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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 [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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What Once Was Can Be Again

Working on a shared vision of equality and a just peace between Palestinians and Israelis.

Sandy Rea is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. He has lived for three separate years in the Middle East and visited a number of other times. He serves as clerk of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Middle East Collaborative.


Posted in: Features, Quakers and the Holy Land
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Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine

By Alice Rothchild. Just World Books, 2017. 283 pages. $19.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. In Steve Feldman鈥檚 book Compartments, the well-known dermatologist chronicles [鈥

Max Carter is the recently retired William R. Rogers director of Friends Center and Quaker studies at Guilford College. In retirement, he and his wife, Jane, continue to lead annual service-learning trips to Palestine and Israel under the sponsorship of Friends United Meeting.


Posted in: August 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, The Art of Dying
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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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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 [鈥

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 [鈥

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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