There is no doubt that the future belongs to the younger generation, who could make a tremendous impact on the road to a better future if given the opportunity. They are the key to the future and will provide the future leadership for both Palestinian and Israeli societies. The younger generation on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a sensor on one hand and a mirror on the other. They are more sensitive to the conflict and feel its influence on the smallest details of their daily lives, and reflect, as a mirror, how they envisage this conflict and project it onto their attitudes and behavior.
As a result, young people in both communities are becoming more
extreme in their positions or apathetic, due to a general lack of
contact and knowledge of the other. This is due to the Separation
Wall, the lack of progress toward a negotiated settlement, the
absence of hope, frustration, despair, joblessness on the
Palestinian side and growing extremism in both societies
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