Communities feel discomfort at seeing Israeli and Palestinian flags raised next to each other
Local community upset at seeing two flags next to each (Times of Israel)
MEREDITH ROTHBART I received a tense phone call from the director of a Jewish summer camp. Members of his local community were upset after he raised a Palestinian flag alongside the Israeli flag they raise daily. His fear of losing community support because of the flag raised a larger existential question — how can we support Israel and at the same time express our desire for real peace?
Dear Jewish community, let’s stop being scared of the Palestinian flag (+972)
Parts of the Jewish community are up in arms over a harmless goodwill gesture to visiting Palestinian kids at a Jewish summer camp. Are we really this scared? (Aug 2)