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The Memorial Candle


Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 12:27 pm   10 Comments


Thursday, January 31, 2013 by Edie Alexander It is so hard to be at peace when a marriage, a love affair, and a true BFF friendship all end at the same time, as happened with the death of my husband more »

Inner Peace


Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 at 9:00 am   0 Comments


Tuesday, January 29, 2013 Rodef Shalom: Pursuing Peace. As we contemplate the qualities of a Rodef Shalom, a Pursuer of Peace, inner peace is at the top of the list. So…how is this achieved? Dara Holop, J*Journeys Engagement Specialist developed more »

Shalom/Shalem


Monday, January 28th, 2013 at 9:00 am   0 Comments


Monday, January 28, 2013 The word shalom derives from the Hebrew word shalem, meaning “whole” or “complete.” It also signifies welfare of every kind, including security, contentment, sound health, prosperity, friendship, peace and tranquility of mind and heart. By contrast, more »

Why is it necessary to paraphrase what each person says?


Sunday, January 27th, 2013 at 9:00 am   1 Comments


Sunday, January 27, 2013 Avot deRabbi Natan 12 “…When he would see two people arguing with each other, Aharon would go and sit with one of them and say, “My son, see what your friend is saying—he is tearing his more »

Rabbi Jeffrey Saxe on Pursuing Peace


Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 2:52 pm   0 Comments


Friday, January 25, 2013 Rabbi Saxe wraps up our video series with his thoughts on our value.  Who was there for the concert and heard this live?  We were moved by it and it inspires us to pursue peace – more »

Rodef Shalom Kids on Pursuing Peace


Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 at 2:37 pm   0 Comments


Tuesday, January 22, 2013 Here's what some TRS kids have to say about Pursuing Peace. We've got some smarties on hand! 🙂 🙂

Peace Pursuer Yitzhak Rabin


Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 at 9:00 am   0 Comments


Tuesday, January 22, 2013 Rodef Shalom: Pursuing Peace.  The past couple of days we've featured role models in pursuing peace –  today we finish by honoring peace pursuer Yitzhak Rabin. 

Martin Luther King, JR and Pursuing Peace


Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 9:00 am   1 Comments


Monday, January 21, 2013 In honor of Martin Luther King, JR's birthday today, we thought it fitting to reflect upon our theme and his pursuit of peace. Did you know that…on December 6, 1965, Rev. Dr, Martin Luther King, Jr more »

President Lincoln on Pursuing Peace


Sunday, January 20th, 2013 at 6:00 pm   0 Comments


Sunday, January 20, 2013 In honor of President Lincoln's birthday, we thought it fitting to highlight his thoughts on pursuing peace.  The man does not live who is more devoted to peace than I am. None who would do more more »

Pursuing Peace by Randy Fleitman


Sunday, January 20th, 2013 at 9:30 am   0 Comments


Sunday, January 20, 2013 Pursuing Peace By Randy Fleitman When I was 14 years old, I decided I wanted to join the State Department in order to pursue peace.  I was delivering Newsday, which claimed that Secretary of State Henry more »