In misery, there is always hope.
Last Friday Israeli forces used tear gas, stun grenades, rubber bullets and water cannon to disperse Palestinians whose anger and frustration at entry restrictions erupted in disturbances at several checkpoints around Jerusalem.
Yet, in all that, what you probably haven't seen is the best contender for Picture of the Year that will never, ever, win a prize:
After everything that's happened, I am struck by the simple humanity of a muslim man helping an Israeli soldier back to his feet.
Any religion that argues that man is inherently evil has clearly, in my view, failed to grasp who, and what, we are:
* You've gotta love a religion that can actually rank the holiness of locations with that much detail.
As a side note: Special thanks to the Total Drek Middle-Eastern Correspondent for passing this along.