During a recent 72-hour ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, a delegation of Israeli and Palestinian teens traveled 5,000 miles to join 18 young people born in the United States and war-torn regions around the globe, including South Sudan.
If the early reports are correct and journalist James Foley was, in fact, executed by ISIS, you can honor him -- and not play into the terroristic hands of that organization -- simply by not watching the video of his murder.
As opposed to hunkering down and entrenching themselves in hatred, his parents created the Daniel Pearl Foundation which proposes cross cultural dialogue with a focus on the foundations of peace rather than war.
The original Mohammed al Dura story is about a boy that was caught with his dad in the line of fire between Israeli and Palestinian forces, at the very beginning of the second intifada. Along the years, many new findings came up about this story.
This was no academic exercise. In tracking down the identities of Daniel Pearl's kidnappers and killers, students made phone calls and even face-to-face visits to relatives of suspected Pakistani terrorists.
With little fanfare in Washington and with few countries in the world noticing, President Barack Obama signed into law an act that will hold governments all around the world accountable for violations of human rights.
The killing of nine people aboard the ship Mavi Marmara by Israeli commandos brought huge demonstrations. Terrorists set off bombs and kill innocent people almost everyday, and no one takes to the streets in protest.