“But how come those Palestinians can’t be like Dr. King?”
“So, Rabin, did he make it even through a third of Gandhi’s Collected Works?
And did Shimon Peres invite Gene Sharp to give workshops to the IDF elite, with handouts for all on the 198 methods of nonviolent action?
And when Begin came to the U.S. did he arrange a tête-à-tête with Diane Nash?
And does Netanyahu take practical inspiration from the life of Badshah Khan?
And do the teachings of the Besht get ample time in the training of the paratroopers?
And the Air Force pilots, do they learn to recite gathas from Thich Nhat Hanh?
And for the Palestinians did Dov Weinglas cultivate compassion like Aung San Suu Kyi?
Wait a second, scratch that last one”