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Swords Into Plowshares

Reflections from the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program and the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations

Sepphoris with Jonathan Cook

Update from the 2016 Mosaic of Peace Conference These blog entries provide brief reports and insights from our conference in Israel and Palestine.  They are written by our participants Anne French and Emily Oshinskie and are neither comprehensive nor in depth reports, but simply glimpses into the amazing experiences we had together. Jonathan Cook is… Read more »

Sabeel Nazareth

Update from the 2016 Mosaic of Peace Conference (These blog entries provide brief reports and insights from our conference in Israel and Palestine.  They are written by our participants Anne French and Emily Oshinskie and are neither  comprehensive nor in depth reports, but simply glimpses into the amazing experiences we are having together.) Violette Khoury… Read more »

Aqbet Jaber Refugee Camp and the YWCA of Jericho

Update from the 2016 Mosaic of Peace Conference (These blog entries provide brief reports and insights from our conference in Israel and Palestine. They are written by our participants Anne French and Emily Oshinskie and are neither comprehensive nor in depth reports, but simply glimpses into the amazing experiences we are having together.) The Aqbet… Read more »

Bethlehem Bible College and the Christ at the Checkpoint Conference

Update from the 2016 Mosaic of Peace Conference (These blog entries provide brief reports and insights from our conference in Israel and Palestine.  They are written by our participants Anne French and Emily Oshinskie and are neither comprehensive nor in depth reports, but simply glimpses into the amazing experiences we are having together.) Shireen Awwad… Read more »

This week at PMUN—May 22–27, 2016

As summer begins in New York, the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations enjoyed a busy week. On May 22, Mark Koenig, director, preached at the Church of Reconciliation in Chapel Hill. Matt Cowell, Young Adult Volunteer, talked about his work with a youth group from the Presbyterian Community Church of Massapequa. Nick Gallagher began… Read more »

Military Court Watch – Palestinian children in Israeli military detention

Update from the 2016 Mosaic of Peace Conference (These blog entries provide brief reports and insights from our conference in Israel and Palestine.  They are written by our participants Anne French and Emily Oshinskie and are neither comprehensive nor in depth reports, but simply glimpses into the amazing experiences we are having together.) Gerrard Horton of… Read more »

In the Shadow of the Wall

Update from the 2016 Mosaic of Peace Conference (These blog entries provide brief reports and insights from our conference in Israel and Palestine. They are written by our participants Anne French and Emily Oshinskie and are neither comprehensive nor in depth reports, but simply glimpses into the amazing experiences we had together.) Our group spent about… Read more »

Water Resources and Other Daily Challenges in Palestine

Update from the 2016 Mosaic of Peace Conference (These blog entries provide brief reports and insights from our conference in Israel and Palestine.  They are written by our participants Anne French and Emily Oshinskie and are neither comprehensive nor in depth reports, but simply glimpses into the amazing experiences we had together.) Jane Hilal is… Read more »

Worship in Bethlehem and Visits to the Tent of Nations and the Israeli Settlement of Efrat

Update from the 2016 Mosaic of Peace Conference CARL HORTON (These blog entries provide brief reports and insights from our conference in Israel and Palestine.  They are written by our participants Anne French and Emily Oshinskie and are neither comprehensive nor in depth reports, but simply glimpses into the amazing experiences we are having together.) On… Read more »

What can I do about the Sustainable Development Goals?

by Matt Cowell The United Nations recently created two websites addressing the ways in which people can support the recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through their everyday actions.  The first website, “The Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World,” offers tips on how to reduce consumption and waste while advocating equality for all.  Featuring… Read more »