Pestilence of the mind and the mob—my German ancestor speaks to me

Some are guilty, while all are responsible. —Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel From a workshop about writing in the context of The Work That Reconnects, (designed by Joanna Macy) and led by Louise Dunlap, Aravinda Ananda, and Joseph Rotella. We were asked to imagine an ancestor speaking to us. I speak with you now, dear descendant, hopefully to motivate […]

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The Israel-Palestine Kaleidoscope: A memoir of my involvement with issues in the Land of Troubles—Part Two

© All text & photos (unless otherwise noted) copyright Skip Schiel, 2006-2010 A series from my earlier writing, not always directly about Palestine-Israel, this an attempt to understand my journey of discovery that continues to enthrall and mystify me. PHOTOS from most recent trip, summer 2009 Sometimes we must interfere. When human lives are endangered, […]

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