Tag Archives: reconciliation

Gaza: Time to take sides

The news out of Gaza has been horrendous, overwhelming, tragic, heart-breaking. Death upon death. Destruction after destruction. Loss of life; losses for families, communities, the human race. It is easy to feel rage and horror, depression and defeat. Will the … Continue reading

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Truth & Reconciliation, Part II, by Ross Caputi

 Our philosophy at Islah is that the goal of a reconciliation project must not be merely to end violence and mend feelings and attitudes between an oppressor and an oppressed group. The absence of violence with the persistence of injustice is … Continue reading

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Truth & Reconciliation, Part 1

This is the first of three posts on Truth and Reconciliation by guest author Ross Caputi. Truth and reconciliation projects have proven to be a powerful ways of bringing closure to communities affected by violence, healing the psychological wounds inflicted by … Continue reading

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