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June 12, 2017 9:00 AM

The Weekly Shot: Teaching Art and Peace

CARAVAN partners with a girls' school in Jordan, offering an introduction to gender equality, cultural diversity, intercultural and interreligious understanding, and the need for peace. 

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June 5, 2017 12:56 PM

Reflections on the Importance of Ecology in Seminary

Rabbi Yonatan reflects on the importance of ecological literacy in seminary training. 

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May 31, 2017 11:36 AM

No Violence in the Name of Islam

I was shocked to hear about the recent two blasts that hit the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, killing at least 27 innocent people and wounding more than 100.

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May 26, 2017 12:43 PM

Egyptian Copts Refuse to Respond to Killings with Hatred

A bus carrying Coptic Christians to a monastery for Communion was ambushed and attacked several hours ago by armed terrorists.

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May 18, 2017 5:22 PM

Involving Arab Youth in Volunteering and Media

About 25 participants from 12 Arab countries took part in this gathering and shared their experiences in volunteerism. 

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May 10, 2017 12:58 PM

URI MENA Participates in Peace in Diversity Conference

URI MENA participated in the first international conference on “Peace in Diversity: The Integrative Approach to Inter-cultural and Civilizational Affairs.”

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April 10, 2017 3:33 PM

Youth Exchange Examines Conflict Reduction

Volunteering for Peace members participated in the International youth exchange “Europe meets Euromed.”

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March 7, 2017 7:05 PM

Celebrating Women Leaders for International Women's Day

In recognition of International Women's Day 2017, URI recognizes two of its outstanding women leaders: Nour Darwish with Makers of Hope Cooperation Circle in Libya, and Farah Hussain Al Badran with Larsa Cooperation Circle in Iraq.

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February 27, 2017 11:52 AM

The Weekly Shot: Giving Syrian Refugee Children Their First School

URI MENA Office brought a portable classroom to a Syrian refugee camp, where many of the children had never been to school before.

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February 22, 2017 1:52 PM

Giving Refugee Children Their First School

All the children we met at the refugee camp had never been in school, since the older ones (4-11 years old) fled with their families about five years ago from the violence in Syria. The younger ones were born in this refugee camp.

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