Ruchama Marton

Ruchama Marton

Dr. Ruchama Marton is president and founder of Physicians for Human Rights – Israel. This article is based on a paper presented at an international conference on “Engaging the Other: The Power of Compassion” in October 2006.


Denial and Forced Existence
The Zionist collective has genuine difficulty in engaging the Other, the Palestinians.
Doctors and the Duty of Intervention
The Physicians for Human Rights challenge the psychological comfort of both the public and government officials.
The Psychological Impact of the Second Intifada on Israeli Society
Israeli society uses stereotyped views of the Palestinians to avoid facing the reality of their actions.

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