I went to peace camp in the middle of a war
I was skeptical whether spending several weeks in dialogue with Israeli, Palestinian and American teenagers could really promote mutual understanding. And then the Gaza conflict erupted.
When I was initially accepted into the Hands of Peace (HoP) program I was skeptical, not sure if I wanted to go. The brochure said I would be spending two and a half weeks with 24 teenagers: Israelis, Palestinians and Americans from varying backgrounds. The mission was to promote dialogue, coexistence and understanding of the ‘other side’ of the...
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