enemies: Information about my book

Dear Friends on IPeace,

It occurs to me that I should let you know about the interview-based book I had published recently  (2010 Hardcover; 2011 paperback and e-book).  It's called Refusing to be Enemies: Palestinian and Israeli Nonviolent Resistance to the Israeli Occupation and is an interview-based study in which more than 100 Israeli and Palestinian nonviolent activists share hopes and visions, and discuss effective strategies and challenges faced in pursuing the goal of a just peace.

The Foreword is by Ursula Franklin, a Quaker thinker and writer, pacifist, feminist, social activist, and scientist—a long-time member of the Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW), and the book includes analytic chapters contributed by Ghassan Andoni (a cofounder of the Palestinian Center for Rapprochement and the International Solidarity Movement - ISM), Jeff Halper (co-founder and Coordinator of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions - ICAHD), Jonathan Kuttab (a pacifist Palestinian lawyer, writer, and human rights advocate), and Starhawk (a Jewish-American peace, justice, and environmental activist and author, who has volunteered with ISM four times).

For more information and links to several reviews, please see:

Refusing to be Enemies is available from,, and, as well as (only for folks living outside of Canada and the US) from the above website.  Please note: purchases from the Ithaca website before December 31, 2011 are eligible for a 30% discount and free shipping.  Please enter (at the checkout) EZ4WTIL9PNVCQQG12NEME4Y7  .   If you encounter any difficulties with this, please contact the publishing house and cc to me.

Please spread this info far and wide to folks and organizations you think will be interested.  Please note:   Purchasers living in Canada and the US must buy from the North American distributor, International Specialized Book Service ( or from a bookseller that acquires their inventory from ISBS (e.g., bookstores,,, …) and not directly from Ithaca Press.
Also, if any of you happens to own or to have read the hardcover or "unofficial paperback" edition that came out in 2010, and has not yet received the PDF of the Afterword, please let me know, and I'll happily e-mail it to you.

Thanks and best wishes,



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