“I spent six years tracking down Israeli witnesses to terrorist atrocities between 1994 and 2010, the so called ‘Oslo wars’. I interviewed people who survived attacks as well as family members of victims who did not. I experienced very difficult moments and even thought about abandoning the project.
It was a labor of six years of relentless determination, loneliness and perhaps, obsessive moral commitment.
“I did not write A New Shoah as an archival reminder, but rather as the reliving of a smaller-scale Shoah. This was not the genocide of millions of people killed merely because they were Jews living in Europe, but the murder of many individuals killed because they were Jews living in Israel. It is an immense black hole that in fifteen years has swallowed up 1,557 innocent men, women and children and left more than 17,000 injured. I offer this book as a memorial chant for the martyred Jews which will transmit Israel’s story to future generations. It is a rare document and I hope one will read these stories repeatedly in the next decades toward the celebration of Israel’s centennial anniversary.
Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews the author, Giulio Meotti, at Tundra Tabloids.