Making the Means, Methods and Mechanism for MANY to Move Mountains …

Move mountains

By: Abraham A. van Kempen, Editor


Become part of what might become the biggest letter writing campaign in the history of mankind. Anyone, everywhere may write a letter, personally or anonymously, to a designated world leader of choice in just three clicks. Immediately thereafter, the letter is published on www.buildingthebridge.eu and, simultaneously, it is flashed throughout cyberspace.

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Dishing out Nutrients of Peace Smorgasbord-style…Nourishing Broken Hearts

Dishing out Nutrients of Peace Smorgasbord-style
October 12, 2016

The Times of Israel, September 5, 2016, 1:18 am


By: Abraham A. van Kempen

The Hague, The Netherlands


Part 1 of 3


The Palestinian–Israeli Pulse: A Joint Poll, released on 22 August 2016 strongly suggests that the vanilla-flavored, one-bite-feeds-all peace fare is not appetizing enough to satisfy everyone. All sides are coming to the table with their own dietary demands; and, they’d rather go home hungry than to try out different recipes. We’re going to need a Plethora of Possibilities to make Peace a Palatable Preference. And everyone knows ‘Trust is the Thrust’ but few, if any, trust the other. So, the prospects of peace continue to be a prayer without end.

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Open letter to Vice President Mike Pence

Mike Pence
February 08, 2017

The Hague


Mr Mike Pence

Vice President of the United States

Number One Observatory Circle

Washington, District of Columbia 20008

The United States of America


Dear Mr Vice President,


Because you are a heartbeat away from the Presidency, the letter I addressed to President Trump dated 26 January 2017, a copy of which you received on 30 January 2017, is also meant for you. Is the Israeli-Palestinian Quest to Co-exist worth World War III? Will the people of the world ever hear a US President declare: “Mr Prime Minister, tear down those walls”. Which outcome, Mr Pence, would you prefer?

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Resolving the Israel-Palestine conflict EXPECT NOTHING FROM TRUMP

Resolving the Israel-Palestine conflict EXPECT NOTHING FROM TRUMP
February 22, 2017

Sorce: Qantara.de



By Sam Bahour and Mousa Jiryis

Sam Bahour and Mousa Jiryis are policy analysts with Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network. An earlier version of this commentary was published by Al-Shabaka and can be accessed by clicking here.


While the US continues to turn a blind eye to settlement expansion, the international community and the EU in particular are left with the responsibility of ensuring that everyday life in the Palestinian enclaves does not collapse. Time for a rethink, argue policy analysts Sam Bahour and Mousa Jiryis

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One state? Two states? Israeli Jews aren't the ones to decide

February 23, 2017

Source: +972 Magazine

By Orly Noy
Published February 18, 2017


This article was first published in Hebrew on Local Call. Read it here.



Trump’s recent remarks may have sparked a debate on the possibility of the one-state solution, but one thing is for sure: Israeli Jews are not in a position to decide the future of the occupied territories. 


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A student raising the Palestinian flag during a ceremony commemorating the Nakba held by Palestinian students living in Israel and Israeli supporters, outside the Tel Aviv university, May 11, 2014. Right-wing nationalists from the “Im Tirzu” group, seen in the back, tried to interrupt the ceremony. (Activestills.org)

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