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The eyes of a young man and woman catch amid the deafening chaos around them. For a split second their pupils interlock, forming a conduit. An unspoken exchange. Maybe, perhaps, things could have been different if they had met in a quiet cafe, a restaurant, or even a bustling little tavern. Anywhere, absolutely anywhere, but …

Dear Israelis and Palestinians

Dear Israelis and Palestinians, Allow me to begin by confessing that I write these thoughts in sheer and total ignorance. I have no idea (nor can I truly begin to even imagine) what it is like to have a family member — my own flesh and blood — murdered by a rival ethnicity. I have …