MembersIce Cream Makes the Ice Melt

Some say that Israel has already tried everything possible to find peace with the Arabs, and that there is nothing left that could possibly “break the ice” between the two sides.

By Michael Selutin | | Topics: Coexistence
Photo: Buza

But examples like the budding business relationship between Adam Ziv, an Israeli Jew, and his partner Alaa Sweitat from the Arab village of Tarshiha prove that peaceful coexistence is possible.

Ziv had dreamed since childhood of opening a genuine ice cream parlor. He even traveled to Italy to learn the secrets of making real ice cream. When it came time to start a business of his own, Ziv wanted an Arab business partner, because, in addition to making ice cream, he had a deep desire to foster coexistence. He found the ideal business partner in Sweitat, and together they have...

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