"I quote NELSON MANDELA—‘If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy, and then he becomes your partner.’"
Rafique Gangat grew up in Weenen, a small farming town in South Africa. After university, he dabbled in the music industry and radio before becoming a diplomat and representing South Africa in - Beverly Hills (vice consul), Pretoria/Cape Town (spokesperson), Karachi (consul general), Abu Dhabi (ambassador), Ramallah (ambassador).
He now works as a communications and media consultant and lives in Jerusalem.
The true story of building a bridge between cultures – Palestinian and Israeli – through music and talk radio. Author Raf Gangat tell his story of developing a radio station based on the model of a South African station with the same mission – to bring people together through music and conversation, discovering far more in common with each other than percieved differences.