By Shiri Ourian
I work with bereaved Israelis and Palestinians. Here’s what I’ve learned about toxic polarization.
We had barely finished exhaling our collective sigh of election victory relief when it seemed like our shouts of joy turned into shock and disbelief that 70 million people could have voted for President Trump. How could they? Many voiced their certainty that those 70 million voters must lack values, humanity and decency. In a…
Israelis and Palestinians mourn our losses together on Yom Hazikaron
Fighting dangerous pathogens that rip through societies is not new to joint Israeli-Palestinian organizations like the Parents Circle-Families Forum and Combatants for Peace. Fear, hatred, and dehumanization, like viruses, are invisible. They are often asymptomatic in many and lead to senseless fatalities in others. COVID-19 and fear, hatred and dehumanization know no borders, religion or…
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