Shared Experience

The first official national lockdown began on 23 March 2020. As we mark a year in and out of restrictions, we look back at the events that defined our shared experience and the personal stories that HuffPost UK were proud to help tell.
Is it possible both to respect the shared identity which the vast majority of Jews feel with Israel while also recognising the shared experience of dispossession which Palestinians feel just as deeply?
When my grandad passed away and my nan was clearing out some of his things, I borrowed one of his old diaries. I had always loved listening to what he had to say; he was full of warmth and wisdom, and I wanted to hear more of his words, even if they were written before I was born.