Saturday, December 29 2001 Peace and Solidarity Convoy to Beit-Umar Hundreds of Israelis and Palestinians met at the barricades outside this embattled village today, but instead of bullets and stones the air was filled with hands lifting sacks of rice, bags of sugar and jugs of cooking oil. In a rare gesture in this weary land, more than 250 Israeli peace advocates delivered about two tons of food and clothing to 12,000 Palestinian residents of Beit Umar, which has been closed by the Israeli military blockade for more than a year. “It’s a small step, but these Palestinians are seeing […]