The first Extreme Moderate
Benjamin Franklin was the first recorded person to call himself "an extreme moderate."
He was thus a true predecessor to the OneVoice Movement, in highlighting the imperative of action and determination from mainstream citizenry.
OneVoice Palestine has recently been attacked by a new campaign by disgruntled people (apparently funded out of Lebanon) who believe the OneVoice Summit should be boycotted. Some of our staff and friends got emails urging them to boycott the efforts of OneVoice Palestine – they all came from someone in Lebanon who claimed that our [...]
I’ve been so inspired by the resilience of our staff and activists. In Ramallah earlier today, Ibrahim, our Director of Leadership Outreach, mentioned a lot of the activists (we have a network of 1,800 youth leaders across Palestine) were complaining why we were not being more assertive with the campaign by fringe groups trying to [...]
Resorting to violence to attain an absolutist vision which denies the humanity of the other. See also Militant Absolutism. We use this term at OneVoice to define in neutral non-partisan terms that which the overwhelming majority of people (mainstream moderates) need to counter to seize back the agenda for peace. .
Sheikh Tamimi, Chief Palestinian Islamic Justice, Agrees to Give Blessing at OneVoice Summit in Jericho
One of the greatest strengths of the OneVoice Movement is that it is made up of mainstream nationalists from each side. The Chief Palestinian Islamic Justice, Sheikh Taysir al Tamimi, a fervent Palestinian patriot, is the equivalent in Palestine to what in Israel would be a merger between the Chief Rabbi AND the Head of [...]
Press Conference: Dr. Saeb Erakat Confirms President Abbas’s support for OV Platform; Singer Ilham al Madfai Denounces Threats Against Him – ENGLISH PRESS RELEASE
[Note, from my understanding, the releases that OneVoice Palestine sent in Arabic and the English release sent internationally are pretty much identical, except for one paragraph at the end of the Arabic one that explains to the Palestinian people why OneVoice Palestine has international partners and a parallel movement across the other side, as it [...]