The idea behind Love like we do came up during a trip to Israel in 2014.
I flew there following an inexplicable impulse and for two months I travelled across the country. I lived with its people, worked side by side with them, was the outraged and desolate witness of their latest war and discovered a society that is infinitely more diverse and complex than it is ever told in the news.
And something else: I realized with deep sadness to what extent this diversity and complexity are a constant source of inequity, tension, anxiety, violence and pain. There, as in many other places in the world.
From this experience a need emerged to listen to those who spend and share their lives under such circumstances. To go beyond prejudice, judgement and denunciation, to look people in the eyes and ask them about what is really essential, that which makes us all equal: LOVE.