In Praise of Emotion [Article]

Uri Avnery attended a meeting of Israeli’s & Palestinians to mourn their dead together. He writes:

What was so special about the event was that the Israeli-Arab fraternization took place on a purely human level, without political speeches, without the slogans which have become, frankly, a bit stale.

For two hours, we were all engulfed by human emotions, by a profound feeling for each other. And it felt good.

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