#353 War is Costly, Peace is Priceless” – September 18, 2015

__________________________________________________________ “War is Costly, Peace is Priceless”: Comments for Peace Day, September 21, 2015 http://aglifpt.org/rfk/?p=625 Report from Kenya #353 – September 18, 2015 African Great Lakes Initiative of Friends Peace Teams   __________________________________________________________     Thumbs Together for Peace   “War is Costly, Peace is Priceless”: Comments for Peace Day, September 21, 2015   In 2003, the African Great Lakes READ MORE

#352 – AVP Workshops among Warring Pastoral Tribes–September 11, 2015

__________________________________________________________ AVP Workshops among Warring Pastoral Tribes http://aglifpt.orgr/fk/?p=615 Report from Kenya #352 – September 11, 2015 African Great Lakes Initiative of Friends Peace Teams   __________________________________________________________   During the exercise on building a new society, one participant said, “This exercise has opened my eyes. I now realize that we, Turkana, Samburu and Pokot, should cooperate and share our resources. We READ MORE

#351 — A Pacifist in Israel/Palestine — Part V — Abraham’s Peace

__________________________________________________________ A Pacifist in Israel/Palestine — Part V — Abraham’s Peace http://aglifpt.org/rfk/?p=612 Report from Kenya #351 – September 4, 2015 African Great Lakes Initiative of Friends Peace Teams _________________________________________________________           _ Dave at Abraham’s Well 25 Then Abraham complained to Abimelek about a well of water that Abimelek’s servants had seized. 26 But Abimelek said, “I don’t know who has done this. You READ MORE

#350 – September 1, 2015 — Palestine

__________________________________________________________ A Pacifist in Israel/Palestine — Part IV — Palestine http://aglifpt.org/rfk/?p=604 Report from Kenya #350 – September 1, 2015 African Great Lakes Initiative of Friends Peace Teams   __________________________________________________________ Jewish settlement on top of a hill in the West Bank whose sewage sometimes overflows onto Palestinian olive groves – the light green trees in the picture. Click on the picture READ MORE

#349 — Oasis of Peace — August 28, 2015

__________________________________________________________ A Pacifist in Israel/Palestine — Part III — Oasis of Peace aglifpt.org/rfk/?p= 599 Report from Kenya #349 – August 28, 2015 African Great Lakes Initiative of Friends Peace Teams __________________________________________________________         The village of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam/Oasis of Peace My people shall dwell in an oasis of peace. Isaiah 32:18 I first visited Israel in 1986 when my sister’s READ MORE

#348 — Hand in Hand School– August 25, 2015 without picture

__________________________________________________________ A Pacifist in Israel/Palestine — Part II — Hand in Hand School aglifpt.org/rfk/?p= 590 Report from Kenya #348 – August 25, 2015 African Great Lakes Initiative of Friends Peace Teams __________________________________________________________   Left to right: Ilana, Jewish teacher from Morocco, Aharon, Dave, and Gladys with Gilad in front   On November 29, 2014, three Jewish extremists set fire to READ MORE

#347 — Bedouin– August 21, 201

__________________________________________________________ A Pacifist in Israel/Palestine — Part I — Bedouin aglifpt.org/rfk/?p=580 Report from Kenya #347 – August 21, 2015 African Great Lakes Initiative of Friends Peace Teams __________________________________________________________   An “illegal” Bedouin village near Beersheva   Gladys and I arrived in Israel on July 16 for a three weeks’ visit. We had three objectives: (1) to meet with my family READ MORE

#346 — HROC Developments — August 14, 2015

__________________________________________________________ HROC Developments aglifpt.org/rfk/?p=570 Report from Kenya #346 – August 16, 2015 African Great Lakes Initiative of Friends Peace Teams __________________________________________________________ Sixth HROC International Training: The Sixth HROC International Training in Rwanda has just completed with 11 participants — a very good group with 2 Nigerians, 4 Americans, two Kenyans, one Burundian, one Ugandan, and one Rwandan. Two of the READ MORE

#345 — Dialoguing with Terrorists — August 7, 2015

__________________________________________________________ Dialoguing with Terrorists aglifpt.org/rfk/?p=565 Report from Kenya #345 – August 7, 2015 African Great Lakes Initiative of Friends Peace Teams __________________________________________________________ Dialoguing with Terrorists By David Zarembka (c) 2015 Friends Publishing Corporation, reprinted with permission. Subscribe at http://www.friendsjournal.org/subscribe/ Wednesday, August 27, 2014, was the date set for 13 leaders of the terrorist group Sabaot Land Defense Force (SLDF) to READ MORE

Report from Kenya #344 — Response to Report #340 on Malaria — July 31, 2015

__________________________________________________________ Response to Report #340 on Malaria aglifpt.org/rfk/?p=559 Report from Kenya #344 – July 31, 2015, African Great Lakes Initiative of Friends Peace Teams __________________________________________________________ Response to Report #340 on Malaria Dear David, Thank you for all your communiques from Kenya.  I find them very informative and they mean a great deal to me and others who support the work READ MORE