Marcia Kannry

Local Wounds Opened By Mideast Conflict

08/04/2006
Special To The Jewish Week

It can be frustrating or awkward “to see people involved in a peace walk one week and the same people involved in an anti-Israel protest the next week,” said Rabbi Micah Kelber of the Bay Ridge Jewish Center, a small Conservative synagogue in the midst of one of the nation’s largest Arab communities.

Talking With 'The Enemy'

05/10/2002
Staff Writer
After listening to news accounts of Palestinian homicide bombers and Israel's military response, Eddy Ehrlich feels ready "to explode." Then Ehrlich, a self-described political centrist, goes to his monthly Jewish-Arab dialogue circle and comes away feeling like a changed man. "Thirty souls have opened up and the humanity flows," Ehrlich says. "I go out so relieved."
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