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Discovering Palestine
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Wes Granberg-Michaelson Forming relations with people of faith in the Holy Land could help transform the U.S. role in the region. ...

Is America the Promised Land or Egypt?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

Social location is vital to understanding how people come to their interpretations, and appropriations, of the Bible and its stories. Social location is vital to understanding how ...

Obama's Victory and Middle East Democracy
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

A curious thing has happened as Americans were choosing their first black president. Democracy suddenly ceased to be a bad word for many genuine democrats in the Middle East.</p> ...

Holy Boldness by Biblical Women
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

<a href="http://www.sojo.net/blog/godspolitics/?p=2347">Last week I celebrated the political prominence women enjoy today</a> as a direct extension of the gains earned for women by early ...

Turning Weapons into Things of Beauty in Gaza
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

On March 19, Israeli forces rounded up Assad Salach and his sons, Fahmi and Salach, and Assad's brother Sa'id and his son Ghassan -- along with more than 300 men age 16 and above -- along its north ...

The Gaza Cease-Fire and Palestinian Nonviolent Resistance
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Blog

<p>I arrived in the West Bank the afternoon of Saturday, June 7, and hit the ground running. The next morning we starting filming for <a href="http://thispalestinianlife.blogspot.com">a f ...

Carter and Hamas
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

When approaching a conflict, any world statesperson would consider trying to break up the logjam. When approaching a conflict, any world statesperson would consider trying to brea ...

Methodists Consider Divestment
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Alexis Vaughan United Methodists in the U.S. ...

News Bites
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez Resucitó. Resucitó. Hum ...

Road Map to Peace - or Destruction?
Originally Posted: 09/10/2012 - 3:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Charles A. Kimball Three evangelicals on the challenges of Israel-Palestine. Former President Jimmy Carter� ...

Black Church Leaders in Holy Land
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez A delegation of U.S. A de ...

Hope Amid the Ruins
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Rice Out of the carnage, can real peace ever be achieved? The outbreak of renewed violence this summer in ...

News Bites
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger • Olive Branch. In April, 120 former Israel Defense Force soldiers and Palestinian militants publicly launched “Combatan ...

Open Wide Thy Gates
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

James Ferguson The “Open Bethlehem” international campaign was launched in November to bring international attention to the Palestinian c ...

A Kindling of Hope
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Phil Haslanger Bridging gaps in the Middle East. Every so often in the tense and troubled lands of Israel and ...

Airing the Future
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Airing the Future Airing the Future Television history was made i ...

Trouble Spots
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Gilead Ini Trouble Spots Trouble Spots [In “Should Churches Divest?” August 2005], ...

Don Wagner Reponds
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Don Wagner Don Wagner responds: Don Wagner responds: Palestinians with West Bank ( ...

A Boxed Set
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 10:17am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Object lessons from Palestinian-American artist Rajie Cook. As one views Raj ...

Tanks vs. Olive Branches
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 10:11am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger An interview with Palestinian leader Hanan Ashrawi on feminism, faith, and the future of the Palestinian cause. ...

Web exclusive: Full text of Hanan Ashrawi interview
Originally Posted: 03/22/2013 - 2:47pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger An interview with Palestinian leader Hanan Ashrawi on feminism, faith, and the future of the Palestinian cause. ...

Eye On Zion
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Brian Bolton The Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center in Jerusalem hosted more than 500 ...

Dividing the Conquered
Originally Posted: 05/20/2011 - 9:33am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Israel's wall of separation. While peace negotiations between Palestinians and the ...

Not in My Name
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Josh Healey Is it anti-Semitic to criticize Israel? The small but growing movement of university students an ...

Who Occupies the Occupied Territories?
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 6:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jodi Hochstedler The Glasgow University Media Group decided to resear ...

Death Shall Have No Dominion
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 6:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jodi Hochstedler Nurit Elhanan and her husband, Rami, both 52, are ca ...

A Tale of One City
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:35pm | Type: Magazine Article

Neve Gordon Attacks in both East and West Jerusalem damage and demoralize—but they're not the same. The ...

Israel's Defense Forces: "No More"
Originally Posted: 07/03/2014 - 9:38am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jodi Hochstedler More than 320 members of the Israeli Defense Forces ...

Courage Among Friends
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:52pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis My wife, Joy, my son, Luke, and I had dinner recently with our friend Michael Lerner and his wife, Debora, in their Berkeley, C ...

Getting in the Way of Aggression
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 9:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Susannah Hunter On the front lines with Christian Peacemaker Teams On June 15, three members of the Christian ...

Israel Holds the Cards
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 9:21am | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh Rabbis for Human Rights "During this current crisis," Rabbi Arik Ascherman said, "t ...

Violence with a Brooklyn Accent
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 9:21am | Type: Magazine Article

Jeremy Milgrom American Jews in Israel Unmistakable American accents surface in the Hebrew of many West Bank s ...

Based on Our Jewish Values
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 9:21am | Type: Magazine Article

Rebecca Lillian Jewish Unity for a Just Peace Nearly 200 international Jewish activists gathered in Chicago th ...

Pilgrims' Regress
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:52pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tom Getman Why 'Holy Land Tours' miss the real story Why don't most Christian visitors to Israe ...

Unmasking False Religion
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:52pm | Type: Magazine Article

Naim Ateek Following Jesus in occupied territory. The Pharisees asked Jesus, "When will the kingdom of Go ...

Inside Israeli Apartheid
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:52pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis An interview with Palestinian Christian Jonathan Kuttab. Jonathan Kuttab, a leading human rights ...

Against Impossible Odds
Originally Posted: 07/01/2014 - 8:34am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis You wouldn't know it from media reports, but there's a hopeful movement being born in the Middle East ...

A Cry for Atonement
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Michael Lerner Peace will only be achieved when Israel embraces the Palestinian people. As a religious Jew dee ...

What Makes for Middle East Peace?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tom Getman Reaching Across the Barricades Jesus wept over Jerusalem, declaring, "If only you had known... ...

What Makes for Middle East Peace?
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 2:16pm | Type: Magazine Article

Neve Gordon Jerusalem's 'Sanctity' must be built on justice Upon his return from Camp David in ...

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:24am | Type: Magazine Article

Peter Walker The Holy City Few cities in the world excite such passion as Jerusalem. Despite its size—until ...

Breaking Down the Walls
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh Together Palestinian and Israeli activists fight 'functional apartheid' in the West Bank. ...