A Jewish Perspective on East Timor
Publication Date: July 2009
Publisher(s): National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership
Author(s): Shepard Forman
Series: CLAL Politics and Policy Archive
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Community Relations; Global Responsibility; International Relations; Communal Memory
The author describes his experiences in East Timor in the 1970s, and particularly how a Passover Haggadah contributed to cultural exchange. He insists that the Jewish community and the world must act to support the people of East Timor in their pursuit of liberation and freedom from Indonesian oppression and violence.