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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
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
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
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
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
You can view and comment on this post on my blog, "The View from My Window in Palestine" at http://www.noralestermurad.com/2012/08/29/are-there-alternatives-to-dependence-on-international-aid-yes/ or view it in the original publication, This Week in…Continue
Added by Nora Lester Murad on September 4, 2012 at 2:51pm — 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
It's June, the month of Fathers Day, and once again we're featuring peacebuilding men we love.
Sami Awad is Executive Director of Holy Land Trust, the nonprofit he founded in Bethlehem in 1998. He also directs the…Continue
Added by Caroline Anderson on June 7, 2012 at 2:47pm — No Comments
Added by TransConflict on June 1, 2012 at 6:46am — No Comments
How would you behave at an Israeli military checkpoint? See my post: "Checkpoint Etiquette" at http://www.noralestermurad.com/2012/05/14/checkpoint-etiquette/ and please share your views.
Added by Nora Lester Murad on May 14, 2012 at 4:06pm — No Comments
July 27: U.S. Departure
Fly to Tel Aviv.
July 28: Arrival in Jerusalem
Arrival and transfer to hotel in Jerusalem. Introduction by Israeli and Palestinian tour guides followed by a welcome dinner.
Hotel in Jerusalem…Continue
Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 11, 2012 at 9:57am — No Comments