What are the rules, or should there be rules?

Some historical notes:

At Camp Ramah, a Zionist youth camp outside the southern rim of the Catskills [ which was primarily used by BeTar ], The North American Jewish Students’ Network [ A moderate leftists Independent American Jewish Student – Youth National Organization .] held a conference in the Spring of 1975 to consider the consequences of the Yom Kippur War, and what about the Palestinians.

Yossi ben Dak:

Here a Yossi ben Dak was brought on board to give additional evidence about  who are the Palestinians as well as a brief orientation to this national campus Jewish student – youth leadership representitive forum about his new group.

The Foundation for Arab – Israeli Reconciliation.

In the end he got his list of campus Jewish supporters along with setting the stage for further inqury by Jewish students on an International scale Jewish  future supportive concerns for the plight of the Palestinians.

Where I came in.

With my name Roger M. Christian. I really stood out and I participated and helped to write the conference resolutions as a full deligate from the Hillel Grad Club, State University of New York at Buffalo.  I also supplied the Israeli flag as well.  How this, becoming a full deligate, happen is too long of a story.

What is important, and what ben Dak – who since has change his first name to its Americanization to Joseph much later after his group fell apart – contributed was this one vital point.

Operations evolving.

To stop the harsh rethoric and begin a personal process of personal self – discovery issues by closely examining ethnocentric commonalities which eachs have.  This was based upon his Phd Thesis on Conflict Resolutions, yet once I used this, his total process, along with TQM Interviewing techniques which I was trained for – – – in the Junior Management training  by Arthur Murray Dance Studio’s management preparation programs and their adaptation of Total Quality Management Corporate Skills of the time and era – – – these additional points became apparently most important as I then was successfully able to apply to advance his process.  Especially in interviewing Arab Students / Scholars.

Beyond the necessity to put a stop to the harsh and at times hateful rethoric and once I reexamined the interviews themselves which impacted a central security needs between  the Israelis and Arabs the centrality of eachs ethnocentric parenting process and its subsequent sociocultural preparation is the central Israeli – Arab and  Palestinian commonality.


And it is from here where additional discoveries were likewise made.

Then with the Israeli – Eygptian Camp David Accords I, as well as others thought that reconciliations were to closely follow. Wrong.  But by then I was no longer a player.

Then came 9 / 11 and now this effort.

What is most apparent is that with out a true reconciliation by both on a social, economic, private, and cultural level no matter the number of peace treaties, and very much like those treaties in which America had with our Native American citizens, they  mean nothing in the long run without real reconciliation first and foremost.

Why now and the beginnings of this process.

The Private Sector Imperative.

In further review all the subsequent pretentions which triggered not only additional harsh rethoric to emerge, but even more deeper seeded hate sentiments as well all have strongly suggested that both the Non – for – Profits and Political leaderships were out of touch with both the Israelis, Arab,  and most certainly the Palestinian peoples. 

This quickly created the focus upon the private sector who were those who invested themselves to developed businesses and industries alike.  They were the central developers of both Israeli, Arab, and Palestinian present existing realities. Here the imperatives in formulating a broader free trades between the Israeli and Palestinian emerged was just as important is its connection to parental developement within each societies as well. This lent direct future focus on job development and career planning – the real positive stuff which created societies in general who are or became affluent and peaceful ” law abidding “ societies.

recent Tel Aviv developments; this just could be Gaza as well.

recent Tel Aviv developments; this just could be Gaza as well.

With both these views in the picture [ parenting – free trade commonalities ], then,  you the reader, what are emotional responses:

. Will it change your views?

. Has this created sharper visions of what is needed to promote peace?

All these question are then brought to your view as the critical factor to remove the harsh and hateful rethoric , as this has been eleminated temporary from you subsequence view during the cognition consumption in your readings of these very words and its immediate cognitive comprehensional resultants.

There is more,  really alot more, and from this base and the varied fascets will probed even deeper.

As side note of what was learned from Arab Students / Scholars and its impact upon my perceptions of Gaza.

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