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Albany, NY – In mid-May, coordinated Palestinian protests against the Israeli occupation led to violence. Ten protesters died after reportedly being shot by Israeli soldiers. But behind the headlines are people - people interviewed by an Israeli woman. Maxine Kaufman-Lacusta has written a book called "Refusing to Be Enemies."

11:30 Kaufman LacustaI Barnett

Maxine Kaufman-Lacusta is an Israeli citizen and a peace activist. Her book, "Refusing to be Enemies", profiles peace activists on both sides of the Israeli border - a group whose number she says is growing.

9:02 Maxine Kaufman-Lacusta

Maxine Kaufman-Lacusta is the author of "Refusing to be Enemies: Palestinian and Israeli Nonviolent Resistance to the Israeli Occupation." It is published by Ithaca Press.

For me, this conversation brought back a conversation I had with Edit Schlaffer, the founder of Women Without Borders. I think she should have the last word.

2:00 Edit Schlaffer

Edit Schlaffer is the founder of Women Without Borders International. You can find them online and become a Facebook fan of Women Without Borders.