Equality in action: A conversation at the checkpoint

Aziz contributes to 972 magazine – an independent, blog-based web magazine – dealing with life and politics in Israel and Palestine, as well as the wider geopolitical context.

After we finished our visit to the tense West Bank city of Hebron, we made our way to Sderot, an Israeli town on the Gaza border. With me was Shira Nesher, an Israeli peace activist who used to be a guide in the Israeli IDF, during her military service. Both of us were leading a group of 36 American students and professors. The group was here to study conflict and religion and decided to do it through the dual narrative approach, which I developed with my colleagues.

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