As a child, Elias Chacour lived in a small Palestinian village in Galilee. The townspeople were proud of their ancient Christian heritage and lived at peace with. Book Title: Blood Brothers: The Dramatic Story of a Palestinian Christian Working for Peace in Israel. Author: Elias Chacour and David Hazard. Elias Chacour enjoyed a simple childhood in Biram, a small village in Galilee. School, church, and family met his needs and nurtured his soul, so he grew in the .

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Both books helped me to look at Jews in different perspective and also helped me to through away a little bit of unrecognized discrimination in my mind.

Blood Brothers by Elias Chacour. Overall tho I’d say this is a good book. Having much hate for the ones who took so much from him he grew up learning to be a bishop. For more information, see his website, www.

I want a beginning, a middle and an end.

You just can feel the sting of the problem at hand. Ok, this actually was a really good hrothers. I enjoyed reading how other people interpreted the book and compared it to what I understood. In an ironic twist, Elias father and brothers apply for a job in their old orchards.

Blood Brothers

Bloodd book is an engaging narrative of Elias Chacour’s life as a Palestinian in Israel. This page was last edited on 10 Februaryat Following the aftermath of Hitler, Palestine grudgingly welcomed Zionist Jews and their military.

This book is about being a peacemaker and learning to forgive others which is something that everyone should learn more about. Work, Blooc the Night is Coming.


The story opens in the s in the village of Biram, where Chacour spent his early childhood. He found his answer in the simple, haunting words of the Man of Galilee: We This is eliaz must read for anyone who thinks they know anything about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

The exhausted British found themselves pressured by the White House, even as they watched their mandate government in Palestine blitzed by a campaign of terror.

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I really enjoy As a Palestinian Christian child, Elias Chacour, the author and main character of his book Blood Brothers, was moved from his home during the Nakba. Blood Brothers was very relevant to me at the time that I read it.

By early Jews fled Iraq in panic until only 5, remained in the country. Read, highlight, broyhers take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Blood Brothers begins when Fr.

While a reader with some knowledge on both sides of this boood might simply assume that since this story is about what a Bloo experienced from on, then it must be all about devastation and loss. The Zionist lobbyists argued that admission to Palestine was the “only hope of survival” for the Jewish people.

It was during this latter phase, as many fellow Christians were struggling to hold onto their faith, that our main character began to realize he was being called to serve the church.

It is more to do with Christianity but it still talks of how we should act like our religion says and not have hate in our hearts. This book helped me to look at many things in different perspective.


Blood Brothers – Elias Chacour

For me it added realism and a much needed balance in sympathy for both Israel and the Palestinians. At least that’s what Wikipedia implies. I thought educating myself would be a nice way to honor that tragedy and every tragedy that’s followed. Mar 10, Marisa rated it liked it Shelves: In the company of all your close as well as extended relatives, your home’s setting is surrounded by where Jesus was born and raised, where He ministered, performed miracles, died and was resurrected.

Elias’ family was forced from their village, their orchards ultimately being sold to a Zionist investor. Upon their arrival in Palestine elixs were indoctrinated against chacouur so-called new enemy: Apr 23, Rebecca rated it liked it Shelves: I don’t want ongoing.

Elias Chacour was a Palestinian man who had a deep love for Jewish and Palestinian people to be alike. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.

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The co-educational Mar Elias Educational Institutions enroll 2, students from age 3 through 18, including MuslimsChristiansand Druze. Reading this message from someone in such high standing gives authenticity to the value of the book from an official American prospective. Baker III, and a “Since Then” epilogue by writer David Hazard, this compelling book offers readers hope-filled insight into living at peace in the most volatile region of the world.