To the editor:
The recent violence between Israel and Palestine started over three kidnapped Israeli teens murdered, followed by one Palestinian teen kidnapped and set on fire, followed by his cousin being beat up by Israeli cops. When I look at their faces, I see the faces of kids who could live in my neighborhood.
Now here are some words that did not exist 200,000 years ago: Hebrew, Jewish, Israel, Islam, Muslim, Palestine, Gaza, Zion. Neither did the words Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, America or Mexico.