By Natasha Gill
Let Israelis and Palestinians Be Enemies
Despite what many people may believe, humanization between individuals does not resolve conflict between groups. And yet against all the hard evidence, most conflict management or simulation exercises still put this forward as their primary objective. The Forward recently ran two articles about conflict negotiation simulations dealing with the Israel/Palestine dispute. Both mention the challenges…
Forget Empathy, Path to Mideast Peace Lies in Hardboiled Realism
During President Obama’s recent trip to Israel, he spoke of the urgent need to renew peace talks. But in his vision of how to arrive at these talks, he seems to have disregarded the common sense principle that peace is made between enemies. The principle appears to be embraced in the course of ordinary affairs….
The Arab Peace Plan: Say No to Rights, Recognition
The Arab League’s plan for Middle East peace is back on the table and, as has been the case since the initiative was first unveiled, any real progress requires movement on the Israeli-Palestinian track. In order to give this round a chance, those wishing to see a breakthrough ought to take a page from an…
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אַ נײַע וועבזײַט פֿאַרן פֿאָרווערטס — מיט עטלעכע שיינע סורפּריזןA new website for the Forverts – and some pleasant surprisesדי שריפֿט איז אַ סך קלאָרער ווי פֿריִער און די ייִדיש־שפּראַכיקע אַרטיקלען געפֿינען זיך באַזונדער פֿון די ענגלישע.
A Palestinian was shot and paralyzed over a generator. Now Israel threatens to take his home