by Lilly Rivlin

A Weary Optimist on Peace Dialogues

I am a seventh generation Jerusalemite. Although I immigrated to the United States at the age of nine and live here now, I went back to live in Israel during the 60′s. For the past twenty years, I have been involved in dialogue between Arabs and Jews. For over a decade, I have been helping Arab and Jewish women to talk to one another. As a feminist, I believed that women could carve ourselves a common space, and reach beyond borders and stereotypes.

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