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PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST
This Social Media Campaign Is Bringing Israelis And Iranians Together
A Moment Of Peace On HuffPost Live
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush
Pope Francis Calls Israel And Palestine Presidents In Plea For Gaza Ceasefire
Jews And Arabs Refuse To Be Enemies
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Opening Our Doors And Hearts For Elijah, The Harbinger Of Peace
Founding Director, Interreligious Coordinating Council in Israel
We seek peace. We yearn for it. We want Elijah to help us heal the world. We want to open ourselves to the world, to be part of it, and not to live in ghettoes any more, whether self-imposed or imposed by others.
Middle East Peace Photo Goes Viral
5 Reasons To Not Give Up On The Middle East
Author, 'Speaking of Jesus: The Art of Not-Evangelism'
Democracy, freedom, human rights, all take time. Look at America. We need to be patient with this budding democratic movement called the Arab Spring.
My Vision: Peace in Palestine and Beyond
Founder, University of the People
I firmly believe we can make a significant difference in the lives of individuals through education and economic opportunity. The goal, therefore, should be to educate as many people as possible.
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Behind The Tony Kushner Story
Rabbi Arthur Waskow
Founder (1983) and director, The Shalom Center
Last night, the executive committee of the CUNY Board of Trustees reversed the Board's refusal of an honorary degree to Tony Kushner. Behind the original decision and reversal are three stories.
When The Walls Come Tumbling Down
The time has come to take the next step and ask whether we can in fact exist at all without an external enemy, without anti-Semitism.
U.S. Should Include Hamas in Peace Efforts
The Unites States cannot continue to be all but silent on an attack in international waters on civilians representing most Western countries, including the United States.
Religious Communities Must Be Engaged in Foreign Policy
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf
Founder and Chairman, The Cordoba Initiative
Religion is the solution to conflict. For decades, the United States has shied away from using religious arguments and engaging religious groups to further American diplomatic objectives.
Kaddafi Back in My Backyard
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach
Rabbi Shmuley, "America's Rabbi," is the international best-se...
I am a busy man. But that did not stop me from taking off several weeks from my professional life to fight Muammar Kaddafi's plan to take up residence directly next door to me this past August and September.
Middle East Peace: It's Time for Mitchell 2.0 and the American Plan
President, Washington Strategy Group
Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu has unilaterally declared that Israel will temporarily freeze settlement construction in the West Bank. So where do President Obama, Secretary Clinton, and Mitchell go from here?
Another Divisive Wall
Queen Rania al Abdullah
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
For me, and for so many other people around the world, the anniversary is bittersweet. As the people of Germany celebrate a wall coming down, the people of Palestine are overwrought by a wall going up.
The South African Talks: A Template for Peace
Mediator in the talks that ended apartheid in South Africa
The South African peace negotiations template can serve as a model for facilitating peace efforts around the world today, from the Middle East, to Afghanistan, to Iran, to the Basque area of Spain.
Lebanon, Israel Independent Peace Talks Won't Happen: Hariri
'Obama Plan' For Mideast Causing Much Regional Anticipation
Mideast Peace Process: Time for a New Approach
Amal Malouf Johnson
We need to create an environment of trust and amplify the voices of the less extreme segments of the population if we are going to give leaders a chance to have any type of successful negotiation.
2008: The Year of Audacity
Author & Journalist
We now have something outside ourselves to struggle against. A very real and tangible angst.
Towards a Miracle in the Middle East
The greatest gift you can give to both is to realize that on a spiritual level, Israelis and Palestinians are one. Their only true reality is the reality of whom they are in this moment.
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