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Posts Tagged ‘peace’

May 30th, 2017 - 10:13 am § in Jews, Politics, Religion, world

An Abrahamic Answer to Israel=Palestine

The Abrahamic Union: a Confederate solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict Yakov Nagen Yakov Nagen is a Rabbi at the Yeshiva of Otniel, located near Hebron. On the day of Shimon Peres’s death, my neighbor Natan Meir stood before 100 Jewish and Arab interfaith activists and spoke of Peres’s[...]

February 21st, 2017 - 11:02 am § in Misc.

Rejecting Trump’s Choice for Ambassador to Israel

Jewish Labor Committee: CALL TO ACTION: Urge your senators to reject Friedman as U.S. Ambassador to the State of Israel TAKE ACTION: Call your senators and urge them to reject Friedman. Call (202) 224-3121 to be connected directly to your senators’ office. JEWISHLABORCOMMITTEE.ORG[...]

February 21st, 2017 - 9:52 am § in Jews

TRAGEDY IN ISRAEL: Netanyahu Turns Down Peace

Ex-officials: Israeli leader spurned secret peace offer Israel’s prime minister turned down a regional peace initiative last year that was brokered by then-U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, former American officials confirmed Sunday, in apparent contradiction to Benjamin Netanyahu’s stated goa[...]

September 29th, 2016 - 10:20 am § in Misc.

Fostering war: HAMAS calls for day of rage as man of peace dies.

Hamas calls for ‘Day of Rage’ during Peres funeral Terror group says ‘Palestinian people are very happy’ at former president’s death, calling it ‘a new phase of weakness’ for Israel Share TIMESOFISRAEL.COM[...]

August 8th, 2016 - 9:16 am § in Jews, Misc.

Of BLM, Israel, Jews and Peace

In the overheated cauldron of racism and antisemitism, I am thrilled to see an effort like this to find common cause for Jews and the minorities that suffer from American racism. Melissa Landa, a remarkably talented faculty member at U. Maryland, has created a special program bringing first generat[...]

December 13th, 2015 - 1:03 pm § in Misc.

Join the Seattle Muslim Community In a Call For Peace!

Combating Islamic Extremism[...]

October 27th, 2015 - 8:17 am § in Misc.

Is There an Alternative for Palestinians?

 What does nonviolence, the heritage of Hillel, Gandhi, Martin Luther King and Chavez, offer Palestinians seeking peace? The first intifada was inspired by the legendary Rav Hillel.  Occupied by Rome and suffering under a corrupt priesthood controlled by Rome, Hillel taught non violence .. resist[...]

October 11th, 2015 - 1:43 am § in Misc.

Sunday Revelations

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August 6th, 2015 - 4:18 am § in Misc.

Hiroshima 70 years

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July 22nd, 2015 - 10:53 pm § in America

Defending Peace

They’re putting the band back together. The same people who brought you the disastrous war in Iraq now want to provoke another Middle East war — this time with Iran. President Obama’s historic deal with Iran will make our world safer by blocking every potential path Iran has to a n[...]