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Jews and Arabs CAN live side by side – and here’s proof

There’s certainly no shortage of initiatives for Israelis and Palestinians to participate in together. Marches for peace, interfaith soccer leagues, environmental initiatives, charity projects, and so many other projects give us glimmers of hope when the political situation gets tiring. Even with all the negative news out there, ordinary people still get together to break [...]

Water: A Substance So Strong, It Even Makes Peace Possible!

It doesn’t really come as a surprise that ample water resources can be difficult to come by in the Middle East. The area is actually the most water-stressed region in the world. Much of the Middle East is a dry, arid desert with few natural resources and a severe lack of rainfall. This means that [...]

Islands Of Peace Believes The Thanksgiving Spirit Can Live On Year-Round

While Thanksgiving Day has passed, the spirit of Thanksgiving should be cultivated and expressed all year long. While not necessary a religious holiday, Thanksgiving’s cornerstone theme, gratitude, is one with deeply religious roots. In Islam, gratitude is shown on three levels: to recognize when gratitude is necessary, to express gratitude, and to demonstrate that gratitude [...]

By | 2017-12-14T14:51:51-05:00 November 27th, 2017|Coexistence, Thanksgiving, United Abrahamic Family|0 Comments

The Environment Knows No Political Borders

Pollution problems in Israel, Gaza and the West Bank are well-known and seem to be getting worse. The World Health Organization has identified high levels of pollutants in all the region’s urban areas. In Gaza, chemical and microbiological contaminants in drinking water are causing health problems. And in the West Bank, there’s an ongoing battle [...]