Gvirtz, Amos

Amos Gvirtz
13 August 2011Feature

Amos Gvirtz argues that nonviolence enables Israeli-Palestinian co-operation and makes a call for...

The current bloody struggle between Israel and the Palestinians has continued for about two years. The many hundreds of victims on both sides, and the even greater number of injured, are merely the most conspicuous part of the terrible suffering that the war has brought.

No-one knows whether either side will eventually achieve its aims in the struggle. But we do know that the cost is terrible. Witnessing the appalling suffering and its appalling cost, we need to ask ourselves if it…