Jonathan Garfinkel journeys from a Zionist education in Canada to a quest for a true perspective on the Israel-Palestine imbroglio. He witnesses the reality of life on both sides of the divide and also explores Jewish identity. He spoke to Emma Klein and read from his evocative memoir, Ambivalence: Crossing the Isael Palestine Divide. There was an open discussion in which the audience was invited to take part.
In her award winning novel, Nancy Huston explores the past through four consecutive generations, taking the reader backwards in time from California to New York, Haifa to Munich, from 9/11 to Nazi Germany, through the terrible fault lines that scarred our recent history.