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Seeking Shalom

Peace, Justice, and Jews: Reclaiming Our Tradition is part of a growing body of literature written by progressive Jews, Christians, and Muslims seeking to articulate alternative visions to those of the Religious Right, the Republican Party, and other conservative forces. This burgeoning literary subfield includes works by Michael Lerner, Obery Hendricks, and Omid Safi.

The book includes a brief introduction by the editors and 46 essays, poems, prayers, and photographs by an eclectic group of religious and secular Jews (and one non-Jewish contributor) from North America and Israel (and one from England). The majority of the pieces deal with issues of war and peace—with a particular focus on Israel/Palestine—and various forms of nonviolent political action.

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Sojourners Magazine December 2007
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