Peace or war are not determined by individuals, but by group dynamics. However cheery those 20 Palestinian mothers are, their society (and ours) is growing more bellicose, to the point where structurally, peace is very distant. All these nice exchanges between individual citizens is just the deep breath before the storm--like the notes of friendship between Tsar Nikolas and Kaiser Wilhelm before WW1.
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from the article: Working for peace is a form of prayer