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LiveEncounters, the online magazine of Village Earth, has just published my article on the practice of Sufism by Jews and Muslims in Israel. Visit the page here: http://liveencounters.net/This is based on my research in Israel.“Derekh Avraham/Tariqat Ibrahimiyya, meaning ‘The Path of Abraham’ in Hebrew and Arabic respectively, was founded in the year 2000 by a few Jewish academics, a Rabbi, and a Muslim Sufi from Nazareth. They were…See More
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My personal story:
I am pursuing a research degree on Sufi practice among Jews and Muslims in Israel and asking if this makes a difference in how the 'other' is seen.
Why I want peace:
Because I believe that the well-being of the community is about the well-being of the individual and vice-versa. Human beings have enormous creative potential for allowing a society that flourishes and cares but that cannot happen as long as the ego is allowed to dictate.
Interests and activities:
I enjoy writing on my blog when I find time. At the moment I am so busy working on my thesis that I don't find time for much else except conferences. One of my main interests is mysticism in the Abrahamic traditions. I am on the Sufi path myself so my interest is both practical and academic. I like to read and walk and to be by the sea. I also write poetry and fiction and I love Andalucia. I am active in the Centre of Religions for Reconciliation and Peace at the University of Winchester and I am connected to St. Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace through my PhD studentship.
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Sufism in Israel

Posted on June 4, 2016 at 11:25am 0 Comments

LiveEncounters, the online magazine of Village Earth, has just published my article on the practice of Sufism by Jews and Muslims in Israel. Visit the page here: http://liveencounters.net/

This is based on my research in Israel.

“Derekh Avraham/Tariqat Ibrahimiyya, meaning ‘The Path of Abraham’ in Hebrew and Arabic respectively, was founded in the year 2000 by a few Jewish academics, a Rabbi, and a Muslim Sufi from…

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At 10:52am on July 13, 2014, Jacques Banne said…

Dear Yafia,
I am the founder and organizer of iartexpo art as a bridge for peace, art exhibit and show..
Please aid me to find sponsor for the realization of my project/dream
Thank you
Salam, Shalom, Peace.
Jacques Banne
iaa - iaap [Unesco]
AMA

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At 6:34pm on July 13, 2013, Adam Roufberg said…

Hi Yafiah

Thanks for the info. I was unaware of both and will immediately begin to research. I hope to be coming to Ramallah soon. [Any tips on working for NGO's and apartments are helpful ;) )

Adam

At 7:23pm on July 9, 2013, Nasir Hussain said…

hello ma'am thnx for accepting my friend request.....lots of love from pakistan 

At 3:10pm on June 29, 2013, sultan mashagba said…

ur always welcome my dear

At 11:03pm on August 24, 2012, Tim Upham said…

You are so correct, it permeates everything we represent.

At 10:51pm on August 24, 2012, Tim Upham said…

For one, I posted today's discussion "You're A Nazi, You're A Nazi, You Spoke To A Muslim!:  How Deep The Hate Goes."  Would you like to participate in it?  Your feedback would be interesting.

At 6:18pm on July 29, 2011, Irit Hakim-Keller said…

Hello Yafiiah,

Thanks for your friendship. Loved to read your profile :)

May you have a nice weekend.

Irit

 

At 11:05pm on March 1, 2010, fesalk411 said…
A True Story By Faisal Al-kateep
I am a Palestinian Arab from Hizmeh, a village between Jerusalem and Ramallah. When I was 15 years old I fought against the Israeli Occupation in search of freedom. At that time I thought every Jewish person, whether soldier or citizen, man or woman, young or old, should be killed. I rejected the right for any Jew to live and every Jew was a target. I was just a kid, believe me, and I didn’t understand anything about politics or the Arab-Israeli conflict. I was arrested and sat in jail for 12 years. This was during the first intifada from 1987. At that time nobody talked about peace but only of violence. I matured during my time in jail. I started studying and reading books on politics, literature, poetry, and about the Madrid Conference.

It gave me hope to live in peace and dignity. I learned that violence only breeds violence and that peace is the only solution for the two nations, the only way for both to have a respectful and beautiful future. We live on the same land. We are neighbors. We drink the same water and both pray to a monotheistic God. We must live in peace on the basis of religion for God and land for everyone.
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