Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Jun 17, 2003-- Natalia Wieseltier, an Israeli, called a friend on her mobile phone but dialed a wrong number. A Palestinian man named Jihad answered. They talked a bit in Hebrew and said goodbye. But her number was recorded on Jihad's cell phone and he called Wieseltier back. They spoke again several times and eventually she spoke to other members of Jihad's family. Now Jihad and his relatives call her after every terrorist attack, making sure she's okay. And that was beginning of a hotline for Israelis and Palestenians to anonymously talk to each other: Hello Shalom, Hello Salaam ... Hello Peace! (1493 reads)
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