How Israel can return to the Middle East
Israelis are so estranged from their region that the wider Middle East is another world to us. Now is the chance to test our neighbors' commitment to dialogue - through the Arab Peace Initiative - if we genuinely want peace.
At a dinner event in London I sat next to a Syrian. During the evening I had a long talk with someone from Bahrain who told me about his fight at home for human rights. I spoke to a man from Afghanistan who told me his hopes for his country's future. Also at the dinner were people from Iraq, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia.