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    • Allan Edwards
    • 10.12.09 | 17:44 (IST)

    1985 so long ago I worked on a kibbutz as an American volunteer. The kibbutz had some Arab day laborers I got to know one very well and he even invited me to his home. The subject of peace between Arab and Israelis came up. I still think to this day that this simple day laborer said the most intelligent words I ever heard to this day on the subject. " I want to work to support my family. I want my children to grow up in a world of peace and opportunity. If someone can do this for me and all of our peoples why should I care if he is a Muslim or a Jew " If peace and opportunity were brought to the region. These problems will work themselves out with ease. If solutions are settled without this we will always have problems no matter how good or bad the solution. Now I need to find an even more intelligent person than this day laborer. Someone who can lead or should I say people who can lead from all sides to make this a reality. impossible dreams do come true. Israel is one

    from the article: Sweden to Israel: Don't divide EU over Jerusalem stance
    First published 13:26 10.12.09 | Last updated 15:45 10.12.09
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