Peace and reconciliation are dependent on justice. The Jewish heritage is based on truth, justice and a respect for human values. American Jews have been known for their support of social justice. For whatever excesses Israel has propagated in the name of reclaiming an ancient land, it is the American Jews that can prompt Israeli support of human values. After all the Arabs have lived there over a millinium and have a love of and a dependence on the land. Israel has the power to make peace with justice.
Brazilian head of UN peacekeeping force in Haiti dies of heart attack (Reuters)