How many of us feel genuine empathy for Palestinians in the West Bank?
How many of us feel genuine empathy for settlers living in the West Bank?
How many of us feel genuine empathy for both?
Empathy is fascinating. Empathy is not about agreement or acquiescence. Empathy is the capacity to genuinely understand and identify with what someone else is experiencing, not from your frame of reference, but from their frame of reference.
It is a high bar, to be sure, but in the past week, I learned a lot about empathy from a tru...