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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 [鈥

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Among Friends: Happy Birthday, AFSC

Our introduction to the issue celebrating 100 years of the American Friends Service Committee.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.


Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Among Friends
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An interview with Joyce Ajlouny

Meet AFSC鈥檚 incoming general secretary.

American Friends Service Committee has announced that Joyce Ajlouny will become its next general secretary starting in September 2017. Friends Journal senior editor Martin Kelley caught up with Ajlouny to talk about her work as director of the Ramallah Friends School and her hopes for AFSC.


Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Features
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Sumoud: Voices and Images of the Ramallah Friends School

By Betsy Brinson and Gordon Davies. Friends United Press, 2014. 142 pages. $35/hardcover. Sumoud, artfully prepared by historian Betsy Brinson [鈥

Maia Carter Hallward is a member of Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting and an associate professor of Middle East politics and international conflict management at Kennesaw State University. She taught at the Ramallah Friends Schools from 1998 to 2000, and has led several delegations to the region to meet with Israeli and Palestinian peacemakers. Maia鈥檚 books include Struggling for a Just Peace: Israeli and Palestinian Activism in the Second Intifada and Transnational Activism in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.


Posted in: August 2015 Books, August 2015: The Effects of War, Quaker Book Reviews
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Refusing to Be Enemies: Palestinian and Israeli Nonviolent Resistance to the Israeli Occupation (Book Review Essay)

In this compilation of essays and interviews with activists who share a commitment to nonviolence, Maxine Kaufman-Lacusta makes no pretense [鈥

Robert Dockhorn, a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., is senior editor of Friends Journal.


Posted in: Features
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