Special Series: Together We Stand - 2007
by Corinne Whitlatch
Many Christian Americans, concerned over the fate of both Palestinians and Israelis, are actively seeking a solution to the conflict that takes both sides into account.
(Source: Common Ground News Service, 16 August 2007) 
by George A. Gorayeb
Jewish and Arab participants overcome hostility and fear to participate in dialogue groups, with surprising results.
(Source: Common Ground News Service, 16 August 2007) 
by Scott Blakeman and Dean Obeidallah
"If you could hear peace, it would sound like laughter," posit Scott Blakeman and Dean Obeidallah, two comedians. They unite Arab and Jewish Americans with their humour, hoping to bridge both the ideological and ethnic gaps in American public opinion.
(Source: Common Ground News Service, 06 September 2007) 
by Marcia Kannry and Khader El-Yateem with Stephanie Golden
This co-authored article embodies the work of the Dialogue Project—mingling the voices of a Jewish-Israeli American and a Palestinian-Christian American, and giving life to their stories of personal and social transformation. Marcia Kannry and Khader El-Yateem work to weave the fabrics of Brooklyn's diverse communities into a mosaic—enwrapping difference in dialogue.
(Source: Common Ground News Service, 04 October 2007) 
 
 
 
 
VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Women of Tunisia: Let your voices be heard!

The women of Tunisia have a decisive role to play in shaping Tunisia's future. Fatma Ben Saïdane reminds women of the power of their vote and the importance of civic engagement.
 
 
 
 
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