An Israeli soldier giving a "brotherly" hug to his Palestinian friend
There has been extensive analysis in the last decade of the genetic origins of Jews and their relationship to other groups, especially in the Middle East.
This research has been overshadowed by the wars of Jews and Palestinians, but the genetic research provides an opportunity for profound reflection on what actually is happening when Jews and Palestinians fight, who they really are, and where these two peoples have been for the past 10,000 years.
Palestinians and Syrians at the center of the Jewish gene pool
"That settles it. Now we can have peace in the Middle East, as soon as the US gets the hell out! Now, do I get the Nobel Peace Prize? Gore got it for the global warming hoax and for inventing the Internet (Ha!) and Obama got it for the surge in the Afghanistan war."