Remembering a moment of sharing religions
October 18, 2023
Jews in Israel and Palestinians in Gaza are embroiled in the deadliest fighting in decades, prompted by an organized assault by Hamas soldiers who murdered innocent people in Israel on Oct. 7, while also taking hostages. Israel has followed the Hamas raid with deadly retaliatory attacks on Gaza — military targets but also more innocent civilians caught in the war.
I am losing hope for a lasting peace in the Middle East, even though I was always told it was possible and always wanted that to be true.
I am Jewish — culturally, not religiously. My family did not keep kosher, did not attend...