- Title Pages
- Editor’s Introduction
- Slavoj Žižek in Ramallah
- Alain Badiou in Haifa
- Judith Butler in Sheikh-Jarrah
- A Manifesto for the Jewish-Palestinian Arabic-Hebrew State
- Why We Support Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions
- The Star of Redemption with a Split ℵ
- Samson the Non-European
- Pnay El (Face of God)
- Jocasta’s Dream
- The Specters of a Borrowed Village
- For Palestine Is Missing from Palestine
- The Fish Who Became a Shahid
- Jenin and Homeopathy
- A Murder Is a Murder Is a Murder
- Trust Your Dreams
- Thus Spoke the Left
- The Betrayal of the Peace Camp
- From Now On Say I Am a Palestinian Jew
- And Who Shall I Say Is Calling?
- Come Out of Your Political Closets
- This Time It’s Not Funny!
- Elementary, My Dear Schnabel
- What Do You Mean When You Say “Left”?
- An Angel Under Siege
- Local Angel
- Holy Language, Holy Place
- An Angel I Borrowed
- Stabat Mater
- “The Jew Is Within You, But You, You Are in the Jew”
- What Does a Jew Want?
- “I will tremble the underground”
- Angel for a New Place
- The Four Dimensions of Art
- Existence on the Boundary
- There are some muffins there if you want. …
- Oh, Weakness; or, Shylock with a Split <i>S</i>
- Jenin in Wonderland
- Pledge to Our Language
- We Lacked a Present
- An Opening for an Interview
- Who Is a Terrorist?
- A Man Goes
- (p.154) Stabat Mater
- What Does a Jew Want?
- Columbia University Press
In this tribute to his father, the author reflects on what he claims to be the tragedy of Jerusalem and likens it to Maria enduring her pain as she regards Jesus on the cross. He says it is the reason why he cherishes the bond between his mother and Hanan Ashrawi, as two mothers who refuse to accept the human sacrifice that Jerusalem has demanded all these years. He also talks about his father, who appeared in his dreams after he passed away; Adam in the Garden of Eden, trying to hide from God; and Israeli poet and theologian Haviva Pedaya. The author recounts how he came to understand that God has not been dead from the beginning, but is dying. He asserts that the mother who protests instead of enduring and a weak and fragile God are two concepts that can be the beginning of a different discourse on Jerusalem.
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