Interfaith Fast for Middle Eastern Peace

July 15th, the 17th of Tammuz, typically stands as a Jewish fast day and the beginning of a three-week mourning period for the two Jerusalem Temples’ destruction. What makes this year’s observance particularly interesting however, lies in its coinciding with … Continue reading

Interreligious light in times of darkness for Israel and Palestine

Following the kidnap-murder of three Israeli teens and one Palestinian teen, the families of murdered Israeli teen Naftali Fraenkel and Palestinian teen Mohammad Abu Khudeir have drawn comfort from one another. This past week, the Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat brought to … Continue reading