We hear what policymakers, community leaders and activists think about the effectiveness of President Obama's call to stop Israeli settlements in ending the decades long Middle East Conflict. Plus, every summer Hands of Peace
brings Israeli and Palestinian teens to the suburbs. Many arrive angry about their situation back home. WBEZ's Lynette Kalsnes met a few of the kids to see how the program changed their understanding of the seemingly intractable politics of the Middle East.