Yearly Archives: 1981

In Israeli Village, Jews and Arabs Erase Stereotypes

Interns for Peace: Esther Lafontaine, David Lafontaine, Gershon Baskin, and Tamar LaFontaine

Gershon Baskin, a 25-year-old Intern from Smithtown, L.I.,thinks that Both Jews and Arabs are interested in creating better relations between the two groups, but both sides have the perception that the other isn’t and that Jewish stereotypes of Arabs are generally that Arabs are closed, that Arabs are dirty, that Arabs are stupid, that Arabs are all antiIsrael. read more