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Palestinian activist Issa Amro advocates nonviolence in the West Bank city of Hebron. He recently talked a teenage girl out of an attack, but acknowledges it can be difficult to persuade young Palestinians to his position. In the background, Israeli soldiers patrol an olive tree grove next to his home, which the army has declared off-limits to non-residents. Daniel Estrin for NPR hide caption

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In Hebron, A City Hit Hard By Violence, A Palestinian Preaches Nonviolence

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Known as the "numbers cemetery," this burial ground on an old military base in the off-limits zone close to Israel's border with Jordan holds the remains of some Palestinians. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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Israel's Return Of Palestinian Bodies Is Fraught With Emotion And Politics

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An Israeli soldier eats a piece of watermelon near Israel's border with the Gaza Strip in 2014. As more Israelis go vegan, the country's military has made dietary and clothing accommodations for soldiers. Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images hide caption

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Joel Touitou Laloux's family owned Paris' Bataclan theater from 1976 until last year, when the performance hall was sold and he retired to Israel. He's shown here on Nov. 18 at his home in the Mediterranean coastal city of Ashdod in southern Israel. Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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From Retirement In Israel, Bataclan Ex-Owner Recalls Better Times

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A new synagogue went up almost overnight as the older one was being taken down. They are only a block apart, but the new one is on land that is not part of this lawsuit. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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In The West Bank, A Synagogue Comes Down

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The northern Syrian city of Aleppo — shown here pm March 3 — was once home to a thriving Jewish community. Now its Jews have fled. And for one family, reportedly the last Jews of Aleppo, getting out of Syria wasn't the end of the story. Zein Al-Rifai/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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From Aleppo To Israel: The Struggle To Save A Jewish Family

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Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (right) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize along with his foreign minister Shimon Peres (center) and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in 1994. Rabin signed an agreement with the Palestinians that launched negotiations between the two sides, though they've never reached a peace deal. Government Press Office via Getty Images hide caption

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20 Years After Rabin's Assassination, Israelis Still Debate His Legacy

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Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (left), and Palestinian leader leader Yasser Arafat reach an interim agreement as President Clinton looks on at the White house on Sept. 28, 1995. Rabin was killed by an extremist Jew five weeks later. DOUG MILLS/AP hide caption

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20 Years Later, The Question Lingers: What If Yitzhak Rabin Had Lived?

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Palestinian shoppers walk near Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City, under the watchful eye of Israeli police and wall-mounted security cameras. Amid the recent violence, there's talk of placing cameras inside the city's most contested religious site, known as the Temple Mount to Jews and the Al-Aqsa mosque compound to Muslims. Daniella Cheslow for NPR hide caption

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Proposed Cameras At Jerusalem Shrine Put The Focus On Mutual Mistrust

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Mishael Zion is the father of two students at Eitan School in Jerusalem. After a recent attack on a public bus near the school, some parents wanted to bar the Arab cleaning lady from the school when students were there. But Zion objected and said she should be allowed to continue. Daniel Estrin for NPR hide caption

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Israeli Parents Ask: Should We Dismiss The Arab Cleaner At School?

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Berlin on Thursday. The Israeli leader has accused Palestinian officials, including Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, of incitement and says it has contributed to violence against Israelis. Miriam May/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Israel, Palestinians Both Link Violence To Inflammatory Speech

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