From French yeshivas to Israeli prison: Michel Warschawski recalls 50 years of peace activism
Since moving here some 50 years ago, Michel Warschawski, the French-born son of a rabbi, has been politically involved in far-left activities and has even gone to jail for it. On the occasion of the Hebrew publication of his memoir.
Michel Warschawski is not bitter and does not see things in a bleak way. His battles have not robbed him of his sense of humor nor of perspective. He says that he always bets on optimism: “What good would it do me to bet on the negative? In this I am a conspicuous disciple of Walter Benjamin’s. History is not what we thought in the superficial Marxist past. History is constantly intersections and open...
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