I am getting more clicks from people in the Middle East, and in particular the Lebanon, .ترحيب welcome קבלת פנים I thought I would therefore recount just one bit of our local history here in the US Mid-West. During the 2006 War in Lebanon, the local Jewish and Muslim communities banded together to call for a ceasefire to end killing by both sides. For a number of weeks, every Sunday evening, Main Street was lined with people from the Jewish, Muslim and Christian, and Secular communities here, calling for a ceasefire by both sides. They came from the Synagogue, Churches and Mosque to stand together for peace in silence. Given that it was mass protest that brought down the Berlin Wall, maybe we should do this more often? The silence was amazing….