Talking with some and not to others while sealing off Gaza has been tried for a number of years, says Cecilie Surasky. This has brought immeasurable suffering to the besieged Palestinians in Gaza and great trauma to the citizens of Sderot in Israel. We need change.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, the head of the Muslim Charities Foundation and the head of the Movement for Reform Judaism in the UK have launched a joint appeal for funds towards humanitarian work in Gaza.
The official broadcast of the Disasters Emergency Gaza Crisis Appeal on ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 earlier this week doubled the total money received overnight to more than £1 million. But more is needed.