Menachem froman

Rabbi Menachem Froman (also spelled Menahem and FrumanHebrewמנחם פרומן‎‎; 1 June 1945 – 4 March 2013)[1] was an Israeli Orthodox Jewish rabbi and a peacemaker and negotiator with close ties to Palestinian religious leaders from the PLO and Hamas. A founding member of Gush Emunim, he served as the chief rabbi of Tekoa in the West Bank. He was well known for promoting and leading interfaith dialogue between Israeli Jews and Palestinians, focusing on using religion as a tool and source for recognizing the humanity and dignity of all Palestinians.[2] Together with a Palestinian journalist close to Hamas, Rabbi Froman drafted a ceasefire agreement between Israel and the Hamas government in the Gaza Strip, known as the Froman-Amayreh Agreement. The agreement was endorsed by Hamas government but it did not receive any official response from the Israeli government.[3]

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