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CCE NJ participants at first contact meetingThe
Published on 19/11/2016
Grandpa Joseph Yakawich and son fishing in Montana
"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them." -John Fitzgerald Kennedy 
Published on 07/11/2016
Joseph Wakaria, a long-time colleague, friend, Kenyan patriot and peace advocate passed away at his home in Maryland on October 25 at age 53 after a four-year battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Juliet, and daughters Ji Yung, Ji-Mi, Samouhan, and Sharon.
Published on 02/11/2016
Teresa Wang and IYLA delegates at United Nations
"The truth of the matter is that underneath all of the different lifestyles and identities, we are all human. A responsible leader will choose to maintain a society... through moral and innovative goals." -Teresa Wang
Published on 25/10/2016
by Barry Fennell, Project Director, Co-operation Ireland
Published on 14/10/2016
Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger was showing the flourishing Jewish settlements on the West Bank to some U.S. when he picked up a couple of hitchhikers. “’You're such a nice guy. You pick up hitchhikers,’ one of the pastors said.
Published on 11/10/2016
A Palestinian peace activist and Jewish cleric and settler brought powerful personal stories of awakening and reconciliation to a forum, “Painful Hope: Understanding, Transformation, and Non-violence,” at the U.S. Capitol on October 11, 2016.
Published on 11/10/2016
While being treated for the gunshot wound learned that his brother was killed by Israeli soldiers. “He was not a terrorist, but a beautiful father of two children,” Awwad says. “He was not just my brother, he was my best friend. He was not a criminal. A soldier killed him at a check point.
Published on 11/10/2016