Meals and the Music

Each meal of the retreat is a spirited and energetic celebration. The meals are ritual celebrations of life in which the opportunities for fellowship are created. Every meal begins with a lavish welcome, similar to the one the candidates experienced upon arriving. When the candidates enter the dining room, the …

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Orphaned Lands And Post-Imperial Instabilities

Of all the Middle East’s enduring problems, that of the Palestinians and the Israelis has remained a crucible for tension, violence and distrust. There is tragedy not just in its duration and the suffering on all sides that has ensued, but in the fact that it has arisen through …

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