Many regional analysts say the prospects for meaningful dialogue between Palestinians and Israelis at the official level are dim.

The latest violence in the region and the interception of a ship alleged to have been smuggling 45 metric tons of weapons to Palestinians make peace negotiations unlikely at present.

However, some peace activists in both regional and international "grassroots" organizations are calling for renewed cooperation at the non-official level.

Today's Dateline explores some new developments in "Grassroots Cooperation between Jews and Muslims."