A year working as a journalist in Israel and the Palestinian Territories made Hunter Stuart rethink his positions on the conflict

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How a Pro-Palestinian American Reporter Changed His Views on Israel and the Conflict
by Hunter Stuart
February 15, 2017

In the summer of 2015, just three days after I moved to Israel for a one-and-a-half year stint freelance reporting in the region, I wrote down my feelings about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. A friend of mine in New York had mentioned that it would be interesting to see if living in Israel would change the way I felt about it. My friend probably suspected that things would look differently from the front-row seat, so to speak. Boy was he right. Before I moved to Jerusalem, I was very pro-Palestinian. Almost everyone I knew was. I grew up Protestant in a quaint, politically-correct New England town; almost everyone around me was liberal…READ MORE

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