Yahoo! News - Muppets Bringing Peace to the Middle East:
"TEL AVIV, Israel (Hollywood Reporter) - Where countless politicians and diplomats have failed, Elmo, Cookie Monster and their 'Sesame Street' buddies are on a mission to promote peace and tolerance in the Middle East.
A programming experiment using the Muppet characters was launched six months ago and was widely welcomed by parents, educators and the media. But the Muppets are not without their critics in Israel..."