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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. ...