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  Adar 23, 5773 , 05/03/13

Peace Now Leader: Rabbi Froman a Symbol of Peace

Secretary-General Yariv Oppenheimer of the leftist Peace Now organization said, Tuesday, that Rabbi Menachem Froman of the Judean community of Tekoa, who passed away Monday evening, was a "symbol of peace between Jews and Arabs. While the majority see religion as a pretext in the struggle between nations, Rabbi Froman proves that religion can be a bridge to peace and coexistence and not a tools to make conflicts bigger and radicalize positions."

Writing on his Facebook page, Oppenheimer claimed that the legacy of Rabbi Froman will go on, as he put it, until the day when the Arab-Israeli conflict ends.

symbol of peace between Jews and Arabs, while the majority see religion as a pretext struggle between nations, Rabbi Froman proves that religion can be a bridge for peace and coexistence and conflict resolution tools to empower and radicalize positions," he wrote.
Oppenheimer, a member of the Labor Party, claimed that the legacy of Rabbi Froman will go on, as he put it, until the day that will end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.




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