While the context in the UK is very different from Israel/Palestine this research has shown that this model can be used in this context to enable successful interfaith dialogue to develop.
One of the most respectable newspapers in Israel dedicated an article in the economic section about how the Palestinians in Israel helped combat the Coronavirus in Israel…
In the last two weeks, there were several events that I had observed that relate to the Coronavirus and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. I would like to elaborate in this short reflection some of my observations and comments.
For the past two weeks, more than any time before, we felt the negative impacts of social distancing in Jerusalem over Easter (Western calendar) and Passover. This will continue in the upcoming weeks…
As we are approaching the most important holidays in our context here in Jerusalem, namely Passover for Jews, Easter for Christians and Ramadan for Muslims, we are questioning how we will celebrate these important occasions.
I had no idea at the time how right a friend was who gave me some advice as I left New Zealand to come here. He said, “To avoid becoming totally overwhelmed, try viewing the conflict through the relationships you form with those around you.” It’s true!
In our difficult situation and lamentation we ought to learn from Job. Let us not think of ourselves alone in this crisis…
Fear is spreading everywhere around the world due to the coronavirus outbreak. As a result, some people have been behaving and reacting to such fear in various ways.
Reconciliation is an obvious need in Israel and Palestine – one of the longest current conflicts in the world. But how does it affect European countries or the USA?
In the last few months we were all influenced by a barrage of media regarding the elections.