Israeli Eetta Prince-Gibson desperately wants to see Palestinians in nuanced terms. But that’s no easy feat, when everyone is urging her to play a simplistic blame game.
It’s easy for Palestinians and Israelis to turn against each other right now. Here are four examples of people who are choosing to reach out instead.
Instead of building a wall to keep out refugees, why doesn’t Israel take practical steps — like turning the border with Jordan and Syria into a well-patrolled land corridor — to help them?
Hassan Shakur fled Darfur for Israel, only to find himself stuck in limbo in a detention facility. Instead of feeling bitter, he’s trying to build the foundation of a better life.
JERUSALEM — A top rabbinic leader of the West Bank settler movement declared last week that the Israeli military is “permitted” under Jewish religious law to kill “ostensibly innocent” civilians in the course of warfare, and that feelings of guilt over such deaths reflect “the morality of unbelievers.”Rabbi Dov Lior, chairman