Special Series: Winners of the 2009 Eliav-Sartawi Awards
by Aziz Abu Sarah
“[S]ome part of me feared that if I sympathized with ‘the enemy’, my right to struggle for justice might be taken away,” writes Aziz Abu Sarah about acknowledging Jewish pain over the Holocaust. “Now I know this is nonsense: you are stronger when you let humanity overcome enmity.”
(Source: MarcGopin.com, 25 April 2009) 
by Yizhar Be'er
In this article written for CGNews' series on responsible journalism, Yizhar Be'er discusses the ways television personalises and humanises the other during times of conflict.
(Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 9 April 2009) 
by Mona Eltahawy
Egyptian-American journalist Mona Eltahawy says that Dr. Izzeldine Abuelaish "seems to be the only person left in this whole slice of the Middle East with its supersized servings of 'us' and 'them' who refuses to hate".
(Source: The Jerusalem Report, 02 March 2009) 
 
 
 
 
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