Activists from the Standing Together Movement play drums at a demonstration.

Standing Together leaders discuss attempts to open Jewish-Arab dialogue amid Gaza war

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As political and military leaders negotiate over the fate of civilians on both sides of the war in Gaza, there are Israeli and Palestinian people who are working together to search for common ground. The World’s host Marco Werman had a discussion with two leaders from Standing Together, the largest Jewish-Arab grassroots organization in Israel. They are both Israeli citizens. Sally Abed is Palestinian and lives in Haifa. Alon-Lee Green is Jewish and lives in Tel Aviv.

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A timeline of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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Palestinians celebrate a new generation of West Bank militants 

A Palestinian man walks between scorched cars in a scrapyard, in the town of Hawara, near the West Bank city of Nablus, Feb. 27, 2023.

Israel beefs up troops after unprecedented settler rampage

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Palestinian laborers work building new houses in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Bruchin near the Palestinian town of Nablus

Israel approves nearly 3,000 new Jewish settlement homes in the West Bank

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El Salvador becomes the first country in the world to make bitcoin legal tender

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El Salvador becomes first country to approve bitcoin as a legal currency. And, US President Joe Biden begins the first overseas trip of his term in the UK, hoping to repair relations with Europe. Also, Nicaragua’s National Police continues arrests of potential challengers for the upcoming November presidential elections.

A photo of the West Bank.

Former US ambassador: Israel would be ‘making itself an international outlaw’ with West Bank annexation


The annexation process could start as soon as next week, despite widespread condemnation from Palestinians, US-Arab allies and numerous foreign governments.

Dr. Mohammed al-Khatib, founder of the Museum of Memories in Beirut. He started the museum with a question for one of his patients: Do you have something from Palestine?

Objects from Palestine are now enshrined at a makeshift museum in this Beirut refugee camp


In the Shatila camp in Beirut, there’s a tiny museum crammed with hundreds of items that Palestinians brought with them when they fled what is now Israel.

“Waltz With Bashir”

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Ari Folman is still haunted by his Israeli military service during the 1982 invasion of Lebanon. He was in Beirut during the Sabra and Shatila massacres, when Palestinian refugees were killed by Lebanese militiamen. Folman tries to reclaim his lost memories in “Waltz With Bashir,” but unlike most documentaries, the film is animated.

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

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This week in “Thanks, Internet” — infographic violence, a moth’s big moment, the real Uncle Sam, This day in TRL, and Lorde’s “Royals” takes a rural victory lap.