feenjan.com in Haaretz

feenjan.com in Haaretz

Talking peace in cyberspace

An Egyptian writer takes the bold step of reaching out to an Israeli audience on Feenjan.com, an Israeli website devoted to promoting cross-cultural dialogue and presenting Israel’s positions to the Arab public

By Zvi Bar’el

“I hope you will help me present my Internet site to your colleagues because as I envision things, within a short time, it will become an active forum for dialogue between Arabs and Jews and for promoting peace among our people,” wrote Avi Melamed to his Egyptian counterpart, journalist Sami Al Bukheiri. A noble vision indeed, considering that public dialogue between Jewish writers and journalists and their Arab counterparts is virtually nonexistent…. Click here for entire article.

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