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Zein-Mosarsaa

Peacefulness in a Chaotic World

Peacefulness has been a common theme throughout my life and my journeys. My mother and father have been through so much growing up under Israeli occupation in the West Bank. Many of my dad鈥檚 friends have been imprisoned during the occupation, and many have died from the military violence and shootings that occur. Still my [鈥

Zein Mosarsaa, Grade 10, Westtown School


Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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Forum May 2018

Letters and commentary from our readers. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you鈥檒l get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world鈥檚 largest online library of Quaker information: every Friends Journal ever published, [鈥

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Forum April 2018

Letters from our readers 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you鈥檒l get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world鈥檚 largest online library of Quaker information: every Friends Journal ever published, going back [鈥


Posted in: Forum, Healing
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Among Friends: All Land Is Holy Land

An introduction to our March issue on Quakers and the Holy Land.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.


Posted in: Among Friends, Quakers and the Holy Land
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Palestine and Israel

A decolonial framework for justice and peace.

Tabitha Mustafa is a name without a title. Sandra Tamari is a Palestinian American Quaker living in St. Louis, Mo. She is the director of strategic partnerships for the Adalah Justice Project, a Palestinian human rights organization.


Posted in: Features, Quakers and the Holy Land
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Where Do Dreams and Dreaming Go? White and Black

Where Do Dreams and Dreaming Go? A Palestinian Quaker in America By May Mansoor Munn, edited by Ann Walton Sieber. Anemone Press, 2017. 165 pages. $15/Paperback White and Black: Political Cartoons from Palestine. By Mohammad Saba鈥檃neh. Just World Books, 2017. 193 pages. $19.95/Paperback. May Mansoor Munn and Mohammad Saba鈥檃neh could hardly be more different in [鈥

Karie Firoozmand is a member of Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore. She edits the book review column for Friends Journal.


Posted in: March 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and the Holy Land
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Popular resistance by Ryan Rodrick Beiller/AFSC

News February 2018

News of Friends: Statement from AFSC on being banned from work in Israel; Remembering Muted Voices symposium; Quakers in Britain denounce recognition of Jerusalem; Friends celebrate World Quaker Day. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you鈥檒l get: A year of Friends Journal [鈥


Posted in: February 2018, News
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atshan

The Challenges We Face and Community We Forge

An interview with Sa鈥檈d Atshan.

Martin Kelley is Friends Journal鈥檚 senior editor.

Sa鈥檈d Atshan is a professor of peace and conflict studies at Swarthmore College and holds a doctorate from Harvard University. He sits on the corporation of American Friends Service Committee and the board of Pendle Hill study center. He is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.


Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Features
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Writing Opp: Quakers and the Holy Land

In March 2018 Friends Journal is publishing an issue on religion and politics in the Middle East. We could have gone with a more neutral description of the region than 鈥淗oly Land,鈥 but we wanted to indicate that we were interested not only in the political struggles but also in the region鈥檚 unique and sometimes [鈥

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. Email: [email protected]鈥媐riendsjournal.鈥媜rg


Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
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Malak-Qaradeh

America has always welcomed immigrants from all over the world

Student Voices: 鈥淎bout two years ago, I visited the Statue of Liberty for the first time. I can recall being at Ellis Island with my family where we looked up my great-great-grandpa鈥檚 name from all those who immigrated to the United States in 1911. Mr. President, those immigrants made America great.鈥

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