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    • Paul
    • 24.11.09 | 22:57 (IST)

    I too am a 1st gen Palestinian living in the USA. I happen to be from a Christian family from Ramallah to be exact. His views are in line with how most of us Palestinians in the States feel. We live, work, and entertain side-by-side with our Jewish friends on a daily basis. We don't agree on every issue but we do compromise and agree with Hananiya's views. Just like in Palestine, we too are raised to 'hate' Jews, but we make our own judgments as we mature and become educated. The biggest problem we see in achieving peace, are the old horses which run both gov'ts today. You'll find a strong majority of Palestinians living within Palestine will agree with Hananiya's views. Everyone just wants a 'normal' life. Of course both sides have their radicals, but they are far and between and should not be the overwhelming soundhorns coming from both people. Maybe it's time for the moderates to become radical in their own right and qwell the existing radicals together and make good on peace..

    from the article: A Palestinian peace plan Israelis can live with
    First published 12:16 24.11.09 | Last updated 12:43 24.11.09
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