Israeli and Palestinian mothers can create peace
A guest view —
June 9, 2021
I offer a unique idea for bringing about peace between Israelis and Palestinians.
The idea is based on an incident in World War II. It was told to me by a German priest, Bernard Haring.
He was serving in the medical corps in the German army when the German troops began to retreat from Russia.
He was assigned to care for three severely wounded German soldiers.
To add to his problems, the temperature was way below zero.
He came to a Russian farmhouse and decided to seek shelter.
He knocked at the door and the owner appeared and saw the Germans in uniform, who reminded him that the...