Tags » Breaking The Silence

Palestinian Peacebuilding

As part of the program I’m involved in, I’ve had the chance to visit a number of different peacebuilding groups in Israel and Palestine. I wanted to give a quick overview of some of the groups we’ve met so far that have made the biggest impression on me. 1,466 more words

Holy Land Trust

Learning the violin (and other dreams from Gaza)

PART ONE: MAKING MUSIC IN GAZA

Early this year Dan Cohen, an Arizona-born independent journalist who works in Palestine, posted a tweet about an Indiegogo campaign. 3,132 more words

Memoir And Personal Essay

Slave Testimony: Hettie Watkins, 1853

Louis Watkins was born in the year 1853 on the plantation of Peeler Parker, situated about 15 miles out of Chattanooga, Tennessee, near White Oak mountain. 847 more words

People

Slave Testimony: Betty Foreman Chessier, Age 94

“I was born July 11, 1843 in Raleigh, NC. My mother was name Melinda Manley, the slave of Governor Henley of N.C. an’ my father was name Arnold Foreman, slave of Bob and John Foreman, two young mastahs.

962 more words

IDF Vets Respond to Accusations Made At Temple Beth Am

Breaking the Silence (BtS), an  organization that tours the world sharing anonymous tales of Israeli wrongdoing recently brought their traveling road show to the Pacific Northwest. 3,104 more words

Israel