In a Divided Land, Lessons in Living Together

August 15, 2010

Author: Nick Thorpe

Source: The New York Times

Gather 29 devout Jews, Muslims, Christians and radical secularists from 15 countries in the divided capital of a war-wounded island, in the heat of summer, miles in any direction from the nearest sea coast, and what do you get?

The answer, hard though it may be to believe, is something like a happy family. With a recipe for world peace? Well, that may be asking too much, but they’re working on it.