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Peeping Under the Cover

The speaker using the old overhead projector would gradually uncover his subject one line at a time. He’d move the overlying paper down, but very slowly.  If you stayed awake, and if he held your interest, you wanted him to … Continue reading

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Would You Resist?

If your neighbor took over much of your front yard, your living room, kitchen and one bedroom?  Their family moved in with force and occupied part of your home with plans to stay and take over the entire property eventually.  … Continue reading

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“PUT YOURSELF IN THEIR SHOES”

“But the Palestinian people’s right to self-determination, their right to justice must also be recognized. (Cheers, applause.) And put yourself in their shoes. Look at the world through their eyes.” ·                                 Obama Urges Young Israelis to Lead the Push for … Continue reading

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O HAPPY DAY!…FOR SOME

Headlines yesterday in Jerusalem, with a picture from Tel Aviv, kids with an inflatable hammer and foam spray: “Nearly a million Israelis celebrate Independence Day outdoors, despite blustery weather”  By Or Kashti, Zafrir Rinat, Jonathan Lis and The Associated Press … Continue reading

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“HELP US NOT TO LOSE HOPE”

The sun warmed the early March day. Spring burst out—for one day in Seattle. The natives here revel in the warmth. We call them “sun breaks” when the clouds part and we all go outside under blue sky. On such … Continue reading

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HUNGER STRIKES AGAIN

Someone you care for wastes away in prison. A Palestinian held indefinitely without charges, defense or trial. With no other recourse he protests in desperation, starving himself. Non-violent resistance to unjust treatment. Words alone will not change the situation. Even … Continue reading

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NO MAN IS AN ISLAND—IN 2012

No man is an Iland, intire of it selfe; everyman is a peece of the Continent, a part of the maine; … any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankinde; And therefore never send to know for … Continue reading

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