Inas Radwan
"At last I gave in, not because I wanted to listen but because I became curious. If they wanted to talk, so be it. I didn't have to understand or feel their pain; I would just listen if they wanted to talk. When they started talking, I realized that they were saying the same things I say only from a different perspective."


Lives in: Zababde, Jenin Was born in: Saudi Arabia Year of birth: 1983 Identity: Christian, Palestinian, West Bank/Gaza/E. Jerusalem Type of work: Coexistence/Dialogue/Reconciliation Website: Building Bridges for Peace Works at Building Bridges for Peace Interviewer Joline Makhlouf Date of Interview 2004

Inas Radwan studies hospital management at the American University of Jenin. For the last three years, she has been involved with Building Bridges for Peace, a program which brings young Palestinian, Israeli and American women together for a summer camp in the United States. At home, the Palestinians and Israelis continue to meet through year-long follow-up programs. Inas has been a participant, a leader in training, and a counselor at the camp.