Captured IDF soldier Gilad Schalit (center), seen here shortly after his release from Gaza in October 2011aptured IDF soldier Gilad Schalit (center), seen here shortly after his release from Gaza in October 2011.
(photo credit: AVI OHAYON - GPO)
Gershon Baskin is a man of extraordinary ability who has both strong supporters and also fierce critics. His new book, In Pursuit of Peace in Israel and Palestine, certainly confirms Baskin’s remarkable qualities. But it is not calculated to placate those who oppose the cause to which he has dedicated his life.Baskin has believed passionately for at least 40 years that peace between Israel and Palestine is attainable, provided both have their own state, and he has devoted all his energies in striving to achieve this.