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Added by Rachel Abramovitz on September 16, 2013 at 11:39pm — No Comments

Dahab, August 2012

The most moving experience of our recent trip to Dahab was when we had a bedouin dinner in the mountains.  After dinner the bedouins began signing songs to the beat of the darbukas.  My son Basim asked if they could sing something in English.  One of the bedouins turned to the other and said in Arabic that he didn't know any songs in English, but could sing something in Hebrew.  I responded in Arabic that I understood Hebrew.  He turned to me and began speaking in perfect, fluent Hebrew.  He…


Added by Rachel Abramovitz on September 1, 2012 at 6:00pm — 5 Comments

Mother Teresa said: "Love and peace begins at home and also disturbance and destruction begin at home."

May God grant us the wisdom and the patience to always cultivate love and peace within our homes, so that the love and the peace residing in our homes may radiate outwards and overcome the forces of disturbance and destruction outside.

Added by Rachel Abramovitz on October 6, 2011 at 9:45am — No Comments

Mabruk to all of the heroes of the Egyptian Revolution!

I hope and pray that this will be the preamble to a new age in the middle east in which we, the people, will stand up and demand our rights, including our right to live in peace with one another and to love each.  I dream that one day soon my father will be able to sit at a table with my children's grandmother, may they both live love and healthy lives, and break bread together and watch their grandchildren play.  Insha'allah - be'ezrat hashem - God willing.

Added by Rachel Abramovitz on February 12, 2011 at 5:56pm — 4 Comments

Check out "Combatants for Peace"

Added by Rachel Abramovitz on November 6, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Yesterday I cut my finger on a sliver of glass from a broken marble

while organizing the childrens' toys in the basement. It was strange how painful even such a small injury could be. I thought to myself, how terrible the suffering must be for someone who is severely injured! After I washed my finger, pulled out the sliver of glass and wrapped the cut tightly in a bandage, I felt better. Then I saw a drop of blood sitting on top of the faucet. It was so red, that single drop. As I washed it away I felt a surge of anger at the pointless suffering of the people… Continue

Added by Rachel Abramovitz on October 19, 2010 at 6:29am — No Comments


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