Amal Nashashibi should speak about a different detail: that Esther was born as a jew. I'm not sure that people like Amal will ever completely accept a Jew in their family. I suppose that Esther moved back to the West part of the City because in East part there are too many people like you, Amal. Even in the progressive circles.
Middle East quartet reportedly set to meet during UN General Assembly (dpa)
from the article: S.Y. Agnon's relatives: The E. Jerusalem Nashashibis