Daily Archives: Aug 5, 2014
Aug 5, 2014

Seeds of Peace campers react to middle east fighting | WGME (CBS)

OTISFIELD (WGME) – Children from war-torn countries, including Palestinian and Israeli children, are in Maine, reacting to the conflict that’s raging on in the Middle East. Almost 200 teens are at Seeds of Peace camp in Otisfield for the three week program. It involves tough conversations between people from countries that are fighting each other back home. The idea is for them to find peace in Maine and bring what they’ve learned back to their home countries. “It’s pretty hard,” … FULL STORY


‘The Enemy Has A Face’ | THE JEWISH WEEK

As I write this, it is hours before Tisha b’Av, the day of Jewish mourning when we read the haunting words of Lamentations, of how Jerusalem “weepeth sore in the night.” As I write this, the grieving continues for more recent tragedies, in Israel, and in Gaza too. For too many, the crying won’t ever truly cease. But when there’s a lull in the violence, I hope more of us can begin to think like Yaala Muller. Muller, an Israeli … FULL STORY


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