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The house of God

Palestinian children hold toy guns during a protest on the compound known to Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City,

Gershon Baskin recommends that we climb down from positions of ultimatums and work together towards ensuring that we don’t reach another round of horrific violence spurred by religious fervor. read more

If I were the Palestinian leader…

Gershon Baskin with Ahmed M.A. Helou, founder of the Visit Palestine group who facilitates tours of Israelis to Palestine in order to build good relationship between the people in israel and Palestine

Gershon Baskin firmly believes that no walls or fences will ever enable our two people to live without regard for the other. Those walls must come down, but that will only happen through engagement and real peace between Israel and Palestine and not from Palestine in place of Israel read more

From the Top Down

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

Gershon Baskin believes that eventually our leaders will enter into negotiations and eventually there will be an agreement and we should all begin to recognize the even the Israeli-Palestinian conflict can be resolved. read more

The 51st year

PEOPLE MARCH as they hold a large Palestinian flag in Ramallah in October.

Gershon Baskin believes that if both people want to be a free people in their land, it can only happen when both sides are free in their land – if only one side has freedom, it is never really free. read more