Stories for the Sake of Argument by Abi Dauber Sterne, Robbie Gringras
In these divided times, we tend to think that arguments should be avoided. Acclaimed educators, Abi Dauber Sterne and Robbie Gringras, suggest the opposite: we should argue more.
Stories for the Sake of Argument features 24 short stories specially designed to get your family and friends arguing about some of the thorniest issues facing Israel and the Jewish world today.
From religious freedom to identity politics, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to COVID-19 regulations, gender equality to Israel-Diaspora relations, each story tackles a different issue, sets up a powerful clash of values, and leaves you with an unresolved dilemma to discuss. The guiding questions accompanying the stories invite you to let go of binary thinking and discover a more nuanced way to connect and communicate.
Through this groundbreaking book, you’ll:
- Develop the tools to talk with people with whom you disagree
- Explore and grapple with other viewpoints and voices
- Deepen your understanding of yourself, others, and Israel
Whatever stage of life you’re at, Stories for the Sake of Argument will invigorate the way you think and talk about Israel.