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Six Important Takeaways from “Arabs and Jews Choosing a Shared Future”

Last week, BJ hosted “Arabs and Jews Choosing a Shared Future,” a conversation about Jewish-Arab cooperation, in partnership with New Israel Fund.

The event featured co-directors Sally Abed and Alon-Lee Green of Standing Together (Omdim Beyachad-Naqif Ma’an), an organization that champions Arab-Jewish partnership. Amidst the challenging backdrop of Israeli history, they shared their personal stories and the collective journey of creating a society that embodies peace, equality, and social justice for all.

Their discussion served as a beacon of hope in this difficult time, and their dedication illustrates a shared future where differences are bridges, not barriers.


Watch clips from the event:


Rabbi Roly Matalon Discusses Hope in Arab-Jewish Partnership

Alon-Lee Green: “To change the reality, you need to be speaking about Israeli-Palestinian peace.”

Sally Abed: The popular demand for peace is critical for any Palestinian liberation.

Alon-Lee Green on what needs to happen for Israeli-Palestinian peace

A call to action

Rabbi Felicia Sol: A Prayer for a New Story of Peace


Watch the full event: