A backgammon tournament between Jews and Arabs in Jerusalem, August 2016. Lior Mizrahi

Palestinians and Israelis Confront Each Other - Over Backgammon

Over 150 play in tournament organized by Jerusalem activists, who were looking to have Jews and Arabs sit face-to-face. 'We are offering a human solution in which people see a human being facing them,' organizer Hadi Goldschmidt says.

Sam Araj, a young and promising soccer player who lives in the Shoafat refugee camp in East Jerusalem — and who has played on the youth teams of Beitar Jerusalem and of the Italian soccer team Juventus — made...

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