Posted on December 31, 2008 at 1:14am
I came back to Jerusalem from Jenin, supposedly the hotbed of violent militancy, yesterday. It was an amazing and heart-wrenching experience. I met real peace wishers and makers who are at the same time victims and was literally overwhelmed by their hospitality, generosity and warmth.
What was so heart-wrenching was that in the midst of their suffering, poeple were so mild-mannered (as was everyone I met in Jenin) and patient and restrained - unlike the popular sterotyping that… Continue