An approach to Israel-Palestine understanding

by (Kaufman Interfa...)

Submitted 07-17-2020 under NONPROFITS

Written  by Doug Kindschi, Director Last week a great friend of the interfaith institute and of Grand Valley State University died at age 99.  Seymour Padnos and his wife, Esther, had been generous to the university and to the institute,...

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Immigrant Heritage Month Profile: Meet Mohannad Rjaila

by (Queenofgr)

Submitted 06-29-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

For Immigrant Heritage Month, I asked several friends and connections who immigrated to Grand Rapids to share a little about their heritage. The goal of this endeavor is to help educate and inform myself and others in the community about...

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Live concert, documentary of experience in West Bank to visit Wealthy Theatre Saturday

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 02-08-2013 under NONPROFITS

On Saturday night at Wealthy Theatre, WYCE artists "The Joshua Davis Band" will debut Davis' new CD based largely on Davis' experience in the Palestinian West Bank. The live concert will be preceded by a screening of the...

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National program seeks out Grand Rapids artist

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 05-15-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids-based artist, Georgia Taylor, has received the invitation of a lifetime. The organization Hope Equals, which conducts workshops in Israel and Palestine, has asked her to participate in a two-week-long program (from July 21-August 5)...

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Calvin College hosts Finkelstein on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

by (scott warren)

Submitted 02-01-2012 under OPINION

Norman Finkelstein spoke this afternoon at the Covenant Fine Arts Center at Calvin College. Discussion centered on the evolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as well as solutions to obtain peace. Around 75 people came to hear...

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Catalyst Radio: Bill Cotter's documentation of six months in the occupied West Bank of Palestine

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 06-03-2011 under NONPROFITS

A group of youth chant against the Israeli occupation, harassing soldiers assigned to and passing through their villages.   INTERVIEW (9:24) Bill Cotter spent six months in the West Bank of Palestine and was taken back by the reactions he saw...

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