I grew up in a mixed Jewish-Arab city. Violence there frightens me more than rockets from Gaza.
Several groups of Jewish and Arab mayors and municipal leaders have met and appealed for calm, while coexistence groups have called for a halt to inter-communal violence.
The recent roll of events that led to the current eruption is a convergence of this historical conflict with current events
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"I am not giving up on future cooperation," the Ra'am Party head said. "It could be that these incidents emphasize the need for true partnership with understanding, initiating together."
The explosion of violence appears to have come from nowhere but has deep roots in the country.
The damage caused to the sensitive balance of Jewish-Arab coexistence by the paroxysm of Arab violence that accompanied Hamas’s rockets may be what the country remembers most of May's violence.
Uri Buri, which is located in an ancient stone building overlooking the Acre harbor, was the most prominent landmark to be hit by the violence.
The prime minister also called on Arab leaders to condemn the violence and act to stop it, saying that Israelis are proud of coexistence and will not let others harm it.
Hundreds of demonstrators gather outside Lod courthouse to protest ongoing detention of suspects in shooting of rioter Monday night.