Making Contact

Making Contact – December 31, 2004

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Reaching for Peace in the Holy Land

Although small in number, Israelis and Palestinians committed to peace provide a glimmer of hope for the future. On this week’s edition of Making Contact, Israeli women defend Palestinian human rights at military checkpoints near Jerusalem. In Ramallah, we hear from Palestinian high school girls confronting issues of violence by Israeli troops and suicide bombers. And, just outside Jerusalem, we visit a school at Israel’s only integrated Jewish and Palestinian village. Correspondent Reese Erlich takes us on a tour of the region. (Encore Edition) –