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Guest post by Ecumenical Accompanier Jan McIntyre

Jan McIntyre is a Canadian woman just finishing her sencond term as an EAPPI member with the Jerusalem Team.  The post below is lifted from her blog A Mosaic For Peace.  It is a first hand witness to the rapid … Continue reading

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Build peace through the actions of a broken-open heart!

Dear friends and blog followers: Last night, I watched as the athletes of the world gathered to celebrate a common humanity through peaceful competition in the Olympics.  Israeli athletes, Canadian athletes, Palestinian athletes, American, British, Zambian, Saudi, Afghani…. so many, … Continue reading

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Extending the Olive Branch….

The term ‘extending the olive branch’ is often used to indicate a gesture of peace; a willingness to engage in face-to-face conversations about reconciliation.  The dove that Noah sent out from the ark to find some sign of hope that … Continue reading

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Where are the Women?

One of the tasks given to our team here in the South Hebron Hills is to find ways to develop connections with informal networks of women, in Yatta and in the villages we visit regularly.  This is something of a … Continue reading

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“History” creates new victims

The call at 3:40 pm, came just as the team had returned from visiting Wadi J’Hesh.  It had already been a long day, as I had been at the checkpoint that morning at 4:00 am. “The settlers are digging something … Continue reading

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