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    Jewish memory is stored and transmitted in the paintings of Mayer Kirshenblatt, who with the help of his daughter Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett has preserved his own memories and the collective memories of a Polish Jewish community before World War II.

    May 29, 2009 | Comments (3)

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    Proposition 8 passed in California mainly because Mormon churches mobilized for it. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints withstood blistering criticism from outside the faith. Now, resentments are festering inside the Mormon community.

    May 22, 2009 | Comments (84)

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    In inner cities across the United States, high numbers of African-American men are caught up in the criminal justice system. It’s costly to keep them in prison, and it’s also costly to the communities they leave behind. More

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    At the memorial for the American dead of Vietnam, writes Lorrie Goldensohn, we meet as a community and are made to see that "we are always at one with the living and the dead."

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    Heidi Litle, an American Baptist living with her family in Haifa, describes losing her 14-year-old daughter in a suicide bombing in 2003 and how that affects her view of the peace process.

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    Burcu Munyas, program manager for Catholic Relief Services, discusses the difficulties her agency faces trying to get food and other relief supplies to desperate people in Gaza.

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    Eliyahu McLean of Jerusalem Peacemakers helps organize a movement called the Abrahamic Reunion, which tries to build friendships among Muslims, Christians, and Jews.

    May 22, 2009 | Comments (1)

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    Elana Rozenman, executive director of a grassroots group called Trust-Emun, is also part of the Abrahamic Reunion movement. She says there are many challenges to building trust, but peace cannot come without it.

    May 22, 2009 | 0 Comments