Let’s get realistic, Natasha Gill writes. Humanization between individuals does not resolve conflict between groups.
What happened when Palestinians and Israeli settlers met up at the Gush Etzion Junction, the site of so many recent killings? The answer might surprise you, Yoav Peck writes.
As a survivor of genocide in South Sudan, Logo Maya was struck by the Forward’s report on new number crunchers who claim to predict such tragedies. Could they have prevented hers?
“Do you kids have a permit to hang up all of these posters around the city?” the policeman asked. “Permit?” my friend and I questioned in response. “We are trying to raise public awareness about baseless hatred, and destructive conflict, and you’re asking us for a permit?” Yet, after several hours in the sweltering heat of a downtown Jerusalem police station, we reconsidered the idea of advertising the 9th of Av as a day warning against baseless hatred along religious and political divides.