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Lament for the Nation State Law — Guest Post Carol Hallman

Carol Hallman writes: Ever since the Nation Law was passed by the Knesset my heart has been saddened and so I thought I’d share with you a lament that I wrote in response….I just traveled to Israel the beginning of … Continue reading

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In memoriam Gilad Shaar, Eyal Yifrach, Naftali Fraenkel, Muhammed Abu Knedir (Genesis 25 – 32)

Perhaps it is in the nature of youth, especially siblings, to push and tug, to fling stones and shout over birthrights and blessings. Why not? They watch the old, supposedly wise among us take sides for self-interest, use them in … Continue reading

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In Honor of the UN Vote

God who sends silent stars above all the peoples in the world shine your everlasting light on Bethlehem. Tonight the hopes and fears are not just meeting, they are dancing with flags in those dark streets. Yet how we see … Continue reading

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Prayers to Embrace the Holy Land — Home of the Tongues of Pentecost

These prayers were written in Great Britain for Christian Aid, a church relief and development organisation in the United Kingdom and formed part of a Lenten pilgrimage by Graham Sparkes and Anthea Cox. 1) Loving God We pray for children … Continue reading

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