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Amitai Abouzaglo is now a peacemaker on mepeace.org
Dec 31, 2017

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My personal story:
Change of heart happened to me. For 12 years I attended a parochial Zionist Jewish day school. I grew up speaking Hebrew and talking Middle East politics. Until recently, I held the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as a fixed reality, suspended in forever as an intransigent status quo slaughter of innocents. I spent much of my senior year studying the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the perspectives of both sides, hoping my research would culminate into some uplifting initiative. Through this project of understanding, I began learning — and through a grueling process of checking my very myopic assumptions, I came to know my Palestinian brethren.
After a summer in the West Bank, I am involved in two grassroots movements, Roots/Shorashim/Judur and Taghyeer (Change).
Why I want peace:
I speak through peace; its sign defines my outlook. Rooted in common, humanity. A circle with branches, all connected. This I obsess. Promoting peace and the sanctity of humanity is my muse, I am a poet.
Interests and activities:
Jewish texts and philosophy
Interfaith community organizing
Poetry
Nature walks
Dance
Something you didn't know about me:
I identify as an Arab Jew
Favorite website:
http://https://www.friendsofroots.net
How I found mepeace.org:
Reference by a member
What I want to achieve here:
Coalesce efforts by on the ground activists with supporters abroad into active international solidarity.
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Yes

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At 3:45pm on December 31, 2017, Eyal Raviv said…

Welcome Amitai. You write so beautifully. Happy you are part of our network for peace. 

 
 
 

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