Who’s selling peace in the supermarket?
A mission to find work for a Palestinian friend at an Israeli supermarket in the West Bank turns into a surprise encounter with two prominent businessmen, Rami Levi and Munib al-Masri, who are planning what sounds like a public-private partnership for peace.
I am taking my friend Samir (not his real name) to the Rami Levi supermarket, at the Gush Etzion settlement bloc roundabout on Route 60, south of Jerusalem and Bethlehem. Route 60 is the main highway in the southern West Bank, and is used by settlers and Palestinians alike. Samir is from the Deheishe refugee camp just past the southern edge of Bethlehem on the Hebron Road, the same road that starts its...
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