Making Room

ElieCurrent Events, Israel/Palestine, Students and Peace Heroes

Here was living proof that no matter what hate-filled and divisive narratives were being propagated by the powers that be, there were people on the ground who were willing to live out a counter-narrative, one that said collaboration and friendship can happen, even across the most seemingly impossible divides.

From These Ashes

ElieCurrent Events, Educating for Peace, History, Pilot Program, Refugees, Uncategorized

I was floored by the realization that what these kids have been through is comparable to the Nazis in Germany: the selection and ethnic cleansing, the concentration camps and all that went with that. It was (and is) shocking to think that the Yazidis can relate to this, on so many levels, and that Corrie’s experience will most likely resonate with them in ways we can’t even being to imagine