In 1877, Naftali Herts (Herz) Imber (Galicia, 1856 - New York, 1909), a young man in his early twenties, authored a Hebrew poem called "Our Hope". The...
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I've found, as a rabbi in a progressive American Jewish community, that our willingness to see the humanity in the face of "the other" far surpasses our historical willingness to see our own family's faces in the same way.
This week, days before Miral's release, I talked to Rula Jebreal about her life, her story, the film, violence, and her optimism for a peaceful future for Israelis and Palestinians alike.
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