Eric Yellin
Computer expert
"Regarding those people who say this isn’t the time [for working with Palestinians in Gaza], there is no such thing. It’s never the right time, and yet it is always the right time."


Lives in: Sderot Was born in: New York Year of birth: 1965 Identity: Israeli, Jewish Type of work: Coexistence/Dialogue/Reconciliation Website: Other Voice The Center for Emerging Futures Works at Other Voice, The Center for Emerging Futures Interviewer Nahanni Rous and Anat Langer-Gal Date of Interview 2009

Eric Yellin lives in Sderot. Together with other citizens of the Sderot area and the Gaza Strip, Eric helped found Other Voice, which promotes hope and nonviolence. Eric is also the Israeli coordinator of the Center for Emerging Futures, where Israelis and Palestinian create partnerships in various fields. Eric writes a blog with a Palestinian friend in Gaza, addressing and reflecting the conflict’s effects on the lives of civilians in Sderot and Gaza without the media’s intervention. In their joint blog, Eric is Hope Man.

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