Yearly Archives: 2006

Time for the public to stand up


Gershon Baskin believes that civil society peace activists must work together across the conflict lines to design a new process that empowers the common people. Their well-established cooperation provides the basis for bringing the voices of both societies to the table. It is time for the public to stand up and it is time for civil society peace activists to take the lead. read more

No negotiations, no peace

The Middle East

The `mini-quartet` of Israel, the PA, Egypt and Jordan can provide the mechanism for renewing the peace process. This partnership of four interdependent neighbors is the best, and perhaps, the only way that we can move forward toward a political horizon of hope. read more

The sad story of my friend Sam

Sam Bahour

We Israelis should be interested in keeping Sam Bahour and the thousands of others like Sam as our neighbors in the West Bank. The chances for building real peace increase when people like Sam Bahour can be our neighbor. Shame on any government of Israel that would force people like Sam to leave. read more