Living in Israel & the Palestinian Territories

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Amid the repeated shocks of violence in the Middle East, exhaustion, wariness and frustration erode the daily lives of millions of people. Host Neal Conan talks with people living through conflict and hanging on to hopes for peace.


Saed Saifey
*Palestinian working in Ramallah
*Software Engineer at Internet company Palnet

Tali Taperberg
*owns small travel agency in Jerusalem

Jacob Shamir
*Professor of Communication and Journalism at Hebrew University

Sam Bahour
*General Manager of Arab Palestinian Shopping Centers

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