If they're serious about making peace, this would be a good time for the leaders start talking quietly. In the past, nearly all significant progress in Mideast peace talks has been accomplished in private.
As the Jewish state begins to examine its own actions and decision-making in the flotilla disaster, it is becoming that much clearer that Israelis need, for their own sake, to begin to study non-violence.
Sitting in the circles of our small groups we move more deeply into each others' minds and hearts. Experiences and feelings that are rarely if ever publicly revealed in tradition-saturated Gaza are shared.