Rawabi-Tel Aviv innovation
On a recent visit to Rawabi, the first planned city built for and by Palestinians in the West Bank, developer and Palestinian businessman Bashar Masri spoke to a group of American visitors about working with Israel's famous tech community to help move forward the Palestinian people.
Upon returning to Tel Aviv, I happened upon numerous news tidbits -- and side statements -- that, together, seemed to show how Israeli-Palestinian collaboration in the high-tech field is growing.
I spoke to a number of Israeli and Palestinian entrepreneurs who confirmed this to be the case.
I knew this story had to be told. NoCamels news website agreed to serve as my platform to tell it.
This is a story of optimism. It is a story of hope. And it is a story of people -- on two sides of a political battlefield that simply aren't willing to let governmental leaders decide their fate.
Read the story, here.