Monthly Archives: July 2014

We Can’t Allow Ourselves to Fall into the Pit

Gershon Baskin, a Jewish peace activist, became the unlikely negotiator for Shalit's release. Credit Michal Chelbin and Oded Plotnizki for The New York Times

Gershon Baskin feels that the loss of hope is the biggest thing. We need to create human relationships with people on all “sides”, talk to each other, listen with compassion, open up our hearts and minds to each other. Ultimately, no matter what the governments do, peace is made between people, on the human dimension. We can’t allow ourselves to fall into the pit read more