Category Archives: Education for peace

lighting a candle

  It has been said “light a candle instead of cursing the darkness” and while i do curse the darkness all too often, this performance at our school brought tears to my eyes.  The children of refugees face the danger … Continue reading

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Left to Israel : reading the daily paper from the back to the front

I found that reading the newspaper from the back page to the front actually offered me more reasons to be optimistic !

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It’s a hard knock life

It’s the hard knock life, for us! Steada treated, we get tricked Steada kisses, we get kicked It’s the hard knock life! From standin’ on the corners boppin’ To drivin’ some of the hottest cars New York has ever seen … Continue reading

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Whose to blame?

Being twelve years old is difficult, i recall being that age and being bullied in school, i was not a small or overweighed or odd looking kid except the fancy schmancy clothes my mother had insisted i wear that did … Continue reading

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Criticsm

Long after you forget what someone says, you remember how the words said had made you feel. The warning signs were there all along ; the principal had made an appointment with me then forgot to cancel it, emergency meeting she … Continue reading

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A visit to the Arab- Jewish school

( The late Rabbi Menachem Froman with the Dali Lama ) This afternoon i had scheduled a meeting with the principal at  an  Arab-Jewish school , i was looking forward to this interview because i wanted to work with children of … Continue reading

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