Aziz Abu Sarah describes how he came to lead tours in which Jews, Muslims and Christians cross contested borders to spend time in each other's cultures. Ryan Lash/TED hide caption

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How Can Tourism Promote Peace In The Middle East?
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Arab-Israeli colleagues react to the departure of the last Palestinian SodaStream employees from the company's plant in the Israeli city of Rahat on Feb. 29. Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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When 500 Palestinians Lose Their Jobs At SodaStream, Who's To Blame?
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What Happens When You Empathize With The Enemy
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The Waze navigation app has an option to "avoid dangerous areas," meaning areas Israel does not legally allow its citizens to go. This mechanism was disabled on the phones of the Israeli soldiers who strayed into a Palestinian refugee camp. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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In Gaza, Kids With Cancer Have 'Virtually No Care.' One Group Hopes To Help
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With Help From Kerry, Israel And Jordan Reach A Deal To Quell Violence
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Access To Holy Places In Jerusalem Sparks Violence
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaking at a news conference in Spain. Kerry will attempt to strike the right balance in separate meetings later this week with Israeli and Palestinian leaders. Francisco Seco/AP hide caption

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An Israeli's Take: Roots Of Recent Violence Lie In 'Hateful Incitement'
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Palestinian Perspective: 'Young People Are Demanding Their Freedom'
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Robi Damelin, left, is an Israeli whose son was fatally shot by a Palestinian in 2002. Bassam Aramin is a Palestinian whose daughter was shot dead by Israeli police in 2007. They belong to the Parents Circle, a group of mothers and fathers who have lost children and seek an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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In Grief, A Growing Partnership: Parents Span Israeli-Palestinian Divide
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Violence Between Israelis And Palestinians Continues
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Revisiting Rabin's Assassination, And The Peace That Might Have Been
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Israeli Arab supporters of Mohammad Allan hold signs during a rally in the Israeli city of Ashkelon earlier this month. Allan spent his college years as an activist, fighting for Palestinian rights as a member of the student wing of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant group. Tsafrir Abayov/AP hide caption

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Hunger Strike Raises Debate About Force-Feeding In Israeli Prisons
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After A West Bank Home Goes Up In Flames, Tensions Flare In The Region
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President Obama hosts leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council at Camp David, Md., on May 14. The president gave assurances that the U.S. would support its allies in the region concerned over Iran's growing influence. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Iran Nuclear Pact Could Spark Buildup Of Conventional Weapons
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Ari Zivotofsky (right) with his son, Menachem, outside the Supreme Court in 2011. Menachem, now 12, was born in Jerusalem, but the court ruled Israel cannot be noted as the birthplace on his passport. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Court Sides With President Over Congress In 'Jerusalem' Passport Dispute
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Haneen Radi, an Arab Israeli, wants to organize a marathon for her town of Tira, but was told the run couldn't include women. When she insisted, she received threats, and the back window of her car was shot out. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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Trying To Organize A Marathon, An Arab-Israeli Woman Runs Into Opposition
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