Letter to the Editor
For dialogue. For peace. For two states living together side by
1967-2007: 40 years, 480 months, 14,610 days have passed since the
We - musicians and musicologists, composers, performers and music
teachers - protest the ongoing occupation which corrupts the image
of our state.
The ongoing control of the occupied territories and their
Palestinian residents is morally unjust.
The continuation of the occupation does not grant us security and
keeps us from freeing ourselves to deal with our country's burning
internal problems. We would rather live safely in the State of
Israel, diminished in territory, but in peace with its
We call on the government of Israel to adopt the saying "Peace is
done with one's enemies" not only as a cover-up for political
procrastinations but as a foundation for a realistic action plan.
Striving towards responsible negotiations with Hizbullah, the PLO,
Hamas, Lebanon and Syri
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