Archive for March, 2007 Next Entries »

Should Arab Americans and Jewish Americans join a new lobby?

Thursday, March 15th, 2007

Yesterday, Aviva called for a survey of American Jews and American Palestinians, indicating that the voices of the majority in both communities are often not heard. Great idea. What follows is an edited excerpt from a book I’m working on, tentatively titled “A Lobby for the Rest of Us.”   It is followed by another question from me. […]

Signs of hope, believe it or not, for co-existence

Tuesday, March 13th, 2007

My inaugural post.  Drum roll, please: A story in yesterday’s Maariv by Yonathan Haleli has gotten no attention in the U.S. It is about a poll of Israeli Arabs and Israeli Jews. It begins on a predictably disturbing note, with responses indicating fear for the future on both sides. But dig a little deeper, and you will find an urge for co-existence and reconciliation […]

Next Entries »