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It takes a child to embrace infinite possibilities

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If there is one critical difference that distinguishes youth from adults, it is the ability of the younger generation to think and act devoid of pre-existing biases – particularly when it comes to other cultures.

Because the young are not hampered by preconceptions, investment in harnessing collaborations between youth from diverse backgrounds and cultures can and will create the groundwork for solving some of the world’s most challenging issues – and introduce creative responses in ways that adults often fail.

This vision combined with the fresh, open-minded perspective that our youth can offer, provides me with much hope and confidence. This week the inaugural PICO Kids Ambassadors delegation of Jerusalemite youth lands in Dubai to work alongside their Emirati counterparts.

Looking back even just three or four years ago. Many would think it inconceivable that such an interchange would be occurring. But even in the very short amount of time since the Abraham Accords have been forged, Israel and others across the Gulf region have been inspired by the reality that this bond is one filled with infinite possibilities.

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