A eulogy to the pioneering Middle East peace advocate I.M.A. Lederer (formerly known as Inge Lederer Gibel.)
"You can be more effective by staying behind the scenes. If you don' t need to take credit for what you do, you can accomplish five times as much."
Tom Smerling began to bring mainstream Jewish leaders into the peace movement in 1989 through his behind-the-scenes strategic leadership of Project Nishma.
Jerome Segal founded an Israel-Palestine peace lobby in 1989 that won what is today $10 million annually to support Jewish-Arab reconciliation projects.
You've likely never heard of Rosalie Riechman Pressman, whose work in the early 70s reverberates today.