more required reading
Another required reading of 2002 that I found just in time, thanks to Meryl.
An Israeli blogger responds to a detractor:
I truly believed we could live side by side in peace and equality, sharing and growing together. I still hope (more than anything) that the Palestinians will put down their arms and cease their violence, and then we can once again renew our difficult but not impossible historical attempt at working out our differences peacefully.
Until that time, we are at war.