Pigeon breeder at Kfar Qasem's bird market Moti Milrod

Enthusiasts Flock to This Israeli Pigeon Market, a Rare Nest of Dovish Coexistence

In Kafr Qasem, Jews and Arabs sharing a love for pigeons meet weekly and become friends. Their optimism triumphs even over the checkpoints and the ban on commerce with the West Bank and Jordan. Harbingers of peace?

Every Saturday, amid the sooty garages that dot its dusty industrial zone, the town of Kafr Qasem, some 20 kilometers east of Tel Aviv, holds its bird market. But despite the name that has become attached to...

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