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An Open Letter from an Israeli Quaker

Here in the Middle East we do indeed have a sad situation, with grievances on both sides. I and many—if […]

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Testimony in Iraq

Iraqi children are dying in appalling numbers, as most Friends know. The U.S. bombing of “infrastructure” targets during the Gulf […]

David Morse is a member of Storrs (Conn.) Meeting. He is the author of a novel, The Iron Bridge, and most recently a pamphlet entitled Testimony: John Woolman and the Global Economy. David Morse can be contacted at his website

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Seeking Justice — Praying for Peace

And when they were in the field, Cain rose up against his brother Abel, and killed him. Then the Lord […]

Posted in: Features, March 2001
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Toward a Just Peace in the Middle East: Report on an Interfaith Delegation

The delicate and complex issues of the Israeli‐Palestinian conflict and the American Friends Service Committee role in the Middle East […]

Mary Ellen McNish, a member of Byberry (Pa.) Meeting, is executive secretary of American Friends Service Committee.

Posted in: Features, March 2001
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Dear Friends (an Open Letter)

The Oslo Accords have presented the world with misleading images of peace [between Israel and the Palestinians], and now we […]

Jean Zaru, presiding clerk of Ramallah Meeting in the West Bank, wrote this letter in December 2000 to describe conditions in the West Bank from her point of view as a Palestinian.

Posted in: Features, March 2001
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Difficult Times in Ramallah

This is a difficult note to write. So much has happened and there is so much to say. It has […]

Posted in: Features, March 2001
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Christmas Newsletter

As I sit down to write this Christmas [2000] newsletter, I cannot help but reflect on last Christmas, which I […]

Maia Carter, a member of Friendship Meeting in Greensboro, N.C., is living in Amman, Jordan.

Posted in: Features, March 2001
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