Peace is Intercourse
Ecstasy is in
It is our faith and experience after 46 years of marriage and peacebuilding that the soul's oldest memory is of union, and the soul's deepest longing is for reunion.
Seeking the ecstasy of reconnection—especially between enemies—is often disappointing for those clinging to the illusion of…Continue
By Lucy Kurtzer-Ellenbogen
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently reiterated his pledge that any agreement with the Palestinians would be brought to Israel's citizens for a referendum. Palestinian…Continue
As we all mourn this week the death of the great Peace-Maker Nelson Mandela, we can only applaud the success of the peace process & reconciliation in South Africa, and Mandela's efforts for this success bringing an end to…Continue
Added by Nahum Laufer on December 8, 2013 at 5:20am — No Comments
By Viola Gienger
A second round of talks with Iran is coming up later this week in Geneva, and the temperature is rising in the region and beyond. The pressure is intense on all sides in the…Continue
Added by Viola Gienger on November 5, 2013 at 6:22pm — No Comments
I'm copying a message I received yesterday from Religion Today Film Festival in Trento- Italy, also some quotes from the press release,",
see web-site for full info: http://onedayafterpeace.com/
We are very happy to inform you that "One Day After Peace" has been awarded both our Great Prize "In the spirits of faith" by the international jury and the award by the SIGNIS jury…Continue
Added by Nahum Laufer on October 22, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
“The Garden Library is like our mother,” says Sudanese asylum seeker Najmeldien (Nadeem) Ahmed. “It felt like my life in Israel started when I found the library.”
The Garden Library is a nonprofit initiative founded by Israelis in 2009. It started…Continue
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People have asked, “Where is the Palestinian Gandhi?” One response has been Palestinian farmer Emad Burnat, who created the documentary, Five Broken Cameras.
Another good example is the young woman in this video (…Continue
Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on March 15, 2013 at 2:35pm — No Comments
Here is a lecture I held at the World Peace Academy in Basel, Switzerland. I show here some pf my photos from my Iran trip, I outline why the present Western policies on Iran are counterproductive and, third, what must be done instead. It's only a hint - so much can be done to both prevent a looming war and to build trust.
I'd be happy to receive your comments and for your sharing it throughout your system.…
Peace X Peace Hosts Five Film Screenings of Within the Eye of the Storm in the D.C. Area!
A new documentary of a Palestinian and Israeli father whose young daughters were killed by the conflict. Come meet them and see how these enemies reach across the deepest of wounds to become friends and break the cycle of retaliation. Bassam and Rami will be present at all film screenings as well as the director, Shelly Hermon.…Continue
Added by Yasmina Mrabet on February 20, 2013 at 5:56pm — No Comments
The results of Israeli elections 2013 spell one of the narrowest gaps ever noted between the Right and Center-Left blocs in the Knesset – both blocs are about tie and one aspect is that Three Arab parties got 12 members to new Knesset. Now PM Netanyahu has a complex political reality and now stands before a difficult task: creating a stable coalition.…Continue
Added by Ari Rusila on January 23, 2013 at 6:58pm — No Comments
Israeli PM Netanyahu decided elections to be held in 22nd January 2013, in advance of the November 2013 deadline. The immediate cause for early elections might be his troubles to agree budget cuts with his coalition colleagues.
The key issue in Israeli politics during last…Continue
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Added by Ari Rusila on January 1, 2013 at 9:18pm — No Comments
Today, November 29, 2012, is the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (sometimes known simply as Solidarity Day). This day of observance has been celebrated on or around November 29 since a resolution of the General Assembly of the United Nations on December 2, 1977. (See…Continue
Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on November 30, 2012 at 2:06pm — No Comments
Gaza: A fundamentalist’s guide to Gravity
By: Firouzeh Afsharnia
A few years ago I was traveling through Africa and found my self in a rickety cab. As I bounced up and down in the lumpy back seat, shifting spots to avoid the broken springs and whatever was festering in the exposed paddings, another passenger got in and sat in the front seat. He was in a jovial mood and had just passed some sort of certification exam. “I passed! I passed!” He declared.
Added by Firouzeh Afsharnia on November 20, 2012 at 5:15pm — No Comments
by Ruth Sirman, CanMediate International
16 November 2012
I have watched with concern and despair the way things are escalating between Israelis and Palestinians over the past few days, weeks and even months. And I am worried about where you are choosing to go - both individually and collectively.
There is an old African proverb that says “When 2…
Added by Ruth Sirman on November 17, 2012 at 6:28pm — No Comments
Please find below a selection of articles published by TransConflict during October. To read all TransConflict's analysis from throughout the month, please click here.
- Kosovo – time for reconciliation - TransConflict is pleased to present a…Continue
Added by TransConflict on November 1, 2012 at 8:59am — No Comments
By guest author Dr. Dahlia Wasfi
On August 27, 2012, the US Marine Corps announced “non-judicial administrative punishments” for several Marines videotaped urinating on three dead bodies in Afghanistan.…Continue
Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on September 18, 2012 at 5:34pm — No Comments
Are you a budding filmmaker, or simply somebody who is passionate about bringing about positive change in the world? Then why not enter the Encompass Trust “Superheroes for Peace” competition?!
Here at Encompass we believe that it is the little things that we do in life that make the difference. Whether it’s giving someone a smile or helping a neighbour with their shopping, it’s the little acts that make us all heroes in the global battle to bring world peace!…
Added by The Encompass Trust on August 29, 2012 at 8:26am — No Comments
“A new socioeconomic system could potentially emerge out of this crisis: a model of mutual responsibility and cooperation, stemming from the consciousness that unless we all succeed we have failed.”
Greece has over the last year been in crisis mode. The old balance has been lost and the…Continue
Added by Caroline Anderson on June 11, 2012 at 1:18pm — No Comments