US Secretary of State John Kerry and I are in Geneva today, on peace missions of different sorts. I don’t envy him his, but I’m relieved he found his way to it. And events of the past two weeks spur reflection on the ways in which his big mission and my little one intersect…
An earthquake of 7.1 magnitude struck the Yushu area of Amdo, the mountainous northeastern region of Tibet (also known as the Qinghai province of China since the 1950s). Please donate to emergency relief efforts today via the American Himalayan Foundation (which has been working in the Yushu region for decades and has teams on the ground) or the Hunger Site and GreaterGood.org.
Despite terrible violence in Gaza, the fifth annual Sulha peace saw record attendance of about 4600 Arabs, Jews and international witnesses to grassroots peacemaking.
The Sulha Peace Project hosted its fourth annual Sulha peace gathering, which drew over 4000 Arabs, Jews and international witnesses to the groundbreaking grassroots peacemaking gathering.