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Repairing the Fabric of Democracy
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A Global Vision for the Holy Land
"I made myself pools from which to water the forest of growing trees." —Ecclesiastes 2.6 BETHLEHEM, West Bank - We sit beside the ruins of King Solomon's Pools, …
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Barrio de Paz
Nelsa Libertad Curbelo describes the inspiration behind Barrio de Paz, a non-violent youth movement in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
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The Sheikh and the Rabbi: A Jerusalem Fable
Both devoted to God, the Rabbi and the Sheikh have more in common than the nightly news might imply. During our trip to Jerusalem, we interviewed Rabbi Menachem …
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Reflections on Israel
"Did you love Israel?" I turned and faced my questioner - a beaming, proud Israeli woman just ahead of me in the customs line at London Heathrow Airport.
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A Palestinian Peacemaker Living on the Mount of Olives
We were received as family members into the home of Ibrahim Ahmad Abu El-Hawa, and this we were told, is not unique. "I speak Hebrew, Arabic, Russian and …
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Meeting Nelsa
“You have to meet this woman,” said Juan Alfonso Peña, our friend and host in Quito who was helping us during our trip to Ecuador. “She is quite remarkable …
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