Wednesday, December 5: Peace Between Israelis and Palestinians
Our first monthly phone call – dealing with the issue of the current conflict in the Middle East —was held on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at 6pm PST and 9pm EST. The guests were Rabbi Michael Lerner (www.tikkun.org), whose new book is titled, Embracing Israel/Embracing Palestine: A Strategy to Heal and Transform the Middle East, and Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, who wrote I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor’s Journey on the Road to Peace and Human Dignity.
If you missed this call, listen to it here now:
Read the article “Israel, Palestine, Love“
by Marianne Williamson
Rabbi Michael Lerner
Rabbi Michael Lerner is the founding editor of Tikkun Magazine, a magazine dedicated to healing and transforming the world. He recently published an article in Huffington Post, titled, Israel and Gaza: Enough is Enough
Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish
Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish is a Palestinian medical doctor and author. He founded the “Daughters for Life Foundation.” The following article about Dr. Abuelaish, titled Who Will Hear The World’s Most “Dangerous” Palestinian?, appeared in Huffington Post: For more about by Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, see this article, video, and interview titled A Voice For Peace in the Huffington Post.
Other Resources From the Call:
Rabbi Michael Lerner, Spiritual Progressives and The Global Marshall Plan
The plan seeks to dedicate 1-2% of the U.S. annual Gross Domestic Product each year for the next twenty years to eliminate domestic and global poverty, homelessness, hunger, inadequate education, and inadequate health care and repair damage done to the environment by 150 years of ecologically irresponsible forms of industrialization and “modernization” throughout much of the world.
Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish and Daughters For Life Foundation
Founded by Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, the Daughters For Life Foundation is a registered Canadian charitable organization established to advance the education and health of girls and women in the Middle East
Books By These Guests:
Embracing Israel/Embracing Palestine: A Strategy to Heal and Transform the Middle East, by Rabbi Michael Lerner
I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor’s Journey on the Road to Peace and Human Dignity. by Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish
Our next call is on the topic of: Guns and Gun Control