Dan Fleshler

Palestinian Voices for a ‘Third Narrative’ & Peace

We’re delighted to find new Palestinian voices who, like us, insist on respecting the needs and feeling the pain of people on both sides, denouncing extremists and appreciating the complexities of the conflict.

My Heart Struggles with My Head

I, for one, wish a sustained ceasefire was the answer. My heart tells me the violence should stop. But my head tells me an extended ceasefire would enable Hamas leaders to remain in power, retain their current arsenal, recruit combatants to replace those who were killed and continue to threaten Israel.

New Approaches to the ‘Right of Return’

While protesting now against their extremist government, Israelis also need to resolve the Palestinian conflict in the future. That means finding new solutions to challenges like the Palestinian call for a “Right of Return.”