Salem,

June 26, 2012

No one is qualified to talk about himself, but basically am a person who has no problems of listing to others even if they are Israelis as they we are (enemies)for that i wana get to you to know on what ground we are standing is it mutual or not?

Why you hate the arabs?

Why you kill the Palestinian though they are defending them selves?

Are you really seeking peace which last forever & do you believe deep down we can reach that point, with the current situations?

Dear Salem,

Thank you very much for your letter. I’m always happy to talk to good listeners. I try to listen myself.

I don’t hate anyone. I never have. It was not in my education nor apart of the education system for everybody in Israel.

Shelling the south of Israel by terrorist organizations from Gaza with thousands of rockets is not exactly self defense, especially since the Israeli Defense Forces evacuated Gaza completely in 2005 already. I must say I would have expected the Palestinians to make a success story of Gaza ever since and liv\ve in peace and prosperity along side the Jewish state of Israel. I think under such conditions the IDF would have been out of the West Bank (with minor land exchanges) a long time ago. There’s a majority for it in democratic Israel. Prime Minister Olmert’s government was elected on that ticket and it has been made public recently that he has proposed as much to Chairman Abu Mazen. Chairman Abu Mazen unfortunately said no. I hope that such an opportunity will recur in the near future and that Palestinians this time, for the first time since 1937, say yes. And that a democratic and peaceful Palestinian state will thereby be created along side the secure Jewish state of Israel.

Yours truly,

Gal

i will accept what u said just for the sake of dialogue

but honestly asking you how many innocent people u killed and how many ‘terrorist ‘ as u called them as well why u would like building a bridge of conversation with your enemy’s the Arabs I mean

best,

Salem

Dear Salem,

It’s so very nice to hear from you again. Please excuse my delay as I am I was encouraged by the news from Yemen that your country got rid of a long-standing dictatorship and is progressing towards democracy. I’ve never killed anyone nor has anyone that I know. I don’t hink that you have many chances to have a conversation with a person like me and to hear such facts from me directly, nor do I have a chance to discuss such facts and issues with educated persons such as yourself other than on this platform. I don’t know about yourself but I’m not the leader of my country (at least not yet ☺) but I do believe in the power of conversation and discussion between persons such as us to bring about better understanding between our peoples.

Yours truly,

Gal

than x for the reply,

but i want to talk to you in deep if it is possible so why not to have a kind of daily basis conversation as u believe in conversation so do i
waiting your prompt reply ,

best,
salem

Dear Salem,

I would very much enjoy continuing our correspondence and I promise you Ill do my best to answer as quickly as possible.

Yours truly,

Gal

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