A Lamentation for Gaza from a Rabbi

A Lamentation for Gaza Gaza weeps alone. Bombs falling without end her cheeks wet with tears. A widow abandoned imprisoned on all sides with none willing to save her. We who once knew oppression have become the oppressors. Those who have been pursued are now the pursuers. We have uprooted families from their homes, we have driven them deep into this desolate place, this narrow strip of exile. All along the roads there is mourning. The teeming marketplaces have…

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Gaza is in a Humanitarian Crisis

The numbers in Gaza are staggering. Friend and colleague, Mae Cannon, Senor Director of Advocacy and Outreach for World Vision US is being interviewed today by CNN on the situation in Gaza. We need to pressure our government to advocate for a durable and just peace immediately. Please read the “Gaza Statement” detailing the carnage and the appeal to stop the extensive violence on each side. Gaza Statement 8.1.14

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