Israel is a people and a country. Unbeknownst to most, it is also a language — a language used to describe the state of Israel, its history, and its conflicts. It is a language that sounds like English, but its words have different meanings.
The following books are guides to help Americans understand this language and translate from Israel into English.
How I Learned to Speak Israel is the story of author McDonald’s awakening to the situation in Israel/Palestine. It covers what he had to unlearn and how he began to differentiate myths from reality. It is written from an American perspective.