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We resist all forms of militarism, social and economic injustice by creating international support for nonviolent conflict transformation
Jan 28, 2016, 6:20pm Cassandra Dixon
The worst worries of a child’s school day should be homework. Maybe a lost book, or an argument with a friend. No child’s walk to school should routinely involve armed soldiers and fear of sometimes being chased and assaulted by angry adults. But...
Oct 30, 2015, 11:56am Ethan Vesely-Flad
In January 2003, I joined an Interfaith Peace-Builders delegation to Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, and Israel. Cosponsored by the Fellowship of Reconciliation, the Episcopal Peace Fellowship, and The Witness magazine, we spent a dozen intense days...
Oct 16, 2015, 3:54pm Meredith Nicolich
We are delighted to announce the 2015 Fellowship of Reconciliation USA Peace Award Winners! Thank you to all who nominated many very worthy candidates this year. Our Local Hero Award goes to the Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane,...
Nov 5, 2014, 5:47pm FOR
Namaya is a poet, artist, raconteur, who combines his various passions in art, performance, music and writing to create art that engages communities to consider the impact of war and militarism.   With his creative partner Zoe Kopp and his...
Oct 17, 2014, 10:02pm Jim Murphy
Dear Friends in Ithaca and Finger Lakes Region: You are invited to join us in an Ithaca FOR Chapter meeting on OCTOBER 29th at 7 PM in the Parlor of the Unitarian Church – Ithaca.We are in the process of reorganizing the Ithaca Chapter of the...
Jul 23, 2014, 6:21am Rene Wadlow
The use of rockets by Islamic groups from Gaza toward Israel and the more deadly use of rockets and bombs by Israeli forces toward Gaza have raised in a dramatic way the possibility of banning rocket use in the Middle East.Arms control in the...
Jul 15, 2014, 12:41pm Alan Levin
As many of you, I have had a difficult time dealing with the feelings that arise in response to what is happening in Israel/Palestine. Perhaps more important than my feelings is, what can I do to help?The very wise sage, Rabbi Zalman Schachter...
Jul 15, 2014, 10:01am Arthur Waskow
Today, from sunrise to sunset, almost all Muslims and a newly larger number of Jews are fasting — this year, sharing the Muslim fast of Ramadan and the Jewish 17th day of Tammuz as a Fast for Peace, a one-day Hunger Strike Against Violence, a...