Archive for June, 2011

Defiant dreamers of Arab-Jewish co-existence

Monday, June 20th, 2011

Is it remotely possible to close the gaps between Jewish and Arab citizens of Israel? 62% of Palestinian Arabs living in Israel believe that Israeli Jews “are foreigners who do not fit in this region, and they will eventually leave the country,” according to a recently released poll by Haifa University’s Jewish-Arab Center. A similar […]

Two mayors, two communities, two peoples

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

If you are in New York City on Tuesday evening, June 14th, this event, “Two Mayors, Two Communities, Two Peoples: Building Bridges in the Middle East” is worth checking out. It is at Ansche Chesed, 251 West 100th Street, at 7:30 PM. Nazia Masrawa is the mayor of the Arab Israeli town of Kfar Qara. […]