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Today’s Solutions: June 23, 2024

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Technology is helping bridge the divide between young Israelis and Palestinians

In the fractured lands of Israel and Palestine, many young people from opposite sides never have the chance to meet each other. That’s problematic, especially for the goal of bridging divides and bringing peace between the two communities. As a way to bring both sides together, a group of Read More...

Making funny faces in Gaza

Making funny faces in Gaza

Imagine you’re 10 years old and live in the occupied territories of Palestine. There are no playgrounds in the neighborhood and the danger of violence is very real, and often experienced daily. That’s not a good place to play, be a kid, or make funny faces. That’s the reason Right to Play and Read More...

The writing on the wall

The writing on the wall

Marco Visscher | April/May 2010 issue   According to the Israeli government, the wall dividing Israel from the Palestinian territories is a protective measure. Meanwhile, critics point to the painful consequences. Palestinians are no longer able—at least not without huge delays—to Read More...