Hate and intolerance are on the rise, as racists, xenophobes and antisemites have come out from the shadows of society.
Muslims and Jews have increasingly become targets of prejudice and violence, according to a release by the American Jewish Committee.
The Dialogue Project, which runs meetings every week is where young haredi (ultra-Orthodox) men and women meet with secular youth and kibbutz members.
I wonder, could we make some progress if citizens listened more generously to one another?
On the importance of dialogue.
Why is everyone discussing threats from Jewish philanthropists to halt donations over the Kotel and conversion drama instead of talking about the future of the Jewish state?
I hope that this banquet and many similar other events will bring people one step closer to peace and help them believe in the possibility of unity and solidarity.
He wants people to talk to each other. He hopes it will start something positive.
In these troubled times of ongoing terrorism and fear, do people still want to engage with “the other”?